McAleer’s steal, halfcourt buzzer-beater delivers New Canaan over Stamford

NEW CANAAN — Danny Melzer typically doesn’t celebrate at the end of basketball games. However, following the latest victory for his New Canaan, Melzer made an exception. Junior Ryan McAleer intercepted a long inbounds pass and then banked in a 3-point shot from halfcourt to give New Canaan a wild 52-49 victory over the Stamford … Read more

Landsiedel return, press spark Stamford girls basketball past Norwich Free Academy

STAMFORD—Progress is great. But when victory is attached to progress that is the best feeling of all. The Stamford girls basketball team moved a step forward to open 2019 as the Black Knights secured a 44-32 non-league home triumph over Norwich Free Academy Wednesday night before a partisan crowd at Paul Kuczo Gym. The win … Read more

Williams pours in 39 as Trumbull pulls away from Stamford

STAMFORD—In the offseason, Trumbull coach Buddy Bray had to decide what style his team would play. The Eagles are traditionally a half-court grind-it-out type of team but with his entire team back from last season and two of the best players in the FCIAC in Timmond Williams and Chris Brown surrounded by high-quality players around … Read more

FCIAC Exemplary Scholar-Athletes, Fall, 2018

Blake Cellar, Darien Football Blake has been accepted to the National Honor Society and has a cumulative GPA of 4.27. He has been awarded the Cornell Book Award and placed first at a statewide DECA (business) competition. Blake has won two Class LL state championships as a me mber of the varsity football team. The … Read more

Boys Soccer Standings Update: Unbeaten Danbury leads FCIAC playoff hunt

The Danbury Hatters are the last remaining unbeaten team in FCIAC boys soccer, as the season turns the corner into the home stretch of the playoff race. The Trumbull Eagles, who had been atop the standings, suffered their first loss of the season in a 1-0 nailbiter to the Greenwich Cardinals on Thursday. That opened … Read more

Meet The Captains: Brian Alessandro Coronado, Stamford Boys Soccer

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more

Meet The Captains: Josh Labkoff, Stamford Boys Soccer

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more

Meet The Captains: Mamadou Diallo, Stamford Boys Soccer

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more

FCIAC Football Week One By the Numbers: Three tops one, big birds, and first wins

Opening week of the FCIAC football season is in the books and there were some wild games, including an unexpected shutout between top-ranked teams. Seven FCIAC teams debuted new head coaches, with three picking up victories, while the three-time defending state champion Darien Blue Wave started the campaign in typical fashion: With a win. In … Read more

College Baseball Roundup: Former FCIAC standouts excel for college teams

There were many former FCIAC baseball players who pursued their passion for the sport as student-athletes at their respective colleges during the past 2018 spring season. Several of those players had excellent seasons for their college teams. The statistics and highlights of those players along with those of many other former FCIAC players are listed … Read more