Stamford girls basketball tops Westhill at MLK Classic

STAMFORD — One of the principles of the second annual Martin Luther King (MLK) Basketball Classic, sponsored by the Stamford branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is to highlight opportunity. The Stamford girls basketball team embraced that philosophy Saturday as the Black Knights defeated intracity rival Westhill, 49-29 at … Read more

Nelson’s layup at the buzzer lifts Stamford girls basketball past Hamden

HAMDEN — It wasn’t supposed to happen the way it did, but for Stamford, it didn’t matter. After the original play Black Knights’ coach Diane Burns drew up broke down, Jessica Nelson took it upon herself to take the ball to the basket and scored on a layup at the buzzer as Stamford (11-2) knocked … Read more

Yakimoff, No. 10 Branford shut down short-handed Westhill/Stamford in physical game

NORTH BRANFORD — Westhill/Stamford’s Nick Ulbrich had Jack Manware lined up. The Branford senior had circled in the neutral zone, and Ulbrich had a bead on him in the third period. And as Ulbrich arrived, Manware followed through and turned the tables, knocking the Westhill/Stamford forward to the ice. It was that kind of night … Read more

Westhill, Scarsdale players intertwine basketball and life, honor official who collapsed at game

STAMFORD — It was about more than just about girls basketball as the Westhill and Scarsdale (N.Y.) teams returned to Stamford High School’s Paul Kuczo Memorial Gym Tuesday afternoon. History will show Scarsdale rallied for a 47-40 victory over Westhill in the completion of the third place contest of the Kuczo Holiday Classic. But the … Read more

McDermott nets OT winner as No. 1 Darien comes back to beat Westhill-Stamford

DARIEN — It’s never easy when you hold the No. 1 ranking. Everyone circles your game on their calendar. Everyone is ready to hit you with their best shot. But this is the burden that the Darien boys ice hockey team is happy to carry as the state’s No. 1 ranked squad. Westhill-Stamford Co-op gave … Read more

Jaudon, Stamford romp over New Canaan in boys hoops

STAMFORD — One of the more dramatic moments of the last boys basketball season came in the form of half-court buzzer-beater by New Canaan’s Ryan McAleer to beat Stamford, 52-49, in a game which really launched the Rams’ drive to a championship. This year’s meeting between the two teams wasn’t quite so dramatic, and it … Read more

Landsiedel, Stamford girls hold off Ludlowe to stay unbeaten

STAMFORD — On paper, a 7-0 record looks like a lovely and simple accomplishment. What you don’t see on paper, is the effort, work ethic and emotion responsible for the state of perfection. The Stamford girls basketball team had to slog and toil with amazing grit to finally vanquish Ludlowe, 37-32 Friday night at Paul … Read more

Nelson Scores 15 As Stamford Pulls Away Late To Defeat Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — A homecourt advantage was not enough for the Ridgefield girls basketball team for tonight’s game against unbeaten Stamford. The Tigers (3-3) stayed close, but the Black Knights relied on their defense and pulled away late for a 49-42 win to improve to 6-0. “Ridgefield was a crucial test against our defense and how … Read more

Stamford tops Westhill for 3rd straight year

STAMFORD—The third time was again the charm for the Stamford football team. The Frank Robotti and Paul Kuczo Trophies will remain prominently in the Stamford High School athletic trophy case as the Black Knights posted a 26-14 Thanksgiving Day triumph over intracity rival Westhill at J. Walter Kennedy Stadium. Click here for more

Westhill sweeps Stamford in LL volleyball opener

STAMFORD — One postseason journey ends. And the final quest begins. The FCIAC runnerup Westhill girls volleyball team put its best foot forward Monday night as the No. 3 seeded Vikings swept intracity rival and No. 30 seed Stamford, 25-18, 25-20, 25-10 in the first round of the Class LL state tournament before an adoring … Read more