Coaches Corner: Colin Devine, Staples

Colin Devine Staples Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 14 Full-time profession: Physical education teacher Staples High School. From the coach: “I Started my coaching career shortly after playing high school basketball at Trumbull High School. I spend my free time with my family, playing golf, and enjoy coaching my twin daughters’ first-grade recreational basketball … Read more

FCIAC lacrosse stars excel in college ranks; six selected in MLL draft

The FCIAC has a long and proud tradition of having plenty of the best boys high school lacrosse players in the country. Some recent examples which confirm that were the many former conference players who were on the rosters of the best college programs in the country and especially with the six former FCIAC players … Read more

Coaches Corner: Laddie Lawrence, Staples

Laddie Lawrence Staples Boys cross country, boys indoor track and field, and boys outdoor track and field Years as head coach: Cross country – 49; Indoor track and field – 51; Outdoor track and field – 44 Other sports you have coached or are currently coaching: Girls cross country and girls indoor track and field … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Season Wrap: Three league teams finish in GameTimeCT Top 10 poll

Notre Dame-Fairfield maintained its No. 1 ranking while three FCIAC teams – No. 4 Staples, seventh-ranked Trumbull and No. 9 Ridgefield – were ranked among the top nine in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll which was released March 1 on the eve of state tournament play. Three more FCIAC teams were in the … Read more

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Final – Ridgefield 50, Staples 46 (2 OT)

Ridgefield 8 11 11 7 4 9 – 50 Staples 5 11 13 8 4 5 – 46 Ridgefield: Cali Stietzel 5 2-4 14, Megan Klosowski 0 0-0 0, Kate Wagner 6 4-4 16, Cameron McClellan 1 0-0 3, Cara Sheafe 0 0-2 0, Kathleen Flynn 5 1-2 12, Kelly Chittendan 1 2-4 5, Siovhan … Read more

Ridgefield completes improbable FCIAC title run with thrilling, 2OT victory over Staples

TRUMBULL — The Ridgefield girls basketball team has been through three coaches over the past two seasons and nobody in the preseason was talking about the Tigers. Now, they are all anyone in the FCIAC is talking about. In a double-overtime classic, No. 7 Ridgefield, led by the upperclassmen who have been through so much … Read more

Giant Killers: Ridgefield Defeats Staples In Double Overtime For FCIAC Title

TRUMBULL — For 20 games over the past two months, the Ridgefield girls basketball team worked on developing an identity, with new players, a new coach and a new system. The past five days served as an end-of-semester exam for the Tigers, and boy did they ace it. In a grinding game with repeated swings … Read more

Watch the FCIAC Girls Basketball Final on LocalLive

The FCIAC girls basketball championship game between the Staples Wreckers and the Ridgefield Tigers will tip off at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Trumbull High School and the game will be carried on LocalLive. FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship To go to the live stream, click the game link below No. 1 Staples vs. No. 7 Ridgefield, … Read more

Ridgefield upsets Trumbull, Staples survives Greenwich to reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL— When Rob Coloney took over the Ridgefield girls basketball program before this season, he kept his expectations in check. Coloney was hoping for improvement each week and a team he could be proud of at the end of the season. He was not expecting to make the FCIAC championship game. His team surprised not … Read more