Staples beats Trumbull in Petroccio’s return to Westport

It was destined to be an emotional night in Westport, but this went far beyond expectations. On a night when Staples honored former head coach Marce Petroccio, now leading the Trumbull football team from the visitors’ sideline, senior Charlie Howard’s 73-yard pick six with 17 seconds remaining gave the Wreckers a dramatic 27-20 victory late … Read more

No. 1 Ridgefield leads seven FCIAC teams in final GameTimeCT boys lacrosse poll

Ridgefield won a state championship and subsequently was voted the No. 1 team in the state to lead a group of six FCIAC teams ranked among the top seven in the Final 2021 GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Poll. Ridgefield and FCIAC champion Darien were ranked first and second, respectively. Ridgefield’s 14th-seeded Tigers, who won … Read more

Warde’s Kuzmenok claims singles title; Staples pair wins doubles at boys tennis Invitational

MIDDLETOWN — Without much face-to-face time for training or competitive tennis during the pandemic last year, Petro Kuzmenok spent a good deal of time working on improving his serve. He was rewarded this season with a booming shot, better placement, and, as of Thursday, a State championship. Click here for the complete story

Ludlowe’s Third Win Over Staples Good For Trip To Class LL Semifinals

FAIRFIELD — The first two steps of the Class LL Softball Tournament have been a prove-you-can-beat-a-team-three-times tour for Fairfield Ludlowe. And the FCIAC champion has proved up to the task. Ten days after needing a walkoff hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Staples in the conference semifinals, the Falcons made it … Read more

Staples shuts out Westhill to claim fifth straight Class LL boys tennis championship

ROCKY HILL — It was a dominating performance from start to finish for the top-seeded Staples boys tennis team in the Class LL state tournament. Staples shut out all four opponents, including No. 14 seed Westhill in Thursday’s championship final at The Tennis & Fitness Center of Rocky Hill. to claim its fifth consecutive state … Read more

Kornbluth helps lead Staples to a CIAC state tournament three-peat

ROCKY HILL — It didn’t take long for Jenna Kornbluth to figure out her match would decide the Class LL state championship for girls tennis Thursday. Kornbluth, a sophomore, plays No. 4 singles for the Wreckers. Her match started after all of the others because of court availability at The Tennis & Fitness Center of … Read more

FCIAC golf, State tennis champions will be crowned on Thursday

Golf and tennis champions will be crowned on Thursday, as the FCIAC holds its annual golf tournament in Fairfield, and five conference teams are in the hunt for state titles. The FCIAC girls and boys golf championships will be held at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course with the girls teeing off at 8:30 a.m., and the … Read more

Darien shuts out Staples in second half, wins FCIAC boys lacrosse championship

NEW CANAAN — Many players on the field for Darien at Dunning Stadium on Friday for the FCIAC boys lacrosse championship weren’t at McMahon’s Jack Casagrande Field two years ago for the 2019 FCIAC semis. They still remembered who won in 2019: not them. The top-ranked, top-seeded Blue Wave turned that around in 2021 with … Read more

FCIAC Boys Lacrosse Final streamed by NCTV78 and DAF, Friday, 5 p.m.

The FCIAC Boys Lacrosse Championship game between No. 2 Staples and No. 1 Darien at Dunning Field in New Canaan will be streamed live by NCTV78 and DAF Media. The game is scheduled for 5 p.m., Friday. To watch, click the link below. Live stream from NCTV78 and DAF: FCIAC Boys Lacrosse Final at Dunning … Read more

Darien boys tennis tops Staples for FCIAC championship repeat

WILTON — It took two years, but the Darien boys tennis team finally had the chance to defend its FCIAC crown. It didn’t let the opportunity escape.In a repeat performance, the second-seeded Blue Wave toppled No. 1 seed Staples to claim the FCIAC championship 4-0 on Tuesday in Wilton Senior Ethan Zhang nailed down the … Read more