Trumbull, St. Joe’s lead softball poll; Four FCIAC teams crack baseball top 10

Trumbull and St. Joseph are ranked second and third, respectively, in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll, while the FCIAC has four teams in the Top 10 of the most recent state baseball poll. Ledyard replaced FCIAC member Ridgefield for the No. 1 ranking in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll which was released April … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Girls lacrosse notebook: Darien determined to return to championship form

The preseason had a slightly different feeling for the Darien girls lacrosse team this spring. For the first time in six years, the Blue Wave didn’t have a state championship to defend, having lost to rival New Canaan 12-11 in the 2018 CIAC Class L semifinals. That loss also ended Darien’s streaks of 107 wins … Read more

Zobel drives In 5 To help Staples baseball hold off Danbury

WESTPORT — It was instinct, Staples coach Jack McFarland said, that prompted him to jump Zack Zobel up two spots from his customary fifth position in the batting order for today’s game against Danbury. Zobel rewarded his coach’s prescience with a 3-for-3, five-RBI performance to lead the Wreckers to a 6-4 home win. Click here … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Kirby, Parower have all the answers in Staples’ victory over Greenwich

GREENWICH — Every time Greenwich tied, or came within striking distance of Staples during Tuesday’s girls lacrosse matchup, the Wreckers’ dynamic duo of Kyle Kirby and Shira Parower were on the scene to give their squad some breathing room. The high-scoring tandem were difficult to defend throughout, scoring six goals apiece, making it a happy … Read more

Koshansky excited to take over Staples lacrosse

WESTPORT — To say that Will Koshansky is excited for the upcoming season for the Staples boys lacrosse team would be an understatement. Koshansky is going into his first season as the head coach of the program and he’s looking forward to the challenge. “So far everything’s been awesome,” said the 28-year-old Long Island native, … Read more

25 CIAC girls lacrosse players to watch in 2019

Lauren Bisceglia, New Canaan, Sr., A: The senior is the top returning scorer from a team which claimed the CIAC Class L championship last spring. In November, she signed her Letter of Intent to play for the Colgate Red Raiders. Olivia Caan, Greenwich, Sr., D: Caan is an unquestioned leader for the Greenwich defense, which should be … Read more

Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

Boys Basketball: New Canaan survives challenge from Staples for 15th win

WESTPORT — In the recent past it was not uncommon to see the New Canaan boys basketball team establish an early lead, only to see it disappear down the stretch and ultimately turn into a loss. This year, however, it’s been a different story for the Rams. Monday night at Staples High School, the Rams … Read more