Ridgefield, Staples top final state girls soccer poll; Greenwich, Danbury highlight boys soccer poll for FCIAC

Ridgefield and Staples were ranked first and second, respectively, in the final coaches Class LL-L girls’ soccer state poll. Greenwich and Danbury were the FCIAC teams in the Top 10 of the last Class LL-L boys’ soccer state poll. Ridgefield and Staples both advanced to the championship game of the 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference … Read more

Thanksgiving Football: Five FCIAC teams set sights on state playoff berths

It’s Thanksgiving, which means rivalry games, the end of the high school football regular season, and for some, a springboard into the postseason. As kick off time hits for three conference games on Wednesday evening, there are still five FCIAC teams alive in the state playoff race. The Darien Blue Wave, Greenwich Cardinals and St. … Read more

Staples tops Cheshire for CIAC Class L field hockey state title

WETHERSFIELD — One of the strengths of the Cheshire field hockey team this season was its stifling defense. The Rams entered the CIAC Class L championship game against Staples with 19 shutouts. Cheshire coach Eileen Wildermann had her team focused on playing a defensive game and it worked in a scoreless first half as the … Read more

Darien, Greenwich top GameTimeCT Football Poll

Darien and Greenwich are ranked first and second, respectively, for the eighth consecutive week in the Week 11 GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll. The results have been extremely close between Darien and Greenwich, a pair of powerful and proud programs from the FCIAC, for the last six of these state high school football polls voted … Read more

State Championship Saturday: FCIAC teams battle for four crowns

Saturday, Nov. 17 Class LL Volleyball Final At East Haven High School, 10 a.m. No. 12 Darien Blue Wave (18-7) vs. No. 10 Amity Spartans (19-6) Where to watch: NFHS Network (subscription) State Finals History Darien: 19th appearance; 17 State Championships; Last title – 2014 vs. Cheshire 3-0 Amity: 17th appearance; 10 State Championships; Last … Read more

NE Cross Country: Staples boys, Danbury girls lead FCIAC at championship meet

Forty-five runners representing eight FCIAC schools participated in the 84th Annual New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championships Saturday at Derryfield Park in Manchester, N.H., on Saturday. The field features runners from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The top 25 individual runners and the top six teams from those states qualified. The Staples … Read more

Danbury girls, Staples boys claim state cross country championships

MANCHESTER – The Danbury girls and Staples boys cross country teams each won state Class LL championships this past Friday, Oct. 26, at Wickham Park to add onto the team titles they each won eight days earlier at the 2018 FCIAC Cross Country Championships. Greenwich sophomore Mari Noble placed first in Friday’s 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic … Read more

FCIAC Girls Volleyball Quarterfinal Scoreboard and Box Scores

Westhill 3, Staples 0 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 Westhill Highlights Caroline Boyd – 9 aces, 14 service pts Vana Servos – 15 assists, 9 service pts, 6 digs Betsy Sachs – 12 kills, 8 service pts Sophia Thagouras – 11 assists, 4 kills, 6 aces, 7 service pts Nina Bakuradze – 5 service pts, 7 digs … Read more

The FCIAC volleyball tournament by the numbers

Eight volleyball teams will hit the courts on Tuesday as the 2018 FCIAC tournament gets underway with quarterfinal matches at the homes of the top four seeds. The Westhill Vikings lead the way at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Trumbull, No. 3 St. Joseph and No. 4 Greenwich in the top four. The visiting … Read more