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

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

FCIAC State Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard for Tues., June 1

BASEBALL Class LL First Round Norwalk 4, Amity 0 Fairfield Prep 2, Ludlowe 1 Brien McMahon 3, Manchester 2 New Canaan 9, Staples 4 Trumbull 1, Danbury 0 Warde 4, East Hartford 1 Greenwich 10, Cheshire 3 Hamden 10, Darien 5 Ridgefield 3, New Britain 1 Westhill 3, NFA 0 Southington 7, Stamford 0 Class … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Girls Tennis Awards

Player of the Year Emma Caldwell, Wilton Coach of the Year Mark Pizzi, Central First Team Singles Martina Kaba, Westhill Lexi McCall, New Canaan Emma Caldwell, Wilton Allie Francis, Staples Emily Wiley, Darien Hannah Haywood, St. Joseph Ivanna Diez De Bonilla, Greenwich Sarah Donnelly, Darien First Team Doubles Jordyn Lee and Annabel Brawn, New Canaan … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Boys Tennis Awards

MVP Tighe Brunetti, Staples Coach of the Year Chris Damone, Wilton First Team Singles Tighe Brunetti, Staples Prem Dave, Norwalk Petro Kuzmenok, Warde   Ben Graham, New Canaan   Matt Luzzi, Greenwich Dylan Kozial, Wilton   First Team Doubles Bradley Sheppard, Staples Luke Brodsky, Staples   Alex De Castro, Darien   Teddy Callery, Darien   Jake Manley, Warde   Christian Ripke, Warde   … Read more

FCIAC’s Lacrosse and Tennis State Tournament Scoreboard, Schedule, May 28-29

BOYS LACROSSE Friday, May 28 Class L Qualifying Round Glastonbury 14, Trumbull 7 Warde 21, West Haven 5 Class S Qualifying Round St. Joseph 21, Stonington 1 Saturday, May 29 Class L Qualifying Round Ridgefield 20, Southington 1 Ludlowe 8, New Canaan 7 (2 OT) GIRLS LACROSSE Friday, May 28 Class L Qualifying Round Greenwich … Read more

FCIAC tournament schedule updates for baseball, softball, tennis and lacrosse

Due to today’s impending thunderstorms, and the forecast for more storms on Friday there have been several changes to the FCIAC tournament schedule. The full schedule and scoreboard for all sports can be found here. Girls Tennis final at Wilton High The championship match between No. 2 Staples and No. 1 Darien has been moved … 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