Three FCIAC football teams advance with state quarterfinal victories

The Greenwich Cardinals, New Canaan Rams and St. Joseph Cadets all advanced with victories in the CIAC football quarterfinals on Tuesday, while the Darien Blue Wave had its run of three straight state championships come to an end with a loss in Newtown. Greenwich, New Canaan and St. Joseph will all be in action in … Read more

Top-seeded St. Joseph routs Rockville in Class M quarterfinals

STRATFORD — It was easy to see that St. Joseph and Rockville are at two different levels. The former is the defending Class S state champion with a tradition of winning championships while the latter is a state tournament novice having last appeared in the playoffs in 1995. The top-seeded Hogs overwhelmed the eighth-seeded Rams, … Read more

Muir, defense lead Greenwich past New Britain into Class LL football semifinals

GREENWICH — Despite the bit of uncertainty that comes with playing an unfamiliar opponent, one of the aspects Greenwich took some comfort in heading into Tuesday’s Class LL quarterfinal-round game against New Britain was the game was being held at Cardinal Stadium — a venue it hadn’t lost at since 2015. Senior quarterback Gavin Muir … Read more

Game over: Darien football falls to Newtown in Class LL quarterfinals

The reign of the Darien Blue Wave is over. The Newtown Nighthawks scored the first 16 points of the game and then held off the three-time defending champions in the second half for a 26-15 victory in the CIAC Class LL football quarterfinals Tuesday night at Blue and Gold Stadium. Much like their loss to … 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

State tourney scoreboard, schedule: FCIAC teams set sights on championships

The FCIAC has six teams battling for state soccer, field hockey and volleyball tournaments as the state playoffs enter their final week. On Monday, the Ridgefield Tigers and Staples Wreckers will be in action on opposite sides of Class LL girls soccer bracket, with an eye on an All-FCIAC final next weekend. On Tuesday, the … Read more

Updated FCIAC state tournament schedule and scoreboard

The FCIAC will have 42 teams in action as the CIAC’s soccer, volleyball, and field hockey tournaments get underway this week. Scores will be updated here as the games are completed. Scroll down for previous rounds. Saturday, Nov. 10 Boys Soccer – Class LL Quarterfinals • Click here for the complete bracket East Hartford 1, … Read more

Title Time: FCIAC soccer, field hockey and swim finals, volleyball semis in action tonight

FCIAC Boys Soccer Final at Norwalk HS No. 1 Danbury (12-1-5) vs. No. 2 Trumbull (12-2-4), 7 p.m. Watch on Local Live Path to the final Semifinals: Danbury 1, Ludlowe 0; Trumbull 0, Staples 0 (Trumbull won 3-1 on PKs) Quarterfinals: Danbury 3, Brien McMahon 2 (OT); Trumbull 0, Norwalk 0 (Trumbull won 7-5 on … Read more