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

Ludlowe surrenders early home run, then blasts Trumbull away to reach first state final

WEST HAVEN — What Fairfield Ludlowe softball coach Lou Bunosso called “a once in a lifetime lineup” has catapulted the Falcons into uncharted territory. No. 2-seeded Ludlowe, fresh off its 11-1 victory over Trumbull in Wednesday’s Class LL semifinal at Frank Biondi Field in West Haven, will play No. 1 Southington for its first state … Read more

Trumbull offense erupts for 17 hits, tops Newtown to make Class LL semifinals

NEWTOWN — Trumbull’s softball season will continue. The No. 14 seed Eagles used a 17-hit attack and received six shutout innings from Mackenzie Bruggeman to defeat No. 11 Newtown 8-2 in the Class LL quarterfinals on Saturday. “We’ve been hitting very well in the tournament,” Trumbull coach Jacqui Sheftz said. “We are taking it one … Read more

Kraus sharp on the mound again as Trumbull beats Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — Trumbull pitcher Bryan Kraus did not add a slider to his arsenal until just prior to this season. The righthander has so much confidence in it now, he routinely used it as his out pitch Friday afternoon against Ridgefield. Kraus put some runners on base, but his ability to strike batters out in … Read more

Six FCIAC stars named to All-State team in girls ice hockey

Senior goalie Blythe Novick and junior forward Kaleigh Harden of New Canaan and Darien senior forward Nelle Kniffin were repeat selections and three of the six players from the FCIAC who were selected to the Connecticut High School Girls Hockey Association All-State team. The three other players from the conference selected to the 18-player all-state … Read more

Trumbull’s Kraus Fans 14 (Again) In 1-0 Win Over Warde

FAIRFIELD — Commanding their fastballs and off-speed pitches throughout, Trumbull righthander Bryan Kraus and Fairfield Warde lefthander Zach Broderick combined for 25 strikeouts today in a classic pitchers’ duel. With Kraus and Broderick each bringing their ‘A’ games to the mound, the FCIAC baseball rivals combined for just five hits and the Eagles delivered the … Read more

Ridgefield rallies over Trumbull to win back-to-back FCIAC girls basketball titles

RIDGEFIELD — It seemed like the more the odds got stacked against the Ridgefield girls basketball team, the stronger they got. The Tigers began the FCIAC championship with their top scorer Katie Flynn out for the game. Then late in the third quarter, senior captain Kelly Chittenden left the game with a leg injury and … Read more

Barbato, Trumbull go wire-to-wire to best Danbury, reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL — Since playing on the 2018 FCIAC championship team her freshman season, Trumbull’s Cassi Barbato has dreamed of returning to the conference finals. Now as a senior, she and the rest of the Trumbull girls basketball team are on their way after beating Danbury 57-45 in the FCIAC semifinals on Wednesday night. Click here … Read more

Trumbull Reaches FCIAC Final Behind Barbato’s Big Second Half

TRUMBULL — Cassi Barbato experienced the thrill of winning the FCIAC championship as a freshman on Trumbull’s girls basketball team in 2018. Now the senior is one victory away from ending her distinguished career with another conference title. Barbato and the Eagles moved a giant step closer toward giving their school a fourth FCIAC girls … Read more

New Canaan tops Trumbull, sets up showdown with Darien in girls hockey final

Call it New Canaan vs. Darien, Round Four. The two rivals will square off for the FCIAC girls ice hockey championship for the second consecutive season when they meet at 4 p.m., Saturday, at the Darien Ice House. Second-seeded New Canaan punched its ticket to the title game as junior Kaleigh Harden delivered a hat … Read more