Nelson, Greenwich put Trumbull away, advance to second Class LL semifinal in 4 years

TRUMBULL — Greenwich has had its eye on the prize all season long, and now coach Chrys Hernandez’ Cardinals are one win away from an opportunity to snatch that elusive first state title. Greenwich defeated Trumbull, 41-33, in a Class LL state quarterfinal game on Monday night. Click here for more

Ridgefield upsets Trumbull, Staples survives Greenwich to reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL— When Rob Coloney took over the Ridgefield girls basketball program before this season, he kept his expectations in check. Coloney was hoping for improvement each week and a team he could be proud of at the end of the season. He was not expecting to make the FCIAC championship game. His team surprised not … Read more

Staples Holds Off Greenwich; Ridgefield Upsets Trumbull

TRUMBULL — In the end, grizzled maturity won out over carefree youthfulness. Barely. In tonight’s opening FCIAC girls basketball semifinal game, top-seeded Staples held off repeated comeback attempts by No. 5 Greenwich, eventually getting carried to the finish line by their veterans for a 65-59 win. Click here for more

Eleven FCIAC wrestlers win state championships

Eleven wrestlers representing six FCIAC schools won state championships this weekend. Danbury, which claimed the Class LL team title, led the way with four individual champs, while Warde, the Class LL runner-up, and Trumbull had two apiece. FCIAC State Wrestling Champions 106 – Michael Longo, Trumbull, Class LL 113 – Kai O’Dell, Danbury, Class LL … Read more

Danbury holds off Warde to win fifth-straight Class LL wrestling title

TRUMBULL — Another big step on the journey. But the mission isn’t accomplished yet. The Danbury wrestling team earned its fifth straight Class LL team championship Saturday night at Trumbull High School. The Hatters, who won 14 straight LL crowns between 1997 and 2010, finished the two-day competition with 269 points to hold off Warde … Read more

Lesko and Trumbull, Stietzel and Ridgefield advance to FCIAC semifinals

WESTPORT — If there is one place the Trumbull girls basketball team thrives, it is in the FCIAC tournament. The Eagles have won two titles in the last three season and have appeared in the conference finals 5 of the last 10 seasons. No. 3 Trumbull looked comfortable from the opening tip in Saturday’s quarterfinal, … Read more

Eight teams set to contend for FCIAC girls basketball championship

The Staples Wreckers are the top seed for the FCIAC girls basketball tournament, which gets underway with four quarterfinal games on Saturday. Here is the full schedule for the tournament. FCIAC Quarterfinals at Staples HS – Saturday, Feb. 22 No. 3 Trumbull vs. No. 6 Stamford, Noon No. 2 Danbury vs. No. 7 Ridgefield, 2 … Read more

Danbury wrestling claims 33rd FCIAC title in 34 years

NEW CANAAN — The Danbury wrestling dynasty has been virtually unstoppable for more than three decades. In some years, the Hatters manage to take their dominance to an even higher level. With an eye-popping 11 finalists in 14 weight classes, Danbury steamrolled its way to its 33rd FCIAC championship in 34 years Saturday in New … Read more

Staples’ Graham Day makes 47 saves, Wreckers tie Trumbull

SHELTON — Riding a hot goaltender down the stretch has been a successful formula for many hockey teams at every level. Staples junior goalie Graham Day provided a perfect example of a boys’ hockey team rallying behind its backstop in a 1-1 tie with host Trumbull in an FCIAC West Division showdown on Wednesday night … Read more

Trumbull edges St. Joseph in final game of series at Fairfield’s Alumni Hall

FAIRFIELD — Buddy Bray remembers his dad “dragging me out to watch games” at Fairfield University’s Alumni Hall when he was a kid in the 1970s. He competed there when he played at the University of Bridgeport. And Bray has gotten to coach in the building several times as well at Trumbull High. Friday night … Read more