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

St. Joseph coach Chris Lindwall, Trumbull captain Julia Lindwall to meet on hardwood

TRUMBULL – The usual basketball game day at the Lindwall household goes as one may expect. St. Joseph girls’ coach Chris Lindwall gets a “go get them” from his wife Janice. They in turn give a hug to daughter Julia and wish her good luck as she heads to Trumbull High. That is customary. The … Read more

Rams Break Out Championship Mettle In Win Over Trumbull

TRUMBULL — The New Canaan boys basketball team missed a number of shots close to the basket during tonight’s game at Trumbull. That is the nature of the sport. The Rams were hit with a technical foul because their scorebook had the wrong number for a player. That is a correctable mistake, and since it … Read more

Volleyball: Trumbull’s Castro looks west for college opportunities

Ali Castro admits that when she first started playing volleyball, she really wanted to be an outside hitter. There is, after all, a lot of excitement in a hard shot which booms off the floor and draws a roar from the crowd. One of her coaches, however, suggested she try her hand at setting. “At … Read more