Boys Basketball: Trumbull’s spurt-ability defeats New Canaan

TRUMBULL — Trumbull High scored on its first five possessions of the second half. The large contingent of Eagle fans in the student section began to chant: “It’s too easy,” as visiting New Canaan took a timeout down 42-26 early in the third quarter. Trumbull coach Buddy Bray, whose team earned a 64-52 team, wasn’t … Read more

No. 3 Trumbull remains unbeaten in defensive struggle vs. Staples

TRUMBULL — Chicken or the Egg? Which comes first? The question posed by Trumbull High and Staples of Westport was similar in nature when the FCIAC contenders met in Trumbull on Thursday night. Is it important when your offense is lacking to retain your defensive principles to stay in the game? Or are those plans … Read more

No. 2 Trumbull stays unbeaten with win over Wilbur Cross

NEW HAVEN — If you did not know the date on the calendar, you may have thought you walked into a Class LL girls state playoff game Saturday afternoon at Saulsbury Gym in New Haven. Both No. 2 Trumbull and Wilbur Cross played as if it was the postseason in a back-and-forth contest eventually pulled … Read more

Trumbull edges Ridgefield on Williams’ buzzer-beating 3

TRUMBULL — Officially, there was no assist given on Timmond Williams’ incredible, buzzer-beating, off-balance 3-pointer off the backboard that gave Trumbull a thrilling 50-49 boys basketball victory over Ridgefield Thursday. Unofficially, however, Williams felt there should have been. “When I let it go and the ball was in the air it wasn’t looking good,” said … Read more

Williams pours in 39 as Trumbull pulls away from Stamford

STAMFORD—In the offseason, Trumbull coach Buddy Bray had to decide what style his team would play. The Eagles are traditionally a half-court grind-it-out type of team but with his entire team back from last season and two of the best players in the FCIAC in Timmond Williams and Chris Brown surrounded by high-quality players around … Read more

NE Cross Country: Staples boys, Danbury girls lead FCIAC at championship meet

Forty-five runners representing eight FCIAC schools participated in the 84th Annual New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championships Saturday at Derryfield Park in Manchester, N.H., on Saturday. The field features runners from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The top 25 individual runners and the top six teams from those states qualified. The Staples … Read more

Danbury girls, Staples boys claim state cross country championships

MANCHESTER – The Danbury girls and Staples boys cross country teams each won state Class LL championships this past Friday, Oct. 26, at Wickham Park to add onto the team titles they each won eight days earlier at the 2018 FCIAC Cross Country Championships. Greenwich sophomore Mari Noble placed first in Friday’s 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic … Read more

FCIAC Girls Volleyball Quarterfinal Scoreboard and Box Scores

Westhill 3, Staples 0 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 Westhill Highlights Caroline Boyd – 9 aces, 14 service pts Vana Servos – 15 assists, 9 service pts, 6 digs Betsy Sachs – 12 kills, 8 service pts Sophia Thagouras – 11 assists, 4 kills, 6 aces, 7 service pts Nina Bakuradze – 5 service pts, 7 digs … Read more

The FCIAC volleyball tournament by the numbers

Eight volleyball teams will hit the courts on Tuesday as the 2018 FCIAC tournament gets underway with quarterfinal matches at the homes of the top four seeds. The Westhill Vikings lead the way at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Trumbull, No. 3 St. Joseph and No. 4 Greenwich in the top four. The visiting … Read more