Coaches Corner: Steve Lapham, Greenwich

Steve Lapham Greenwich Girl’s Volleyball Years as head coach: 27 years Other sports coached or currently coaching: Head coach of Greenwich boys rugby (20 years); St Joseph JV basketball, JV baseball (2 years each: East Haven varsity girls track (1 year), SCSU men’s and women’s rugby coach; Multiple Youth basketball teams with my boys Full-time … Read more

New Canaan’s Elle Sneddon named CHSCA volleyball player of the year

The moment was a huge surprise for Elle Sneddon. So much so, that the New Canaan junior, a setter on the Rams’ volleyball team, didn’t even hear her name announced. What those around her realized, and what she would quickly learn, was that she had just received the Connecticut High School Coaches Association’s highest honor … Read more

FCIAC teams captured five state championships during fall season

It is an annual occurrence during the fall season. Just as one can be sure that the leaves will change color and eventually fall off of the trees during late October and early November, one can also be sure that the FCIAC will have much success and collect several state championships during the fall season’s … Read more

Trumbull volleyball finishes No. 1 in final Connecticut coaches poll

Trumbull High School’s girls’ volleyball team ended its season with a state championship and consequently earned the No. 1 ranking as the FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in the final 2019 Connecticut coaches state poll. Trumbull was not even ranked in the top 10 in the previous state poll. But then … Read more

Johnson, Trumbull complete perfect LL tourney run, sweep Westhill for first state title

EAST HAVEN — The Trumbull volleyball team picked the perfect time to play a perfect match. The Eagles hit on all cylinders, claiming their first-ever state championship with a 3-0 victory over Westhill in the CIAC Class LL final Saturday night at East Haven High School. It was eighth-seeded Trumbull’s second title in two years, … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Girls Volleyball Awards

All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected] First Team Lily Saleeby, Greenwich Sophia Thagouras, Westhill Elaina Cummiskey, Darien Ali Castro, Trumbull Betsy Sachs, Westhill Margaret Nolan, Ludlowe Elle Sneddon, New Canaan Clare Edminster, Warde Second Team Bailey Cenatiempo, Trumbull Adele Sotgiu, … Read more

CIAC Scoreboard: Staples field hockey, Trumbull volleyball claim state crowns

The FCIAC will have six teams in contention for four championships when the CIAC’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball finals are played on Saturday, Nov. 23. The Class L field hockey and Class LL volleyball finals will feature head-to-head clashes of  FCIAC teams, while two boys soccer teams will be playing, with Greenwich in Class … Read more

Westhill sweeps Ludlowe, reaches first state final in 33 years

DARIEN — Two seasons ago, the Westhill volleyball team didn’t qualify for the FCIAC tournament and was knocked out of the state playoffs in one round. Now, the Vikings are going where no Westhill team has gone in 33 years. The Vikings delivered a tour de force performance as they shut out Ludlowe, 3-0, in … Read more

Trumbull sweeps Glastonbury from Class LL semis, advances to play Westhill for first state title

CHESHIRE — The question was could Trumbull, and its lights out serving, do it again to Glastonbury in the second set what it had done in winning the first of their Class LL semifinal in Cheshire on Wednesday night. The answer was a resounding no, followed by a scintillating yes. No. 8 Trumbull fought off … Read more

FCIAC’s state tournament scoreboard and schedule; Six league teams reach finals

CIAC Championships – Saturday, Nov. 23 Class L Field Hockey at Wethersfield HS No. 4 Staples vs. No. 3 Darien, 2 p.m. Class L Boys Soccer at Dillon Stadium, Hartford No. 10 Wilton vs. No. 4 Daniel Hand, 3 p.m. Class LL Boys Soccer at Veterans Stadium , New Britain No. 12 Greenwich vs. No. … Read more