FCIAC welcomes six new members into the Hall of Fame

The FCIAC inducting six new members into its Hall of Fame when the league celebrated its past and present during the Annual Recognition Program Thursday night at the Norwalk Inn. This year’s Hall of Fame class features inductees from seven schools and six towns: Rick Osvick, Barry McLeod, Mike King, Al Malizia, Rob Murray, and … Read more

FCIAC Hall of Fame Spotlight: Al Malizia

The FCIAC will be inducting six new members into its Hall of Fame this year, and the Class of 2017 will be honored at the league’s year-ending banquet this week. The banquet and awards program will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 15, at the Norwalk Inn. Tickets may be purchased from schools’ athletic directors … Read more

FCIAC to induct six into Hall of Fame on June 15

The FCIAC will be inducting six new members into its Hall of Fame this year, and the Class of 2017 will be honored at the league’s year-ending banquet next week. The banquet and awards program will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 15, at the Norwalk Inn. Tickets may be purchased from schools’ athletic directors … Read more

Darien sweeps East Hartford for Class L boys volleyball championship

The Darien Blue Wave capped a phenomenal boys volleyball season by sweeping past East Hartford, 3-0, to win the CIAC Class L championship Thursday night in East Haven. The second-seeded Wave defeated No. 4 East Hartford by scores of 25-14, 25-19, and 25-16. It was Darien’s third state championship and its first since 2011, when … Read more

Updated state tournament schedule for semis and finals

Thursday, June 8 Softball Class L Semifinals at DeLuca Field, Stratford No. 9 Trumbull (19-5) vs. No. 5 Stamford (21-3), 4 p.m. Boys Volleyball Class L Final at East Haven HS No. 4 East Hartford (18-1) vs. No. 2 Darien (24-1), 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 Baseball Class LL Semifinals at Municipal Stadium, Waterbury Staples … Read more

Comeback kids: Darien rallies past Ridgefield in Class L boys volleyball semis

The Darien Blue Wave rallied from a 2-0 deficit and edged the Ridgefield Tigers, 3-2, in a fantastic match during the CIAC Class L boys volleyball semifinals Monday at Fairfield-Warde High School. Ridgefield won a close first set, ran away with the second and had a 20-14 lead in the third to push the Blue … Read more

Seventeen FCIAC teams in semifinal action this week

The final week of the spring sports season begins today and the FCIAC has plenty of action on tap, with 17 teams playing in the state semifinals in five sports. Monday’s action included a head-to-head conference match-up i boys volleyball as No. 3 Ridgefield takes on No. 2 Darien in the CIAC Class L semis at … Read more

Al Malizia, FCIAC Hall of Fame, 2017

As a graduate of Stamford Catholic High School (later known as Trinity Catholic High School) in 1967, who would have guessed that Al Malizia would return to his alma mater as a teacher and a coach? In 1979, Malizia began his 22-year tenure as the head coach of the girls varsity volleyball team, during which … Read more