Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

In front of packed house, Warde defeats rival Ludlowe to reach Division II quarterfinals

FAIRFIELD — The atmosphere was electric, the intensity was impressive and the stakes were high when Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe renewed their boys basketball rivalry for the third time this season Wednesday night, before a packed house at Warde High School. It’s always an exciting game for the town of Fairfield when the Mustangs … Read more

Danbury wrestling captures second New England title in three seasons

Their dominance stretches farther than the borders that make up this state. The Danbury wrestling team rolled to a second New England championship in three years with an impressive performance at Providence Career & Technical Academy over the weekend. The Hatters placed four in the top six — the only school to do so — … Read more

Danbury wrestling wins third straight State Open championship

NEW HAVEN — Danbury wrestling coach Ricky Shook didn’t know what to expect from his relatively inexperienced team at the start of the season, but the result was what’s been come to be expected from the best team in the state. When all was said and done the Hatters were taking home all the hardware … Read more

The FCIAC boys ice Hockey tournament by the numbers

Six teams will contend for the FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey championship, as the tournament gets underway with a pair of playdown round games on Saturday. The unbeaten Ridgefield Tigers head into the playoffs as the league’s No. 1 seed, with the Darien Blue Wave at No. 2. The rest of the field features No. 3 … Read more

The FCIAC boys basketball quarterfinals by the numbers

Eight teams will tip off the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament on Saturday when the quarterfinal games are played at Fairfield-Warde High School beginning at noon. The Trumbull Eagles secured the No.1 seed on Thursday, followed by No. 2 Wilton, No. 3 Danbury, the defending league champion, No. 4 New Canaan, No. 5 Ridgefield, No. 6 … Read more

Six teams skate into FCIAC boys ice hockey playoffs

The field is set for the 2019 FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament, which will get underway with a pair of games. Six teams qualified for the tournament with the two two seeds receiving first-round byes. Unbeaten Ridgefield (20-0), the top-ranked team in the GameTImeCT Boys Ice Hockey Poll, is the No. 1 seed, and Darien … Read more

Freshmen lead New Canaan past Fairfield co-op in FCIAC girls hockey semis

DARIEN — It’s always a mystery how players are going to react come playoff time. When you’re talking about freshmen, the pressure can sometimes be a bit much. The New Canaan girls ice hockey team has nothing to worry about. Angelica Megdanis, Kaleigh Harden and Jade Lowe, three freshmen, scored during a span of four … Read more

Field set for FCIAC boys basketball tournament

The match-ups are set for the 2019 FCIAC boys basketball tournament, which will get underway with four quarterfinal games at Fairfield-Warde High School on Saturday, Feb. 23 The eight tournament berths had been clinched after Monday’s games, but the seeds were still undetermined prior to Thursday’s games. Trumbull is the No. 1 seed after defeating … Read more

FCIAC girls ice hockey semifinals postponed to Thursday (updated with times)

Due to today’s weather forecast, the FCIAC girls ice hockey semifinals have been postponed to Thursday, Feb. 21. The game will be held at the Darien Ice House, with No. 1 New Canaan vs. No. 4 Fairfield at 4 p.m., and No. 2 Darien vs. No. 3 Greenwich at 8 p.m. The two semifinal games … Read more