Coaches Corner: Howard White, Westhill

Howard White Westhill Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 18 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Coached basketball at Bridgeport Central and Bullard-Havens before coming to Westhill. Full-time profession: Deputy Superintendent State Of Connecticut Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center. About the coach:  More than 200 wins and 31 years overall coaching between Westhill, Central and Bullard … Read more

Coaches Corner: Rick Lewis, Westhill and Stamford

Rick Lewis Westhill and Stamford High Schools Girls and Boys Swimming & Diving Years as head coach: 42 Full-time profession: Aquatics Coach – Stamford YMCA About the coach: A State Champion Swimmer at Greenwich High, Rick went on to an illustrious career at The University of Connecticut where he won numerous New England and Yankee … Read more

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

Tournament field set for FCIAC boys ice hockey; New Canaan is top seed

The field is set for the 2020 FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Tournament, which gets underway with two playdown games on Saturday, Feb. 29. Here’s the complete tournament schedule. FCIAC Playdowns – Saturday, Feb. 29 No. 6 Fairfield vs. No. 3 Darien at Darien Ice House, 6 p.m. No. 5 Westhill/Stamford at No. 4 Ridgefield at … Read more

Eleven FCIAC wrestlers win state championships

Eleven wrestlers representing six FCIAC schools won state championships this weekend. Danbury, which claimed the Class LL team title, led the way with four individual champs, while Warde, the Class LL runner-up, and Trumbull had two apiece. FCIAC State Wrestling Champions 106 – Michael Longo, Trumbull, Class LL 113 – Kai O’Dell, Danbury, Class LL … Read more

Danbury wrestling claims 33rd FCIAC title in 34 years

NEW CANAAN — The Danbury wrestling dynasty has been virtually unstoppable for more than three decades. In some years, the Hatters manage to take their dominance to an even higher level. With an eye-popping 11 finalists in 14 weight classes, Danbury steamrolled its way to its 33rd FCIAC championship in 34 years Saturday in New … Read more

Darien defense holds off Westhill for ninth victory

DARIEN — The Darien girls basketball team was on a slippery slope. The Blue Wave, which was playing solid interior defense and had held the lead since early in the first quarter, was clinging to a one-point advantage late in the third thanks to Westhill’s hot-shooting from beyond the arc. Darien, however, had an ace … Read more

Stamford uses defense to rally from 12 down, top Westhill at MLK Classic

STAMFORD — One can never put a high enough price on the value of bragging rights when boys basketball intracity rivals get together. The capacity crowd at Westhill’s J. Walter Kennedy Athletic Center Saturday was treated to 32 minutes of roller-coaster hoop action as Stamford rallied to conquer Westhill, 57-51 in the second annual MLK … Read more

Stamford girls basketball tops Westhill at MLK Classic

STAMFORD — One of the principles of the second annual Martin Luther King (MLK) Basketball Classic, sponsored by the Stamford branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is to highlight opportunity. The Stamford girls basketball team embraced that philosophy Saturday as the Black Knights defeated intracity rival Westhill, 49-29 at … Read more

Yakimoff, No. 10 Branford shut down short-handed Westhill/Stamford in physical game

NORTH BRANFORD — Westhill/Stamford’s Nick Ulbrich had Jack Manware lined up. The Branford senior had circled in the neutral zone, and Ulbrich had a bead on him in the third period. And as Ulbrich arrived, Manware followed through and turned the tables, knocking the Westhill/Stamford forward to the ice. It was that kind of night … Read more