Ridgefield knocks Westhill out of FCIAC baseball playoffs, puts McMahon in

STAMFORD — Destiny in their hands. Opportunity lost. The Westhill baseball team saw its dream of making the FCIAC playoffs dashed Thursday as Ridgefield posted a 6-2 road triumph at Vikings Field. The loss left Westhill at 12-8 overall but 8-8 in the FCIAC. The Vikings’ defeat meant that Warde High (9-7 league) earned the … Read more

Field of eight set for 2019 FCIAC baseball tournament

The Brien McMahon Senators became the final team in FCIAC baseball tournament field on Thursday, setting up the four quarterfinal contests on Saturday. McMahon clinched the eighth and final seed when Westhill lost to Ridgefield 6-2 and was eliminated from the playoff picture. The Staples Wreckers are the No. 1 seed, followed by Ludlowe at … Read more

FCIAC boys tennis playoffs get underway Wednesday

Eight teams will begin play in the FCIAC boys tennis tournament when the quarterfinals hit the courts on Wednesday at the home sites of the top four seeds. Defending conference champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, with the Wreckers entering the tournament with a 15-1 record. New Canaan, which is also 15-1, is the … Read more

FCIAC girls tennis tournament hits court for quarterfinals Tuesday

The FCIAC girls tennis tournament will get underway on Tuesday with four quarterfinal games on the home courts of the top four seeds. Defending champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, as the Wreckers were unbeaten during the regular season. Last year’s runner-up, Darien is the No. 2 seed. Tuesday, May 14 Here’s the full … Read more

Baseball: Montana Semmel show drawing pro scouts to Westhill

STAMFORD — As Montana Semmel stepped on the rubber to throw his first pitch against Stamford Wednesday night, the collection of scouts in the bleachers behind home plate collectively raised their radar guns. It has been this way at every start Semmel has made this season and should continue through the Major League Baseball draft … Read more

Darien baseball rallies to sink Westhill Vikings

The Darien Blue Wave scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and defeated the Westhill Vikings, 5-3, in a key FCIAC baseball game Friday at DHS. Two of the runs came home on wild pitches, as Nick Briganti scored the tying run, and Aaron Sears scored the go-ahead run. Liam McLaughlin then … Read more

Stamford softball rallies to nip Westhill in 8 innings

STAMFORD — Just another routine battle for the Stamford city softball championship. The Stamford High School softball team forged a tie in the bottom of the seventh and pushed across two runs in the eighth to finally secure a dramatic 6-4 extra inning triumph over Westhill Wednesday at the Vikings’ Allyson Rioux Field. Click here … Read more

Baseball: Gerard pitches Westhill past Greenwich

GREENWICH — Westhill junior right-hander James Gerard made the most of his first start of the season on Wednesday. Normally one of the Vikings’ closers, Gerard was asked to start against host Greenwich and he certainly answered the call in a big way. Allowing three runs over seven strong innings, Gerard sparked Westhill on the … Read more

Paolozzi tosses complete game, St. Joseph baseball throttles Westhill

STAMFORD — The St. Joseph baseball team continues to bounce back after tough losses this season, having yet to lose consecutive games. The problem is that the bounce back wins have been followed by another loss. After walloping Westhill 18-2 Wednesday, the Cadets are hoping to start a winning streak rather than being the team … Read more

Softball: Babineau notches 200th win with St. Joseph’s 7-1 victory over Westhill

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph defeated Westhill, 7-1, on Wednesday. The victory was the 200th in the career of Cadet head coach Jeff Babineau. “I just told the girls that they are part of a long history of fine teams here at St. Joseph,” Babineau said. “Each class of players have contributed to these 200 wins.” Click here … Read more