Doyle, Greenwich defense stuff Westhill in season opener

Greenwich defensive lineman Cam Doyle was telling coaches before the game he had a feeling he was going to get his hands on a pass. What Doyle did not anticipate was snagging a ball tipped at the line and running with it to the end zone but that it just what happened in the second … Read more

Kodonas’s pinch hit delivers No. 24 Norwalk past Westhill in LL final, to first state baseball title

MIDDLETOWN — As the medals were handed out to each member of both teams, Norwalk coach Ryan Mitchell was bent over talking to an assistant coach. “How did we do this; how did we do this?” Mitchell said. Norwalk had just defeated Westhill 1-0 in the Class LL championship game at Palmer Field Saturday afternoon, … Read more

Pitching And 7th-Inning Hit Lead Bears To 1-0 Win Over Westhill For First State Title

MIDDLETOWN — As first baseman William Arnold took the throw from catcher Jaden Echevarria on a dropped third strike for the final out of today’s Class LL baseball final, an outpouring of emotion was unleashed on Palmer Field, as a team from a city with a rich tradition in the sport finally got the chance … Read more

Norwalk, Westhill hope to add state championship to baseball legacy of towns

Whenever someone in the state starts talking about “baseball towns,” Stamford and Norwalk are always two of the first places mentioned. With good reason, both cities have produced excellent baseball talent and have had success in Little League, Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth and American Legion. They are the hometowns of Bobby Valentine, Mo Vaughn, Mickey … Read more

Sullivan and Westhill beat McMahon, advance to first state final since 2008

STAMFORD — The motto for the Westhill baseball team since the postseason began a few weeks ago has been “let’s get one more game together.” Now the Vikings will be playing in the last game available for them to play in — the CIAC Class LL State Championship. In a game suspended Tuesday in the … Read more

Staples shuts out Westhill to claim fifth straight Class LL boys tennis championship

ROCKY HILL — It was a dominating performance from start to finish for the top-seeded Staples boys tennis team in the Class LL state tournament. Staples shut out all four opponents, including No. 14 seed Westhill in Thursday’s championship final at The Tennis & Fitness Center of Rocky Hill. to claim its fifth consecutive state … Read more

FCIAC golf, State tennis champions will be crowned on Thursday

Golf and tennis champions will be crowned on Thursday, as the FCIAC holds its annual golf tournament in Fairfield, and five conference teams are in the hunt for state titles. The FCIAC girls and boys golf championships will be held at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course with the girls teeing off at 8:30 a.m., and the … Read more

Westhill coach Riveles gets first win in dramatic fashion

Mike Riveles was wondering if his first win as head coach of the Westhill baseball team would ever come. He had sent congratulatory texts to his friends and fellow first-year coaches Adrian Arango (Greenwich), Steve Buckett (McMahon) and Ryan Mitchell (Norwalk), but was looking forward to receiving texts rather than sending. His team led in the first … Read more

Westhill Rides Hot Streak To FCIAC Final For First Time In Five Years

STAMFORD — Though his team started its season with losses in four of its first six games, Westhill boys basketball coach Howard White knew his squad had the pieces in place to accomplish something special. “I saw it in early February, to me, it was just a matter of when they were going to bring … Read more

Chase for City Cup picks back up with Westhill vs. Stamford basketball this weekend

The first official City Cup in 2019 came down to the final events of the girls outdoor track meet with Stamford edging Westhill by winning the final two events of the day. The excitement of that first season of the Cup spilled over and continued to build in to the 2019-20 seasons. However, like the rest of … Read more