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

Westhill, Scarsdale players intertwine basketball and life, honor official who collapsed at game

STAMFORD — It was about more than just about girls basketball as the Westhill and Scarsdale (N.Y.) teams returned to Stamford High School’s Paul Kuczo Memorial Gym Tuesday afternoon. History will show Scarsdale rallied for a 47-40 victory over Westhill in the completion of the third place contest of the Kuczo Holiday Classic. But the … Read more

McDermott nets OT winner as No. 1 Darien comes back to beat Westhill-Stamford

DARIEN — It’s never easy when you hold the No. 1 ranking. Everyone circles your game on their calendar. Everyone is ready to hit you with their best shot. But this is the burden that the Darien boys ice hockey team is happy to carry as the state’s No. 1 ranked squad. Westhill-Stamford Co-op gave … Read more