New Canaan’s Tyler Sung heading to Lehigh wrestling

From the moment Tyler Sung first stepped onto the wrestling mats at New Canaan High School, it was pretty clear the Rams had a star in their midst. Four seasons later, Sung has not only rewritten the Rams’ record books, he’s about to embark on a journey to one of the top college programs in … Read more

2019-20 All-FCIAC Wrestling Awards

First Team Lexani Pagan, Ridgefield Michael Longo, Trumbull Kai O’Dell, Danbury Carlos DeWinter, Greenwich Tyler Johnson, Danbury Jack Ryan, Trumbull Ryan Jack, Danbury Will Ebert, Warde Tyler Sung, New Canaan Luke Molina, Staples Tommy Mazur, Westhill Brendan Gilchrist, Norwalk Nicholas Augeri, Staples DJ Donovan, Danbury Jordan Agosto, Danbury Second Team John Schneider, McMahon Alex Blaha, … Read more

Jack, Danbury win fourth consecutive State Open wrestling championship

NEW HAVEN — Danbury captured the State Open title for the fourth consecutive season at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on Saturday. Leading the way was 138-pound senior Ryan Jack, who won his fourth consecutive Open title with a 13-5 victory over Thomas Nichols from Bristol Eastern. “This is my favorite time … 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 holds off Warde to win fifth-straight Class LL wrestling title

TRUMBULL — Another big step on the journey. But the mission isn’t accomplished yet. The Danbury wrestling team earned its fifth straight Class LL team championship Saturday night at Trumbull High School. The Hatters, who won 14 straight LL crowns between 1997 and 2010, finished the two-day competition with 269 points to hold off Warde … Read more

New Canaan’s Sung pins his way to Class L three-peat

BRISTOL — New Canaan has had its fair share of elite wrestlers over the years. As far as coach Bobby Rushton is concerned, Tyler Sung is in a class by himself. “He’s the all-time greatest,” Rushton said. “As far as New Canaan history, he’s set the bar really high.” Sung put on a tour de … Read more

New Canaan’s Sung scores emotional FCIAC three-peat, month after mom dies

The wrestling mat was a sanctuary for Tyler Sung. An emotional month had led to this moment: Sung’s New Canaan teammates loudly cheering him on from the side of the mat, and his coaches watching intently from the corner, in the bright spotlight of the FCIAC wrestling finals. Sung has won many championships during his … Read more

2020 FCIAC Wrestling Team Scores, Final Bouts, and Brackets

Team scores 1 Danbury 298; 2 Warde 236.5; 3 Staples 184; 4 Trumbull 161; 5 Ridgefield 99.5; 6 Brien McMahon 91, 7 Greenwich 81.5, 8 Westhill 75; 9 New Canaan 66.5; 10 Stamford 54; 11 Wilton 45; 12 Norwalk 29, 13 Ludlowe 27; 14 Darien 8. Click here for the complete tournament brackets Weight class … 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

The 2020 FCIAC wrestling tournament brackets; Finals streamed by LocalLive

The 2020 Joe Sikorski FCIAC Wrestling Tournament will be held at New Canaan High School this weekend, with matches getting underway on Friday afternoon. Click here for tournament brackets The FCIAC finals will streamed live by local live at 4 p.m., Saturday. Click here to watch. Tournament schedule Friday, Feb. 14 Weigh-ins, 3-4 p.m. Scratch … Read more