Swimming and diving: Trumbull High takes step forward

Trumbull High capped a successful campaign in state championship meets.  The Eagles improved on last year’s Class LL state finish and had strong representation in the State Open.  “This season has been a great step forward for Trumbull boys swim,” coach Bill Strickland said. “We had great dual meet wins over Norwalk and Wilton, and our best finish at states in the last few … read more

Boys basketball: Trumbull loses to top-ranked East Catholic

NEW HAVEN — Trumbull High’s Chris Brown grabbed a defensive rebound and went end-to-end of the court for a layup in traffic, and East Catholic coach Luke Reilly called for timeout with his top-seeded club trailing 14-9 six minutes into their Division I state semifinal game with No. 5 Trumbull at the Floyd Little Athletic Center on Wednesday night. “They jumped … read more

Boys basketball: St. Joseph falls to New Canaan in semifinals

FAIRFIELD — St. Joseph’s style of play was perfect for three-plus quarters when the 16th-seeded Cadets trailed No. 4 New Canaan by one point after three quarters of their Division IV state semifinal game at Fairfield Warde on Tuesday night. Coach Kevin Wielk’s club showed the hard-nosed defense and fearless play inside that had made this a turnaround season. Then Alexander Gibbens, … read more

Boys basketball: St. Joseph in state semifinals tonight

St. Joseph has advanced to the Division IV state tournament semifinals.  Out of the 16 seed, coach Kevin Wielk’s Cadets defeated Ansonia High (61-50), knocked off top-seeded Cromwell (74-58) and then topped No 8 seed Stonington in double overtime (69-67).  St. Joe (14-9) will play No. 4 New Canaan (18-4) tonight at 7 at Fairfield Warde, with the winner advancing to the finals at Mohegan … read more