Bridgeport program teaches kids tennis, provides academic enrichment
Organizers said First Serve Bridgeport also helps young players with their physical and emotional needs.
Wreckers field hockey wallops Warriors
WESTPORT — The Staples High field hockey team on Thursday gave Coach Ian Tapsall his most lopsided win against Wilton in his eight years with the team. Everything — offense, defense and goaltending — clicked from start to finish in a 7-0 triumph over the visiting Warriors.
Why participation in football, other Connecticut high school sports is increasing: 'We’re thrilled'
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. As the number of Connecticut high school students participating in sports increased last year, one trend stood out. Football, a sport that in recent years saw overall numbers decline at all levels amid safety concerns, had its highest level...
Late Charge Pushes Football Past Sacred Heart
FAIRFIELD, CONN. – After being down for the majority of the game, the Merrimack College football team scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to beat Sacred Heart University on Saturday afternoon. Donovan Wadley had 102 rushing yards and a late touchdown to lead the Warriors on the offensive side of the ball. Kendal Sims led Merrimack with 10 tackles. Both Darion McKenzie and Tre Jordan III had interceptions in the victory.
Bobcats play mud ball in close victory
The Quinnipiac Bobcats faced off against the Sacred Heart Pioneers on Saturday afternoon. In what looked like an old-school matchup with mud flying all over the field and onto the jerseys of the players, Quinnipiac got back to .500 on the season. Quinnipiac fought hard getting their white jerseys to...
Darien downs Jesuits in Defensive Battle
One of the most highlight anticipated matches of the year for both of these teams. It was the rematch of the 2021 Class LL State Championship. This game was the pinnacle of home games for Darien this year, and the town of Darien brought the energy to the stadium field.
Volleyball Falls to Sacred Heart in First Match of Family Weekend
EASTON, Mass. (September 29, 2023) - The Stonehill College women's volleyball lost in their opening match of Family Weekend at Merkert Gymnasium Friday night as they fell to Sacred Heart University 3-0, (21-25, 21-25, 14-25). Stonehill (1-16, 1-2 NEC): 0. Sacred Heart (4-10, 3-0 NEC): 3. (21-25, 21-25, 14-25) Skyhawk...
Wilton Youth Sports Round-Up: Sept. 23-24, 2023 — Wilton Soccer Highlights
Results and scores (and other stories of interest) are submitted by Wilton Youth sports teams and published weekly. Please submit all stories and updates, along with a photo via the website’s “Submit a Story” link by noon on Monday of each week (we cannot accept submissions via email). Stories received after the deadline may not be included. Results write-ups will be grouped by sport and published in the order they are received.
NU Picks Up 2-0 Road Win at Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, CONN. – Niagara (1-6-2, 1-1-1 MAAC) picked up its first win of the 2023 season with a 2-0 win over Fairfield (3-6-0, 0-3-0 MAAC) in MAAC men's soccer action Saturday afternoon. Sophomore goalie Jamie Barry made nine saves to earn the clean sheet, while Matheus Spina and Gianluca...
New Canaan dominates Fairfield Ludlowe 43-0 during rainstorm
The rain wasn't a hinderance in Friday's football game between New Canaan and Fairfield Ludlowe.
Connecticut high school girls volleyball top performers, games to watch (Sept. 28)
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Here are some of the top performances from high school volleyball across Connecticut for Week 3:. Erica Arpin, Lyman Memorial: The junior had 48 digs in the Bulldogs’ 3-2 victory over Plainfield on Friday. Finleigh Benkwitt, Westhill: The...
Mahopac, NY High School Football Coach Gets Shout Out from New York Jets
A Hudson Valley high school football coach is getting recognized by one of the more popular teams in New York. The program is an opportunity to shine a light on local coaches and motivate student-athletes to achieve their goals. The New York Jets website explains further:. For 10 weeks during...
Team of the Week: Fairfield Ludlowe football
Fairfield Ludlowe football is this week’s Team of the Week. They are off to a 3-0 start this season. Coach says it's the best start in school history.
Staples boys soccer topples top-ranked Greenwich
WESTPORT — The 2023 Staples boys soccer team is for real. The Wreckers scored very early in each half Thursday afternoon at Wakeman Field. They added excellent defense, strong goalkeeping, sound tactics and plenty of heart, emerging with a decisive 2-0 victory over Greenwich. It was the first loss...
WHS Sports Week Roundup — Tuesday, Sept. 26: “Warrior Sports Week” with WHS Football Now at 3-0 * FAN Fest * Gretchen McMahon Photos * Boys Golf Splits Two Matches
[WHS sports results, stories and updates, along with a photo, can be submitted via GMW‘s “Submit a Story” link by noon on Friday of each week (we cannot accept submissions via email).]. This week’s “Warrior Sports Week on GMW” features the Wilton High School football team‘s exciting...
Class AAA No. 11 Bridgeport Travels to Face No. 15 Brooke in First-Ever Meeting Between Schools
Two of the state’s most successful football programs will meet for the first time on Friday as Class AAA No. 11 Bridgeport (4-1) will travel to face No. 15 Brooke (3-2) at 7:30 p.m. today at Brooke Memorial Stadium in Wellsburg. Tonight’s game will air on 103.3 FM WKMZ...
QU Set for Home Battle vs. SHU
HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac women's rugby is set for home game number two of the fall 2023 campaign, playing host to Sacred Heart on Saturday at 1:00 PM. Riva van der Valk is now currently 5th all-time in QU history in tackles. She recorded 15 tackles vs. Harvard during the opener, then 17 more tackles during QU's last time out at Navy to put her at 153 for her career.
No. 11 Indians Improve to 5-1 With 49-14 Win Against Brooke; Six Different Players Score for Tribe
Six different players scored and the defense came up with another dominant performance as Class AAA No. 11 Bridgeport defeated No. 15 Brooke, 49-14, Friday night at Bud Billard Field in what was the first-ever meeting between the two schools. The victory also extends Bridgeport’s state-record streak of non-losing seasons...
Softball: UConn set for four-game fall ball weekend
After the cancellation of UConn softball’s fall ball opener against Boston College, it’s finally time for them to get going. The Huskies have a loaded weekend, which the team will start by traveling down Interstate 95 South on Saturday, Sept. 30 to Fairfield, Connecticut for a doubleheader. They will match up against Fordham at 12:45 p.m. then conclude the day with a 3:00 p.m. game against Fairfield. They will then return home to Storrs on Sunday, Oct. 1 for another doubleheader, with both games against Bridgeport. The first game will begin at noon and the second game will follow at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free for both games.
Cheers, Beers, Pioneers: “Pack the Pub” at Red’s
Red’s social media post on Instagram encouraged fellow seniors to join them before home football games for a beer and a limited edition Red’s Class of 2024 t-shirt. This event, referred to as “Pack the Pub,” ends with a march from Red’s to campus field before the game starts.