Harding's Alex Cardosa slides under the tag of Central catcher Ricardo Greene in the Hilltoppers 20-5 win on Monday at Beardsley Park. (Photo by Brian A. Pounds)

Harding nearly snaps out of slump

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It took Harding 20 games last season to record its first win — an 8-7 defeat of city rival Bassick. The Presidents’ first triumph of 2014 nearly came a lot earlier, but their hopes were dashed in a 15-run eighth inning. Yes, 15 runs. Bridgeport Central plated a run in the seventh to force extras, […] [Read More]
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Jack Boscia of Ridgefield rocking the stirrups.

Ridgefield moves above .500

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Ridgefield and Stamford are very similar teams but for one day anyway, Ridgefield was able to pick up a few more clutch hits, beating the Black Knights 7-4 in Stamford Monday. In the fourth, Ridgefield took a 6-3 lead with four runs and never looked back. Joe Ammirato was solid for the Tigers, going the […] [Read More]
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Notre Dame-Fairfield sophomore Dillon Stimpson pitches in the Lancers 2-1 win over Stratford on Saturday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Lancers do the little things to edge Stratford

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Pitching and defense can carry a team a long way. Timely hitting helps as well. Notre Dame-Fairfield got all three on Saturday in a 2-1 eight-inning win over Stratford at Penders Field. “We’ve struggled this week with our bats. This was a huge win for us to finish the week off,” Lancers coach Bill Mazzucco […] [Read More]
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Staples walks off with the win.

Staples wins in extras again

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A day after beating McMahon in 9  innings, Staples once again pulled out a 9 inning victory, this time 2-1 over Greenwich. This time it was a pitcher’s duel with Rob Vallone of Staples and Kyle Dunster of Greenwich equaling each other pitch for pitch. Then it was relievers J.T. Hintzen of Greenwich and Justin […] [Read More]
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New-look Trumbull off to strong start

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Last season, Danbury derailed Trumbull’s bid to be the fifth repeat champion in the FCIAC. Although the Eagles currently have eight new starters, they haven’t forgotten the way last year unfolded. “We needed some revenge, definitely,” senior Colin Keyes said Thursday after tossing a two-hitter in a 5-0 win over Danbury. Keyes said he didn’t […] [Read More]
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Westhill second baseman John Spoto attempts to turn a double-play over the sliding Harrison Sabo, of Wilton.
Photo/Jason Rearick

Westhill bats get hot on cold day

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There was snow on the ground this morning and the Westhill field was soaked from a day of rain yesterday but you could hardly tell by gametime. The custodians at the school did a fantastic job getting the field ready to play on and other than some slipping in the outfield, there was no trace […] [Read More]
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New Canaan rolls over Wilton

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For one game anyway, you could see why New Canaan is the No. 1 ranked team in the state. The Rams bats banged out 13 hits, scoring three times in the first inning, two in the fifth and three in thee sixth on their way to an 8-0 win over Wilton at Mead Park. While […] [Read More]
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Shelton's Mike Cowell pitches during a 2-0 loss to Cheshire on Monday. (Photo by Mark Conrad)

Shelton quiet at the plate in loss to Cheshire

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It happens all the time in high school sports. A successful program graduates a wave of talent, then must find a way to sustain that success once a collection of impact players graduate. Shelton’s fighting its way through the process now, as the Gaels dropped to 0-4 on Monday with a 2-0 loss to Cheshire. […] [Read More]
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