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Westhill's Randy Barahona with his arm around Cam Curto prior to the game. 
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Video: Westhill wins one for Curto family

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Westhill won an important game in its quest to make the FCIAC playoffs Monday night, 3-2 over Stamford but the evening was marked with sadness as the father of Westhill right fielder Cam Curto passed away Sunday night. Curto played the game and his teammates played for him and his family. Scary moment in the […] [Read More]
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New Milford beats Stratford for fourth consecutive win

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New Milford edged Stratford 3-2 in eight innings to score its fourth straight victory Monday night.   Jake Pister’s big night: The New Milford hurler went the distance, stranding the tying run on third and the winning run on second with his second strikeout of the game in the bottom of the eighth. He supported […] [Read More]
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Notre Dame-Fairfield pitcher Dillon Stimpson pitches in a 2-1 win over Bunnell on Monday. (Photo by Ned Gerard)

Stimpson, with help of catcher, shuts down Bunnell

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Notre Dame-Fairfield coach Bill Mazzucco trusts sophomore pitcher Dillon Stimpson. He trusts senior catcher Matt Lasky just as much. Stimpson’s proved to be one of the area’s top young pitchers, recording six wins, a miniscule ERA and an assortment of strikeouts. The sophomore right-hander was close to perfect on Monday, limiting Bunnell to only one […] [Read More]
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Staples wins seventh straight by blanking St. Joseph

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It seems like every game, a new hero steps up for the Staples baseball team. Last time out against second place Darien, Ross Poulley launched the tie-breaking homer to send the Wreckers to a 9-5 win on Friday. Monday, it was Bryan Porter’s chance to shine. Porter delivered a clutch two-run single with the infield […] [Read More]
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Atmosphere ‘fantastic’ at SWC tripleheader

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Stratford entered Saturday’s game against Notre Dame-Fairfield with two straight losses, including an 18-2 thumping by Masuk. The Red Devils turned their struggles around in a hurry though, rallying from an early three-run deficit to beat ND-Fairfield 6-5 at Harbor Yard. The game was the nightcap of an South-West Conference tripleheader benefitting the Wounded Warrior […] [Read More]
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FCIAC: Rounding third

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Staples beat Darien Friday, securing the No. 1 spot in the FCIAC with most of the action moved to Saturday because of rain. The lack of action allows a moment to look at what lies ahead for the contending teams with two weeks left to play. Here is how the contenders shake out the rest […] [Read More]
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Ludlowe’s Hickey double trouble for Greenwich

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It’s one thing to face an undefeated pitcher on the road when the opposing teams have the same overall and conference records. But that’s not all that Greenwich encountered against Fairfield Ludlowe on Wednesday afternoon in an FCIAC baseball game at Kiwanis Field. The Cardinals had to solve Kevin Hickey‘s pitching, plus they had to […] [Read More]
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Video: St. Joe’s hangs on to beat Darien

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St. Joseph held on, beating Darien 4-3 with not one but two plays at the plate to end the game. Darien stays in first place in the FCIAC at 9-2, 11-2 overall while St. Joe’s did itself a big favor as teams try to position themselves for a top 4 seed in the playoffs, moving […] [Read More]
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Uni-Browse: Wilton, Staples, New Canaan and Westhill

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Great response to last week’s Uni-Browse with Staples, Wilton and Westhill all sending me things for this week. I also covered Staples vs New Canaan and saw some interesting uniform stuff going on there. As always, tweet @EricsonSports or email or text me any uniforms you want me to highlight and we will get it […] [Read More]
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Avery honored before Trumbull-St. Joe’s

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Monday’s matchup between rivals Trumbull and St. Joseph drew a strong crowd, as expected. Before the first pitch of St. Joseph’s 4-2 win, the attention was centered beyond the first-base line and toward the stands. Both teams had a pregame ceremony honoring the late Craig Avery, a longtime coach in Trumbull Little League, Babe Ruth […] [Read More]
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