For Barlow, it’s about ‘refocusing’ after SWC loss

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Barlow had beaten Masuk each of the last three seasons, giving Falcons coach Jeff Rago confidence that his team had a chance of toppling the SWC’s top seed on Saturday. Ultimately, the past didn’t matter. Masuk trouced the eighth-seeded Falcons, 13-1, on the strength of 15 hits and a pair of crooked innings. “We beat them […] [Read More]
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FCIAC playoffs set

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FCIAC Baseball Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 26, 4 p.m. No. 8 Stamford (10-8) at No. 1 Darien (16-2) No. 6 Trinity (13-5) at No. 3 New Canaan (14-4) No. 5 Wilton (13-5) at No. 4 Norwalk (14-4) No. 7 Warde (12-6) at No. 2 Staples (14-4) [Read More]
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Uni-Browse: Darien, New Canaan, Staples

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This week we check out Darien’s road uniforms, New Canaan’s home unis with a glimpse of their road unis and Staples alternate jerseys.   [Read More]
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Warde's Reece Maniscalco no-hit Trumbull, 4-0, on Wednesday (Photo by Christian Abraham).

Maniscalco’s no-no locks up FCIAC berth for Warde

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The odds of seeing a repeat of last year’s FCIAC final are on shaky ground. Warde all but dashed Trumbull’s hopes for the league playoffs, beating the Eagles 4-0 Wednesday thanks to a no-hitter by Reece Maniscalco. “He was oustanding,” Trumbull coach Phil Pacelli said of Maniscalco, who struck out 13 batters for his first […] [Read More]
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Video: Stamford keeps FCIAC playoff hopes alive

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Stamford walked-off with a 2-1 win over Greenwich Wednesday and now just needs to win its final game to secure a spot in the FCIAC playoffs next week.   [Read More]
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Masuk will begin SWC tournament play Saturday as the top seed.

SWC playoff field set

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Below are the matchups and times for the SWC quarterfinals, which begin Saturday: (All quarterfinal games at higher seeds) Game 1: No. 1 Masuk (14-6, 12-1) vs. No. 8 Barlow (10-8, 6-7), 11 a.m. Regular-season series: Barlow won 3-1, April 24. Game 2: No. 2 New Fairfield (14-5, 11-2) vs. No. 7 Stratford (9-9, 7-6), 10 […] [Read More]
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Bunnell's Ronnie Rossomando pitched 10 innings in a 2-1 win over Stratford on Monday (Photo by Brian A. Pounds).

Rossomando bests Leveen in classic pitcher’s duel

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The bats remain quiet, but Bunnell keeps winning. The Bulldogs won their fourth straight Monday, beating rival Stratford, 2-1 in 10 innings in a classic pitcher’s duel that featured Ronnie Rossomando and Tim Leveen. “That was a great ballgame,” Bunnell coach Scott Szturma said. “Hat’s off to their kid. He pitched a great game. It’s a […] [Read More]
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Will it be Darien jumping for joy as FCIAC champions? There are 10 days left in the regular season.

Heading home in the FCIAC

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Most of the teams in the FCIAC have five games to play and not much has been decided in the race for the playoffs but we all kind of knew it would be this way. Though the picture is starting to come into focus. Here is what we do know, Darien (13-0) and Norwalk (12-2) […] [Read More]
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