Maurice "Mo" Tomlin

Mo Tomlin honored at FCIAC semifinals

The FCIAC honored former McMahon player and later head coach Mo Tomlin prior to the semifinal game between Norwalk and Wilton Wednesday with a moment of silence. It is somewhat fitting that a Norwalk team is playing for the league title just days after the death of a man who loved basketball and the City […] [Read More]

Slow start dooms top-ranked Prep in SCC final

Prep coach Leo Redgate believes his team lost Wednesday’s SCC final to Career in the first half, and he was probably right. The Jesuits fell into a cold-shooting funk from the get-go and never recovered, losing 81-59 to the Panthers before 1,108 fans at Quinnipiac’s TD Bank Sports Center. “The whole game was won in […] [Read More]
Jeremiah Livingston of Westhill in the quarterfinals.

FCIAC semifinal capsules

FCIAC semifinals At Warde High School 6 p.m. No. 7 Wilton vs No. 3 Norwalk How they got here: Wilton defeated No. 2 Ludlowe 56-45 completely dominating the second and third quarters defensively. Norwalk beat No. 6 Bassick 73-63 using a 23-3 run in the second quarter to take control of the game. Regular season: […] [Read More]

FCIAC, SWC semifinals postponed

Expected inclement weather has forced the FCIAC and SWC semifinals to be pushed back a day. First, the FCIAC: The start times for the games at Fairfield Warde remain the same for Wednesday: No. 7 seed Wilton vs. No. 3 Norwalk tipping off at 6 p.m., followed by  No. 4 Trumbull and No. 1 Westhill about 7:30 […] [Read More]

Prep vying for an SCC repeat

Fairfield Prep is on the verge of becoming the first team since Hillhouse in 2007 to win back-to-back SCC titles. But Jesuits coach Leo Redgate would prefer to not focus on the past. “We don’t really talk about the past,” Redgate said following the Jesuits’ 68-51 victory over Hamden in Monday’s semifinal. “I think getting […] [Read More]

FCIAC boys quarterfinal roundup

No. 3 Norwalk 72, No. 6 Bassick 63:Norwalk senior forward Roy Kane Jr. is sitting on 1,499 career points after scoring 19 in Saturday’s 72-63 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Bassick. “If I knew he needed one more,” coach Tom Keyes joked, “I would have let him shoot a free throw. “We got really good contributions […] [Read More]
Bunnell's Rashaad Spain, right, scored 16 points in Friday's 82-40 win over New Milford (Photo by Christian Abraham).

Bunnell begins its run for a 3-peat in convincing fashion

Bunnell might have been a heavy favorite as the top seed in its SWC quarterfinal matchup with New Milford, but don’t tell that to Pat Yerina. In his mind, the first win is the toughest to get. “We’ve been in this for a while,” Yerina said. “That first-round game, the first quarterfinal game, is the […] [Read More]
Central forward Marcus Blackwell will miss the Class LL tournament with a knee injury (File Photo).

Central star out for season with knee injury

Plagued all season by the injury bug, Central’s been dealt its toughest blow yet. Senior forward Marcus Blackwell, the team’s leading scorer and unquestioned leader, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Blackwell hurt his MCL in a 70-46 win over McMahon on Feb. 13. “It was a really freaky thing,” […] [Read More]