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Simoneau becomes first to win FCIAC title as player and coach

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Danielle Simoneau doesn’t tell the members of the New Canaan softball team much about her playing career. They probably don’t know that Simoneau was one of the best pitchers in state history, first at Westhill — where she was All-State four times — and then at the University of Hartford — where she holds numerous […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

Day after her final LSU game, Rachele Fico’s father dies

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As her father lay dying in a hospital bed over an hour away in New Orleans, Oxford’s Rachele Fico still found the strength to pitch. Twice. The former Masuk superstar and All-American pitcher at Louisiana State University locked herself into a two-day duel with Louisiana-Lafayette pitcher Jordan Wallace, trying to defy the odds and get […] [Read More]
Categories: General

St. Joseph team to beat; a game with 7 All-FCIAC players

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St. Joseph and Westhill entered today’s game with identical 15-3 overall and 14-2 league records. And with the top seed in next week’s FCIAC Tournament on the line, the Cadets came away with a convincing 8-2 win. I will have an FCIAC Tournament preview in the paper this weekend. I’m thinking of doing a little […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

Sandy Hook Memorial Game

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The Newtown and Brookfield high school softball teams have an important game coming up next Wednesday, as the Bobcats will visit Newtown and play under the lights at Treadwell Park at 7 p.m. in the inaugural Sandy Hook Memorial Game. The victims and the first responders of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will be […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Greenwich softball team a contender

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Westhill, Darien and Trumbull have been the teams to beat in the FCIAC the past five seasons. This spring, Greenwich has put itself right in the mix. The Cardinals are in the midst of one of their best seasons in years. After Friday’s 11-9 win over visiting Westhill – their first victory over the Vikings […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

Masuk has the championship look

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Over the years working at the Post I’ve seen my fair share of high school softball. Based on that experience, Masuk this year has the look of a team that should make some noise in the postseason. Granted in a one-off playoff scenario and facing a tough pitcher anything can happen, but Masuk seems to […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SWC

Video Spotlight: Westhill seniors assess strong start

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After losing another strong group of players, led by Allison Macari and Cassandra Kish, many predicted the Westhill High School softball team would take a step or two back to the pack this spring. Instead, the Vikings started the second half of the regular season on Friday with an 11-3 win over Fairfield Warde, improving […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Weekly Softball Poll Update

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Not a lot of changes in the Register weekly high school softball poll. Rockville is still No. 1 and Masuk right behind at No. 2, although the Panthers are gaining some steam with six first-place votes. There are no FCIAC teams remaining  in the top 10 after Westhill dropped out. Register Top 10 Softball Poll […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, NVL, SCC, SWC