Monthly Archive for February, 2009

: February, 2009

FCIAC Moves Boys Basketball Semifinals, Final

As we reported before, the FCIAC has officially moved the site and dates of the semifinal and final rounds of the boys basketball playoffs, which were originally scheduled for Monday and Wednesday at

Trinity Advances

The Trinity Catholic High School boys basketball team’s tradition of sloppy first-round performances in the FCIAC Tournament is nearly as long as its number of titles. Tonight was no different as the

Changes for FCIAC Semifinals and Finals?

Because of the forecast for snow on Monday, FCIAC officials are currently looking into moving the semifinals and finals to Fairfield Warde on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Right now they are currently

Stamford Holds On

Mark Ellis finished with 17 points and eight rebounds, including a putback with 15 seconds left, as the third-seeded Black Knights held on for a 59-58 win over Greenwich this afternoon in the

Sizing up the Playoffs

I’m not a believer in predicting the outcome of high school games, but here is a brief analysis of the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament, which begins tomorrow at Fairfield Warde with four quarterfinal

Second City Story

Writing a sports column is different than a game story. You are either looking to express an opinion or find a compelling angle as opposed to just describing what transpires during a game. After

Another Final Appearance

A school from Stamford has played in the FCIAC girls basketball final for four straight years, and seven of the last eight. Trinity Catholic and Westhill played for the title the last three years,

Dembofsky Makes if Official: It’s Southern

Laura Dembofsky, who was a key part of Stamford High School’s back-to-back state championship field hockey teams, decided she will continue her career next year at Southern Connecticut State

The Warde Invitational

The FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament begins with four quarterfinal games tomorrow night and one strong favorite. Top-seeded Fairfield Warde is 20-0 and will attempt to become the fourth straight

Halves or Quarters?

Surprisingly, in all my years at The Advocate, today was the first time I ever covered an FAA basketball game. After watching King hold off St. Luke’s, 42-40, I am not going to make any comparisons in