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Monthly Archive for February, 2011

: February, 2011

Boys basketball tournament update

Let tournament season begin! Actually, I’m a little late saying that. The girls tournaments are actually ending right now, and the boys basketball tournaments actually began last night in Fairfield with the Southern Connecticut Conference opening round. But, that doesn’t mean that we can’t handicap them here. The FCIAC does not feature any teams from
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Fairfield men’s basketball is rolling

I had the opportunity to cover Fairfield University’s BracketBuster game against Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, so I went over there and took in my first Stags game of the year. I wouldn’t say that I was overtly impressed with the way that Fairfield played despite its 76-69
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Weekend planner

Neither girls basketball team qualified for the FCIAC playoffs this year. But don’t let that get you down! There’s still plenty to do involving the teams in Fairfield. There are state competitions, national broadcasts and high school games to attend, especially on Saturday. Consider this a preview of what is to come this weekend. Notre
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Championship roundup

There was a lot happening around town this weekend, or at least featuring town athletes, so it is worth discussing that here. FCIAC Wrestling A year after Warde ended Danbury’s run of 23 straight FCIAC titles, the Mustangs finished in third place at the FCIACs in New Canaan. Undefeated Mike Sullivan won all of his
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Bajda sinks ND

The last name “Bajda” holds some weight at Notre Dame High School. After all, Rose Bajda is one of the more accomplished girls basketball players in the school’s history. She finished with over 1,000 points and was an all-state and all-SWC member her senior year of 2009. It also appeared that Rose’s brother, Tom, was
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Warde cheerleaders win FCIACs

No matter where you stand on cheerleading as a sport or not a sport, Fairfield is the creme de la creme of cheering in Connecticut. Warde finished first at the FCIAC cheerleading meet on Saturday at Wilton High School and Ludlowe finished third place, with Greenwich finishing in second, 9.5 points back. This comes just
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