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On demand: FCIAC Baseball Championship: Darien vs. Trumbull

Watch No. 1 Darien take on No. 3 Trumbull for the 2016 Fairfield County baseball title live on HAN

It all comes down Wednesday night in Bridgeport. Top-seeded Darien takes on No. 3 Trumbull for the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Championship at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. You can watch the Wednesday, May 25, championship live (or later on-demand) in streaming HD in the video player below:

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Trumbull celebrates a run in the FCIAC semifinals against Fairfield Warde on Monday, May 23, 2016. — Joshua Fisher photo

First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Darien comes into the championship with a 19-3 record this season. One of those three losses came to Trumbull in the final week of the regular season. The Eagles, who have a 15-7 record, beat the Blue Wave, 5-2.

Trumbull has a habit of making the FCIAC Baseball Championship. This is the Eagles’ fourth appearance in the FCIAC final in the past five years. They last won it all in 2012. Trumbull has three FCIAC titles plus a co-championship they shared with Staples in 2001.

It’s been a long time since Darien’s last FCIAC Championship, which was in 1981. The Blue Wave also won in 1971. Darien last appeared in the FCIAC final in 1998, the second of two-straight runner-up finishes for the Blue Wave in the FCIACs.

2016 FCIAC spring playoffs

Thursday on HAN you can watch the FCIAC boys and girls lacrosse championships, which both pit rivals Darien and New Canaan against each other. Our coverage starts with Nutmeg Sports at 2 p.m., followed by the girls’ final at 4 p.m. and the boys’ final at 7 p.m.

Click here for the complete broadcast schedule.

How to watch

The HAN Network live broadcast of the game can be seen on this page, our homepage, HAN.Network, and on affiliate websites including FCIAC.net. The stream usually starts 10 minutes before the event is scheduled to begin. Rob Adams and crew join you five minutes before the contest begins. Keep an eye on our Twitter feed for the latest updates.

It’s easy to watch HAN Network broadcasts on your smart televisions or with Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast.

The HAN Network, formerly known as Hersam Acorn Newspapers, is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division replaced HANRadio.com with a new focus on live video streams of high school athletics along with the Network’s news and lifestyle programming.

Along with Connecticut high school sports contests, HAN broadcasts a daily news program, Coffee Break, focusing on southwestern Connecticut at 11 a.m. and a sports talk show, Nutmeg Sports, Monday-Wednesday. You can watch all the shows at HAN.Network or on demand at live.HAN.Network/han-on-demand/.

You can check out more of the winter schedule at this link. And be sure to follow the HAN Network on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

 

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