Cross country: Ridgefield teams sweep opening meets

The Ridgefield High boys and girls cross country teams opened their seasons with sweeps at home on Tuesday. Taking six of the top-seven spots, the Ridgefield High girls cross country team opened the season by beating Darien, 18-44, Stamford, 15-50, and Westhill, 15-50, at Ridgefield High School. Click here for more

Greenwich crushes Trumbull in football opener

GREENWICH — During the preseason, Greenwich High School football coach John Marinelli mentioned AJ Barber as a receiver capable of stepping up and making plays.

Well, Marinelli was right on in his assessment.

Barber, a sophomore, helped set the tone of the Cardinals’ season-opener against Trumbull, catching three touchdowns from quarterback Gavin Muir in the first half.

Those three receptions, coupled by Ryan Raybuck’s interception return for a touchdown sparked Greenwich to a 42-7 win over FCIAC foe Trumbull in the season-opening game for both squads.

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