Danbury wins Class LL wrestling title for 19th time in 23 years; Trumbull claims 2nd

TRUMBULL — For the 19th time in the past 23 years, Danbury has been crowned the kings of Class LL wrestling. Danbury, the state’s top-ranked team, survived a strong challenge from the Trumbull Eagles and claimed the state title during the tournament this weekend at Trumbull High School. The Hatters had nine wrestlers reach the … Read more

Trinity Catholic tops Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinals, advances to face Ridgefield

FAIRFIELD — As Cali Stietzel stood in the hallway being interviewed, her teammates inside the locker room began a cheer. “Cali … Cali … Cali,” they chanted. “Cali … Cali.” Cali, indeed. Stietzel’s 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter was the winner as seventh-seed Ridgefield upset second-seed Trumbull 41-40 in the FCIAC … Read more

Trinity Catholic tops Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinals, advances to face Ridgefield

FAIRFIELD — It takes a village to win at playoff time. And the Trinity Catholic High School girls basketball team is looking to camp out as long as it can at the FCIAC Tournament. The No. 3 seeded Crusaders took a nice first step Saturday as they defeated No. 6 seed Ludlowe, 59-50 in FCIAC … Read more

The FCIAC girls basketball quarterfinals by the numbers

Eight teams will tip off the FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday when the quarterfinal games are played at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School. The Norwalk Bears, the top-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Top 10 poll, lead the way at No. 1. Defending champion Trumbull is No. 2, followed No. 3 Trinity Catholic, No. 4 Danbury, No. … Read more

Swimming Notebook: Ridgefield digs deep to beat Greenwich, secures unbeaten regular season

Ridgefield put the finishing touch on an undefeated regular season with its Senior Night win over Danbury on Wednesday, but its signature victory came one week earlier against a team that’s ruled the roost for quite a while — six-time defending State Open, Class LL and FCIAC swimming champion Greenwich. The Tigers’ 115-71 triumph over … Read more

Unbeaten No. 1 Ridgefield takes hits, makes plays, tops No. 3 Fairfield Prep

RIDGEFIELD — Hunched over going off the ice after the second period, down awhile after scoring the game-winner in Ridgefield’s 2-1 win Wednesday night over Fairfield Prep: Will Forrest still said he was fine afterward. “Take a hit to make a play,” he said after scoring two goals at the Winter Garden to keep the … Read more

Trumbull holds off Trinity Catholic, clinches FCIAC’s No. 2 seed

STAMFORD — It was a great dress rehearsal for the postseason for both sides. The Trumbull High School girls basketball team made a few more plays down the stretch to earn a hard-fought 43-39 road triumph over Trinity Catholic High School Wednesday night before a packed house at Walsh Court. Click here for more

Greenwich stuns Danbury, keeps slim FCIAC hopes alive

fter going to overtime its previous two games, the Greenwich High School boys basketball team took care of business in regulation on Wednesday. And the Cardinals did so against a Danbury team that entered the game in first place in the FCIAC. On the strength of an effective defensive effort, Greenwich led from start to … Read more