FCIAC has four basketball teams ranked in state polls

The Ridgefield, Staples and Trumbull girls basketball teams were all ranked among the top nine while Ridgefield was the only boys basketball team from the FCIAC ranked in the most recent Top 10 polls. It makes sense that Ridgefield High School was represented in both polls given that the school’s girls and boys basketball teams … Read more

Erickson led No. 4 Darien beats No. 7 Ridgefield to get back into the win column

RIDGEFIELD — After tying New Canaan last week, Darien senior captain Sam Erickson wasn’t happy. He said the team needed to play more physical and come out faster the next time it took the ice. On Wednesday afternoon, sparked by Erickson’s first-period goal, the No. 4 Blue Wave did just that, shutting out No. 7 Ridgefield … Read more

Zolin Brothers Help Carry Greenwich To 1-0 Win Over New Canaan

GREENWICH — Last season saw the Greenwich and New Canaan boys hockey teams duel in two one-goal games. with the Rams winning both matchups, but tonight the Cardinals got a close contest to go their way, courtesy of the Zolin brothers. Charlie Zolin took care of business in the Cardinals’ zone, while his twin brother … Read more

New Canaan girls hockey gets first win in Greenwich since 2016

GREENWICH — Playing in Greenwich has typically not worked out well for the New Canaan girls ice hockey team. In fact, despite losing just 18 games over the past four seasons combined, the Rams were 0-3-1 while visiting the Cardinals. Given that recent track record, New Canaan coach Rich Bulan had plenty to smile about … Read more

Ridgefield dominance continues, connects on 15 3-pointers to defeat Danbury

RIDGEFIELD — Dominance is nothing new for Ridgefield’s boys basketball team, which entered the season looking for its fourth FCIAC title in five years, but it appears to be reaching new levels. The Tigers improved to 4-0 Tuesday night after cruising to a 77-55 over rival Danbury. The 22-point margin of victory was the second-lowest … Read more

Chase for City Cup picks back up with Westhill vs. Stamford basketball this weekend

The first official City Cup in 2019 came down to the final events of the girls outdoor track meet with Stamford edging Westhill by winning the final two events of the day. The excitement of that first season of the Cup spilled over and continued to build in to the 2019-20 seasons. However, like the rest of … Read more

St. Joseph coach Chris Lindwall, Trumbull captain Julia Lindwall to meet on hardwood

TRUMBULL – The usual basketball game day at the Lindwall household goes as one may expect. St. Joseph girls’ coach Chris Lindwall gets a “go get them” from his wife Janice. They in turn give a hug to daughter Julia and wish her good luck as she heads to Trumbull High. That is customary. The … Read more

CIAC update on winter and spring sports season, Feb. 18

CHESHIRE, Conn –  Following recently revised guidance from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the CIAC met with representatives from the Connecticut Department of Public Health and Governor Lamont’s office to discuss how those revisions may impact interscholastic athletics. Following that meeting, the CIAC formally requested consideration from the Connecticut DPH to revisit … Read more

No. 4 Darien looking to get going after slow start to season

DARIEN – With an extra attacker, Darien senior defenseman Matt Stein took a shot from the point. The shot was deflected in, tying the game against New Canaan on Wednesday night. Stein’s goal with 51.4 seconds left forced overtime and after a scoreless extra period the teams skated to a 4-4 tie. The tie prevented the … Read more