Cross country teams set sights on FCIAC championships Oct. 19

The cross country regular season is in its homestretch for girls and boys teams in the FCIAC and there are many runners and teams having very good seasons as they look to improve toward that goal of hitting peak performances in the upcoming championship meets. Most teams will have just one more dual meet. The … Read more

Eleven FCIAC teams were crowned state champions during the fall season

When Darien cruised to a 42-7 victory over Fairfield Prep in the championship game of the CIAC Class LL Football Playoffs, that concluded this year’s run of what is an annual tradition of success with many combined state championships from FCIAC teams during the fall high school sports season. There were 11 fall sports teams … Read more

Ridgefield leads FCIAC runners at New England XC championships

THETFORD, Vt. – The Ridgefield High School boys cross country team wrapped up its fantastic season by placing third in the New England High School Cross Country Championships on Nov. 13 at Thetford Academy. Steven Hergenrother placed 15th overall with a time of 16 minutes, 55.47 seconds and was the fastest sophomore in the race … Read more

Ridgefield cross country’s postseason run highlights FCIAC’s performance in state meets

MANCHESTER – Ridgefield High School’s boys cross country team utilized some proficient pack running to win the team title at the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference State Open Cross Country Championships on Nov. 5 at Wickham Park. That capped quite the successful run for coach Bryan Kovalsky’s Tigers over a span of 17 days. They won … Read more

Danbury’s Rob Murray named National Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year

All Rob Murray was setting out to do was to combine his passion for running and coaching with the goal of coaching up young runners to be the best they could be. And all he knew was he was going to give his best commitment and dedication toward that end, and he would also expect … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Girls Cross Country Awards

All-FCIAC First Team – Front row, Julianne Teitler, Darien; Georgia Keller, Ridgefield; Esme Daplyn, Greenwich; Emily Mrakovcic, Wilton; Kali Holden, Trumbull; Stephanie Queiroz, Danbury; and Katie Rector, Ridgefield; back row, Anna Weiksner, Greenwich; Evelyn Marchand, Trumbull; Allie Burt, Warde; Radea Ralev, New Canaan; Mairead Clas, Darien; Josie Dolan, Staples; Madison Stevener, Warde; and Deirdre Franagan, … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Boys Cross Country Awards

All-FCIAC First Team – Front row, Michael Byrnes, Wilton; Jack Dovaras, Ridgefield; Steven Hergenrother, Ridgefield; Mohammed Abunar, Trumbull; Matthew McDonough, Ridgefield; Zachary Taubman, Staples; and Nathan Cramer, Ludlowe; back row, Benjamin Lorenz, Staples; Henri Vieltojarvi, Ridgefield; Bronson Vo, Trumbull; Zachary Jelinek, Greenwich; Evan O’Rourke, Darien; Joseph Callanan, Warde; Benjamin Mickool, Ridgefield; and Jalen St. Fort, … Read more