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

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

St. Joseph Ready For Opportunity To Make Jump In Status

The St. Joseph girls basketball team finished 8-8 in league play a year ago, but went 1-7 against teams that qualified for the FCIAC Tournament. Now, with a 3-0 start, they are hoping to make the jump not just into the conference playoffs but as a contender for the title. The first big chance to … Read more

Rams Break Out Championship Mettle In Win Over Trumbull

TRUMBULL — The New Canaan boys basketball team missed a number of shots close to the basket during tonight’s game at Trumbull. That is the nature of the sport. The Rams were hit with a technical foul because their scorebook had the wrong number for a player. That is a correctable mistake, and since it … Read more

New-Look Ridgefield Rides Hot Start To Win Over Westhill

STAMFORD — How does a defending league champion with just one returning starter and four players familiar — one by surname — to the most fanatical FCIAC boys basketball fan open a new season defeating a pair of opponents predicted by most to finish relatively high in the standings by an average of 30 points? … Read more

FCIAC Streaming for Winter sports, 2021

School Streaming Services Brien McMahon: Local live (free) Danbury: Local Live (free) Darien: DAF Media (free) Fairfield-Ludlowe: NFHS Network (subscription) Fairfield-Warde (boys): YouTube (free) Fairfield-Warde (girls): YouTube (free) Greenwich: Local Live (free) Harding: YouTube (free) New Canaan: NCRams.com/YouTube (free) Norwalk: Local Live (free) Ridgefield: YouTube (free) St. Joseph: YouTube (free) Stamford: Local Live (free) Staples: NFHS … Read more

Kim Palmer returns as New Canaan girls basketball coach

The New Canaan girls basketball team was in need of a new leader, so a former coach has answered the call. Kim Palmer, who coached the Rams for eight years before stepping down in 2017, has taken over as head coach for the 2021 season. She will be assisted by Chris Silvestri, the defensive coordinator … Read more