Ridgefield boys basketball moves up to No. 5 in state, as FCIAC playoff race rolls to wild finish

After a brief absence from the Top 10 in the weekly boys basketball state poll, four-time defending FCIAC champion Ridgefield has utilized a lengthy winning streak to ascend to No. 5 and the Tigers are now in strong position to earn the top seed in the conference tournament. The GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Basketball Poll … Read more

Undefeated Ludlowe remains No. 2 in GameTimeCT girls basketball poll on Feb. 1

Hamden and FCIAC member Fairfield Ludlowe remained unbeaten with victories Tuesday (Jan. 31), so they remain ranked 1-2 in the current GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll which was released Feb. 1. Fairfield Ludlowe is the only FCIAC team in the Top 10 while two other conference teams, St. Joseph and New Canaan, received polling … Read more

Danbury, Ridgefield basketball meet in Bob DiNardo Memorial Classic at WCSU Saturday

Each year, Jackie DiNardo posts a message on Facebook for her late husband, Danbury police officer Bob DiNardo. “Happy Heavenly Birthday.” The messages that come after are telling. “Just the outpouring of people who responded about what a great man he was, what he did for them, and how much he’s missed,” DiNardo said. “It … Read more

Danbury, Ridgefield ranked in GameTimeCT boys basketball poll

East Catholic, the defending Division I state champion, received 17 first-place votes from the 19 voting members of the media to remain No. 1 in the which was released Jan. 16. Danbury’s undefeated Hatters remained No. 5 for the highest ranking among FCIAC teams and Ridgefield moved up to No. 10 as the other conference … Read more

Danbury boys basketball defeats Staples, remains lone undefeated FCIAC team

DANBURY — A perfect beginning to the Danbury boys basketball season continued on Tuesday, despite the Hatters trailing for the first three quarters to their only undefeated FCIAC counterpart. Staring down its first loss of the season as it trailed by eight points heading into the final quarter, Danbury exploded for 27 points to stun … Read more

Dave Goldshore will be taking the reins of the Staples boys basketball program for the 2022-23 season

Dave Goldshore’s dream to coach basketball comes with a unique perspective. He was behind the bench, and not just any bench. While in college, Goldshore had an up-close look at the work of Michigan’s coach Steve Fisher during the “Fab Five” era of the 1990s. Three decades later, Goldshore, a Westport resident, is still involved … Read more

Jeff Bernardi named fifth St. Joseph boys basketball coach

Jeff Bernardi had told his boys basketball players at East Lyme that the only way he was leaving was for “one of those high-profile jobs” across the CIAC boys basketball landscape. One of those opportunities became available in late March. Less than two months later, Bernardi had landed a high-profile head coaching position: at St. … Read more

Devine resigns as Staples boys basketball coach, to pursue career in athletic administration

Colin Devine officially resigned on Thursday after 15 seasons as the boys basketball coach at Staples in Westport. “I want to pursue a career in athletic administration,” Devine said. “I want to take advantage of some professional opportunities and be prepared for my next challenge.” Click here for the complete story