Former Danbury state champ named head coach of wrestling program

Mike Silvestri called Danbury wrestling a big part of his identity and his life. Which is why this moment in time seems a bit like a movie script for the long-time Hatter. Silvestri was named the head coach of the Danbury wrestling program, taking over for his former coach, Ricky Shook, who stepped down after 23 … Read more

FCIAC’s Winter State Champions and Finalists

Indoor Track and Field Danbury – State Open Champion; Class LL girls runner-up Greenwich – Class LL boys runner-up Darien – Class L girls runner-up Wrestling Danbury – Class LL co-champions (with East Hartford) Gymnastics Ludlowe – Class L Champion Warde – Class M runner-up St. Joseph – Class S runner-up Boys Swimming and Diving … Read more

Ebert, FCIAC wrestlers, have superb season in return to mats

Fairfield Warde’s superb senior wrestler Will Ebert certainly put the icing on the cake of what was a fantastic career. Ebert was simply dominant when he won the 170-pound weight class championship at the 2022 New England Wrestling Championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on March 5. That capped off a Grand Slam … Read more

2021-22 All-FCIAC Wrestling

All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected] First Team Jack Francis, Staples Cristian Pote, Danbury Dominic Barrella, Ridgefield Dominick Spadaro, Warde John Schneider, McMahon Dylan Sherman, Ludlowe Nathan Blaha, Ridgefield Nick Fatone, Norwalk Kai O’Dell, Danbury Logan Kovacs, Danbury Lucas … Read more

FCIAC’s State Wrestling Champions and Medalists

Girls Tournament 106 1st – Samantha Yap, Stamford 113 1st – Calli Gilchrist, Brien McMahon 120 3rd – Kaleigh Carillos, Norwalk 4th – Maren Gilchrist, Brien McMahon 126 1st – Rylee Donahue, Norwalk 235 4th – Sarah Silva, Danbury Boys State Open 106 3rd – Deydon Soto, Danbury 113 3rd – Dominick Spadaro, Warde 5th … Read more

Freshman comes up with pin in final match, secures tie between East Hartford, Danbury for Class LL wrestling title

TRUMBULL — There has never been a more closely contested Class LL wrestling State Championship than that of 2022. Danbury led until the final bout, when East Hartford freshman 160-pound finalist Drayvn Roberts took to the mat. Click here for the complete story

FCIAC schools’ spectator and mask policies for winter sports

Indoor Track and Field Staples and Wilton: 100 parents allowed; Masks required; Social distancing encouraged; As parents leave, an equal number will be allowed entrance; $5 admission. Brien McMahon Gymnasium: 50% capacity; Guests must pre-register – Google Doc link will be provided to each school; Masks required; Social distancing encouraged. Ice rink: 2 guests per … Read more

2022 FCIAC Wrestling Tournament Results

Team Scores 1 Danbury 225.5, 2 Warde 221, 3 Staples 151, 4 Trumbull 140, 5 Ridgefield 139.5, 6 Norwalk 118.5, 7 McMahon 106.5, 8 Ludlowe 102, 9 Greenwich 95, 10 New Canaan 70.5, 11 Westhill 30, 12 St. Joseph 28, 13 Wilton 25, 14 Darien 23, 15 Stamford 16. FloArena link to complete tournament results … Read more