Ridgefield’s Mitchell, Norwalk’s Edwards had big seasons for UConn football

Former FCIAC football stars Jackson Mitchell of Ridgefield and Cam Edwards of Norwalk both had very good years and were two of the best players for the University of Connecticut during the fall, 2023, season. Mitchell ended his UConn career with such a good senior year as a 6-foot-2, 235-pound inside linebacker that he earned … Read more

Championships for Staples, New Canaan cap strong FCIAC football season

That perennial FCIAC football strength was prevalent again with five teams being ranked among the top nine in both final state football polls – specifically highlighted by Staples and New Canaan winning state championships in the two largest state class football playoffs and being ranked 1-2 in both polls. The Staples Wreckers of fourth-year coach … Read more

Staples, New Canaan capture state crowns; Darien, Wilton are runners-up

Staples and New Canaan both claimed state championships with close wins in the CIAC finals on Saturday. Staples defeated West Haven 21-20 in the Class LL final as Max Maurillo tackled Armani Reid at the one-yard line on a two-point conversion attempt with 1:15 remaining. It was the Wreckers’ first state championship since 2005. In … Read more

Four FCIAC football teams ranked in state’s Top 10, five advance to CIAC semis

Top-ranked Staples, Greenwich, New Canaan, and Wilton were all ranked among the Top 10 in both state polls prior to the CIAC playoffs and all four of them, along with fellow FCIAC member Darien, won their quarterfinal games Tuesday and advanced to Sunday’s semifinals. Top-seeded Staples nipped eighth-seeded Fairfield Prep, 13-12, and Greenwich’s second-seeded and … Read more

2023 All-FCIAC Football

All-FCIAC Football 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 RB Erick Andrade, Westhill Athlete John Bardin, Danbury QB Chris Bellantoni, Fairfield Ludlowe DB Alex Benevento, New Canaan DL Miles Chisholm, New Canaan OL/DL Tanner Chlupsa, Staples WR/DB Kyle Colsey, … Read more

FCIAC places three in top five of football polls; Five teams have clinched playoff bids

Greenwich has maintained its season-long hold on the No. 1 ranking while fellow FCIAC teams New Canaan and Staples are also ranked among the top five in both the media and coaches Top 10 state high school football polls which were released Nov. 20. Greenwich, New Canaan, Staples and fellow conference members Wilton and Darien … Read more

FCIAC Student Sports Article: St. Joseph JV football falls to Ridgefield

Despite a strong effort, St. Joe’s junior varsity football team faced a disappointing loss to Ridgefield on Monday, Oct. 23. While there were many attempts to drive the ball downfield and create opportunities for scoring, St. Joe’s unfortunately fell short. The first quarter was ultimately uneventful all around. In the second quarter, Ridgefield scored a … Read more