No. 1 Hand gives up early score, but ultimately puts Norwalk away

NORWALK — The Hand football team, No. 1 in the GametimeCT Top 10 Poll, found itself in a spot it has not been in much the last few seasons, trailing after the opening possession. The Tigers’ defense responded the way championship-caliber teams do, shutting down Norwalk the rest of the way en route to a 41-6 win … Read more

Hutchison catches 3 TDs as No. 2 St. Joseph overpowers Fairfield Prep

FAIRFIELD — The St. Joseph football team had two weeks to prepare for its game against Fairfield Prep — and that was only for the Xs and Os. The bye week provided ample time for the current Hogs to brush up on the longstanding rivalry, which was revived earlier this decade. The history lessons came … Read more

Watson (5 TDs), North Haven single wing too much for Staples

ORTH HAVEN — It’s hard for teams who have seen the North Haven single wing offense to stop it. When you haven’t seen it, it’s even harder. Staples found out what Southern Connecticut Conference opponents have known for years Friday night as the Indians rushed for 347 yards and eight touchdowns in a 53-20 Connecticut … Read more

No. 7 Ridgefield withstands Wilton’s challenge

RIDGEFIELD — Even though it trailed by seven, the Wilton football team was able to enter halftime believing that its 22-game winless streak against arch-rival Ridgefield might come to an end Friday night. The Warriors had controlled the first half, moving the ball at will and holding No. 7 Ridgefield to 11 plays on offense. … Read more

New Canaan nets three first-half goals and tops rival Darien

NEW CANAAN — It isn’t a stretch to say the New Canaan field hockey team is having it’s best week in a long, long time. The Rams scored three goals in the first half and then held off a furious comeback bid as they edged rival Darien, 3-2, in a terrific game Friday at Dunning … Read more

FCIAC girls soccer race remains tight as Ridgefield, St. Joseph tie

If the past two weeks are an accurate indication, the space between the FCIAC’s top girls soccer teams isthisclose. The latest evidence came Friday afternoon as Ridgefield and St. Joseph played to a 1-1 tie that kept both teams undefeated heading into the final stretch of the regular season. Click here for more

Ridgefield Adds To Several Streaks With A 21-0 Win Over Wilton

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield cornerback Alex Hanna said practice was a little different this week. Not just because the Tigers were 4-0, ranked seventh in the state and making a run at a postseason berth. This was Wilton week, six days to prepare for the team’s biggest rival. Six days to prepare to protect the streak. … Read more

FCIAC, state title contenders Ridgefield and Staples battle to rainy day tie

WESTPORT — The Ridgefield-Staples Girls Soccer rivalry has been a treat for fans. Ridgefield edged Staples in both the 2018 and 2017 Class LL state championship finals. Ridgefield has also captured three of the last four FCIAC Girls Soccer titles. It is a matchup that should not be spoiled by Mother Nature. Click here for … Read more