New Canaan earns first win over Trumbull since 2013

NEW CANAAN — With eight teams separated by just one game heading into Friday night’s FCIAC basketball action, every conference win is a precious one when it comes to potential playoff pecking order. The New Canaan Rams made significant headway toward their conference postseason goal with a hard-fought 50-48 win over Trumbull. Click here for … Read more

Johnson, No. 4 New Canaan shut out No. 6 Ridgefield for ninth win

RIDGEFIELD — The Winter Garden in Ridgefield hasn’t exactly been kind to the New Canaan boys ice hockey team over the years. Of course much of that has to do with the great teams the Tigers have recently put on the ice. On Friday night, New Canaan and freshman goalie Beau Johnson put the recent … Read more

Staples pulls away from Greenwich, behind Gerig and its defense

ESTPORT — Oftentimes in sports, defense is a team’s best offense. Defense has certainly gone a long way for the Staples’ girls basketball team. Using a tenacious full-court press, Staples forced turnovers, sped up the tempo and created transition offense. Those aspects, along with a 24-point performance from forward Arianna Gerig powered Staples, past visiting … Read more

Warde Topples Wilton To Reach Midseason Mark At 8-2

FAIRFIELD — His team is 8-2 at the midpoint of the season. It has size, speed, depth, athleticism and a number of perimeter threats. So why should Fairfield Warde coach Ryan Swaller sweat the little things? He’s not. Tonight the Mustangs knocked off a dangerous Wilton squad, 69-62. Led by sophomore Jordyn Davis, Warde jumped … Read more

McDermott nets OT winner as No. 1 Darien comes back to beat Westhill-Stamford

DARIEN — It’s never easy when you hold the No. 1 ranking. Everyone circles your game on their calendar. Everyone is ready to hit you with their best shot. But this is the burden that the Darien boys ice hockey team is happy to carry as the state’s No. 1 ranked squad. Westhill-Stamford Co-op gave … Read more

Girls Basketball: Barbato leads Trumbull to a win on the road at No. 7 Stamford

STAMFORD — As it jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first two quarters, the Trumbull girls basketball team did so by moving the ball and spreading the scoring around. When the game got tight in the fourth quarter, the ball was mainly in the possession of Trumbull junior guard Cassi Barbato. Wither her … Read more

No. 1 Danbury dominates New England power Mount Anthony for 2nd straight year

DANBURY — Not many schools dominate a sport the way Danbury has with wrestling, claiming the FCIAC title in 28 of the last 29 years and winning six consecutive state titles. Danbury has been so dominant that at times it must look beyond the state lines to find elite competition. For the 20th straight season … Read more

New Canaan tops West Haven/SHA for coach Rich Bulan’s 500th win

DARIEN — New Canaan’s Rich Bulan reached a coaching milestone with his 500th career victory on Monday night. Few of the first 499 could have been much wilder. Kaleigh Harden whipped in a goal to the top left corner with 6:24 remaining as New Canaan held off West Haven/SHA 6-5 in a battle of state … Read more