Fabbri resigns as Ridgefield baseball coach

After being suspended for the second time this season, longtime Ridgefield High baseball head coach Paul Fabbri has decided to step down from his position but remain a teacher at the school. In an email sent to players and parents at 9:47 last night, Ridgefield High Principal Dr. Stacey Gross wrote that Fabbri “has resigned … Read more

The 2019 FCIAC Spring Tournament Schedule (updated)

FCIAC Baseball Tournament Saturday, May 18 – Quarterfinals at higher seeds Ludlowe 5, Warde 4 (9 innings) Staples 8, Brien McMahon 0 St. Joseph 11, Trumbull 10 Darien 8, Danbury 2 Monday, May 20 – Semifinals at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford No. 1 Staples vs. No. 4 St. Joseph, 5 p.m. No. 2 Ludlowe vs. No. 3 Darien, … Read more

Trumbull boys soccer coach Sebe Gangemi dies after yearlong illness

TRUMBULL — Trumbull High boys’ soccer coach Sebastian Gangemi, known for his passion for the game and for his commitment to his players, passed away on Wednesday after a yearlong battle with leukemia. He was 64. “What made Sebastian so special was his personality,” Trumbull athletic director Mike King said. “He was a great man, … Read more

Second-seeded New Canaan tops No. 7 Greenwich in FCIAC girls lacrosse quarterfinals

NEW CANAAN — Effective defensive play has been one of the New Canaan girls lacrosse team’s trademarks this season and it once again surfaced when the postseason commenced on Thursday night. Holding another opponent to single digits in scoring, while being efficient on the offensive end, the Rams moved closer to reaching one of its … Read more

Ridgefield knocks Westhill out of FCIAC baseball playoffs, puts McMahon in

STAMFORD — Destiny in their hands. Opportunity lost. The Westhill baseball team saw its dream of making the FCIAC playoffs dashed Thursday as Ridgefield posted a 6-2 road triumph at Vikings Field. The loss left Westhill at 12-8 overall but 8-8 in the FCIAC. The Vikings’ defeat meant that Warde High (9-7 league) earned the … Read more

Tournament field set for FCIAC boys lacrosse

Defending FCIAC champion Darien and defending Class L champion Ridgefield are the top two seeds for the conference tournament, which will get underway with the quarterfinal round on Saturday, May 18. The top four seeds — No. 1 Darien, No. 2 Ridgefield, No. 3 New Canaan and No. 4 Wilton — will host games before … Read more

Field of eight set for 2019 FCIAC baseball tournament

The Brien McMahon Senators became the final team in FCIAC baseball tournament field on Thursday, setting up the four quarterfinal contests on Saturday. McMahon clinched the eighth and final seed when Westhill lost to Ridgefield 6-2 and was eliminated from the playoff picture. The Staples Wreckers are the No. 1 seed, followed by Ludlowe at … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Ludlowe thrives against challenging FCIAC schedule

Moving up the ranks of girls lacrosse in Connecticut is tough enough. When you’re in the FCIAC and squaring off with teams consistently ranked at the top of regional polls, it becomes a nearly impossible task. That hasn’t stood in the way of Fairfield Ludlowe. In fact, the Falcons welcome the challenge. “The FCIAC is … Read more

Sparkman’s 33 leads Darien boys golf to victory over New Canaan

The Darien boys golf team last won a state championship in — get ready for it — 1932. The Wave has come close several times, even finishing second five times in recent years, but they haven’t been able to get over the hump and into the winner’s circle. After his New Canaan team lost to … Read more