Darien girls hockey team defeats Greenwich, 2-0

Darien started its ice hockey season with three wins, but three straight losses soon followed. Now the Blue Wave girls hockey team is trending upward again. After snapping a three-game losing skid with a victory against Trumbull-St. Joseph on Wednesday, Darien skated to a 2-0 win over FCIAC rival Greenwich Saturday night at Darien Ice … Read more

Gordon makes 36 saves in No. 1 Ridgefield’s win over No. 2 Darien

DARIEN — Two boys ice hockey games in two days will take its toll on the best teams. Even the No. 1 ranked Ridgefield Tigers aren’t immune, but they again found a way to win. It also helps when you have a spectacular goalie. With senior Sean Gordon racking up 36 saves, the Tigers overcame … Read more

Bell scores 22 as Stamford hangs on to beat New Britain

STAMFORD — To say the Stamford boys basketball team needed a win would be an understatement. After losing a heartbreaking game against New Canaan Thursday night in which a New Canaan player threw in a half-court game-winning shot as time expired, the Black Knights were able to rebound Saturday against New Britain. Unlike Thursday, Stamford … Read more

Greenwich’s Muir, Marinelli take Walter Camp’s 2018 top prizes at 12th annual Breakfast of Champions

NEW HAVEN — The virtual victory parade continued for Greenwich’s No. 1-ranked, state championship football team. Quarterback Gavin Muir and head coach John Marinelli took home Walter Camp Football Foundation’s top honors at its 12th Annual Breakfast of Champions Saturday morning at the Omni Hotel in downtown New Haven. Muir was named the 2018 Connecticut Player of … Read more

Forrest delivers No. 1 Ridgefield over Darien in OT to stay undefeated

RIDGEFIELD — Sweet passes, sprawling saves, big hits … the first game of a home-and-home series between the Ridgefield and Darien boys hockey teams had something of everything. Even a game-winning goal in overtime. Will Forrest scored just 25 seconds into the eight-minute extra session to give Ridgefield a 3-2 victory on Friday evening at … Read more

McAleer’s steal, halfcourt buzzer-beater delivers New Canaan over Stamford

NEW CANAAN — Danny Melzer typically doesn’t celebrate at the end of basketball games. However, following the latest victory for his New Canaan, Melzer made an exception. Junior Ryan McAleer intercepted a long inbounds pass and then banked in a 3-point shot from halfcourt to give New Canaan a wild 52-49 victory over the Stamford … Read more

Girls Basketball: No. 4 Norwalk swarms Trinity with defense, stays unbeaten

STAMFORD — With 2:30 left in the first half, Norwalk coach Rick Fuller pulled all-state guard Ashley Wilson out for a breather. With Wilson out, the Bears outscored Trinity Catholic by seven over those final minutes and Fuller did not re-insert Wilson until the start of the third quarter. He did not have to; the … Read more

No. 3 Trumbull remains unbeaten in defensive struggle vs. Staples

TRUMBULL — Chicken or the Egg? Which comes first? The question posed by Trumbull High and Staples of Westport was similar in nature when the FCIAC contenders met in Trumbull on Thursday night. Is it important when your offense is lacking to retain your defensive principles to stay in the game? Or are those plans … Read more