Defense, Graham star as No. 5 Darien blanks Ludlowe in opener

DARIEN — Opening night of the football season had a bit of a different feeling for the Darien football team this year. For the first time in four seasons, there was no title to defend as the Wave had lost to Newtown in the Class LL quarterfinals last season. This new edition of the Darien … Read more

With No Title To Defend, Blue Wave Make Strong Opening Impression

DARIEN — Darien tonight looked like a team unaccustomed to not having a state title to defend. This was the Blue Wave’s plight for the first time in four years, and the edge it carried was evident in the performance that led to a 42-0 win over Fairfield Ludlowe. Click here for more

Wallace impressive in debut, as No. 2 St. Joseph rolls past McMahon

NORWALK — Jack Wallace introduced himself to Brien McMahon, and the FCIAC football world as a whole, when St. Joseph’s junior quarterback passed for five first-half touchdowns in the Cadets’ 45-0 victory over the Senators at Jack Casagrande Field on Friday night. Wallace, making his first start, completed 7-of-9 passes for 232 yards in just … Read more

Gordon, Norwalk impose will on Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech

NORWALK—It had aspects of a typical season-opening football game. Lots of energy. Some strange bounces of the ball. Mistakes of inexperience. Mistakes despite experience. But in the end at Sam Testa Field Friday night, the Norwalk football team imposed its will while using its physicality and depth to wear down the Trinity Catholic/ Wright Tech … Read more

Ridgefield defense responds in victory over Warde

RIDGEFIELD — Displaying faith in its defense, the Ridgefield football team chose to kick-off after winning the opening coin toss in Friday night’s season opener against Fairfield Warde. That decision quickly backfired. Warde’s Ryan Janz returned the opening kickoff to Ridgefield’s 35-yard line, and six plays later the Mustangs had a 7-0 lead less than … Read more

Four FCIAC teams ranked in top 10 of preseason football poll

The Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference has four teams ranked among the top five in the 2019 GameTimeCT Preseason Top 10 Football Poll which was released Sept. 10. Daniel Hand received 22 first-place votes from the 25 voting members of the media and is ranked No. 1. Hand is followed by those four FCIAC teams … Read more

Greenwich comes back to beat Westhill in opener

GREENWICH — The schedule didn’t exactly allow Greenwich and Westhill to ease into their respective seasons, facing each other Thursday in a rematch of last year’s Class LL Tournament quarterfinals. The Vikings, who eliminated the Cardinals from the state tournament in 2018, made the first statement Thursday, taking the opening game in impressive fashion, but … Read more

FCIAC hosts annual Leadership Conference for student/athletes

The FCIAC held its annual Leadership Conference for student/athletes on leadership at Staples High School on Thursday, Aug. 22. The conference, sponsored by the Fairfield County Sports Commission, was attended by 80 students representing all 17 member schools. Stafford Thomas, the new principal at Staples HS, spoke on leadership to open the morning session, and … Read more

Following perfect season, Greenwich football team returns to action

The first day of practice is like a holiday for football coaches, especially for someone in his first season at the helm, guiding his alma mater. Such was the case for Anthony Morello Monday, as his tenure on the field officially began with Greenwich’s opening practice. An assistant coach for the Cardinals since 2011, Morello … Read more