Karson Drake’s buzzer-beater lifts Darien over Danbury

DANBURY—With the FCIAC boys basketball tournament less than three weeks away, Darien and Danbury are both fighting for playoff berth. The teams entered Monday night with identical 4-4 conference records, and both were looking to put an end to a skid. While nearly all involved were expecting a close game, it was Darien who came … Read more

Knachel, No. 5 Ridgefield pulls away from No. 8 Kolbe Cathedral

RIDGEFIELD — Dylan Veillette is going to be a vital component to whatever the Ridgefield boys basketball team accomplishes during the postseason. But there may be a time or two where the Tigers are going to have to handle stretches with the sophomore on the bench in foul trouble. If Saturday is any indication, the … Read more

FCIAC hoops and hockey scoreboard for Tuesday, Feb. 1

Boys Basketball Stamford 56, Trumbull 43 Wilton 80, Bridgeport Central 43 Ridgefield 63, Ludlowe 47 Staples 63, Warde 62 New Canaan 50, Brien McMahon 41 Danbury 43, Norwalk 41 Greenwich 51, Darien 40 St. Joseph 61, Westhill 49 Girls Basketball Stamford 59, Trumbull 41 Greenwich 42, Darien 36 New Canaan 38, Brien McMahon 20 Danbury … Read more

Dylan Veillette, Matt Knachel lift No. 5 Ridgefield boys basketball past Danbury

RIDGEFIELD — When the Ridgefield and Danbury boys’ basketball rivalry comes around every season, records and rankings go by the wayside. The two teams have had drastically different seasons, with Ridgefield ranked as the No. 5 team in the state having just one loss while Danbury has hovered around the .500 mark. on Friday night, … Read more

FCIAC basketball, hockey scoreboard for Saturday, Jan. 22

Boys Basketball Hamden 61, Greenwich 48 Warde 62, Notre Dame-Fairfield 58 Darien 71, Harding 37 Windsor 65, Ridgefield 62 Bethel 61, Norwalk 54l Trumbull 51, Ludlowe 50 Girls Basketball Newington 51, Danbury 39 St. Paul Catholic 43, Warde 30 Darien 71, Brien McMahon 63 Westhill 49, Harding 17 Weston 66, Bridgeport Central 32 Simsbury 37, … Read more

FCIAC basketball and ice hockey scoreboard for Monday, Jan. 17

Boys Basketball Warde 74, Stamford 54 Westhill 70, Bridgeport Central 45 Wilton 59, Brien McMahon 52 Ludlowe 65, Darien 60 (2 OT) Staples 72, Danbury 62 Greenwich 43, Norwalk 40 Girls Basketball Ludlowe 51, Darien 25 Stamford 54, Warde 26 Norwalk 46, Greenwich 40 Wilton 66, Brien McMahon 24 Bridgeport Central at Westhill Boys Ice … Read more

Wilton boys basketball tops New Canaan to remain undefeated

WILTON — In the moments following the Wilton boys basketball team’s latest victory, senior co-captain Kevin Hyzy sent a clear message. “We’re happy,” Hyzy said, “but we’re not satisfied.” The Warriors were put to the test on Friday night, trailing at halftime for the first time this season before rallying for a decisive 63-40 win … Read more