Danbury rolls past Central to claim DiNardo’s 500th coaching victory

DANBURY — Jackie DiNardo stood near center court with a big smile on her face and a basketball that she’ll cherish forever in her hands, receiving nonstop congratulations from everyone around her. Three-plus decades of excellence on the hardwood culminated in win No. 500 for the Danbury girls basketball coach Tuesday night, as an 87-34 … Read more

FCIAC Exemplary Scholar-Athletes, Fall, 2018

Blake Cellar, Darien Football Blake has been accepted to the National Honor Society and has a cumulative GPA of 4.27. He has been awarded the Cornell Book Award and placed first at a statewide DECA (business) competition. Blake has won two Class LL state championships as a me mber of the varsity football team. The … Read more

FCIAC Football Week One By the Numbers: Three tops one, big birds, and first wins

Opening week of the FCIAC football season is in the books and there were some wild games, including an unexpected shutout between top-ranked teams. Seven FCIAC teams debuted new head coaches, with three picking up victories, while the three-time defending state champion Darien Blue Wave started the campaign in typical fashion: With a win. In … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Seven Outlook: Ridgefield and Wilton restart rivalry

Three huge games led to some separation in the league’s football standings last week, as Darien topped Staples, St. Joseph rallied past Ridgefield, and Greenwich defeated New Canaan. The week seven match-ups aren’t nearly as intriguing, but the schedule does include four games between teams with winning records. The featured contest is a renewal of … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Six Outlook: Return from bye week features several huge games

And we’re back. After an abbreviated schedule of just three games last weekend, FCIAC football returns in full swing Friday and Saturday with 16 of the league’s teams in action. The schedule is an eye-opener this week, with six teams contenders featured in three great head-to-head match-ups — two of which will be carried live … Read more

FCIAC playoff picture: Stamford, Ridgefield lead boys soccer race into homestretch

The Stamford Black Knights and Ridgefield Tigers lead a tightly-packed FCIAC boys soccer playoff race, as the contenders round the turn and head into the final three weeks of the fall season. The Knights and Tigers hold identical 8-2-0 records, with Stamford earning the nod for first place based on its win over Ridgefield, with … Read more

Ridgefield, Norwalk lead FCIAC in latest state boys soccer poll

Ridgefield and Norwalk are ranked sixth and ninth, respectively, in the most recent GameTimeCT.com/New Haven Register Boys Soccer State Coaches Class LL-L Poll which was released Oct. 2. E.O. Smith, with a 7-0 record by the end of last week, received 15 of the 16 first-place votes. Guilford (8-0) is ranked second, Newtown (7-0-1) received … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Four Outlook: New Canaan vs. Westhill highlights start of long weekend

A long weekend of football lies ahead, starting tonight with three games on the slate. The week four schedule features three games between teams with winning records, including tonight’s contest between New Canaan (2-1) and Westhill (3-0). For the others, you’ll have to wait until Monday night, when Norwalk (2-1) faces Greenwich (2-0), and St. … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Three Outlook: Five remain undefeated; No. 3 St. Joe’s battles No. 1 Darien

We are down to five. It’s been just two weeks of football, but 12 FCIAC teams have suffered at least one defeat, while Darien, St. Joseph, Staples, Greenwich, and Westhill are unbeaten. Greenwich has a bye this week, but the other four are all in action, with one head-to-head match-up between Darien, ranked No. 1 … Read more

Week One FCIAC Football Round-Up: St. Joe’s upsets NC, Darien wins (again), and more

And we’re off. The first week of the FCIAC football season is in the books, and we’ve already had plenty of impressive performances, a big upset of the top-ranked team, and a game which featured 115 points. Without further delay, here is the rundown of scores to kick off the campaign… Week 1 FCIAC Scoreboard Friday, … Read more