Ridgefield leads FCIAC runners at New England XC championships

THETFORD, Vt. – The Ridgefield High School boys cross country team wrapped up its fantastic season by placing third in the New England High School Cross Country Championships on Nov. 13 at Thetford Academy. Steven Hergenrother placed 15th overall with a time of 16 minutes, 55.47 seconds and was the fastest sophomore in the race … Read more

Danbury’s Rob Murray named National Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year

All Rob Murray was setting out to do was to combine his passion for running and coaching with the goal of coaching up young runners to be the best they could be. And all he knew was he was going to give his best commitment and dedication toward that end, and he would also expect … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Girls Cross Country Awards

All-FCIAC First Team – Front row, Julianne Teitler, Darien; Georgia Keller, Ridgefield; Esme Daplyn, Greenwich; Emily Mrakovcic, Wilton; Kali Holden, Trumbull; Stephanie Queiroz, Danbury; and Katie Rector, Ridgefield; back row, Anna Weiksner, Greenwich; Evelyn Marchand, Trumbull; Allie Burt, Warde; Radea Ralev, New Canaan; Mairead Clas, Darien; Josie Dolan, Staples; Madison Stevener, Warde; and Deirdre Franagan, … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Boys Cross Country Awards

All-FCIAC First Team – Front row, Michael Byrnes, Wilton; Jack Dovaras, Ridgefield; Steven Hergenrother, Ridgefield; Mohammed Abunar, Trumbull; Matthew McDonough, Ridgefield; Zachary Taubman, Staples; and Nathan Cramer, Ludlowe; back row, Benjamin Lorenz, Staples; Henri Vieltojarvi, Ridgefield; Bronson Vo, Trumbull; Zachary Jelinek, Greenwich; Evan O’Rourke, Darien; Joseph Callanan, Warde; Benjamin Mickool, Ridgefield; and Jalen St. Fort, … Read more

FCIAC performances at CIAC Girls Cross Country Championships

Class L Ridgefield (3rd, 95) 1 Katherine Rector, 19:01 *Individual Champion 9 Deirdre Flanagan, 20:08 26 Madison Mueller, 21:09 29 Georgia Keller, 21:21 30 Regan McGrath, 21:22 31 Elaine Mathews, 21:22 43 Vivienne Namiot, 22:02 Trumbull (4th, 144) 4 Kali Holden, 19:32 13 Evelyn Marchand, 20:28 27 Abigail Poplawski, 21:16 47 Leela Kocinsky, 22:17 53 … Read more

FCIAC Divisions for the Fall, 2021 season

Football West: Danbury, Greenwich, Ridgefield, St. Joseph, Stamford, Staples, Trumbull, Westhill East: Bridgeport Central, Brien McMahon, Darien, Ludlowe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Warde, Wilton Field Hockey West: Brien McMahon, Danbury, Greenwich, Norwalk, Staples, Trumbull, Westhill East: Darien, Ludlowe, New Canaan, Ridgefield, St. Joseph, Stamford, Warde, Wilton Volleyball, Boys and Girls Soccer West: Brien McMahon, Danbury, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford, … Read more

18 FCIAC runners earn All-State cross country honors

There were 10 girls and eight boys from the FCIAC who earned all-state recognition from either or both of the two organizations which selected all-state cross country teams for the 2020 fall high school season. Greenwich senior Mari Noble, Fairfield Ludlowe junior Anna Keeley and Wilton junior Emily Mrakovcic were the three FCIAC girls selected … Read more

Bill Mongovan, legendary Greenwich track coach, dies at 78

Legendary Greenwich cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and field coach Bill Mongovan died Monday, leaving a massive hole not just in Greenwich, but across the state running world. He was 78. Mongovan coached indoor track, cross country, and girls track and field at both Greenwich High and St. Mary’s of Greenwich for 55 … Read more

FCIAC mourns the passing of track legend Bill Mongovan

Greenwich High School announces with great sadness the loss of Coach Bill Mongovan, who passed away on Monday, December 21. Coach Mongovan has had a positive impact on so many of our teams, athletes and coaches. We have been very fortunate to have him as a member of our Greenwich Cardinals Athletic family. We will … Read more

Ridgefield duo takes cross country to different level

Last fall as juniors, Charles Namiot and Charlie King came up just short of delivering the Ridgefield cross country program its first FCIAC championship since 2013. Ridgefield was the runner-up in that race behind Staples, a team that had just claimed its fourth straight FCIAC title. When the 2020 season became reality, the duo of best friends knew they would get a chance … Read more