Ridgefield wins defensive battle with Danbury

DANBURY — Ridgefield senior defensive back John McGoey took some friendly flak from his teammates over his career about not having the best hands. McGoey showed them Wednesday night who had good hands, pulling down the biggest interception of the season and possibly making the best catch anyone on the Tigers roster made all year. … 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

No. 10 Wilton reaches Class LL semifinals with win over No. 18 Danbury

WILTON — The state tournament pedigree for the two teams could not have been more different. The Wilton girls soccer program has appeared in 14 CIAC state championship games and won 10 titles, with the last one coming in 2008 in Class L. On the other side, was a Danbury team which had never played … Read more

Smith sweeps sprints as Danbury repeats as CIAC girls track state open champions

NEW BRITAIN — At around 10:45 Thursday morning, Danbury senior Abigail Copeland ran the third leg of the team’s 4×100-meter race at the CIAC State Open in Willow Brook Park. The team’s time of 50.05 seconds earned Danbury its first point of its later-to-be meet-winning score of 44 points. Click here for the complete story

Danbury wins FCIAC boys track title, Greenwich second

DANBURY — It has been two years since Danbury boys track and field’s streak of five straight FCIAC titles was snapped, but on Tuesday the Hatters reclaimed the crown. Danbury finished first as a team with 100.5 points, followed closely by Greenwich at 98.5. Staples finished third with 79 points and Ridgefield came in fourth … Read more

History repeating itself for Ciccone brothers at Danbury

DANBURY — It takes a special athlete to earn a roster spot as a freshman, especially at a school as large as Danbury and in a conference as competitive as the FCIAC, but it takes a unique breed to perform. During the 2019 baseball season, Jackson Ciccone proved to be that caliber player, posting a … Read more

Barbato, Trumbull go wire-to-wire to best Danbury, reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL — Since playing on the 2018 FCIAC championship team her freshman season, Trumbull’s Cassi Barbato has dreamed of returning to the conference finals. Now as a senior, she and the rest of the Trumbull girls basketball team are on their way after beating Danbury 57-45 in the FCIAC semifinals on Wednesday night. Click here … Read more

Trumbull Reaches FCIAC Final Behind Barbato’s Big Second Half

TRUMBULL — Cassi Barbato experienced the thrill of winning the FCIAC championship as a freshman on Trumbull’s girls basketball team in 2018. Now the senior is one victory away from ending her distinguished career with another conference title. Barbato and the Eagles moved a giant step closer toward giving their school a fourth FCIAC girls … Read more

Ridgefield dominance continues, connects on 15 3-pointers to defeat Danbury

RIDGEFIELD — Dominance is nothing new for Ridgefield’s boys basketball team, which entered the season looking for its fourth FCIAC title in five years, but it appears to be reaching new levels. The Tigers improved to 4-0 Tuesday night after cruising to a 77-55 over rival Danbury. The 22-point margin of victory was the second-lowest … Read more