Ridgefield baseball walks off on Greenwich thanks to Pastore’s two-out RBI single

RIDGEFIELD — In Thursday’s 3-2 victory over Greenwich, the Ridgefield baseball team had two players come through in the clutch — one far more likelier than the other. Senior rightfielder Joey Pastore, the Tigers’ cleanup hitter, provided the walk-off hit, lining a two-out single to left that scored Nick Cullinan with the winning run. Click … Read more

Softball: No. 3 St. Joseph shuts out Greenwich, runs record to 7-0

GREENWICH — Watching Payton Doiron consistently control the strike zone and Charlee Horton swing her bat with authority, it’s apparent why St. Joseph won the FCIAC and state title in 2018. The dynamic duo were each on their game again Wednesday at the expense of another opponent. A junior right-hander, Doiron pitched a four-hitter with … Read more

Lane, Sherman help No. 3 Wilton pull away from No. 6 Greenwich

WILTON — To win lacrosse games, you need to have the ball. In Wednesday evening’s game at Wilton, the Greenwich girls lacrosse team didn’t have the ball very often. With Meghan Lane and Anna Sherman doing the heavy lifting, Wilton controlled 22 of 26 draws. That dominance paved the way for the Warriors’ 17-7 victory … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Williams tosses one hitter as Darien downs Greenwich

GREENWICH — Darien scored 10 runs and pounded out just as many hits in five innings of Friday’s game against Greenwich, but just one run would have been plenty for hard-throwing right-hander Henry Williams. A senior, Williams was on his game from the outset, striking out the first six batters he faced for the Blue … Read more

No. 2 Ridgefield rallies, runs out clock on No. 5 Greenwich in lacrosse clash

GREENWICH — Ridgefield imposed its will first during Wednesday’s matchup against FCIAC boys lacrosse rival Greenwich, scoring five of the game’s first six goals, before the momentum swiftly swung in the Cardinals’ favor. Then it was the Tigers’ turn to respond. Lacrosse can be the ultimate sport of momentum swings and the Tigers had the … Read more

Girls Tennis: Darien edges Greenwich in dramatic three-hour court battle

DARIEN — The moment was as tense it gets in girls tennis —  third set, match on the line against a league contender, fading light, teammates cheering from the fence — but Darien’s Caroline Homes and Daniella Castellanos were cool and calm on the court. Or maybe not. “I was so freaked out,” Homes admitted … Read more

New Canaan boys tennis tops Greenwich in early-season showdown

NEW CANAAN – It’s a big lift for a team to start the season with a couple of victories. It’s even better when one of those wins comes against a traditional league powerhouse and a rival. New Canaan kicked off the boys tennis schedule in grand fashion as the Rams topped the Greenwich Cardinals, last … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Kirby, Parower have all the answers in Staples’ victory over Greenwich

GREENWICH — Every time Greenwich tied, or came within striking distance of Staples during Tuesday’s girls lacrosse matchup, the Wreckers’ dynamic duo of Kyle Kirby and Shira Parower were on the scene to give their squad some breathing room. The high-scoring tandem were difficult to defend throughout, scoring six goals apiece, making it a happy … Read more

Greenwich softball overpowers New Canaan, moves to 2-0

NEW CANAAN — In the preseason predictions for FCIAC softball, not many people were paying much attention to Greenwich. If they maintain their early success, the Cardinals will be difficult to ignore. Greenwich improved to 2-0 to start the season, scoring nine runs in the second inning before rolling past the New Canaan Rams 14-2 … Read more