Knachel’s double double leads shorthanded Ridgefield past Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — Pick any position on the basketball court and there’s a fair chance Chris Knachel has logged a few minutes there. Friday night against Fairfield Ludlowe the six-foot Ridgefield senior drew the assignment of playing in the post against the Falcons’ tall front line. Although he gave up a few inches, Knachel more than … Read more

Landsiedel, Stamford girls hold off Ludlowe to stay unbeaten

STAMFORD — On paper, a 7-0 record looks like a lovely and simple accomplishment. What you don’t see on paper, is the effort, work ethic and emotion responsible for the state of perfection. The Stamford girls basketball team had to slog and toil with amazing grit to finally vanquish Ludlowe, 37-32 Friday night at Paul … Read more

Extra work pays off for Green, as Trumbull cruises past Ludlowe

TRUMBULL — Chances are if you stop by the Trumbull High gymnasium before the school bell rings — think 6:30 a.m. range — Mileeq Green will be inside working on his game. It was during one of these early-morning sessions Eagles boys basketball coach Buddy Bray told Green that he needed his junior captain to … Read more

Greenwich girls basketball team comes back to beat Ludlowe behind Nelson’s 29 points, 14 steals

GREENWICH — After starting its season with two decisive victories, the Greenwich girls basketball team faced a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit against Fairfield Ludlowe and needed a strong finish, to say the least, to continue its early-season success. Well, the Cardinals certainly produced the finish they needed. Scoring the game’s final 14 points, Greenwich rallied to … Read more

Trumbull volleyball finishes No. 1 in final Connecticut coaches poll

Trumbull High School’s girls’ volleyball team ended its season with a state championship and consequently earned the No. 1 ranking as the FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in the final 2019 Connecticut coaches state poll. Trumbull was not even ranked in the top 10 in the previous state poll. But then … Read more

Janz, Warde capitalize on mistakes to beat rival Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — A flurry of mistakes made for a rotten start to Thanksgiving for Ludlowe. Rival Warde capitalized on five Falcon turnovers and rolled to a 46-20 victory Thursday morning at Taft Field. “Their offense was so good all year. We had a good plan, I thought,” Warde coach Duncan DellaVolpe said. “We came out … Read more

Westhill sweeps Ludlowe, reaches first state final in 33 years

DARIEN — Two seasons ago, the Westhill volleyball team didn’t qualify for the FCIAC tournament and was knocked out of the state playoffs in one round. Now, the Vikings are going where no Westhill team has gone in 33 years. The Vikings delivered a tour de force performance as they shut out Ludlowe, 3-0, in … Read more

Moreno’s two TDs, key fourth-down conversions lifts Ludlowe past Danbury

DANBURY — Ludlowe football coach Mitch Ross doesn’t care what the conventional wisdom says. He’s going for it on fourth down. And Friday night at Danbury, it helped earn the Falcons clinch a winning season. Carlos Moreno scored his second touchdown on a fourth-and-4 at midfield, and a fourth-and-2 conversion near midfield, James Bourque to … Read more

Greenwich field hockey team tops Ludlowe in Class L tourney

GREENWICH — Generating goals has been an issue of late for the Greenwich High field hockey team, yet Demi Janis solved the problem Monday night, much to the dismay of Fairfield Ludlowe. Janis, a senior forward, recorded a hat trick, for the Cardinals, who found their offense at exactly the right time. Janis’ hat trick … Read more

Ludlowe rallies past Westhill for FCIAC volleyball crown

FAIRFIELD — Facing a 2-1 deficit after being dominated by Westhill in the third set, the Ludlowe volleyball team was in a backs-to-the-wall scenario. Coach Megan Skelton had a simple message for her Falcons: Forget about it. “My first comment to them was ‘in five seconds, that is done,’ and I counted down,” Skelton said … Read more