Trifone gets win 250 as Darien’s defense shuts down Norwalk

NORWALK—The explosive Norwalk offensive attack has put all of its opponents on their heels at some point this season. Not Darien. The No. 2 team in the GametimeCT Poll, the Blue Wave defense got excellent pressure from its line and lock-down coverage from its secondary, shutting down the Bears on the way to a convincing … Read more

Warde keeps home-field advantage, beating Norwalk in second round of state tournament

FAIRFIELD — One of the reasons piling up regular season wins matters is the possibility of getting to play multiple games at home in the state tournament. By virtue of its 13-0-3 regular season, the Warde boys soccer team earned the No. 2 seed in the CIAC Class LL tournament and the chance to play … Read more

FCIAC field hockey tournament begins Friday

Seven of the eight FCIAC playoff seeds have been determined with one left to go as the field hockey regular season reaches its conclusion tomorrow. The eighth and final seed was clinched by Warde, which defeated town rival Ludlowe on Wednesday. Defending FCIAC champion Darien secured the No. 1 seed with its 2-1 win over … Read more

Kirby leads Staples over Norwalk to secure FCIAC’s No. 2 seed

NORWALK — Everything was working well for FCIAC West leader Staples Tuesday during the first half of its field hockey game with Norwalk at Testa Field. Defensively, Staples held second-place Norwalk scoreless. Offensively, senior Kyle Kirby scored three goals and assisted on another. Click here for more

Field set for FCIAC boys soccer tournament

Norwalk and Ludlowe clinched playoff berths on the final day of the regular season, setting the field for the FCIAC boys soccer tournament. The tournament will begin on Thursday with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds. The semifinals will follow on either Monday or Tuesday at Ludlowe, with the final scheduled for Thursday, Nov. … Read more

Gordon scores 4 TDs as Norwalk rolls past Trumbull

TRUMBULL —Norwalk quarterback Kyle Gordon knew what he needed to do, and was confident his teammates would give him the space to do it, when the Bears took on Trumbull at McDougall Stadium on Friday night. Gordon ran for four touchdowns in the first half, propelling the Bears to a 42-14 victory. Click here for … Read more

No. 1 Hand gives up early score, but ultimately puts Norwalk away

NORWALK — The Hand football team, No. 1 in the GametimeCT Top 10 Poll, found itself in a spot it has not been in much the last few seasons, trailing after the opening possession. The Tigers’ defense responded the way championship-caliber teams do, shutting down Norwalk the rest of the way en route to a 41-6 win … Read more

Two-point conversion with 18.2 seconds left lifts Ludlowe by Norwalk

NORWALK — The Norwalk football team had seen this movie before. And the Bears didn’t care for the ending the second time around either. It was deja vu and heartache Friday night as Ludlowe scored a touchdown and two-point conversion with 18.2 seconds left to defeat Norwalk 43-42 at Sam Testa Memorial Field. Click here … Read more

FCIAC teams featured in field hockey and girls soccer state coaches polls

The FCIAC has consistently been very strong in the fall sports of field hockey and girls’ soccer and the most recent state coaches polls in those sports confirm that is the case once again this fall. Ridgefield and Staples are ranked first and second, respectively, as the FCIAC has three teams ranked among the top … Read more