Ridgefield rallies over Trumbull to win back-to-back FCIAC girls basketball titles

RIDGEFIELD — It seemed like the more the odds got stacked against the Ridgefield girls basketball team, the stronger they got. The Tigers began the FCIAC championship with their top scorer Katie Flynn out for the game. Then late in the third quarter, senior captain Kelly Chittenden left the game with a leg injury and … Read more

Ridgefield upends St. Joseph for return to title game

RIDGEFIELD — The FCIAC basketball tournament has a déjà vu feel to it as both the Ridgefield boys and girls teams will get a chance to defend their titles. The girls team followed up the boys’ semifinal win with a 64-51 victory of its own on Wednesday over St. Joseph. Click here for the complete … Read more

Fairfield moves up as FCIAC puts five teams in boys hockey Top 10

The FCIAC is represented with five teams ranked among the top eight in the most recent GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll which was released March 3. Fairfield Prep remains No. 1, the undefeated Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe co-op program is the highest-ranked FCIAC team at No. 3 while Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Ridgefield are the … Read more

Erickson led No. 4 Darien beats No. 7 Ridgefield to get back into the win column

RIDGEFIELD — After tying New Canaan last week, Darien senior captain Sam Erickson wasn’t happy. He said the team needed to play more physical and come out faster the next time it took the ice. On Wednesday afternoon, sparked by Erickson’s first-period goal, the No. 4 Blue Wave did just that, shutting out No. 7 Ridgefield … 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

Eccleston, No. 4 New Canaan score early and often vs. No. 6 Ridgefield

DARIEN — At the end of last season, Jack Eccleston approached New Canaan boys ice hockey coach Clark Jones for some guidance. “He said he wanted to play an important role the next year and asked what he needed to do to make that happen,” Jones said. “We sat down and went over things and … Read more

New-Look Ridgefield Rides Hot Start To Win Over Westhill

STAMFORD — How does a defending league champion with just one returning starter and four players familiar — one by surname — to the most fanatical FCIAC boys basketball fan open a new season defeating a pair of opponents predicted by most to finish relatively high in the standings by an average of 30 points? … Read more

FCIAC places four teams in preseason GameTimeCT ice hockey poll

There may not be any boys ice hockey state tournaments in this pandemic season, but there is a preseason state poll which includes four FCIAC teams among the top six and there will be many early showdowns featuring the state’s best teams in the state. Fairfield Prep was ranked first in the Preseason 2021 GameTimeCT … 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

With The Chance For A 3-Peat, McClellan And Ridgefield Play Waiting Game

Things Andrew McClellan has recently discovered: it really does get dark out by late afternoon, it is not difficult to maintain a tidy domicile and, most of all, though there are a variety of ways to make use of free time as fall turns to winter, all in all he would rather be on a … Read more