Johnson, No. 4 New Canaan shut out No. 6 Ridgefield for ninth win

RIDGEFIELD — The Winter Garden in Ridgefield hasn’t exactly been kind to the New Canaan boys ice hockey team over the years. Of course much of that has to do with the great teams the Tigers have recently put on the ice. On Friday night, New Canaan and freshman goalie Beau Johnson put the recent … Read more

Darien takes over No. 1 spot in state boys ice hockey poll

Darien utilized an impressive 5-2 home victory over top-ranked Notre Dame-West Haven on Jan. 11 to leapfrog over two teams from the previous poll and surge up to No. 1 in the latest GameTimeCT Boys Hockey Top 10 Poll. As is so often the case in this state hockey poll voted on by five coaches … Read more

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

Ridgefield withstands furious late comeback to defeat trumbull

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield boys basketball team was trying to kill clock with a 10-point lead over Trumbull and 90 seconds remaining when the Eagles’ Quentar Taylor came in and stripped the ball, sending it high into the air. Taylor shaked his head in frustration when his apparent steal ended up in the hands of … Read more

Nelson Scores 15 As Stamford Pulls Away Late To Defeat Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — A homecourt advantage was not enough for the Ridgefield girls basketball team for tonight’s game against unbeaten Stamford. The Tigers (3-3) stayed close, but the Black Knights relied on their defense and pulled away late for a 49-42 win to improve to 6-0. “Ridgefield was a crucial test against our defense and how … Read more

Special teams lift Ridgefield past Hamden

RIDGEFIELD — Special teams took center stage on Saturday night at the Winter Garden as Ridgefield scored two power-play goals in the third period to pull away for a 4-1 win over Hamden. “It was great to get a couple power play goals,” Ridgefield forward Will Stewart said. Stewart scored the first one early in … Read more

St. Joseph tops final GameTimeCT football poll; Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan also in top 10

The championship game of the CIAC Class L Football Playoffs was a showdown of the top two ranked teams in the state – No. 1 Daniel Hand versus No. 2 St. Joseph from the FCIAC. So when coach Joe DellaVecchia’s St. Joseph’s Cadets prevailed in that battle of unbeatens by a 17-13 margin, in addition … Read more

FCIAC teams featured on final girls and boys state soccer polls

The FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in each of the final girls soccer and boys soccer state coaches polls. Ridgefield and Staples were tied for third in the final Class LL-L girls soccer poll behind No. 1 Glastonbury and second-ranked Southington. Glastonbury was the unanimous choice for No. 1 shortly after … Read more

No. 1 Fairfield Prep edges No. 4 Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — By their blue-chip standards, the Fairfield Prep and Ridgefield boys hockey teams played a ragged season opener Wednesday night at the Winter Garden. Passes were missed, pucks weren’t cleared, and quality scoring chances were few and far between. That said, both head coaches — Matt Sather of Prep and Shaun Gallagher of Ridgefield … Read more