Betsey helps Windsor boys basketball withstand Ridgefield rally in Div. I quarterfinals

RIDGEFIELD — Tyler Betsey is, in the words of coach Ken Smith, “The Guy” for the Windsor boys basketball team. Well “The Guy” just had a big night on a big stage. Behind a 25-point effort from Betsey, the Warriors overcame a tremendous rally by Ridgefield and scored a 62-58 victory in the CIAC Division … Read more

Top seed Notre Dame-West Haven edges Ridgefield in Division I boys hockey quarterfinal

Not all state tournament games are created equally, a sentiment that rang especially true as SCC champion Notre Dame-West Haven went head-to-head with FCIAC champion Ridgefield in the Division I boys hockey state tournament quarterfinal round on Saturday. With the game tied in the final four minutes, it was Notre Dame-West Haven that emerged victorious … Read more

Henry Ertl stops 37 shots to lead Ridgfield to FCIAC boys hockey championship over Fairfield co-op

DANBURY — Heading into the FCIAC tournament, Ridgefield almost didn’t have its starting goalie. Henry Ertl nursed a strained back during February break and at one point thought his season was over. Fast forward two weeks and Ertl might be the hottest goalie in the state. Click here for the complete story

‘Four in-a-row baby’: Ridgefield beats Wilton, winning fourth straight FCIAC boys basketball championship

WILTON — For the Ridgefield boys basketball team, it is one for the ages. Fueled by a strong second half, Ridgefield beat Wilton 46-40 in front of a packed Zeoli Field House, becoming the first team to ever win four-straight FCIAC championships. Click here for the complete story

Wilton, Ridgefield to meet in FCIAC boys basketball championship

WILTON — Things went about as well as they possibly could for the Wilton boys basketball team in the FCIAC semifinals. Wilton scored at the rim and from deep, also dominating the rebounding on both ends in a start-to finish victory. Aided by a 20-0 run spanning the second and third quarters, No. 2 seeded … Read more

St. Joseph, Stamford advance to FCIAC girls basketball championship

TRUMBULL — Chris Lindwall has coached some good teams since taking over the St. Joseph’s girls basketball team in 2011 but has never played for a FCIAC title. It did not come easy but Thursday in Trumbull, Lindwall and St. Joe’s will indeed be playing for the FCIAC championship. Click here for the complete story

Ridgefield hands No. 5 St. Joseph girls basketball team first FCIAC loss

TRUMBULL — Defending FCIAC champion Ridgefield went undefeated in a shortened league schedule a year ago. St. Joseph brought a 14-0 league mark into the regular season finale at the Vito Montelli gym on Wednesday night. Everything was going to plan for No. 5 St. Joseph until it wasn’t. Ridgefield’s defense forced turnovers down the … Read more

Knachel, No. 5 Ridgefield pulls away from No. 8 Kolbe Cathedral

RIDGEFIELD — Dylan Veillette is going to be a vital component to whatever the Ridgefield boys basketball team accomplishes during the postseason. But there may be a time or two where the Tigers are going to have to handle stretches with the sophomore on the bench in foul trouble. If Saturday is any indication, the … Read more