Ridgefield baseball walks off on Greenwich thanks to Pastore’s two-out RBI single

RIDGEFIELD — In Thursday’s 3-2 victory over Greenwich, the Ridgefield baseball team had two players come through in the clutch — one far more likelier than the other. Senior rightfielder Joey Pastore, the Tigers’ cleanup hitter, provided the walk-off hit, lining a two-out single to left that scored Nick Cullinan with the winning run. Click … Read more

Trumbull, St. Joe’s lead softball poll; Four FCIAC teams crack baseball top 10

Trumbull and St. Joseph are ranked second and third, respectively, in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll, while the FCIAC has four teams in the Top 10 of the most recent state baseball poll. Ledyard replaced FCIAC member Ridgefield for the No. 1 ranking in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll which was released April … Read more

Ridgefield Rides DeLuca To Hand Ludlowe First Loss

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield baseball coach Paul Fabbri met on Sunday with Matt DeLuca, his star pitcher, to plan which game he would start this week. DeLuca was coming off throwing 6 2/3 innings in a shutout win over Trumbull two days earlier, and Fabbri knew this was a week he could buy his ace extra … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Ridgefield’s Matt DeLuca one hits, holds off Trumbull

TRUMBULL — Ridgefield High’s Matt DeLuca pitched 6 2/3 one-hit innings and Trumbull’s two-out rally in the seventh fell short when the Tigers earned a 2-0 FCIAC win on Friday. Trumbull got an excellent outing from starting pitcher J.Y. Nyarady, but his 5 2/3 innings of two-run work just wasn’t quite enough for the Eagles to overcome Ridgefield’s tandem … Read more

Bruggeman hits two home runs in No. 2 Trumbull’s win over Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — Even though Jacqui Sheftz wasn’t overly concerned, she still made a trip to the pitching circle in the bottom of the seventh inning. Sheftz’s unbeaten Trumbull softball team led host Ridgefield by four but the Tigers had gotten a leadoff homer from Lauren Bayer to start the bottom of the seventh and now … Read more

Ridgefield Shuts Out Trumbull, 2-0, On DeLuca’s Gem

TRUMBULL — After a tumultuous week that attracted negative national attention, followed by a humbling defeat, Matt DeLuca delivered a needed boost for the Ridgefield baseball team. DeLuca allowed one hit over 6 2/3 sparkling innings to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 win over Trumbull, emerging as the victor of a taut pitchers’ duel. … Read more

Ridgefield’s Maeve Tobin takes talk to heart in victory over St. Joseph

TRUMBULL— Ridgefield girls lacrosse coach Cece Berger cautioned her team to expect a contested match, before the Tigers earned a 9-5 FCIAC decision over St. Joseph at the Dalling Sports Complex on Thursday. “I told the girls on the bus ride that St. Joe’s is a class team and Lee (Gray) makes them better and … Read more

Even on road, with coaches on leave, Ridgefield shows Stamford why it’s No. 1

STAMFORD — They will be taking the show on the road for the foreseeable future. However, a bus ride to Stamford did nothing to deter the Ridgefield High School baseball team Wednesday. The Tigers showed exactly why they are currently the No. 1 ranked team in the latest GameTimeCT state baseball poll as they rolled to an … Read more

No. 2 Ridgefield rallies, runs out clock on No. 5 Greenwich in lacrosse clash

GREENWICH — Ridgefield imposed its will first during Wednesday’s matchup against FCIAC boys lacrosse rival Greenwich, scoring five of the game’s first six goals, before the momentum swiftly swung in the Cardinals’ favor. Then it was the Tigers’ turn to respond. Lacrosse can be the ultimate sport of momentum swings and the Tigers had the … Read more