Norwalk needs rally to top Danbury, reach FCIAC girls basketball final vs. Trinity Catholic

TRUMBULL — The first quarter of the FCIAC semifinals was arguably as bad as the Norwalk girls basketball team has played all season. The team missed layups, turned the ball over and got beat inside by Danbury. Despite the subpar effort from the No. 1 team in the state, the Bears led Danbury by one … Read more

Danbury wins Class LL wrestling title for 19th time in 23 years; Trumbull claims 2nd

TRUMBULL — For the 19th time in the past 23 years, Danbury has been crowned the kings of Class LL wrestling. Danbury, the state’s top-ranked team, survived a strong challenge from the Trumbull Eagles and claimed the state title during the tournament this weekend at Trumbull High School. The Hatters had nine wrestlers reach the … Read more

Trinity Catholic tops Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinals, advances to face Ridgefield

FAIRFIELD — As Cali Stietzel stood in the hallway being interviewed, her teammates inside the locker room began a cheer. “Cali … Cali … Cali,” they chanted. “Cali … Cali.” Cali, indeed. Stietzel’s 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter was the winner as seventh-seed Ridgefield upset second-seed Trumbull 41-40 in the FCIAC … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Quarterfinals – Ridgefield 41, Trumbull 40

Ridgefield 8 10 7 16 – 41 Trumbull 13 7 13 7 – 40 Ridgefield: Kate Wagner 5 0-0 10, Megan Klosowski 2 2-4 6, Kate Garson 0 0-0 0, Katie Flynn 3 2-3 8, Sabrina Grizzaffi 1 2-2 4, Kelly Chittenden 0 0-0 0, Norah McNeece 1 3-3 5, Claire Tannian 0 0-0 0, … Read more

The FCIAC girls basketball quarterfinals by the numbers

Eight teams will tip off the FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday when the quarterfinal games are played at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School. The Norwalk Bears, the top-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Top 10 poll, lead the way at No. 1. Defending champion Trumbull is No. 2, followed No. 3 Trinity Catholic, No. 4 Danbury, No. … Read more

Swimming Notebook: Ridgefield digs deep to beat Greenwich, secures unbeaten regular season

Ridgefield put the finishing touch on an undefeated regular season with its Senior Night win over Danbury on Wednesday, but its signature victory came one week earlier against a team that’s ruled the roost for quite a while — six-time defending State Open, Class LL and FCIAC swimming champion Greenwich. The Tigers’ 115-71 triumph over … Read more

Unbeaten No. 1 Ridgefield takes hits, makes plays, tops No. 3 Fairfield Prep

RIDGEFIELD — Hunched over going off the ice after the second period, down awhile after scoring the game-winner in Ridgefield’s 2-1 win Wednesday night over Fairfield Prep: Will Forrest still said he was fine afterward. “Take a hit to make a play,” he said after scoring two goals at the Winter Garden to keep the … Read more

Field set for FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament

The match-ups are set for the 2019 FCIAC girls basketball tournament, which will get underway with four quarterfinal games at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School on Saturday, Feb. 16. The eight tournament teams had been determined prior to the start of action on Wednesday, but seedings were still up in the air. The Norwalk Bears (20-0) head … Read more

FCIAC boys and girls ice hockey playoff races come into focus

The playoff picture has gotten more into focus regarding which six teams will partake in the 2018-19 FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament which takes place from Feb. 23-March 2, while the four-team field is already set for the FCIAC girls ice hockey tournament which commences Feb. 20. Ridgefield’s undefeated boys team, which is 9-0-0 in … Read more