FCIAC Girls Basketball Season Wrap: Three league teams finish in GameTimeCT Top 10 poll

Notre Dame-Fairfield maintained its No. 1 ranking while three FCIAC teams – No. 4 Staples, seventh-ranked Trumbull and No. 9 Ridgefield – were ranked among the top nine in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll which was released March 1 on the eve of state tournament play. Three more FCIAC teams were in the … Read more

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Final – Ridgefield 50, Staples 46 (2 OT)

Ridgefield 8 11 11 7 4 9 – 50 Staples 5 11 13 8 4 5 – 46 Ridgefield: Cali Stietzel 5 2-4 14, Megan Klosowski 0 0-0 0, Kate Wagner 6 4-4 16, Cameron McClellan 1 0-0 3, Cara Sheafe 0 0-2 0, Kathleen Flynn 5 1-2 12, Kelly Chittendan 1 2-4 5, Siovhan … Read more

Ridgefield completes improbable FCIAC title run with thrilling, 2OT victory over Staples

TRUMBULL — The Ridgefield girls basketball team has been through three coaches over the past two seasons and nobody in the preseason was talking about the Tigers. Now, they are all anyone in the FCIAC is talking about. In a double-overtime classic, No. 7 Ridgefield, led by the upperclassmen who have been through so much … Read more

Giant Killers: Ridgefield Defeats Staples In Double Overtime For FCIAC Title

TRUMBULL — For 20 games over the past two months, the Ridgefield girls basketball team worked on developing an identity, with new players, a new coach and a new system. The past five days served as an end-of-semester exam for the Tigers, and boy did they ace it. In a grinding game with repeated swings … Read more

Watch the FCIAC Girls Basketball Final on LocalLive

The FCIAC girls basketball championship game between the Staples Wreckers and the Ridgefield Tigers will tip off at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Trumbull High School and the game will be carried on LocalLive. FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship To go to the live stream, click the game link below No. 1 Staples vs. No. 7 Ridgefield, … Read more

Ridgefield upsets Trumbull, Staples survives Greenwich to reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL— When Rob Coloney took over the Ridgefield girls basketball program before this season, he kept his expectations in check. Coloney was hoping for improvement each week and a team he could be proud of at the end of the season. He was not expecting to make the FCIAC championship game. His team surprised not … Read more

Staples Holds Off Greenwich; Ridgefield Upsets Trumbull

TRUMBULL — In the end, grizzled maturity won out over carefree youthfulness. Barely. In tonight’s opening FCIAC girls basketball semifinal game, top-seeded Staples held off repeated comeback attempts by No. 5 Greenwich, eventually getting carried to the finish line by their veterans for a 65-59 win. Click here for more

Eleven FCIAC wrestlers win state championships

Eleven wrestlers representing six FCIAC schools won state championships this weekend. Danbury, which claimed the Class LL team title, led the way with four individual champs, while Warde, the Class LL runner-up, and Trumbull had two apiece. FCIAC State Wrestling Champions 106 – Michael Longo, Trumbull, Class LL 113 – Kai O’Dell, Danbury, Class LL … Read more

Staples, Greenwich advance to the FCIAC semifinals with impressive quarterfinal-round victories

WESTPORT — After Greenwich earned a berth in the FCIAC girls basketball tournament semifinals for the first time in several seasons with a victory against Norwalk, it was Staples’ turn to advance to a game they haven’t appeared in for quite a while.And like the Cardinals, the Wreckers came through with a clutch performance on … Read more