Recruited In Two Sports Simultaneously, Staples’ Leon Finds Future In Field Hockey

In most aspects, Jess Leon’s life the past nine months has been no different than any other high school student navigating the tides of change brought on by the pandemic. Because Leon is an outstanding athlete, the Staples junior, like her peers that are a year older, has had the additional challenge of making the … Read more

Riley Peters lifts Tigers to FCIAC Central field hockey title

WESTPORT — The past two years, the Ridgefield field hockey team has been yearning for a little Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference respect, to be considered in the same conversation with FCIAC powerhouses Staples, Darien and New Canaan. On Tuesday, after losing twice to the Wreckers in the regular season, the third time was the … Read more

Sparkling Staples sweeps Ridgefield for Central Region volleyball crown

WESTPORT — Across the top of the Staples girls volleyball team’s stat sheets are headings for typical categories such as kills, serves, blocks, and digs. Under serve receive, however, the subset gets quirky — there are spaces marked good, bad and ugly. At the end of Tuesday afternoon’s FCIAC Central Region championship match against Ridgefield, … Read more

The Young Guns: Freshmen Making An Immediate Impact For Staples

WESTPORT — The looks everywhere from Eve Chudowsy’s teammates on the field and watching from the Staples girls soccer team’s sideline were one of surprise. In a game earlier this month against Wilton, Lys Goldman, a senior co-captain, was taken down in the box. The Wreckers were awarded a penalty kick. Click here for more

Coaches Corner: Colin Devine, Staples

Colin Devine Staples Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 14 Full-time profession: Physical education teacher Staples High School. From the coach: “I Started my coaching career shortly after playing high school basketball at Trumbull High School. I spend my free time with my family, playing golf, and enjoy coaching my twin daughters’ first-grade recreational basketball … Read more

FCIAC lacrosse stars excel in college ranks; six selected in MLL draft

The FCIAC has a long and proud tradition of having plenty of the best boys high school lacrosse players in the country. Some recent examples which confirm that were the many former conference players who were on the rosters of the best college programs in the country and especially with the six former FCIAC players … Read more

Coaches Corner: Laddie Lawrence, Staples

Laddie Lawrence Staples Boys cross country, boys indoor track and field, and boys outdoor track and field Years as head coach: Cross country – 49; Indoor track and field – 51; Outdoor track and field – 44 Other sports you have coached or are currently coaching: Girls cross country and girls indoor track and field … Read more

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