Defense powers Warde boys basketball past Norwalk

NORWALK — If there’s a consistent feature up-and-down the Fairfield Warde boys basketball team in 2020 it’s height. The Mustangs’ roster features a dozen players over six foot tall, including dynamic sophomore twins Jordyn and Justyn Davis. The height — along with a combination of youth and experience — has helped the Mustangs control games … Read more

FCIAC teams featured on final girls and boys state soccer polls

The FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in each of the final girls soccer and boys soccer state coaches polls. Ridgefield and Staples were tied for third in the final Class LL-L girls soccer poll behind No. 1 Glastonbury and second-ranked Southington. Glastonbury was the unanimous choice for No. 1 shortly after … Read more

Janz, Warde capitalize on mistakes to beat rival Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — A flurry of mistakes made for a rotten start to Thanksgiving for Ludlowe. Rival Warde capitalized on five Falcon turnovers and rolled to a 46-20 victory Thursday morning at Taft Field. “Their offense was so good all year. We had a good plan, I thought,” Warde coach Duncan DellaVolpe said. “We came out … Read more

Warde keeps home-field advantage, beating Norwalk in second round of state tournament

FAIRFIELD — One of the reasons piling up regular season wins matters is the possibility of getting to play multiple games at home in the state tournament. By virtue of its 13-0-3 regular season, the Warde boys soccer team earned the No. 2 seed in the CIAC Class LL tournament and the chance to play … Read more

Playing for Sebe, Trumbull beats Warde for another FCIAC title

NORWALK—Somewhere, Sebe is looking down and smiling. Last year the Trumbull boys soccer team won the FCIAC title playing for its coach Sebastian Gangemi, who was battling cancer. This season the Eagles were back in the final, but this time they were playing for Gangemi’s memory after the longtime coach died in May. To say … Read more

Frazao’s Goal Lifts Trumbull Past Warde For Third FCIAC Title In Four Years

NORWALK — After reaching the FCIAC championship game the last three years under former coach Sebe Gangemi, who passed away last May, the question entering the boys soccer season was clear: Could Trumbull continue its high level of success under long-time assistant Sil Vitiello? If the Eagles’ 12-2-4 record coming in wasn’t enough to answer … Read more

Top-seeds Warde, Trumbull to meet for FCIAC boys soccer championship

FAIRFIELD — One of the things that has made the Warde boys soccer team so successful this season is its ability to adapt game plans based on game situations and opponents. In the FCIAC semifinals Tuesday night at Ludlowe’s Taft Field, the No. 1 Mustangs used a stout defense, smothering the attack of No. 5 … Read more

Unbeaten St. Joseph spreads the wealth, defeats Warde

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph won a 63-3 decision from Warde in an FCIAC football contest at Dalling Field on Saturday afternoon. The easy answer to the Hogs’ offensive success would be the individual talents of quarterback Jack Wallace, who threw for five touchdowns. Or maybe it was Jaden Shirden and his 100-plus yards rushing and … Read more

Field set for FCIAC volleyball tournament

The field is set for the FCIAC girls volleyball tournament, which will feature seven playoff matches in a span of five days next week. The tournament will begin with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds on Tuesday, Nov. 5, with the semifinals will follow on either Monday or Tuesday at Ludlowe, with the final … Read more