Danbury wrestling claims 33rd FCIAC title in 34 years

NEW CANAAN — The Danbury wrestling dynasty has been virtually unstoppable for more than three decades. In some years, the Hatters manage to take their dominance to an even higher level. With an eye-popping 11 finalists in 14 weight classes, Danbury steamrolled its way to its 33rd FCIAC championship in 34 years Saturday in New … Read more

Ava Mancini leads Ludlowe gymnastics to first FCIAC title

STAMFORD — At previous FCIAC gymnastics championship meets, Ludlowe coach Kim Longobucco had a habit of trying to follow scores and figure out where her team stood throughout the competition. This year, she followed the less complicated path of staying in the moment, and the results were spectacular for her Falcons. With junior Ava Mancini … Read more

Crusaders Find Offense From Defense In Win Over Fairfield Warde

FAIRFIELD — Akim Joseph is an immovable force in the paint. He is especially dangerous when there are no defenders in his path and shots are delivered on a downward trajectory. That was the position Joseph found himself in tonight for much of the third quarter, when Trinity Catholic’s leader scored eight of his 13 … Read more

Defense dominates as Warde rolls past rival Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — It was supposed to be a crosstown matchup between two of the best teams in the FCIAC this season. It turned into a party on Warde’s court complete with dunks, a boisterous cheering section and all the starters leaving to standing ovations with three minutes left in the fourth quarter. Warde (11-2) took … Read more

Bucher, Ludlowe hold on for win over Warde

FAIRFIELD — Even with a 17-point lead in the second quarter, the Ludlowe girls basketball team was not comfortable against town rival Warde. As the second half went on, Warde inched closer and closer, eventually tying the game with 1:11 to play. With the game tied, Ludlowe had to dig down for whatever was left … Read more

Balanced Lineup Fueling High Hopes For Fairfield Warde

Fairfield Warde has had two common traits during a recent run of four straight FCIAC Tournament appearances: a dominant go-to player and first-round exits. Two seasons ago Sean Conway was one of the most prolific scorers in league history. Last year Matt Becker and Matt Houghton handled most of the offense. Click here for more

Warde Topples Wilton To Reach Midseason Mark At 8-2

FAIRFIELD — His team is 8-2 at the midpoint of the season. It has size, speed, depth, athleticism and a number of perimeter threats. So why should Fairfield Warde coach Ryan Swaller sweat the little things? He’s not. Tonight the Mustangs knocked off a dangerous Wilton squad, 69-62. Led by sophomore Jordyn Davis, Warde jumped … Read more

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