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

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

Ridgefield-Danbury girls hockey tops Stamford-Westhill-Staples

STAMFORD — It is an exciting time for the Ridgefield-Danbury girls ice hockey program. Although there is just one senior on the roster, Ridgefield-Danbury improved its overall record to 7-7-1 Saturday by posting a 6-1 road triumph over Stamford-Westhill-Staples at Terry Conners rink. The Tigers are now 5-4-1 in the FCIAC and entered the contest … Read more

Boys Basketball: Constant returns to the court as Stamford rolls over Westhill

STAMFORD — Waiting was the hardest part for Rasheed Constant. After transferring from Trinity Catholic to Stamford High, Constant had to sit the first 10 games of the season before he could get on the court in a game. He has been practicing with the team but pulling on the uniform and hearing his name … Read more

Girls Basketball: Stamford’s defense steps up in win over Westhill

STAMFORD — Offense is in the hands of the individual. A basketball player can roll out of bed and drain 3-pointers. Defense is a never-perfected skill. It is a talent that is developed and nuanced over time. You need an entire unit of five players working together to create successful defense. Defense has been the … Read more

FCIAC Girls Volleyball Quarterfinal Scoreboard and Box Scores

Westhill 3, Staples 0 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 Westhill Highlights Caroline Boyd – 9 aces, 14 service pts Vana Servos – 15 assists, 9 service pts, 6 digs Betsy Sachs – 12 kills, 8 service pts Sophia Thagouras – 11 assists, 4 kills, 6 aces, 7 service pts Nina Bakuradze – 5 service pts, 7 digs … Read more

The FCIAC volleyball tournament by the numbers

Eight volleyball teams will hit the courts on Tuesday as the 2018 FCIAC tournament gets underway with quarterfinal matches at the homes of the top four seeds. The Westhill Vikings lead the way at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Trumbull, No. 3 St. Joseph and No. 4 Greenwich in the top four. The visiting … Read more

FCIAC Exemplary Scholar-Athletes, Fall, 2018

Blake Cellar, Darien Football Blake has been accepted to the National Honor Society and has a cumulative GPA of 4.27. He has been awarded the Cornell Book Award and placed first at a statewide DECA (business) competition. Blake has won two Class LL state championships as a me mber of the varsity football team. The … Read more

FCIAC tournament tickets and T-shirts available online

Tickets for this week’s FCIAC semifinals and finals are available for online purchase through TicketRoar. T-shirts are also available by clicking the tickets links. Click the events below to go to Eventbrite and purchase tickets. Girls Volleyball semifinals – Thursday, Nov. 1, at Ludlowe HS, 5 and 7 p.m. Girls Swimming finals – Thursday, Nov. … Read more

Eight playoff teams set to battle for FCIAC volleyball crown

The field has been set for the eight-team FCIAC girls volleyball tournament, which will serve up four quarterfinal games on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Here are the matchups: FCIAC Quarterfinals – Tues., Oct. 30 at higher seeds No. 5 Darien (12-4) vs. No. 4 Greenwich (12-4), 4:30 p.m. No. 7 Ridgefield (11-5) vs. No. 2 Trumbull … Read more