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

Burton, Hernandez deliver in clutch as Danbury holds off Wilton in battle of FCIAC elites

DANBURY — A one-possession game in the final 90 seconds is exactly when stars deliver in crunch time. Danbury’s 1-2 punch delivered the knockout blow within 20 seconds to fend off a strong force to stay atop the FCIAC. Denali Burton and Javon Hernandez converted layups down the stretch to help Danbury topple Wilton 61-53 … Read more

Wilton holds off Trumbull in boys hoops

TRUMBULL — Wilton boys basketball coach Joel Geriak isn’t afraid to loosen his tie, roll his sleeves up, and get to work. Neither are his Warriors, who jumped out to a big lead over Trumbull and then closed out the FCIAC showdown with a 69-60 victory on Friday night. “We saw this team coming in … Read more

Greenwich girls basketball team beats Wilton on Senior Night

GREENWICH — Fittingly, Michelle Morganti paced Greenwich’s offense on Senior Night. The senior guard stepped up in a big way on Senior Night, scoring a team-high 18 points to help power the Cardinals to a win on a special evening for the team’s most experienced players. Morganti’s clutch offensive play helped propel Greenwich to a … Read more

Boys Basketball: St. Pierre, Ridgefield plow past Wilton

With their team ahead by 21 points in the fourth quarter, Ridgefield fans had a question for their Wilton counterparts in the bleachers across the court. “Why so quiet?” chanted the Ridgefield student section several times in unison. Fittingly, the Wilton fans had no response — by that point it was clear their team had … Read more

Greenwich, Wilton battle for girls gymnastics supremacy again

WILTON — Practice is necessary. But in girls gymnastics, athletes need to be out on stage. Displaying their talents. And seeing how routines work in an atmosphere of competition. Defending Class L champion Greenwich High School and defending Class M champ Wilton High School got their first looks at each other’s 2019 squads Friday night … Read more

Danbury girls, Staples boys claim state cross country championships

MANCHESTER – The Danbury girls and Staples boys cross country teams each won state Class LL championships this past Friday, Oct. 26, at Wickham Park to add onto the team titles they each won eight days earlier at the 2018 FCIAC Cross Country Championships. Greenwich sophomore Mari Noble placed first in Friday’s 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic … 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

The FCIAC field hockey playoffs by the numbers

Eight teams will begin their quest for the 2018 FCIAC field hockey championship today, as the quarterfinal round gets underway at 3:30 p.m., Friday. Here’s a look at some stats on the eight playoff teams, as well as how they fared this season against their quarterfinal opponents. • To see an archive of the FCIAC’s … Read more