Wilton boys basketball thrives in whirlwind of 12 games in 22 days

When the Wilton boys basketball team finally stepped onto the court for its season opener against Norwalk in late February, there was a bit of disbelief among the Warriors players. Who could blame them? After going 316 days since their last game, the Warriors had suited up exactly once, for conditioning drills, on Jan. 19 … Read more

Ridgefield Survives Late Scare To Defeat Wilton On Penalty Kicks

WILTON — When today’s FCIAC Central Region girls soccer semifinal was all said and done, Ridgefield had earned a berth in Thursday’s final against top seed Staples with a victory over Wilton that was decided on penalty kicks (0-0, 6-5 PK). But things were certainly looking bleak for the No. 2-seeded Tigers heading into overtime. … Read more

McMahon, Wilton draw to share Central Region boys soccer championship

WILTON — At the end of 100 scoreless minutes that left them co-champs of the FCIAC Central Region, the Brien McMahon and Wilton boys soccer teams were light years apart in reaction. Clapping and congratulating one another, the McMahon players looked as though they were at a celebration. Quiet and downcast, the Wilton players looked … Read more

Wilton’s Coffey looks to provide jolt for Sacred Heart football

At the end of a practice two years ago, Wilton football coach EJ DiNunzio spotted sophomore Mike Coffey sitting alone on the bench. “He was upset,” DiNunzio said. “He wasn’t getting a lot of practice time and he didn’t have a clear position to play.” DiNunzio made a suggestion. Click here for more

Wilton All-State senior Gulbin devastated by news of canceled season

Wilton senior football player Matt Gulbin said he and his teammates have felt like pingpong balls being knocked back and forth the last few weeks. As the CIAC, Department of Health and local school boards wrestled with the decision whether to play football this fall or not, the athletes have been the ones bearing the … Read more

Coaches Corner: Jeff Gee, Wilton

Jeff Gee Wilton Girls Cross Country, Indoor track, Outdoor Track Years as head coach: Cross Country 33 years, Indoor Track 25 years, Outdoor Track 35 years Full-time profession: Graphic Design- Athletic Marketing and screen printing From the coach:  “Married to wife Tracy – a midwife – we spend as much time as possible at our … 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: Jim Gerweck, Wilton

Jim Gerweck Wilton Boys Track and Field Years as head coach: On and off – almost 40 years Other sports coached or currently coaching: Boys cross country and indoor track, and a few years of field hockey and girls lacrosse Full-time profession: Journalist, graphic designer, running event organizer. From the coach: “Everything touches on running … Read more

All-state lineman Gulbin of Wilton commits to Wake Forest

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped Matt Gulbin from working out and preparing for his senior year on Wilton’s offensive line. But it did keep him from getting to visit Wake Forest, at least in person. “One of the coaches FaceTimed me,” Gulbin said, “and he walked around the entire campus.” That’s only part of the … Read more