No. 7 Ridgefield withstands Wilton’s challenge

RIDGEFIELD — Even though it trailed by seven, the Wilton football team was able to enter halftime believing that its 22-game winless streak against arch-rival Ridgefield might come to an end Friday night. The Warriors had controlled the first half, moving the ball at will and holding No. 7 Ridgefield to 11 plays on offense. … Read more

Ridgefield Adds To Several Streaks With A 21-0 Win Over Wilton

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield cornerback Alex Hanna said practice was a little different this week. Not just because the Tigers were 4-0, ranked seventh in the state and making a run at a postseason berth. This was Wilton week, six days to prepare for the team’s biggest rival. Six days to prepare to protect the streak. … Read more

FCIAC teams featured in field hockey and girls soccer state coaches polls

The FCIAC has consistently been very strong in the fall sports of field hockey and girls’ soccer and the most recent state coaches polls in those sports confirm that is the case once again this fall. Ridgefield and Staples are ranked first and second, respectively, as the FCIAC has three teams ranked among the top … Read more

Shirden’s 4 TDs lead way as No. 2 St. Joseph routs Wilton, stays unbeaten

WILTON — A five-minute stretch early in the second quarter turned out to be an aberration, not an adjustment. Down 28 points to No. 2 ranked St. Joseph, the Wilton football team scored two quick touchdowns to cut its deficit in half with 7:09 left in the second quarter. And after forcing a punt, the … Read more

St. Joseph Overcomes Its Form Of Adversity To Roll Past Wilton

WILTON — St. Joseph football coach Joe Della Vecchia said he was impressed by the way his team handled adversity during tonight’s game against Wilton. For Della Vecchia, adversity was the Cadets allowing two touchdowns less than five minutes apart with a 28-0 lead. The answer: tacking on another four scores and rolling to a … Read more

Ridgefield Tigers are No. 1 in girls cross country poll; Nine FCIAC teams ranked

The strength of the FCIAC cross country teams this fall is quite evident given that many girls’ and boys’ teams from the conference are ranked high in the current MySportsResults/soundRUNNER Connecticut High School Coaches Cross Country Poll which was released Sept. 19. Ridgefield is ranked first to lead a contingent of three FCIAC teams among … Read more

Wilton boys soccer clicking under new coach, style of play

The passes were crisp, the gaps were open and the spacing was exceptional. In a 3-1 win over Norwalk Monday afternoon, the Wilton boys soccer team executed possession-based soccer as well as a high school team can for 80 minutes. You would never know the style of play was all new for the Warriors, who … Read more

2019 FCIAC Hall of Fame Inductees

The FCIAC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will include six inductees, who will be honored during the conference’s annual banquet on Thursday night, June 13, at the Norwalk Inn. In addition to the induction ceremony, the evening will feature several award-winners, and the league’s coaches of the year for each sport will be recognized. … Read more

No. 1 Darien blitzes Wilton in first half to reclaim Class L boys lacrosse championship

NORWALK — The more the Wilton Warriors wanted to prove their biggest win wasn’t a fluke, the more the team they’d beaten noticed. A motivated Darien boys lacrosse team is a frightening thing. The Blue Wave proved it from the start Saturday at Jack Casagrande Field, beating Wilton 13-3 in the Class L final to … Read more

Eight FCIAC teams contend for state championships on Saturday

Eight FCIAC teams will be playing for six state championships when the spring season concludes with CIAC finals on Saturday. Games are available to watch with a subscription via the NFHS Network. Class LL Baseball No. 5 Staples vs. No. 3 Southington At Palmer Field, Middletown, Noon Class M Baseball No. 11 St. Joseph vs. … Read more