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

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

Briody Steps Up To Lead Ridgefield Past Wilton For 9th Straight Win

WILTON — Johnny Briody would probably be a low double-digit scorer on most teams in the FCIAC. Playing for Ridgefield, he more often is happy to keep the ball moving rather than being the end point. “We have a ton of guys who can score and a ton of guys who can pass,” Briody said. … 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

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