Ebert, FCIAC wrestlers, have superb season in return to mats

Fairfield Warde’s superb senior wrestler Will Ebert certainly put the icing on the cake of what was a fantastic career. Ebert was simply dominant when he won the 170-pound weight class championship at the 2022 New England Wrestling Championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on March 5. That capped off a Grand Slam … Read more

FCIAC’s State Wrestling Champions and Medalists

Girls Tournament 106 1st – Samantha Yap, Stamford 113 1st – Calli Gilchrist, Brien McMahon 120 3rd – Kaleigh Carillos, Norwalk 4th – Maren Gilchrist, Brien McMahon 126 1st – Rylee Donahue, Norwalk 235 4th – Sarah Silva, Danbury Boys State Open 106 3rd – Deydon Soto, Danbury 113 3rd – Dominick Spadaro, Warde 5th … Read more

2022 FCIAC Wrestling Tournament Results

Team Scores 1 Danbury 225.5, 2 Warde 221, 3 Staples 151, 4 Trumbull 140, 5 Ridgefield 139.5, 6 Norwalk 118.5, 7 McMahon 106.5, 8 Ludlowe 102, 9 Greenwich 95, 10 New Canaan 70.5, 11 Westhill 30, 12 St. Joseph 28, 13 Wilton 25, 14 Darien 23, 15 Stamford 16. FloArena link to complete tournament results … Read more

Danbury wins FCIAC title by razor-thin margin over Warde

NEW CANAAN — The Danbury wrestling team entered the FCIAC tournament wrestlebacks Saturday morning trailing Warde by 25 points. After they were finished, the Hatters had closed the gap to 3.5 points. Danbury won five weight classes in the finals, including the only head-to-head against Warde at 106 pounds, claiming its 34th FCIAC wrestling championship … Read more

Tickets for FCIAC wrestling and gymnastics championships

Tickets for this weekend’s FCIAC wrestling and gymnastics championships are available through Ticket Spicket, with links provided with the schedules below. Tickets can be saved digitally or printed at home and can be shown at the gate of the event. Please note that no tickets will be available at the gate. Tickets are $10. For … Read more

Danbury to NC State wrestling pipeline only getting stronger

The Danbury wrestlers were going crazy over a match nearly 1,300 miles away. The Hatters had stepped away from the practice mats to watch a stream as one of their own, Ryan Jack, competed for North Carolina State against Iowa in Niceville, Fla. A freshman, Jack battled closely with the No. 2 ranked wrestler in … Read more

With bigger numbers, Darien wrestling experiences success

Darien wrestling coach Greg Lewis was “through the roof.” His Blue Wave had just defeated Norwalk 33-30 in the team’s opening dual meet on Dec. 13, and there was plenty to celebrate for a program which had just one previous win over a five-year span. “I told these kids this already is something special,” said … Read more

‘Frustrating’: Cancelation slows progress of girls wrestling in Connecticut

Vienna Prado began wrestling in seventh grade, mostly taking on boys as she progressed from middle school and up through three years of high school wrestling. Prior to her junior year at Stamford, it was announced the CIAC would hold its first All-Girls Wrestling State Open Invitational with 75 female wrestlers participating. Click here for … Read more

Coaches Corner: Jason Shaughnessy, Warde

Jason Shaughnessy Fairfield Warde Wrestling Years as head coach: 23 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Director and coach of the Fairfield PAL wrestling program; Youth soccer coach. Full-time profession: Physical Education teacher at Fairfield Warde HS. From the coach: “I was a 4-year starter at Springfield College and Captain. I was honored as Academic … Read more