As others weighed in with advice on how to best navigate his future, Michael Collins was always firmly behind the wheel. After his freshman season Collins seemed primed to take over as the quarterback at the University of Pennsylvania.
Articles by Dave Ruden
FAIRFIELD — In addition to regular season games, the Fairfield Ludlowe field hockey team has a set schedule for offseason workouts and camps.
WILTON — Lindsay Groves was so certain about her future path that she accepted the first college offer she received — just weeks after the end of her freshman year at Wilton High School.
NEW CANAAN — Garrett Braden did not build up a reputation as a strong-armed thrower. He is not a stud lineman that stands out by towering over all of the other players on the field.
NEW CANAAN — Somewhat overshadowed by a busy offseason of major Division I verbal commitments, David Summers, the strong-armed St. Joseph quarterback, joined the list in May when he announced his intention to continue his career at Maryland.
NEW CANAAN — The annual Grip It & Rip It Tournament in early July at New Canaan High School serves as a sort of final local appetizer before the start of the season, a chance to see a number of FCIAC teams in person.
On this week’s episode of The Ruden Report Podcast, live from Grip It & Rip It we talk to St. Joseph coach Joe Della Vecchia, New Canaan’s Will Rechtermann, Trumbull’s Colton Nicholas, Darien’s Connor Fay and Fairfield Ludlowe coach Mitch Ross.
On this week’s episode of The Ruden Report Podcast, on the day he was hired, new Westhill football coach Joey DeVellis discusses his goals for the program.
RIDGEFIELD — Because he led the state in receptions, many overlooked Jackson Mitchell’s skills on the other side of the ball. A fierce linebacker with an ever-running motor made the Ridgefield star a coveted and versatile recruit.
When was the last time you read about a Spanish teacher retiring because a group of parents took it upon themselves to circulate a survey to help improve job performance? Or an English teacher terminating a beloved career because parents constantly questioned the methods of instruction?