If you have scanned your Twitter feed at any point during the past month, it is easy to see why there is a strong sentiment to give 2016 a swift kick into the rear-view mirror. Often this has been in response to the growing list of celebrity losses in the entertainment world; we have seen the deaths of an extraordinary number of performers with visionary talent, especially in the music world.
After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected four outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male Player of the Year award.
After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected four outstanding male and nine female finalists for the BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male and Female Player of the Year awards.
The FCIAC is assured of two state champions on Saturday, with head to head matchups in Class LL volleyball and Class L field hockey..
In all there will be seven schools — all girls teams — participating after the Danbury boys soccer team was surprisingly disqualified on Friday for using an ineligible player.
The Danbury boys soccer team, due to play in the Class LL championship Saturday for the first time in 18 years, learned on Friday morning that it had been disqualified due to the use of an ineligible player.
In accordance with CIAC rules, Shelton, which lost, 4-2, to the Hatters in Tuesday’s semifinals, will now play Farmington in the final.
FAIRFIELD — The members of the Danbury boys soccer team wear their push-it-up style as a badge of honor. In situations where most would stress patience or, when playing with a lead, sit back and defend, the Hatters go forward.
The fall season heads to the homestretch this week, with the final rounds of state tournament play in several sports. Two of the more interesting stories are taking place in the northern part of the FCIAC, where both the Danbury boys soccer and Ridgefield volleyball teams are two wins away from CIAC titles.
TRUMBULL — It is hard to assert a team with just three losses lacks a signature win, but the Danbury boys soccer team went into Saturday’s Class LL quarterfinal with Trumbull feeling the need for some validation.
Two of the big winners last week were Dave Schulz and Dane Street. Schulz, the new FCIAC commissioner, saw all of the league’s tournaments that were held live up to the hype. There were no blowouts, just overtime games, fifth sets and one-goal outcomes. Street is the new athletic director at Ridgefield. That makes for a good segue…