RIDGEFIELD — Darien has been the premier sports program in the FCIAC and perhaps the state for the last several years. In many respects, with the facilities, support system and now even an in-house program to stream games, it might seem closer to a Division III college than a high school athletic department.
GREENWICH — In a game between the teams that entered the day with the best conference records, in part because of strong defenses, Darien’s Kendall Wisinski’s eyes lit up as a scoring chance was presented.
Last week, after a conflict caused me to miss covering the Staples-Trumbull girls soccer game, I made arrangements to do a feature on the Wreckers, who at the time had won all four of their games by shutout.
WESTPORT — When Christine Taylor was a freshman at Staples, a three-sport athlete, she played on an above-average field hockey team unable to play competitively with Darien and Wilton, the FCIAC’s two measuring sticks.
The high point of the season evolved from the lowest for the Trumbull softball team, a humbling 11-0 home loss to town rival St. Joseph in the first round of the FCIAC Tournament.
STAMFORD — Like most twins their age, Devon and Taylor Yaghmaie have the same circle of friends, occasionally fight over clothes and are often inseparable.
That penchant for close proximity extends to the tennis court.
Wilton’s Molly Thomas is the January winner of The Tutoring Club’s Student-Athlete of the Month award.
Thomas, a junior right wing and captain on the school’s Co-Op girls hockey team with Norwalk and Brien McMahon, will receive eight free hours of tutoring from The Tutoring Club.
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.
Tuesday night was a great one for the FCIAC. In three sports, the No. 1 and 2 seeds advanced to the championship. Only the St. Joseph girls soccer team’s 3-0 win over Wilton was not decided by a goal.