Girls Cross Country

Commentary: Ridgefield Looking Locked In For Sustained Across-The-Board Success

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.



Vote For The BlueStreak-Ruden Report Fall Female Player Of The Year

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 nine outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Female Player of the Year award.





Ostberg, DeBalsi BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players Of The Week

Alex Ostberg of the Darien boys cross country team and Hannah DeBalsi of the Staples girls cross country team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players of the Week.

Ostberg and DeBalsi will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training.

Ostberg set course and meet records in winning both the FCIAC and Class L championships.

DeBalsi won both the FCIAC and Class LL championships.


Super 6: Vote for the BlueStreak-Ruden Report Fall Female Player of the Year

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 six outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Female Player of the Year award.

The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.

Here are the finalists, who were all named to the All-FCIAC and All-State teams, and their accomplishments (based on information submitted by coaches):


4 Male, 6 Female Finalists For BlueStreak-Ruden Report Fall Players of the Year

After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected six outstanding finalists for the BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Female Player of the Year award.

The winners will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.


Stanford The Next Stop For Westhill’s Howlett

STAMFORD — Claire Howlett, the Westhill senior who has made a meteoric rise in three years from a track novice into one of the nation’s top high school distance runners, announced last week that she will be attending Stanford next year on a scholarship.

Howlett, who finished second at last week’s FCIAC cross country championships, was leaning toward Stanford during her search, and said her decision was sealed after a trip to the school earlier this month.