Ridgefield hoop teams silence St. Joseph

Meaghan O'Hara was one of five seniors who ended their high school careers with Ridgefield's loss to Southington in the state tournament. - Scott Mullin photo

At St. Joseph’s expense, the Ridgefield High boys and girls basketball teams each added victories Tuesday night. On the road in Trumbull, the RHS girls easily defeated host St. Joseph, 68-46. Meanwhile, in Ridgefield, the RHS boys had a tougher challenge from the Cadets but still came away with a 76-66 triumph. Following back-to-back road losses to fellow state powers Career Magnet … read more

Ridgefield edges New Canaan in clash of top two ice hockey teams

Score the first two rounds for the Ridgefield Tigers. In a battle between the state’s top two boys ice hockey teams, No. 1 Ridgefield knocked off No. 2 New Canaan, 3-1, Tuesday night at the Darien Ice House. The win gives the Tigers a sweep of two regular-season meetings with the Rams, as Ridgefield won, 4-2, at the Winter Garden … read more

Ridgefield girls second, boys fourth at FCIAC track championships

For the third straight year — and the 10th time overall — the Ridgefield High girls indoor track and field team was the bridesmaid at the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Championship meet Thursday in New Haven. The Tigers won three events to compile 93 points and finish second behind Danbury, which defended its title with 122 points. Ridgefield was five points ahead … read more

With B-Mac back, Ridgefield downs Wilton, 69-59

Twenty points from Brenden McNamara helped Ridgefield beat Fairfield Warde in the regular-season finale. - Scott Mullin file photo

First, the Ridgefield High boys basketball team got its leading scorer, junior Brenden McNamara, back much sooner than expected. Then, the Tigers got their biggest win so far this season. Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, Ridgefield knocked off arch-rival Wilton, 69-59, on Tuesday night. It was just the second loss this season for the Warriors, who are … read more

Boys hockey: First-period flurry helps Ridgefield rout Wilton

Matteo van Wees scored four goals in the Ridgefield boys hockey team's 5-1 win over Greenwich. - Scott Mullin file photo

In addition to geographic proximity, there is another reason why the Ridgefield-Wilton boys hockey rivalry is so intense: The teams practice and play games at the same rink, the Winter Garden Arena, in Ridgefield. Last Saturday afternoon, the place felt a lot more like home for the Tigers. Scoring six first-period goals, Ridgefield went on to paste the struggling Warriors, … read more

Watch FCIAC indoor track and cheerleading championships live this week

The winter FCIAC postseason gets started live on the HAN Network this week with wall-to-wall live video coverage of the indoor track and field finals and cheerleading finals. You can also watch Darien vs. New Canaan and Stamford vs. Greenwich boys hockey and Central vs. Wilton girls basketball. Also check out HAN Network’s daily news, lifestyle, sports talk and other … read more

Saturday roundup: Ridgefield boys hockey routs Wilton

On a busy Saturday, the Ridgefield High boys hockey team provided the most dominating performance. The Tigers scored six goals in the first period and went on to blank arch-rival Wilton, 7-0, at the Winter Garden Arena. Ridgefield, which is ranked first in the state, raised its record to 10-1 with its ninth straight victory. Three other Ridgefield squads were also in action … read more

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