Letter: Coach says thanks for football support

Kevin Callahan

To the Editor: I would like to share with the Ridgefield community a heartfelt thank-you from the Ridgefield High School football program. We were very fortunate to have an awesome collection of young men, especially seniors, this year that went through the tough times of being 2-9 as sophomores then 7-2 as juniors (under the leadership of coach Joe Arcieri), … read more

Murph's Turf: RHS fall sports Best-Of Awards

For the third straight year, Marcie Maguire is the choice as The Ridgefield Press's best female athlete for the fall sports season. - Dave Stewart/HAN Network

In what was arguably the finest fall season in school history, Ridgefield High teams won three conference championships and two state titles and reached three state finals before losing. All that success makes choosing The Press’s Best-Of Awards akin to buying potato chips at Costco: There are almost too many choices. But that won’t stop us, so here goes. Play: The … read more

Boys hoop: Ridgefield beats Barlow for third straight win

A strong second quarter helped the Ridgefield High boys basketball team get its third consecutive victory Monday night. After playing Joel Barlow to a 13-13 stalemate through the first eight minutes, Ridgefield outscored the Falcons, 13-5, in the second quarter to go ahead 26-18 at halftime. The Tigers stayed in front from there, going on to beat Barlow, 52-43, in a … read more

Ridgefield wrestlers fifth at Connecticut Duals

Sophomore Ben Smart (top) won a division title at last year's FCIAC wrestling championship. - Scott Mullin photo

Despite forfeiting at least four weight classes against each opponent, the Ridgefield High wrestling team managed to finish fifth at the Connecticut Duals on Saturday at Southington High School. Ridgefield defeated two of five opponents, getting a 39-36 victory over Norwich Free Academy and beating Lyman Memorial on a tiebreaker after the teams tied at 39-39. The Tigers lost to host Southington (57-21), … read more

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