For Ridgefield sports, 2017 was full of memorable moments. Here are 17 of them, in mostly chronological order.
1. Hoop, there it is: When the Ridgefield High boys basketball team won the conference championship for the first time in program history, a number of RHS graduates — those who remembered the lean times of decades past — reached out with emails expressing astonishment and disbelief. But this was no misprint. The Tigers’ 68-64 victory over arch-rival Wilton at a sold-out Alumni Hall on the Fairfield University campus was not only real, but also among the most notable breakthroughs in the history of RHS sports.