Rye Boy Varsity Soccer MVP, Next Captains & Other Awards
MyRye.com is featuring varsity team MVPs from the fall 2023 sports season. At the Rye Boys Varsity Soccer team banquet on Thursday, December 7, senior goalkeeper Max Crothall received team MVP honors based on player balloting that took place last month. Max returned to Rye in June 2023 after two...
Long-Awaited Bridgeport Skating Rink to Open Friday
A proposal brought publicly before City Council this past May will become a reality this week when the City of Bridgeport opens up a synthetic. Construction on the rink on the grounds of the Benedum Civic Center took place last week after parts needed to get the construction going and completed arrived. The seasonal rink will likely be open to Jan. 28, according to online information.
Bridgeport Middle School Cheer Squad Honored by Harrison BOE for Mid-Mountain 10 Championship
Members of the Bridgeport Middle School Cheerleading squad were recognized at the most recent meeting of the Harrison County Board of. education for winning the 2023 Mid-Mountain 10 Conference Competition. The team was brought up in front of the elected board members and Harrison County Superintendent of Schools Dora Stutler...
Norwalk Podcaster Needs Your Support
Keep the Flame Alive, the podcast for fans of the Olympics and Paralympics, will be the only independent podcast covering the Olympics and Paralympics with daily shows direct from Paris. Production of a daily podcast from overseas is an expensive endeavor, and the show has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the needed funds.
Bridgeport startup unites the community through roller skating
“I started skating in 2019 and it was just something that I really fell in love with immediately.”. When Takina Pollock Shafer laces up her skates, she says there’s a freedom that fills every twist and turn. “Roller skating is just liberating for me. It’s something that helped me...
Men's Basketball falls to Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - The American International College men's basketball team lost an 87-75 contest at the University of Bridgeport on Saturday, December 9. The Purple Knights started the game on a 3-0 run before Justice Ellison knocked down a three off of a pass from Lovre Zaja. Aguibou Balde then cut the gap to one with a layup from Jacob Barnett, but on the next possession the hosts hit back with a three. Jalen Jordan had an answer, putting back a miss by Barnett to make it 9-7 Bridgeport at the first stoppage.
LETTER: The Growth of Youth Sports & the Need for Field Space
Eve Lane resident and Rye Youth Soccer board member Emily Keenan shares her open letter to Councilman Nathan and City Council in regards to the growth of youth sports and why she thinks Rye needs additional field space. Note: this letter was submitted Wednesday prior to the City Council meeting and vote Wednesday evening advancing the artificial turf project for Nursery Field.
Darien sophomore quarterback Ben Rolapp a key to Blue Wave's postseason drive
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. With a two-man show at quarterback to begin the high school football season, questions swirled around the Darien offense. Would both sophomore Ben Rolapp and senior Declan Cunningham continue to share the role the entire season or would one...
Con Edison Athlete of the Week: Panas runner Bobby Mayclim
Athletics: Last weekend at the Nike National Cross Country Championships in Portland, Mayclim, as a member of the combined cross country team, was the top New York runner at the 3.1 mile course finishing 67th overall out of 201 finishers. He ran a time of 16:04.9. ... This post-season, he won the Westchester County title for the second straight year, finished fifth at the Section 1 championships, was ninth at the NYSPHSAA championships, fifth at the NYS Federation Championships, and was fourth overall at the Nike NY regional qualifier. ... The captain of the cross country team has garnered All-League (four times), All-County (three times), and All-Section (two times). ... Mayclim is the captain of the indoor and outdoor track team. ... For both the indoor and outdoor seasons, he's garnered All-League, All-County, and All-Section honors.
Greenwich triple crown headlines girls swimming and diving in 2023
The athletes on the Greenwich High School girls swimming and diving team did it again, just as so many swimmers and divers on 14 past GHS teams have done. The 2023 Cardinals pulled off the Triple Crown feat yet again. That feat of winning FCIAC, state Class LL, and State Open team championships in the same year. This latest feat was the 15th time Greenwich has achieved that since the first time in 1980.
11 BHS Players Earn All-State Football Honors; Ford, Brown and Rohrig Selected for First Team
A total of 11 Bridgeport High School football players have received recognition on the Class AAA All-State football team announced today by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Three of the honorees are first-team selections in Zach Rohrig at running back, Wes Brown Jr. as an offensive linemen and Beau...
Leach scores 15 as Fairfield defeats Sacred Heart 67-57
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) Jalen Leach scored 15 points as Fairfield beat cross-town rival Sacred Heart 67-57 on Saturday night. Leach was 4 of 10 shooting, including 3 for 6 from 3-point range, and went 4 for 4 from the line for the Stags (4-6). Jasper Floyd scored 10 points while shooting 2 of 5 from the field and 5 for 6 from the line, and added seven rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Brycen Goodine had 10 points and was 3 of 6 shooting (2 for 4 from 3-point range).
Barlow Girls Varsity Basketball Will be Mix of Experience, Youth
With the start of the 2023-24 season just around the corner, the Joel Barlow High girls varsity basketball team will count on players from all classes as it prepares to take on the competition. In addition to several returning players who already have varsity experience, the Falcons have a few...
Hoop hopes: Wreckers aim to repeat last season’s success
WESTPORT — Coming off a run to the Division II State Championship game last season, the Staples High boys basketball team looks forward to continued success on the hardwood as a new season gets underway. “Main goal is to get better every day, focus on staying in the process...
Trumbull, Stamford highlight 2023 FCIAC boys soccer season
Trumbull defended its FCIAC championship and Stamford had a very good season by advancing to conference and state tournament finals to highlight a successful boys’ soccer season for conference players and teams. Trumbull defeated Stamford, 3-2 in overtime, in one of the best championship games ever in the FCIAC...
12-year-old Norwalk boy catches his first two dunks
Chase is a part of the Arise Foundation program ran by Bryant Bracey in Norwalk.
Staples girls basketball building a foundation for the future
WESTPORT — The true success of this year’s Staples High girls basketball team may be a bit of an unknown for a season or two. That’s because among five starters four are sophomores, and whatever the young squad accomplishes this winter, it stands a good chance of building on it in the future.
88-year-old speedskater and ice dancer from White Plains seeks more ice time
KATONAH —He doesn’t go backwards. A hard and fast rule when Richard Veron skates. But the rule seems bigger than that. A reflection maybe of Veron's move-forward, embrace-new-challenges approach to things. Forward. Improve. Live. Enjoy. A formula to follow — age be damned. Joy in skating. It’s...
Connecticut High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Fairfield County Today - December 7
In Fairfield County, Connecticut, there are exciting high school basketball matchups on the docket today. The inside scoop on how to watch them is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Fairfield County, Connecticut...
Scholar Athlete: Andrew Tenreiro
Tenreiro helped lead the way on the offensive line for the Falcons, he is also a leader in the classroom and in the Fairfield community.