Watch interviews with Ridgefield High School’s 2016-17 winter sports captains, who joined us on the HAN Network’s Winter FCIAC Tour.
As we’ve done for the before each season since fall 2015, the HAN Network loaded up the HAN Cruiser and set out to visit all 17 schools in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference. Our 14th stop on the seventh day was at Tiger Hollow in Ridgefield on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
HAN Network sports director Frank Granito talked with the Tigers’ basketball, hockey, swimming, track and field, wrestling, cheerleading and dance captains. You can watch those interviews below. (On the bottom of the page, you can see our December live sports schedule and more about how to watch HAN Network, which covers more live news and sports in Fairfield County than anyone else.)
Ridgefield Girls Basketball captains: Elizabeth Middlebrook, Julia Middlebrook and Meaghan O’Hara
Ridgefield Boys Basketball captains: Chris Longo, Joseph Newborn and Zachary Esemplare
Ridgefield Girls Ice Hockey captains: Emily Laramie, Michaela Gleeson and Erin Schneider
Ridgefield Boys Ice Hockey senior leaders: Harrison Chuma, Matteo van Wees, Jack Stafford and Jack McGeary
Ridgefield Boys Swimming & Diving: Alex Burns, Liam Riebling and Jared Nussbaum
Ridgefield Girls Skiing captains: Georgia Rich, Sloan Coughlin and Hailey Guerra
Ridgefield Boys Skiing captains: Matt Bornstein, Mac Benziger and Jenner Hagele
Ridgefield Girls Indoor Track & Field captains: Rachel Maue, Ashlyn Marr, Alexandra Damron, Katie Jasminski and Ellie Sacchi
Ridgefield Boys Indoor Track & Field captains: Eric Dollins, Bradford DeMassa, Josh Kim and Calvin Keller
Ridgefield Wrestling captains: Jared Donnelly and Liam Courtney
Ridgefield Cheerleading captains: Gillian Giordano, Ali Ryan and Dani Brown
Ridgefield Dance Team captains: Arianna Danzig, Erin Desimone and Coach Taylor Bradley
Check out the other 16 FCIAC Tour stops here.
This winter on HAN
The HAN Network’s winter sports season kicks off with a boys ice hockey doubleheader on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the newly minted Darien Ice House. Watch defending state champion Darien take on Hamden after New Canaan plays Notre Dame-West Haven. Coverage that Saturday begins at 3:40 p.m. on HAN.Network.
Live on HAN this December!
🏒 New Canaan vs. Notre Dame-West Haven boys hockey
🏒 Darien vs. Hamden boys hockey
🏀 Fairfield Warde at Ridgefield girls basketball
🏒 Greenwich at Stamford-Westhill-Staples girls hockey
🏒 Darien vs. New Canaan boys hockey
🏀 Norwalk Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament (featuring Norwalk and McMahon)
You can check out the rest of the schedule, which will include ice hockey, basketball, wrestling, indoor track and field and the FCIAC cheerleading championships, here (as we fill it up). We’ll be adding more games in January based on the best matchups in the league.
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How to watch
HAN Network’s live sports coverage begins at least 10 minutes before the games’ scheduled start. There are a few different ways you can watch the HAN Network:
Mobile: Watch the games, local news, politics and entertainment programming on your iPhone or Android phone with the HAN Network. Download it here.
Online: All HAN Network broadcasts are available live at HAN.Network and our affiliate websites, including FCIAC.net and all the other HAN Network local news websites.
On TV: All Frontier Communications subscribers in Connecticut can watch the simulcast of most HAN Network Connecticut sports broadcasts on the Vantage Sports Network at Channels 600 and 1600-HD.