In its fifth decade as a varsity program, the Ridgefield High boys hockey team had its best single season last winter. The Tigers won their sixth conference title and then added a long elusive, first-ever Division I state championship, finishing the season with a 24-2 record. But for Ridgefield to scale similar heights in 2017-18, many of its players will need to transition from supporting spots into leading roles. That’s because graduation was harsh on the Tigers.
For the second straight Winter Olympics, Ridgefielders will be able to cheer on Tucker West. West, who got his start on a homemade course in the backyard of his family’s Ridgefield house, was officially named to the U.S. Olympic luge team today for the upcoming 2018 Winter Games (Feb. 9-25) in South Korea. West was one of 10 competitors (seven men, three women) chosen to the U.S. squad following a World Cup race Friday in Lake Placid, N.Y.
As the 2017-18 approaches, Tom DiMarzo uses an artistic metaphor to describe his squad. “We’re like a big mound of clay right now,” said DiMarzo, the head coach of the Ridgefield High girls basketball team. “We need to be molded into shape.”Sculpting is required because the Tigers, although talented, are extremely young.
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