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Yearly Archive for 2009

: 2009

Ludlowe wins Prep Tournament

In a performance that more than one member of the Fairfield Ludlowe boys basketball called a “season maker”, the Fairfield Ludlowe boys basketball team opened up a 16-point lead and held on to beat Fairfield Prep, 52-44, in the Fairfield Prep Alumni Holiday Classic. Ludlowe’s now won this tournament two years in a row, and
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Ludlowe beats Warde in girls hoops

The second annual Todd Burger Holiday girls basketball tournament was a lot smaller and shorter than last year’s, but nonetheless it took place after all. Ludlowe went on a 12-0 run between the third and fourth quarter and the Falcons beat Warde for the first time since 2005, 55-50 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Sam
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Warde boys/girls traded places

It’s been a long way up for the Fairfield Warde boys basketball team, but it seems as though that trek to respectability is worth the wait. The Warde boys won their first two games by identical 52-43 scores over Wilton and Staples. The Mustangs won a grand total of two games in the previous three
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First week recap

The boys sports have not yet kicked off (they will on Wednesday), but there have still been a fair number of surprises that happened to the women’s basketball teams. The Fairfield Ludlowe team is likely missing size up front, and experience. Ludlowe graduated its top player from a year ago, Jill Baranger, and the Falcons
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Ludlowe beats Warde

As you may or may not have heard, the Fairfield Ludlowe football team pulled off its second consecutive win over archrival Warde, with a 24-14 win at Taft Field. Ludlowe was opportunistic, forcing four Warde turnovers, two of which went for touchdowns. The Falcons run defense also shut down the Mustangs’ All-FCIAC fullback Tommy McNamara,
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Dominant Ludlowe volleyball pummels Staples

Meghan Skelton finally got her wish as the Fairfield Ludlowe girls volleyball finally showed its full game on Thursday night as the Falcons dominated Staples 3-0 in the Class LL semifinals at Fairfield Warde High school. The Falcons were in control for the majority of the night, with only a few tenuous moments in the
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Ludlowe girls soccer falls in LL semifinals

Ludlowe’s run in the Class LL state tournament is now history as the Falcons lost to an explosive, top-ranked Glastonbury team, 3-1. Ludlowe did put up a rather formidable fight in the game, though. The Falcons quickly gave up a goal to Glastonbury’s Lauren Pierce in the fourth minute of the game, but Ludlowe quickly
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Thurs state recap/football picks

Hey folks. Sorry, that I haven’t updated this in a while. Running around the state for the playoffs has been hectic and given that there have been papers to put out and supplements to write, I haven’t had a second to update. So now here it is. There are only four teams in town that
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States Schedule/Football Picks

The CIAC released the state playoff schedule for boys and girls soccer, field hockey and girls volleyball today. Here are the schedules for the Fairfield teams. Boys Soccer Tuesday First Round E.O Smith at Prep, 2, Class LL Warde at Kennedy, 2, Class L East Haven at Ludlowe, 6, Class L Girls Soccer Monday First
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Ludlowe girls soccer stuns Westhill

The Fairfield Ludlowe girls soccer team was looking for a different outcome than its first game against Westhill. They got it. Chrissy Lozier tallied twice and Brooke Mackno scored with just 5.8 seconds on the clock as Ludlowe advanced 3-2 on Saturday at Westhill High School in Stamford. Ludlowe was amped up from the start
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