There were raised eyebrows when Mitch Ross left his job as offensive coordinator at Darien to take over as coach at Fairfield Ludlowe two years ago. Where others saw a dead end, Ross saw open highway. While others said you could not win at Ludlowe, especially with two public schools and Fairfield Prep down the road, Ross disputed the notion.
The Fairfield County Sports Commission last week announced its 2019 Sports Persons of the Year in each of the 16 communities the Commission directly serves. The local sports honorees will be recognized at the 15th anniversary Sports Night awards dinner, Monday, Oct. 21, at the Stamford Marriott at 6 p.m.