Van der Els strikes gold at Pan Am Junior track championships in Peru

Eric Van der Els, a rising sophomore at the University of Connecticut, scored a gold medal and set a meet record in the 1,500-meter run at the 2017 Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships on Sunday, July 23, in Trujillo, Peru. A 2016 graduate of Brien McMahon High School, Van der Els captured the … Read more

Van der Els runs at Pan American Junior Championships in Peru this weekend

Former Brien McMahon track standout and FCIAC cross country champion Eric Van der Els is taking part in the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, this weekend. Van der Els, who just finished his freshman year at UConn, earned a spot at the competition by winning the 1,500-meter run at USATF Junior Nationals … Read more

Maddie Santora, Jessica Clarke receive Ro Carlucci Scholarship Awards

Everyone knew RoseMarie Carlucci as “Ro,” a teacher at Westhill High School, and coach of the Vikings’ field hockey, gymnastics, and girls tennis teams. However, Ro was a much deeper person that simply a teacher and a coach, she was a consummate counselor and friend for everyone she touched. She volunteered for everything and was … Read more

Laddie Lawrence, Pat Spinola receive FCIAC’s King and Kuczo awards

The FCIAC will annually recognize someone who has made substantial contributions to the conference with the distinguished coach award, named for Ralph King, whose professionalism was characterized by excellence in service to the FCIAC, the CHSCA, and the CIAC. 2017 Ralph King Award Winner: Laddie Lawrence A talented athlete for and captain of the Staples High … Read more

FCIAC Hall of Fame Spotlight: Rob Murray

The FCIAC will be inducting six new members into its Hall of Fame this year, and the Class of 2017 will be honored at the league’s year-ending banquet this week. The banquet and awards program will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 15, at the Norwalk Inn. Tickets may be purchased from schools’ athletic directors … Read more

FCIAC Boys Outdoor Track and Field Championship results

Team scores 1 – Danbury 127.5; 2 – Staples 94.5; 3 – Trumbull 77.5; 4 – Ridgefield 56; 5 – Warde 54; 6 – New Canaan 42; 7 – Darien 40.5; 8 – McMahon 40; 9 – Greenwich 34; 10 – Westhill 33.5; 11 – Ludlowe 29; 12 – Norwalk 28.5; 13 – Wilton 26; … Read more