Staples captures third straight FCIAC cross country championship, New Cannan’s Malling wins

NEW CANAAN — There is no Wrecking the Wreckers.

The Staples High School boys cross country team put an exclamation point on Hall of Fame coach Laddie Lawrence’s 50th season Thursday by capturing the FCIAC Boys Cross Country team championship at Waveny Park.

Staples High was an impenetrable pack as its top seven runners all finished between fourth and 19th place over the 5,000 meter course that was revamped for safety due to wet conditions from last week’s rains.

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Running stars on their marks for FCIAC cross country championships Thursday

NEW CANAAN – The Staples boys and Greenwich girls’ teams are the defending team champions for the 2018 FCIAC Cross Country Championships which will take place Thursday afternoon at Waveny Park. The boys’ varsity race is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. The starting pistol for the girls’ varsity race should be fired off about … Read more

2018 FCIAC Cross Country Championship Race Schedule

The FCIAC cross country championship meet will be held in New Canaan’s Waveny Park on Thursday, Oct. 18. Spectator parking will be at the Waveny Pool parking lot as well as other identified lots in the park. Access to the park may also be limited for cars depending on traffic. FCIAC Cross Country Championships Race … Read more

Meet The Captains: Maggie Doran, Darien Girls Cross Country

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more

Meet The Captains: Sophie Hill, Darien Girls Cross Country

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more

FCIAC cross country championships moved to Thursday, October 18

The date for the FCIAC cross country championship meet has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 18, due to wet course conditions at Waveny Park in New Canaan. The course was inspected after last night’s rain, and it has been determined that if there are no heavy rains between now and the meet date, the course … Read more

FCIAC Cross Country Results for Week Five and Updated Standings

The FCIAC championship meet will be held on Wed., Oct. 17, at New Canaan’s Waveny Park. The event begins with freshman races at 2:15 p.m. The boys varsity 5K is scheduled for 2:50 p.m., and the girls varsity 4K is schedule for 3:20 p.m. • Updated Boys Cross Country Standings • Updated Girls Cross Country … Read more

FCIAC Cross Country Results for Week Four and Updated Standings

The cross country meets for Week Four were disrupted by the storms which hit Fairfield County on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Several of the races were run on that day, while some of the girls varsity races were postponed to dates later in the week. • Updated Boys Cross Country Standings • Updated Girls Cross Country Standings … Read more