Coaches Corner: Bill Brown, New Canaan

Bill Brown New Canaan Boys Golf Years as head coach: 20 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Freshman baseball, Freshmen football, Junior varsity girls basketball and varsity assistant baseball coach (all at NCHS). Full-time profession: Special Education Teaching Assistant at NCHS since 1988 From the coach: “Played youth baseball in New Canaan. Coached Babe Ruth … Read more

CIAC spring sports remain postponed indefinitely, no quick decisions forthcoming

Virtual meetings are a big part of the new normal. CIAC executive director Glenn Lungarini estimates he is on between two or three per day. Sometimes, he is “meeting” with school principals. Other times, it is with sports league commissioners. He is on weekly calls with Miguel Cardona, the Connecticut commissioner of education and every … Read more

Coaches find ways to stay connected to players while keeping their distance

Fields, tracks and weight rooms across the state sit empty as spring sports coaches and players stay at home, hoping they will be able to get back out and play the sports they love. With social distancing policies in effect as a result of the Covid-19 guidelines, coaches are unable to meet with their teams … Read more

CIAC announces desire to play 2020 spring sports season, but monitoring situation

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference postponed the start of its spring season indefinitely Wednesday due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The spring season was scheduled to begin on April 4. “No teams should be practicing at this time,” CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lungarini said. “We are not setting any sort of date of … Read more

FCIAC teams racked up 12 state championships during the spring

The FCIAC, as is seemingly the case every year, had much success during the spring season of regarding the accomplishments of its many participating teams in their respective state tournaments or state championship meets while concluding the 2018-19 school year for high school sports. The conference had 12 teams win state championships in various classes. … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Girls Golf Awards

Player of the Year Sydney Nethercott, Greenwich First Team Sydney Nethercott, Greenwich Sophia Sarrazin, Staples Meghan Mitchell, New Canaan Jessica Nuzzaci, Warde Alyssa Maiolo, Ridgefield Morgan Hibbert, New Canaan All-East Bethany Fell, Warde Molly Mitchell, New Canaan Juliet Bucher, Ludlowe Julia Bazata, New Canaan Phoebe Burtt, Ludlowe Stirling Legge, New Canaan All-West Sofia Ghorbel, Greenwich … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Boys Golf Awards

First Team Jackson Fretty, Greenwich Calvin Smith, Darien Alex Gu, Darien Tyler Donnellan, Greenwich Henry Sparkman, Darien All-East Blake Swiggett, Darien Thomas Ostberg, Darien Ashton Lewis, Warde Peter Meehan, Ludlowe Jakob DeBroff, St. Joseph Joey Polzello, Trumbull All-West Ben Ropiak, Greenwich Billy Nail, Greenwich Gunnar Granito, New Canaan Colin Cusa, Staples Oliver Frossell, Ridgefield Coaches … Read more

Eight FCIAC teams contend for state championships on Saturday

Eight FCIAC teams will be playing for six state championships when the spring season concludes with CIAC finals on Saturday. Games are available to watch with a subscription via the NFHS Network. Class LL Baseball No. 5 Staples vs. No. 3 Southington At Palmer Field, Middletown, Noon Class M Baseball No. 11 St. Joseph vs. … Read more

New Canaan girls golf three-peats as state champions with record score

It was a day of records at the CIAC girls golf championship at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull. The New Canaan Rams claimed their third straight team title by shooting a 320, shattering the old tournament record by nine strokes, while Greenwich’s Sydney Nethercott took medalist honors with a 2-under par 70 to tie … Read more