Brunswick wins draws, wins big first meeting with Darien boys lacrosse

GREENWICH — Darien finally had an open date. Brunswick was still willing. The big game between Fairfield County’s prep and public boys lacrosse powers at last came together Wednesday night at Cosby Field. The final few minutes, at least, didn’t disappoint. Brunswick broke it open in the third quarter, then withstood the Blue Wave’s late … Read more

Quarterfinals set for FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament

The Darien Blue Wave and New Canaan Rams lead a strong field of eight teams into the FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament, which will get underway with a pair of games on Thursday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. New Canaan and Darien are holding their proms on Friday night, so their home games were … Read more

Boys Lacrosse: Boys Lacrosse Demopoulos, No. 1 Darien shut down No. 3 New Canaan

NEW CANAAN — If the “sophomore stud” goalie, as his coach called him, is stopping everything coming near him, and if he and his defense are getting on the same page in communication, it’s not a good time to be someone other than Darien in state boys lacrosse. The No. 1 Blue Wave dominated defensively, … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: No. 2 New Canaan too much for No. 7 Greenwich

NEW CANAAN — To say the Greenwich girls lacrosse team had a rough week would be an understatement. Just a few days removed from a 21-8 loss to No. 1-ranked Darien, the Cardinals dropped a 10-2 decision to No. 2 New Canaan Saturday afternoon at Dunning Field. Click here for more

Girls Lacrosse: Makover’s six goals lead McMahon past Norwalk

NORWALK — A competitive girls lacrosse game turned into a handy McMahon win over Norwalk in the Kuchta Cup game on Monday night at Jack Casagrande Field. Quite often, it was because the girl scoring a goal went back to midfield and won the draw. Anna Makover scored five second-half goals to turn a one-goal … Read more

Jaques’ five goals lead No. 1 Darien to win over No. 2 New Canaan in girls lacrosse

Emotions always run high when the Darien and New Canaan girls lacrosse teams clash. In their latest game, there was added motivation for the Blue Wave after senior co-captain Nicole Humphrey suffered a season-ending injury during a loss at Manhasset (N.Y.) on Thursday. With juniors Sarah Jaques and Ashley Humphrey leading the attack, No. 1 … Read more

Boys lacrosse: No. 1 Darien shuts out FCIAC rival Greenwich stays unbeaten in-state

GREENWICH — Facing Darien is tough enough, but playing the Blue Wave shortly after they experienced two losses against premier teams is even more difficult. Trumbull felt the Blue Wave’s power on Tuesday and Greenwich was on the receiving end Saturday. Building a wave of momentum as the game progressed, Darien downed Greenwich, 15-0, in … Read more

Boys Lacrosse: Manges, No. 4 New Canaan rally to beat No. 3 Fairfield Prep

FAIRFIELD — New Canaan had just gone up by two for the first time at Rafferty Stadium in the third quarter Saturday, on the way to a 15-12 win over Fairfield Prep in one of the best regular-season boys lacrosse matchups on the schedule. Justin Wietfeldt won a faceoff for the Rams. Sean Fox forced … Read more

Jaques Scores Five Times To Spark Darien To Win Over New Canaan

NEW CANAAN — It is unlikely — if not nearly impossible — for the No. 1-ranked team in the state to find itself in a must-win game during the regular season. But if one considered all the factors at play, such a scenario was not too far-fetched for the Darien girls lacrosse team today at second-ranked New … Read more

Boys Lacrosse: Gonzalez, defense help Fairfield Warde come back, beat Fairfield Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — Standing on Tetreau/Davis Field after his Fairfield Warde team finally beat Fairfield Ludlowe in FCIAC boys lacrosse, 12-10, senior defender Charlie Richard had a few other scores in mind. He could rattle them right off. Freshman year, when Ludlowe pounded the Mustangs 15-2. Sophomore year, when Ludlowe won a 5-3 tight one. Last … Read more