Chasing records, breaking rocks, McMahon’s Meyerson having stellar senior season

NORWALK — As a former catcher with the Brien McMahon baseball team, Steve Buckett has always taken a keen interest in the players who followed at that position, even while he was an assistant coach at Stamford. So before a game in 2018, he asked John Cross, then McMahon’s head coach, about a freshman the … Read more

Boys basketball: St. Joseph stuns Stamford in overtime

St. Joseph’s Paul Fabbri took a pass from Dan Tobin just inside the front court off an inbounds play that began 84-feet away with 3.8 seconds remaining. A junior, Fabbri  went over a defender and put the ball in off the glass to beat the buzzer and Stamford High, 75-74, in overtime at Vito Montelli … Read more

St. Joseph holds off McMahon to advance

TRUMBULL — Barely holding off an upset-minded Brien McMahon team for most of the first half, St. Joseph needed a momentum swing in a big way.

That turn came 34 minutes into the first, as Jessica Mazo connected with Maddie Fried on a textbook two-on-one chance to break the scoreless tie.

The second-ranked Cadets would go on to defeat No. 7 McMahon 2-0 at home in the FCIAC quarterfinals Thursday.

“For 20 minutes in the first half I really thought they were playing better than us,” said Cadets coach Jack Nogueira, whose team will play the winner of No. 6 Trumbull and No. 3 Ridgefield in the semis on Monday. “Once we scored the first goal I thought we weren’t as nervous and started playing a little bit better. Today we finished our opportunities. They had a couple opportunities they could’ve finished that they didn’t, we found a way to win a game that was very tough for us.”

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Greenwich High, Greenwich Academy swimmers earn All-America accolades

Numerous All-American performances helped the Greenwich High School and Greenwich Academy swimming teams produce championship seasons and, recently, those achievements were recognized by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. The NISCA/Speedo Swimming All-America Team was recently announced and the Cardinals and Gators were well-represented. For Greenwich High, Meghan Lynch, a rising sophomore, earned All-America honors … Read more

New Canaan football remembers coach, former player Jason Cooper

NEW CANAAN — Last Friday in New Canaan’s Dunning Stadium, Jason Cooper was in his element. His larger-than-life personality on display whether he was talking football with old friends or offering advice to the current New Canaan players. Cooper’s personality was matched by his physical presence, standing over 6-feet-3 inches tall with a gladiators’ frame, … Read more