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

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 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

Greenwich defends Division I state golf title; Xavier’s Fosdick earns medalist laurels

Greenwich completed a perfect CIAC season — winning every regular-season match, pulling off the three-peat in FCIACs, then defending its team championship at Division I with a cumulative total of 301. The Cardinals’ total was 10 strokes better than runner-up and FCIAC rival Darien. Click here for more

Greenwich boys golf scores FCIAC championship three-peat

FAIRFIELD — To say the Greenwich boys golf team is on a roll is putting it mildly. Two days after sweeping the top five places at the annual Hap Holahan Tournament, the Cardinals had five golfers shoot in the 70s on their way to capturing their third consecutive FCIAC championship with a team score of … Read more

2019 FCIAC Boys Golf Championship Results

at Fairchild Wheeler Black Course, par 71 GREENWICH (292): Jackson Fretty 71, Ben Ropiak 72, Billy Nail 74, Tyler Donnellan 75 Tyler Sudell 78. DARIEN (300): Alex Gu 69, Henry Sparkman 74, Thomas Ostberg 74, Blake Swiggett 83, Calvin Smith 83. RIDGEFIELD (308): Mark Habeeb 76, Brandon Tuccio 76, Oliver Frossell 78, Chris Lang 78, Colin Hogan 88. … Read more

Sparkman’s 33 leads Darien boys golf to victory over New Canaan

The Darien boys golf team last won a state championship in — get ready for it — 1932. The Wave has come close several times, even finishing second five times in recent years, but they haven’t been able to get over the hump and into the winner’s circle. After his New Canaan team lost to … Read more

New Canaan girls, Greenwich boys capture state golf championships this spring

A pair of teams from the FCIAC – the New Canaan girls golf team and the Greenwich boys golf team – each won state championships at their respective state tournaments. Jackson Fretty fired a 3-under-par 68 to win medalist honors by two strokes and teammate Benjamin Ropiak tied for third place with a 71 to … Read more