Coaches Corner: Patrick Bradley, Brien McMahon

Patrick Bradley Brien McMahon Boys and girls cross country (5 years), boys indoor track and field (11 years), boys outdoor track and field (11 years)   Years as head coach: 13 years Other sports coached or currently coaching: Boys freshman football (8 Years) Full-time profession: Social Studies Teacher at Brien McMahon From the coach: “I am … Read more

Brien McMahon’s coach Queiroga helps feed families in need

NORWALK — On a recent post to the Brien McMahon football team’s Facebook page, Jeff Queiroga cited “the family culture that sports promote and the ability to help develop young men into contributing members of society” as the primary reason he became a coach. “The impact I can have on a community,” he said, “is … Read more

Boys hockey: McMahon/Norwalk working together, in play and for equipment

Building depth is one step on the way for a co-op boys hockey team. Learning how to win together, that’s another. Learning to check your sharpened skates on a practice day rather than a game day? It appears McMahon/Norwalk found that one out the hard way on Saturday when they discovered problems with their skate … Read more

Darien, Greenwich lead way as FCIAC teams star in state swimming and diving

As is the case every year, the FCIAC certainly acquitted itself quite well with much success at the recent girls swimming and diving state championship meets. Darien won the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Class L Girls Swimming and Diving Championships, Greenwich was runner-up in both the Class LL and State Open championship meets, and the … Read more

Norwalk defeats rival McMahon, wins Testa trophy for record sixth-straight time

NORWALK — Norwalk senior lineman Sam Papp was not letting go of the Testa Trophy as he cradled it on Casagrande Field after Norwalk beat McMahon 32-20 Thursday morning in the teams’ annual Thanksgiving showdown. Papp and the Bears have won the Sam Testa Trophy six-straight years now, the most consecutive wins in the history … Read more

New Canaan overcomes slow start, blanks McMahon to advance in Class L field hockey

NEW CANAAN — It would’ve been very easy for the New Canaan field hockey team to look past its Class L first round opponent, Brien McMahon. The Rams had handled the Senators by six goals in their first meeting and a date with defending state champion Staples was awaiting on the horizon. Rather than look … Read more

Pyne’s five TD passes leads New Canaan past McMahon

NEW CANAAN — Drew Pyne has put up record-setting passing numbers in his four years as the quarterback of the New Canaan football team. But on a Friday night when he was honored for his selection to the Under Armour All-America Game, and then threw five touchdown passes in the Rams’ 42-0 victory over Brien … Read more

Staples leads eight teams into FCIAC girls soccer playoffs

The Staples Wreckers will be the top seed after completing a 14-0-2 regular season with a 3-0 win over Wilton in their final game on Tuesday. The tournament will begin on Friday with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds: Staples, St. Joseph, Ridgefield and New Canaan. The semifinals will follow on either Monday or … Read more