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

Field set for FCIAC boys soccer tournament

Norwalk and Ludlowe clinched playoff berths on the final day of the regular season, setting the field for the FCIAC boys soccer tournament. The tournament will begin on Thursday with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds. The semifinals will follow on either Monday or Tuesday at Ludlowe, with the final scheduled for Thursday, Nov. … Read more

Zager, Staples rediscover zip in offense, in win over McMahon

NORWALK — With the Staples football team scoring only 27 points while losing two of its first three games, first-year head coach Adam Behrends’ decision to start junior transfer Jackson Zager at quarterback (moving incumbent Jake Thaw to wide receiver) was a trending topic of second-guessing. Thaw, after all, had helped the Wreckers go 7-3 … Read more

Quinn, freshmen lead Darien to shutout of Brien McMahon

DARIEN — After graduating several key seniors, the big question for the Darien girls soccer team was who would step in and fill those cleats? The answer has been, in part, a strong group of freshmen. Colette Quinn and Chloe Humphrey accounted for all the Wave’s scoring, and goalie Jillian Fox pitched a shutout as … Read more

Wallace impressive in debut, as No. 2 St. Joseph rolls past McMahon

NORWALK — Jack Wallace introduced himself to Brien McMahon, and the FCIAC football world as a whole, when St. Joseph’s junior quarterback passed for five first-half touchdowns in the Cadets’ 45-0 victory over the Senators at Jack Casagrande Field on Friday night. Wallace, making his first start, completed 7-of-9 passes for 232 yards in just … Read more

Football 2019: BRIEN MCMAHON preview

It’s been five seasons since McMahon has delivered a winning record on the football field. So to the say the Senators, especially their seniors, are a hungry team would be an understatement. So how does McMahon get from here to there in an FCIAC which features some of state’s top contenders year-in and year-out? Click … Read more