FCIAC Football Week One Outlook: All 17 teams in action, two games live on HAN

The first official weekend of the high school football season is upon on us and all 17 FCIAC teams will be in action over the next two days. You can catch two of the games live on the HAN Network, which will carry Friday’s St. Joseph at New Canaan contest, and Saturday’s meeting between the … Read more

HAN’s 2017 FCIAC Fall Previews: Brien McMahon Senators

The HAN Network is visiting all 17 FCIAC schools as their sports teams get ready for the fall season. The tour’s sixth day featured visits to the Brien McMahon and Darien High Schools on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The 12th stop on the fall tour was Brien McMahon High School, where HAN Network Sports Director Frank … Read more

Former FCIAC boys lacrosse stars light up college stage

Former New Canaan lacrosse star Tom Carey had a superb year as a starting goalie who helped lead Ohio State to the championship game of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Tournament and that was a major highlight of the achievements of many former Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse players. The FCIAC has … Read more

Van der Els strikes gold at Pan Am Junior track championships in Peru

Eric Van der Els, a rising sophomore at the University of Connecticut, scored a gold medal and set a meet record in the 1,500-meter run at the 2017 Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships on Sunday, July 23, in Trujillo, Peru. A 2016 graduate of Brien McMahon High School, Van der Els captured the … Read more

College ranks filled with past FCIAC girls lacrosse standouts

Former New Canaan star Olivia Hompe wrapped up her great career at Princeton University by earning First-Team All-America honors to highlight the many achievements of former FCIAC girls lacrosse players who have continued their careers as student-athletes in college. An Ivy League champion and record-setter with Princeton, Hompe is a nominee for the NCAA’s Woman … Read more

Van der Els runs at Pan American Junior Championships in Peru this weekend

Former Brien McMahon track standout and FCIAC cross country champion Eric Van der Els is taking part in the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, this weekend. Van der Els, who just finished his freshman year at UConn, earned a spot at the competition by winning the 1,500-meter run at USATF Junior Nationals … Read more

Former FCIAC baseball stars shine on college diamonds

There were many former high school baseball players from the FCIAC who maintained their passion for the sport and were student-athletes at their respective colleges this past spring. Many of those players are listed below, underneath each of the high schools they attended, along with some highlights from college during the 2017 spring season. Brien … Read more

Conference lacrosse players to battle in Under Armour All-America games

One of the highlights of the summer lacrosse season — the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Weekend — is taking place at Towson University in Maryland beginning today and the FCIAC is well-represented. The Darien Blue Wave and New Canaan Rams each have two recent graduates one of the featured events: The North-South Senior Boys game … Read more

FCIAC Scholar-Athletes for May, 2017

Olivia Wood, Staples This senior two-time captain of the girls golf team has a 3.98 GPA after having made First Honors every semester. Olivia had been inducted into the National Honor Society, National Chinese Honor Society and Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society and is a recipient of the AP Scholar Award and the … Read more

FCIAC Scholar-Athletes for April, 2017

Kinsley Maloney, Brien McMahon Kinsley is a two-year captain of the cheerleading team who takes pride in her team’s biggest accomplishment of placing third in its division at the U.S. Finals at Virginia Beach. Her team also was runner-up at a major competition at Quinnipiac University and made it to this year’s “Team of the … Read more