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

FCIAC’s state tournament scoreboard for Saturday, May 27

Friday, May 26 CIAC Class S Girls Lacrosse, Qualifying Round St. Joseph 17, Haddam-Killingworth 8 Saturday, May 27 CIAC Class LL Baseball, Qualifying Round NFA 4, Stamford 1 CIAC Class M Baseball, Qualifying Round St. Joseph 12, Killingly 2 CIAC Class L Boys Lacrosse, Qualifying Round Newtown 13, Warde 12 (OT) Brien McMahon 7, Shelton … Read more

FCIAC Scholar-Athletes for March, 2017

Da’Nasiah Blackwell, Brien McMahon This senior has been a member of the varsity cheerleading team since her freshman year and she has a 3.7 GPA by having achieved Honors or High Honors every year. Da’Nasiah was selected All-FCIAC in cheerleading during her sophomore and junior years and has been a team captain as a junior … Read more

Watch Danbury baseball at Stamford today at 4:30 on HAN

Baseball, softball and boys lacrosse are on deck for the HAN Network this week, as the FCIAC’s spring season rolls into May. First up are the Danbury Hatters and Stamford Black Knights, who will clash on the SHS baseball diamond at 4:30 p.m., Monday. Coverage will begin with the Nutmeg Sports show at 4 p.m. … Read more

Court Drama: Monday’s tennis scoreboard and box scores

Many of the FCIAC’s tennis teams were in action on Monday, as week four of the spring season gets underway. Below is the scoreboard for Monday’s games, with box scores when provided. Boys Tennis Ludlowe 6, Trinity Catholic 1 Singles Will Savage (TC) def. Sam Slobin, 6-2, 6-3 Ryan Burress (L) def. Simon Poulter, 6-4, 6-3 Landon … Read more