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

McMahon’s Justin Forde named Gatorade’s Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of Year

Justin Forde of Brien McMahon has been named the 2018-19 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.Forde, who also won the award last season, is the second Gatorade Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year to be chosen from Brien McMahon, joining 2015-16 winner Eric van der Els. The award, … Read more

Field of eight set for 2019 FCIAC baseball tournament

The Brien McMahon Senators became the final team in FCIAC baseball tournament field on Thursday, setting up the four quarterfinal contests on Saturday. McMahon clinched the eighth and final seed when Westhill lost to Ridgefield 6-2 and was eliminated from the playoff picture. The Staples Wreckers are the No. 1 seed, followed by Ludlowe at … Read more

Ward pitches complete game as Norwalk baseball beats rival McMahon

NORWALK — Not that any extra motivation is needed for a city rivalry game, but Norwalk came in to is game against Brien McMahon needing one win to qualify for the state tournament. Qualifying for states is not big deal most seasons for the Bears, but after starting the season 1-5, the postseason seemed like … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

Gibbens’ 3-pointer off steal lifts New Canaan over McMahon in another wild finish

NORWALK – With its second miraculous finish in less than a month, you have to start thinking there’s something special about this year’s New Canaan Rams basketball team. With the Rams trailing Brien McMahon by one with 7.2 seconds to play, New Canaan junior Alex Gibbens intercepted an inbounds pass at half-court, dribbled twice, squared … Read more