Coaches Corner: Laddie Lawrence, Staples

Laddie Lawrence Staples Boys cross country, boys indoor track and field, and boys outdoor track and field Years as head coach: Cross country – 49; Indoor track and field – 51; Outdoor track and field – 44 Other sports you have coached or are currently coaching: Girls cross country and girls indoor track and field … Read more

FCIAC teams captured five state championships during fall season

It is an annual occurrence during the fall season. Just as one can be sure that the leaves will change color and eventually fall off of the trees during late October and early November, one can also be sure that the FCIAC will have much success and collect several state championships during the fall season’s … Read more

Cross Country: Noble’s performance highlights great postseason for FCIAC runners

MANCHESTER – Greenwich’s Mari Noble may still be a junior but she has already secured her status as being among the best female distance runners in FCIAC history. Noble has had quite the run of postseason success to confirm that. She was the individual champion at the CIAC State Open Girls Cross Country Championships and … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Girls Cross Country Awards

First Team Mari Noble, Greenwich Mairead Clas, Darien Tess Pisanelli, Ridgefield Daniella Grullon Pena, Danbury Alessandra Zaffina, Trumbull Katherine Rector, Ridgefield Emily Alexandru, Trumbull Molly Murphy, New Canaan Sarah Johnson, Danbury Abigail Hart, Fairfield Warde Elizabeth Jasminski, Ridgefield Tori Greenberg, Staples Emily Mrakovcic, Wilton Charlotte Moody, Darien Anna Keeley, Fairfield Ludlowe Second Team Kali Holden, … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Boys Cross Country Awards

First Team Morgan Fierro, Staples Austin Hutchens, Fairfield Warde Nicholas Taubenheim, Staples Teddy O’kane, Staples Jacob Hefele, Danbury Gregory Vogt, Fairfield Warde Colin Mclaughlin, Westhill Jack Watson, Danbury Charles Namiot, Ridgefield Alexander Bein, Greenwich Dylan Rosemark, Danbury Charlie King, Ridgefield Trevor Demarco, Ridgefield Samuel Sweeney, Fairfield Ludlowe Cyrus Asgari, Trumbull Second Team Varujan Edwards, Trumbull … Read more

Greenwich’s Mari Noble, New Canaan girls run to state titles

MANCHESTER – Greenwich junior Mari Noble defended her state Class LL individual championship while New Canaan won the CIAC Class L Girls Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 26, to highlight the many accomplishments of FCIAC runners and teams during the series of a dozen state class championship meets at Wickham Park. New Canaan’s championship … Read more

State championship highlights special season for New Canaan girls cross country team, coach Brown

Art Brown’s coaching career stretches back nearly 40 years, and includes indoor track and cross country state championships during his days at Stamford and Rippowam high schools. It’s been a storied career to date, but after his New Canaan girls cross country team claimed the Class L crown on Saturday in Manchester’s Wickham Park, Brown … Read more

Ridgefield claims FCIAC girls cross country crown; Greenwich’s Noble strikes gold

NEW CANAAN — Pursuing perfection is a difficult task. Even if the Ridgefield girls cross country team sometimes makes it look easy. With five runners placing in the top 30, the Tigers followed up an unbeaten regular season by capturing the FCIAC championship Tuesday in New Canaan’s Waveny Park. Led by senior Tess Pisanelli’s third-place … Read more

Staples boys win 4th straight FCIAC Boys Cross Country title

NEW CANAAN — All hail the 4-Peat. The army known as the Staples boys cross country team ran off with the FCIAC championship Tuesday at warm and sunny Waveny Park. The Wreckers finished with 45 points from their top five finishers to hold off Ridgefield (77 points) and Danbury (96 points) to earn their fourth … Read more