Darien tops Xavier in boys hockey semis, to face ND-West Haven

WEST HAVEN — The boys hockey matchup we waited forever to see is now the last game on the winter’s schedule. And when it meets No. 1 Notre Dame-West Haven on Tuesday in the CIAC Division I final, Darien will have some history to change, but if it matches the way it played the last … Read more

Darien boys hockey nips NW Catholic to reach Division I semifinals

WEST HAVEN — There were several question marks concerning the Darien boys ice hockey team when the 2021-22 season got underway. With senior Chris Schofield returning in the net, goalie was not one of those concerns. With Schofield delivering a superb performance, sixth-seeded Darien won a defensive battle with No. 3 Northwest Catholic 2-1 in … Read more

New Canaan, Darien will clash again for state girls ice hockey crown

SHELTON — Three years to the day of the last CHSGHA girls ice hockey final, New Canaan will finally have a chance to defend its state crown. And it will come in a rematch of that title game against Darien. The Rams and Blue Wave, the top two seeds in state tournament, punched their tickets … Read more

FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Tournament Scoreboard and Schedule

Click scores for stats Semifinals at Darien Ice House Wed., Feb. 23 No. 1 New Canaan 2, No. 4 Greenwich 0 No. 2 Stamford/Westhill/Staples 3, No. 3 Darien 0 Final at Darien Ice House Sat., Feb. 26 No. 1 New Canaan vs. No. 2 Stamford/Westhill/Staples, 2:30 p.m.

Top seeds New Canaan, Stamford/Westhill/Staples advance to FCIAC girls hockey championship

DARIEN — The FCIAC’s most prolific champion will take on a new kid on the block for the conference girls ice hockey championship. No. 1 New Canaan and the second-seeded Stamford/Westhill/Staples co-op both pitched shutouts, with the Rams defeating Greenwich 2-0, and SWS knocking off Darien 3-0 in the conference semifinals Wednesday at the Darien … Read more

Benson’s hat trick leads New Canaan girls hockey past Darien

DARIEN — As if the New Canaan girls ice hockey team hasn’t found enough offense this season, now the Rams have a hat trick from a defender in a game against the state’s second-ranked team. Junior Amanda Benson scored once in each period and helped the defense pitch a shutout as New Canaan dominated in … Read more

Devillers, No. 6 Darien edge No. 3 New Canaan in front of full house

DARIEN — It’s not unusual for a boys ice hockey game between New Canaan and Darien to feature several twists and turns. It’s also not odd for those games to end with a one-goal difference — that’s happened in four of the last six meetings with another game ending in a tie. What made No. … Read more

Karson Drake’s buzzer-beater lifts Darien over Danbury

DANBURY—With the FCIAC boys basketball tournament less than three weeks away, Darien and Danbury are both fighting for playoff berth. The teams entered Monday night with identical 4-4 conference records, and both were looking to put an end to a skid. While nearly all involved were expecting a close game, it was Darien who came … Read more

Five FCIAC boys ice hockey teams ranked in latest Top 10 poll

New Canaan is ranked No. 2 and the Fairfield Ludlowe/Warde cooperative team is tied for No. 3 as they lead a group of five FCIAC teams ranked among the top nine in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Hockey Poll which was released Jan. 30. The other three conference teams – Darien, Greenwich, and Ridgefield – … Read more

With bigger numbers, Darien wrestling experiences success

Darien wrestling coach Greg Lewis was “through the roof.” His Blue Wave had just defeated Norwalk 33-30 in the team’s opening dual meet on Dec. 13, and there was plenty to celebrate for a program which had just one previous win over a five-year span. “I told these kids this already is something special,” said … Read more