Williams, Darien beat Danbury, advancing to fifth-straight FCIAC semifinal

DARIEN — If there is one place FCIAC baseball teams do not want to be, it is matched up with Darien in the tournament quarterfinals. This season, the unlucky team drawing the No. 3 Blue Wave in the opening round was No. 6 Danbury. For the fifth-straight season, Darien won its quarterfinal matchup, advancing to … Read more

Tournament field set for FCIAC boys lacrosse

Defending FCIAC champion Darien and defending Class L champion Ridgefield are the top two seeds for the conference tournament, which will get underway with the quarterfinal round on Saturday, May 18. The top four seeds — No. 1 Darien, No. 2 Ridgefield, No. 3 New Canaan and No. 4 Wilton — will host games before … 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

Sparkman’s 33 leads Darien boys golf to victory over New Canaan

The Darien boys golf team last won a state championship in — get ready for it — 1932. The Wave has come close several times, even finishing second five times in recent years, but they haven’t been able to get over the hump and into the winner’s circle. After his New Canaan team lost to … Read more

Brunswick wins draws, wins big first meeting with Darien boys lacrosse

GREENWICH — Darien finally had an open date. Brunswick was still willing. The big game between Fairfield County’s prep and public boys lacrosse powers at last came together Wednesday night at Cosby Field. The final few minutes, at least, didn’t disappoint. Brunswick broke it open in the third quarter, then withstood the Blue Wave’s late … Read more

Quarterfinals set for FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament

The Darien Blue Wave and New Canaan Rams lead a strong field of eight teams into the FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament, which will get underway with a pair of games on Thursday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. New Canaan and Darien are holding their proms on Friday night, so their home games were … Read more

FCIAC boys tennis playoffs get underway Wednesday

Eight teams will begin play in the FCIAC boys tennis tournament when the quarterfinals hit the courts on Wednesday at the home sites of the top four seeds. Defending conference champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, with the Wreckers entering the tournament with a 15-1 record. New Canaan, which is also 15-1, is the … Read more

FCIAC girls tennis tournament hits court for quarterfinals Tuesday

The FCIAC girls tennis tournament will get underway on Tuesday with four quarterfinal games on the home courts of the top four seeds. Defending champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, as the Wreckers were unbeaten during the regular season. Last year’s runner-up, Darien is the No. 2 seed. Tuesday, May 14 Here’s the full … Read more

Darien baseball rallies to sink Westhill Vikings

The Darien Blue Wave scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and defeated the Westhill Vikings, 5-3, in a key FCIAC baseball game Friday at DHS. Two of the runs came home on wild pitches, as Nick Briganti scored the tying run, and Aaron Sears scored the go-ahead run. Liam McLaughlin then … Read more