Darien tops Staples in FCIAC field hockey championship rematch

WESTPORT — The Darien and Staples field hockey teams have built quite a rivalry over the past few seasons, meeting in two state finals and going head-to-head for the FCIAC championship last year. In the aftermath of Darien’s 3-1 win over the Wreckers in Westport on Wednesday, however, Blue Wave senior Molly Hellman was very … Read more

A milestone win for Mo Minicus and Darien field hockey

DARIEN — There wasn’t much fanfare when Darien field hockey coach Mo Minicus picked up career victory No. 300 in last Thursday’s season-opening game in Ridgefield. Maybe that’s because the coach and her players were focused on an even more important number: One, as in the first win of the season. Molly McGuckin and Evelyn … Read more

Defense, Graham star as No. 5 Darien blanks Ludlowe in opener

DARIEN — Opening night of the football season had a bit of a different feeling for the Darien football team this year. For the first time in four seasons, there was no title to defend as the Wave had lost to Newtown in the Class LL quarterfinals last season. This new edition of the Darien … Read more

With No Title To Defend, Blue Wave Make Strong Opening Impression

DARIEN — Darien tonight looked like a team unaccustomed to not having a state title to defend. This was the Blue Wave’s plight for the first time in four years, and the edge it carried was evident in the performance that led to a 42-0 win over Fairfield Ludlowe. Click here for more

Football 2019: DARIEN preview

For the past few seasons, Darien has been blessed with a seemingly endless supply of top quarterbacks. Current signal-caller Peter Graham was a backup behind Jack Joyce on the 2017 Class LL championship team, and again last year when Cooper Hancock guided the Wave to a state tournament berth for the sixth-straight season. Now it’s … Read more

Darien’s Richard Brereton helps Cotuit claim Cape Cod Baseball League crown

With each passing inning, Darien’s Richard Brereton was asked the same question by Cotuit Kettleers’ head coach Mike Roberts: “Do you want to come out?” Each time, the answer was the same: “No, sir.” After 93 pitches and six innings of relief from Brereton, Cotuit earned a 7-6, 15-inning victory over the Harwich Mariners in … Read more

FCIAC teams racked up 12 state championships during the spring

The FCIAC, as is seemingly the case every year, had much success during the spring season of regarding the accomplishments of its many participating teams in their respective state tournaments or state championship meets while concluding the 2018-19 school year for high school sports. The conference had 12 teams win state championships in various classes. … Read more

Darien girls lacrosse named CHSCA Team of the Year; Three players earn All-America honors

The Darien girls lacrosse team finished the season ranked No. 1 in the Connecticut Coaches Poll and was named the Team of the Year by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association, which released its postseason awards on Monday. The Blue Wave had three players named All-Americans and led all teams with seven athletes receiving All-State … Read more

2019 FCIAC Hall of Fame Inductees

The FCIAC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will include six inductees, who will be honored during the conference’s annual banquet on Thursday night, June 13, at the Norwalk Inn. In addition to the induction ceremony, the evening will feature several award-winners, and the league’s coaches of the year for each sport will be recognized. … Read more