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

No. 1 Darien blitzes Wilton in first half to reclaim Class L boys lacrosse championship

NORWALK — The more the Wilton Warriors wanted to prove their biggest win wasn’t a fluke, the more the team they’d beaten noticed. A motivated Darien boys lacrosse team is a frightening thing. The Blue Wave proved it from the start Saturday at Jack Casagrande Field, beating Wilton 13-3 in the Class L final to … Read more

Eight FCIAC teams contend for state championships on Saturday

Eight FCIAC teams will be playing for six state championships when the spring season concludes with CIAC finals on Saturday. Games are available to watch with a subscription via the NFHS Network. Class LL Baseball No. 5 Staples vs. No. 3 Southington At Palmer Field, Middletown, Noon Class M Baseball No. 11 St. Joseph vs. … Read more

Staples volleyball repeats as Class L champs, tops Darien in 5 sets

SHELTON—It was a war of wills in a Roman Coliseum atmosphere. The Class L Boys Volleyball title was the prize on the line Thursday night as Darien and Staples did battle for the third time this season. And after five grueling, emotional sets, Staples wasn’t ready to relinquish the Class L Championship plaque. The Wreckers … Read more

Boys Lacrosse: Darien tops Staples to set up rematch with Wilton in Class L final

NORWALK – Two weeks ago, the Darien Blue Wave was unexpectedly knocked out of the FCIAC boys lacrosse tournament by a Wilton Warriors team which has gotten hot at the right time of the year. Now, the Wave will have a chance to get even. Darien overcame an early challenge from the Staples Wreckers and … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Rivals Darien, defending champion New Canaan advance to Class L final showdown

NORWALK — Get ready for Darien vs. New Canaan, Round 3. The two girls lacrosse rivals punched their tickets to the CIAC Class L championship game with semifinal victories at Brien McMahon’s Jack Casagrande Field in Norwalk on Monday night. In the first semifinal, Darien received six goals and two assists from Ashley Humphrey and … Read more

Greenwich defends Division I state golf title; Xavier’s Fosdick earns medalist laurels

Greenwich completed a perfect CIAC season — winning every regular-season match, pulling off the three-peat in FCIACs, then defending its team championship at Division I with a cumulative total of 301. The Cardinals’ total was 10 strokes better than runner-up and FCIAC rival Darien. Click here for more

Darien sweeps titles at Class L boys tennis tournament

MIDDLETOWN — It was sweeps week for Darien at the CIAC Class L Boys Tennis Tournament. The tournament had a championship sweep theme for the Blue Wave, who won the singles title and doubles championship and oh yes, the team title. Behind numerous standout performances, capped by title-winning efforts during the tournament’s final day of … Read more