New Canaan field hockey rallies past Wilton as Isabelle Schuh scores twice

WETHERSFIELD — Class L champion New Canaan and runner-up Wilton were proof that two things can be true when the FCIAC rivals met to decide the Class L field hockey championship at Joseph F. Cottone Field on Saturday. New Canaan showed why it was the top seed. The 22-1-0 Rams recovered from a 1-0 deficit … Read more

State championship weekend schedule, streaming and scoreboard

Saturday, Nov. 20 Class L Field Hockey at Wethersfield HS, Noon Final: No. 1 New Canaan 3, No. 11 Wilton 1 Streaming on NFHS (subscription) Class LL Girls Soccer  at Dillon Stadium, Hartford, 4 p.m. Final: No. 10 Wilton 0, No. 9 Staples 0 (OT) – Co-champs Streaming on NFHS (subscription) Class LL Girls Volleyball … Read more

Wilton field hockey stuns Darien in Class L semifinal shootout

NORWALK — Chalk up another win for the underdog Wilton field hockey team. After playing 80 minutes locked in a scoreless duel, No. 11 Wilton defeated No. 2 Darien 3-2 in a shootout in the CIAC Class L semifinals Tuesday night at Testa Field in Norwalk. It was the Warriors’ third consecutive playoff win against … Read more

Senior goalie Grace Gilman anchors New Canaan’s tough defense

At times this fall, New Canaan’s Grace Gilman has faced a relentless of barrage of shots in a relatively short period of time. And that’s just from her field hockey teammates. “For much of the season she’s been the only goalie on our team, so she gets peppered with shots all practice long from some … Read more

Twelve FCIAC teams have reached the CIAC tournament semifinals

A dozen FCIAC teams have advanced to the CIAC tournament semifinals, which will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday. In Class LL girls soccer, the conference is guaranteed a championship, with all four semifinalists coming from the FCIAC. St. Joseph defeated Branford 2-1 in a Class L quarterfinal game which started on Saturday and was … Read more

No. 1 New Canaan field hockey outlasts No. 8 Greenwich in double overtime in Class L quarterfinal

NEW CANAAN — Shawna Ferraro admitted she and her New Canaan field hockey teammates were feeling a bit tired after their latest victory. That can happen when you’re playing your third double-overtime playoff game in 12 days. Ferraro scored off a pass from Molly Mitchell with 3:02 remaining in a second overtime to give top-seeded … Read more

FCIAC teams in States: Who’s left and what’s next

Class LL Girls Soccer Who’s Left No. 6 Ludlowe, No. 9 Staples, No. 10 Wilton, No. 12 Warde, No. 13 Ridgefield, and No. 18 Danbury What’s Next Quarterfinals – Fri., Nov. 12 No. 16 Farmington at No. 9 Staples, 2 p.m. No. 14 Cheshire at No. 6 Ludlowe, 3 p.m. No. 18 Danbury at No. … Read more

Darien tops New Canaan in double OT for FCIAC field hockey crown

NORWALK — A long and hard-fought game, one which spanned more than 70 minutes, ended with the Darien field hockey team in a familiar spot: Celebrating a championship. Senior co-captain Molly McGuckin set up sophomore Blake Wilks for the winning goal during a 2-on-1 breakaway in double overtime, as the Blue Wave captured their fourth … Read more