Congratulations to all of our state champions for the winter season!

Girls Indoor Track and Field Class LL – Danbury Hatters Wrestling Class LL, State Open and New England – Danbury Hatters Gymnastics Class LL – Greenwich Cardinals Class M – Wilton Warriors Girls Ice Hockey New Canaan Rams Final: New Canaan 3, Darien 1 Cheerleading Class LL – Danbury Hatters Boys Swimming & Diving Class … Read more

Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

New Canaan tops Granby in Division IV for first state title since 1962

UNCASVILLE — It’s been a memorable year for the New Canaan boys basketball team, right from the start. Between a couple of game-winning 3-point shots that went viral on social media, to qualifying for postseason play for the first time in a decade, to making a run in the Division IV state tournament and reaching … Read more

Three FCIAC teams battle for state basketball championships on Saturday

Three FCIAC basketball teams will play for state championships as the CIAC tournament finals tip off on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena. All the state championship games can be seen on the NFHS Network. A subscription is required. Basketball Championship Schedule – Saturday, March 16 Boys Basketball – Div. IV Final No. 4 New Canaan … Read more

New Canaan boys basketball team takes state, and town, by storm

NEW CANAAN — The bleachers in the New Canaan High School gymnasium are decked out in the school colors, with black letters spelling out “NCHS” and “Rams” nestled within a sea of red. Not long ago, those letters could be seen clearly, even on game nights for the boys basketball team, which was drawing sparse … Read more

Melzer has turned New Canaan basketball into a winner

NEW CANAAN — The decision did not come easily. A Stamford Black Knight through and through, Danny Melzer had been offered the job of head coach of the New Canaan boys basketball team in 2016, taking over a struggling program. The move would mean leaving the school he had played and coached for, and the … Read more

New Canaan pulls away from St. Joseph to reach Division IV title game, its first final in 30 years

FAIRFIELD — Two years ago, the New Canaan boys basketball team won just four of 20 games. Now, the Rams are going dancing at the Sun. New Canaan won a full-tilt battle with the St. Joseph Cadets, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 62-51 victory in the CIAC Div. IV semifinals Tuesday night … Read more

Top-seeded New Canaan holds off Darien for seventh state title, first in six years

WEST HAVEN — It had been six long years since the New Canaan girls ice hockey team had last won a state championship. So as the last few seconds ticked off the clock in the Rams’ 3-1 win over rival Darien in the CHSGHA state final on Saturday, the emotions started to rise to the … Read more

NW Catholic shuts out New Canaan, advances to Division I semifinals

NORTH BRANFORD — While the Northwest Catholic and New Canaan boys hockey teams have solid defenses, their combined offensive talent was expected to produce some excitement for their fans entering their CIAC Division I quarterfinal matchup on Saturday with a few goals in the process. After all, in their last 10 games the Lions outscored … Read more

Rivals New Canaan and Darien clash for state girls hockey crown Saturday

WEST HAVEN — Even as his New Canaan girls ice hockey team was delivering a spectacular season and winning an FCIAC title, head coach Rich Bulan repeatedly said until someone defeats three-time defending champion Darien in the state tournament, the Blue Wave is still the team to beat. Now, his Rams are ready to take … Read more