Griffiths, defense lead New Canaan past Greenwich in FCIAC quarterfinals

NEW CANAAN  – The first meeting of the season between the New Canaan and Greenwich boys lacrosse teams wasn’t much of a game as the Rams rolled to a 12-4 victory in late April. The playoffs have started, however, and it’s a whole new ball game. New Canaan survived and advanced as they edged the … Read more

Second-seeded New Canaan tops No. 7 Greenwich in FCIAC girls lacrosse quarterfinals

NEW CANAAN — Effective defensive play has been one of the New Canaan girls lacrosse team’s trademarks this season and it once again surfaced when the postseason commenced on Thursday night. Holding another opponent to single digits in scoring, while being efficient on the offensive end, the Rams moved closer to reaching one of its … 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

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

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

Girls Lacrosse: No. 2 New Canaan too much for No. 7 Greenwich

NEW CANAAN — To say the Greenwich girls lacrosse team had a rough week would be an understatement. Just a few days removed from a 21-8 loss to No. 1-ranked Darien, the Cardinals dropped a 10-2 decision to No. 2 New Canaan Saturday afternoon at Dunning Field. Click here for more

Jaques’ five goals lead No. 1 Darien to win over No. 2 New Canaan in girls lacrosse

Emotions always run high when the Darien and New Canaan girls lacrosse teams clash. In their latest game, there was added motivation for the Blue Wave after senior co-captain Nicole Humphrey suffered a season-ending injury during a loss at Manhasset (N.Y.) on Thursday. With juniors Sarah Jaques and Ashley Humphrey leading the attack, No. 1 … Read more