Boys Basketball: Trumbull’s spurt-ability defeats New Canaan

TRUMBULL — Trumbull High scored on its first five possessions of the second half. The large contingent of Eagle fans in the student section began to chant: “It’s too easy,” as visiting New Canaan took a timeout down 42-26 early in the third quarter. Trumbull coach Buddy Bray, whose team earned a 64-52 team, wasn’t … Read more

Greenwich’s Muir, Marinelli take Walter Camp’s 2018 top prizes at 12th annual Breakfast of Champions

NEW HAVEN — The virtual victory parade continued for Greenwich’s No. 1-ranked, state championship football team. Quarterback Gavin Muir and head coach John Marinelli took home Walter Camp Football Foundation’s top honors at its 12th Annual Breakfast of Champions Saturday morning at the Omni Hotel in downtown New Haven. Muir was named the 2018 Connecticut Player of … Read more

McAleer’s steal, halfcourt buzzer-beater delivers New Canaan over Stamford

NEW CANAAN — Danny Melzer typically doesn’t celebrate at the end of basketball games. However, following the latest victory for his New Canaan, Melzer made an exception. Junior Ryan McAleer intercepted a long inbounds pass and then banked in a 3-point shot from halfcourt to give New Canaan a wild 52-49 victory over the Stamford … Read more

A dozen FCIAC football players named to New Haven Register All-State First Team

NEW HAVEN – Greenwich senior defensive lineman Mozi Bici was the state’s Player of the Year as he led a contingent of 12 players from the FCIAC selected to the 87th New Haven Register All-State Football First Team which was recently released. And for good measure, Greenwich head coach John Marinelli was named Coach of … Read more

Johnson’s goal completes New Canaan’s rally against NFI

DANBURY — A long layoff might have contributed to a slow start by the New Canaan boys hockey team against a tough opponent. That was the topic of conversation after a sluggish first period. The rust, however, slowly wore off the longer the game went. By the end the Rams had found just enough to … Read more

Cunningham, Rogers lead Danbury to fifth straight win, topping New Canaan

NEW CANAAN — Three games into the new girls basketball season, the Danbury Hatters were still searching for their first victory. True, those games were against strong opponents, but a goose egg in the win column isn’t the best feeling. Five games and five wins later, things are looking up for the Hatters, Danbury closed … Read more

Nash, Greenwich ice hockey stop New Canaan in home opener

GREENWICH — With senior goalie Ben Nash turning away nearly every shot that came his way, the Greenwich boys hockey team didn’t need too much offense to prevail in its home-opener on Wednesday night. A 34-save performance from Nash and a two-goal first period did the trick for the Cardinals, who earned the first of … Read more

New Canaan’s Braden, Conley, Stewart sign to play Division I football

NEW CANAAN — Jack Stewart, Jack Conley and Garrett Braden have been side-by-side ever since their days playing football in the New Canaan youth leagues. So it was perfectly fitting that when they began the next chapter of their lives, they did so together. It was a banner day for New Canaan football, as the … Read more

Class LL champ Greenwich tops final state football polls

Greenwich finished atop the rankings at No. 1 to lead a trio of FCIAC football teams ranked among the top four in The Final Day of New London Top 10 Coaches Poll and The Final 2018 GameTimeCT Top 10 Football Poll voted on by 28 members of the media. The coaches and media polls both … Read more

Ridgefield leads four FCIAC teams on GameTimeCT’s preseason boys hockey poll

There are four FCIAC teams – Ridgefield, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan – ranked among the top nine in the 2018-19 GameTimeCT Preseason Boys Hockey Poll. Fairfield Prep was voted No. 1, having received 10 of the 14 first-place votes. Ridgefield received three first-place votes and is ranked second and Greenwich got one first-place vote … Read more