No. 4-ranked New Canaan hockey team silencing doubters

There’s plenty of talent throughout the New Canaan boys ice hockey roster this season. But despite the skill-level, along with an impressive eight wins in the first nine games, the Rams just couldn’t seem to get any respect. Count coach Clark Jones among the those who were waiting to see more. “To be honest, I … Read more

New Canaan earns first win over Trumbull since 2013

NEW CANAAN — With eight teams separated by just one game heading into Friday night’s FCIAC basketball action, every conference win is a precious one when it comes to potential playoff pecking order. The New Canaan Rams made significant headway toward their conference postseason goal with a hard-fought 50-48 win over Trumbull. Click here for … Read more

Johnson, No. 4 New Canaan shut out No. 6 Ridgefield for ninth win

RIDGEFIELD — The Winter Garden in Ridgefield hasn’t exactly been kind to the New Canaan boys ice hockey team over the years. Of course much of that has to do with the great teams the Tigers have recently put on the ice. On Friday night, New Canaan and freshman goalie Beau Johnson put the recent … Read more

New Canaan tops West Haven/SHA for coach Rich Bulan’s 500th win

DARIEN — New Canaan’s Rich Bulan reached a coaching milestone with his 500th career victory on Monday night. Few of the first 499 could have been much wilder. Kaleigh Harden whipped in a goal to the top left corner with 6:24 remaining as New Canaan held off West Haven/SHA 6-5 in a battle of state … Read more

Darien takes over No. 1 spot in state boys ice hockey poll

Darien utilized an impressive 5-2 home victory over top-ranked Notre Dame-West Haven on Jan. 11 to leapfrog over two teams from the previous poll and surge up to No. 1 in the latest GameTimeCT Boys Hockey Top 10 Poll. As is so often the case in this state hockey poll voted on by five coaches … Read more

New Canaan’s Elle Sneddon named CHSCA volleyball player of the year

The moment was a huge surprise for Elle Sneddon. So much so, that the New Canaan junior, a setter on the Rams’ volleyball team, didn’t even hear her name announced. What those around her realized, and what she would quickly learn, was that she had just received the Connecticut High School Coaches Association’s highest honor … Read more

Jaudon, Stamford romp over New Canaan in boys hoops

STAMFORD — One of the more dramatic moments of the last boys basketball season came in the form of half-court buzzer-beater by New Canaan’s Ryan McAleer to beat Stamford, 52-49, in a game which really launched the Rams’ drive to a championship. This year’s meeting between the two teams wasn’t quite so dramatic, and it … Read more

Ellis, No. 6 New Canaan skate past Northwest Catholic

DARIEN — Carter Ellis has developed into a top weapon for the New Canaan boys ice hockey team this season and the junior forward put an early stamp on the Rams’ game against Northwest Catholic on Saturday with a goal just 36 seconds after the opening drop. As if that wasn’t bad enough for the … Read more

Harden, New Canaan topple Greenwich in key FCIAC battle

DARIEN — It may be an understatement, but it’s been a pretty good week for the New Canaan girls ice hockey team. Five days after shutting out rival Darien in a rematch of last year’s state final, the Rams skated past another FCIAC contender as they defeated Greenwich 4-1 Thursday night at the Darien Ice … Read more

New Canaan holds off Greenwich for first win over Cards since 2012

NEW CANAAN — With a victory over rival Darien already under its belt, it’s not as if the New Canaan girls basketball team was looking for a signature win. But the Rams’ latest game against Greenwich may have taken their season to another level. New Canaan outscored the Cards 20-5 in the first half and … Read more