“Devastating”: New Canaan’s Marinelli heartbroken for his Rams after football’s cancellation

Friday night was supposed to be the first official game of Lou Marinelli’s 40th year as head coach of New Canaan football. Instead of a celebration of that milestone, however, he and his Rams are sidelined; shut down by the CIAC’s decision to follow the Department of Public Health’s recommendation and not play 11-on-11 football … Read more

Coaches Corner: Bill Brown, New Canaan

Bill Brown New Canaan Boys Golf Years as head coach: 20 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Freshman baseball, Freshmen football, Junior varsity girls basketball and varsity assistant baseball coach (all at NCHS). Full-time profession: Special Education Teaching Assistant at NCHS since 1988 From the coach: “Played youth baseball in New Canaan. Coached Babe Ruth … Read more

FCIAC lacrosse stars excel in college ranks; six selected in MLL draft

The FCIAC has a long and proud tradition of having plenty of the best boys high school lacrosse players in the country. Some recent examples which confirm that were the many former conference players who were on the rosters of the best college programs in the country and especially with the six former FCIAC players … Read more

Coaches Corner: Art Brown, New Canaan

Art Brown New Canaan Girls Cross Country Years as head coach: 11 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Currently assistant coach for New Canaan girls indoor and outdoor track and field; Previously a track and field coach at Stamford and Rippowam High Schools. Full-time profession: Social Studies Teacher (Retired) From the coach: “I am presently … Read more

New Canaan Scholar Athlete Chris Carratu all business on field, in classroom

With his 14th sack in his last game for New Canaan, a state semifinal loss in the pouring rain to St. Joseph, Chris Carratu broke Zach Allen’s single-season school record. Carruto is not your fly-under-the-radar scholar-athlete. At 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, with a 6-7 wingspan, a 4.0 GPA and 1550 SAT score, he played on one … Read more

New Canaan’s Lucas Niang set for NFL Draft spotlight

Lucas Niang, a former football star at New Canaan High School, will very soon have one of the biggest days of his young life. Whereas this coronavirus pandemic has suspended play in the NBA, NHL and Major Leagues, one major event among the four major sports will go on as scheduled. The 2020 NFL Draft … Read more

New Canaan’s Tyler Sung heading to Lehigh wrestling

From the moment Tyler Sung first stepped onto the wrestling mats at New Canaan High School, it was pretty clear the Rams had a star in their midst. Four seasons later, Sung has not only rewritten the Rams’ record books, he’s about to embark on a journey to one of the top college programs in … Read more

New Canaan tops Darien for first FCIAC boys ice hockey crown since 2014

GREENWICH — One minute and 47 seconds felt like an eternity for Griffin Deane and the New Canaan boys ice hockey team. The Rams’ once three-goal lead had been whittled down to one as rival Darien mounted a wild third-period comeback bid, with pressure continuing into the final minute. This was, however, New Canaan’s night … Read more

Watch the FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Final on LocalLive

The FCIAC boys ice hockey championship game between the New Canaan Rams and Darien Blue Wave will begin at 5:45 p.m., Saturday, at Dorothy Hamill Rink in Greenwich and the game will be carried on LocalLive. The game will also be carried by the Darien Athletic Foundation and the NCTV78. Tickets for the game are … Read more

CHSGHA Schedule and Scoreboard; Three FCIAC girls hockey teams reach semis

CHSGHA Tournament Schedule and Scoreboard Quarterfinals – Saturday, March 7 No. 3 Greenwich 1, No. 6 Avon co-op 0 No. 4 New Canaan 5, No. 5 Suffield co-op 1 No. 2 Darien 7, No. 7 East Catholic co-op (ETB) 0 No. 1 Simsbury 11, No. 9 Guilford 1 Semifinals – Tuesday, March 10 At The Rinks at … Read more