Trumbull shuts out New Canaan in FCIAC volleyball quarterfinals

TRUMBULL — It was a rematch the Trumbull volleyball team wanted. The defending FCIAC champion Eagles made the second time around count, taking three close sets for a 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-23) victory over New Canaan in the conference quarterfinals Tuesday at Trumbull High School. Click here for more

St. Joseph wins in OT, Staples cruises to advance to FCIAC final

WILTON — As part of her pep talk before the start of overtime, St. Joseph junior forward Maddie Fried reminded her teammates that they hadn’t come this far for nothing, adding that she had never wanted to win a game so badly in her life. Fried then did her part, converting a penalty kick in … Read more

Darien and Staples will clash again for FCIAC field hockey crown

NORWALK — As a freshman, Darien’s Raina Johns is making her first journey through the FCIAC field hockey tournament. If the early returns are any indications, the Blue Wave is in for a heck of a ride. Johns scored on two penalty strokes, including one with 2:04 remaining as Darien defeated rival New Canaan, 3-2, … Read more

Pyne’s five TD passes leads New Canaan past McMahon

NEW CANAAN — Drew Pyne has put up record-setting passing numbers in his four years as the quarterback of the New Canaan football team. But on a Friday night when he was honored for his selection to the Under Armour All-America Game, and then threw five touchdown passes in the Rams’ 42-0 victory over Brien … Read more

Field set for FCIAC volleyball tournament

The field is set for the FCIAC girls volleyball tournament, which will feature seven playoff matches in a span of five days next week. The tournament will begin with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds on Tuesday, Nov. 5, with the semifinals will follow on either Monday or Tuesday at Ludlowe, with the final … Read more

Greenwich’s Mari Noble, New Canaan girls run to state titles

MANCHESTER – Greenwich junior Mari Noble defended her state Class LL individual championship while New Canaan won the CIAC Class L Girls Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 26, to highlight the many accomplishments of FCIAC runners and teams during the series of a dozen state class championship meets at Wickham Park. New Canaan’s championship … Read more

State championship highlights special season for New Canaan girls cross country team, coach Brown

Art Brown’s coaching career stretches back nearly 40 years, and includes indoor track and cross country state championships during his days at Stamford and Rippowam high schools. It’s been a storied career to date, but after his New Canaan girls cross country team claimed the Class L crown on Saturday in Manchester’s Wickham Park, Brown … Read more

FCIAC field hockey tournament begins Friday

Seven of the eight FCIAC playoff seeds have been determined with one left to go as the field hockey regular season reaches its conclusion tomorrow. The eighth and final seed was clinched by Warde, which defeated town rival Ludlowe on Wednesday. Defending FCIAC champion Darien secured the No. 1 seed with its 2-1 win over … Read more

Staples leads eight teams into FCIAC girls soccer playoffs

The Staples Wreckers will be the top seed after completing a 14-0-2 regular season with a 3-0 win over Wilton in their final game on Tuesday. The tournament will begin on Friday with quarterfinal games at the top four seeds: Staples, St. Joseph, Ridgefield and New Canaan. The semifinals will follow on either Monday or … Read more

Wise, LaPolice, defense get New Canaan past Staples

WESTPORT — A couple of early-season losses and a host of injuries have conspired to put the New Canaan football team’s season on thin ice. So, while facing a stiff challenge from Staples and its quarterback Jake Thaw, the Rams knew they had to answer the bell. Led by another stellar effort from junior running … Read more