Harden, New Canaan girls hockey overcome Epke, Guilford

DARIEN — It wasn’t a familiar spot for the New Canaan girls ice hockey team. Five minutes into their game against visiting Guilford, the Rams were trailing 2-1. It was an unusual feeling for a team which was unbeaten and hadn’t allowed more than a goal to any opponent in 13 games. As it turns … Read more

Wilton boys basketball tops New Canaan to remain undefeated

WILTON — In the moments following the Wilton boys basketball team’s latest victory, senior co-captain Kevin Hyzy sent a clear message. “We’re happy,” Hyzy said, “but we’re not satisfied.” The Warriors were put to the test on Friday night, trailing at halftime for the first time this season before rallying for a decisive 63-40 win … Read more

Thurlow’s overtime goal lifts No. 3 Darien over No. 1 New Canaan

DARIEN — Darien senior Patrick Thurlow was answering a question about playing against a goalie as talented as New Canaan’s Beau Johnson when he quickly shifted some of the focus closer to home. “I will say Chris Schofield is the best goalie because he’s mine, but Beau Johnson is right up there,” Thurlow said. Thurlow … Read more

Ferraro, Tully propel New Canaan girls hockey past rival Darien

DARIEN — The biggest question mark facing the New Canaan girls ice hockey team this season was how it would handle the graduation of four-year All-State goalie Blythe Novick. Welcome, freshman Nikki Ferraro. Making her first start against rival Darien, Ferraro delivered a superlative performance with 30 saves to help the Rams remain undefeated with … Read more

New Canaan, Darien top GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll

New Canaan and Darien are ranked 1-2, respectively, while leading a quartet of FCIAC teams ranked among the top six in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Hockey Poll which was released Jan. 2. Ridgefield and the Fairfield Ludlowe/Warde cooperative team are ranked fifth and sixth, respectively. New Canaan had been ranked fourth in the preseason … Read more

Class LL champion Darien tops final GameTimeCT Top 10 Football poll for 2021

Darien’s convincing 42-7 victory over Fairfield Prep in the championship game of the CIAC Class LL Football Playoffs convinced the voters enough that Darien was voted No. 1 by a wide margin in the Final 2021 GameTimeCT Top 10 Football Poll which was released Dec. 13. Coach Mike Forget’s 12-1 Blue Wave fell just one … Read more

Darien football avenges loss to New Canaan, headed to LL final

NEW CANAAN — It’s been four years since Darien last won a state football championship. In the Blue Wave’s world, that’s an eternity. Third-seeded Darien will have its shot to claim the 2021 Class LL title after knocking off rival New Canaan 24-10 in the semifinals Sunday at Dunning Field. The victory also avenged a … Read more

No. 2 New Canaan overcomes Southington, will face No. 3 Darien in Class LL semis

NEW CANAAN — Henry Cunney didn’t hesitate. The senior quarterback had just helped second-seeded New Canaan overcome No. 7 Southington 38-14 in the Class LL football quarterfinals at Dunning Field, but he was quick to answer a question about the Rams’ slow start to the evening. Click here for the complete story

Thanksgiving football scoreboard; CIAC tournament qualifiers

Thanksgiving scoreboard Wednesday, Nov. 24 Ridgefield 13, Danbury 8 Thursday, Nov. 25 New Canaan 12, Darien 7 Greenwich 34, Staples 28 (OT) St. Joseph 35, Trumbull 7 Ludlowe 50, Warde 24 Norwalk 50, McMahon 0 Stamford 14, Westhill 7 Harding 54, Bridgeport Central 14 State tournament qualifiers and schedule Quarterfinals – Tuesday, Nov. 30 Class … Read more