Sheehan’s Pat Miller named next Norwalk football coach

Pat Miller, the offensive coordinator on Sheehan’s state championship team last fall, has been named the new head coach for the Norwalk football program. Miller will be taking over for Sean Ireland, who stepped down in December after eight seasons with the Bears. “He comes with a great coaching background,” Norwalk athletic director Doug Marchetti … Read more

Defense powers Warde boys basketball past Norwalk

NORWALK — If there’s a consistent feature up-and-down the Fairfield Warde boys basketball team in 2020 it’s height. The Mustangs’ roster features a dozen players over six foot tall, including dynamic sophomore twins Jordyn and Justyn Davis. The height — along with a combination of youth and experience — has helped the Mustangs control games … Read more

Morgan hits 3-pointer to give Norwalk dramatic win over Wilbur Cross

NEW HAVEN — Anaijah Morgan was coming to double-team April Artis from Wilbur Cross as the final seconds of Friday’s game ticked away. No. 1 ranked Norwalk was staring its second loss of the season in the face. Then Artis lost control of the ball. Morgan had the presence of mind to pick the ball … Read more

Darien, Greenwich lead way as FCIAC teams star in state swimming and diving

As is the case every year, the FCIAC certainly acquitted itself quite well with much success at the recent girls swimming and diving state championship meets. Darien won the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Class L Girls Swimming and Diving Championships, Greenwich was runner-up in both the Class LL and State Open championship meets, and the … Read more

Norwalk defeats rival McMahon, wins Testa trophy for record sixth-straight time

NORWALK — Norwalk senior lineman Sam Papp was not letting go of the Testa Trophy as he cradled it on Casagrande Field after Norwalk beat McMahon 32-20 Thursday morning in the teams’ annual Thanksgiving showdown. Papp and the Bears have won the Sam Testa Trophy six-straight years now, the most consecutive wins in the history … Read more

Staples tops Norwalk to set up Class L rematch with Darien

WESTON — The Staples and Darien field hockey teams will play for a championship this weekend. If that sounds familiar, there’s good reason. The two FCIAC powers have clashed for no fewer than four state or conference titles since 2016, including this year’s scoreless duel in the league final. The Wreckers finalized the latest match-up … Read more

Trifone gets win 250 as Darien’s defense shuts down Norwalk

NORWALK—The explosive Norwalk offensive attack has put all of its opponents on their heels at some point this season. Not Darien. The No. 2 team in the GametimeCT Poll, the Blue Wave defense got excellent pressure from its line and lock-down coverage from its secondary, shutting down the Bears on the way to a convincing … Read more

Warde keeps home-field advantage, beating Norwalk in second round of state tournament

FAIRFIELD — One of the reasons piling up regular season wins matters is the possibility of getting to play multiple games at home in the state tournament. By virtue of its 13-0-3 regular season, the Warde boys soccer team earned the No. 2 seed in the CIAC Class LL tournament and the chance to play … 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

Kirby leads Staples over Norwalk to secure FCIAC’s No. 2 seed

NORWALK — Everything was working well for FCIAC West leader Staples Tuesday during the first half of its field hockey game with Norwalk at Testa Field. Defensively, Staples held second-place Norwalk scoreless. Offensively, senior Kyle Kirby scored three goals and assisted on another. Click here for more