No. 1 Darien routs Wilton to claim coach Jeff Brameier’s 600th career victory

WILTON — Jeff Brameier has had a multitude of memorable victories as the head coach of the Darien boys lacrosse team. So, how was he going to celebrate hitting the 600-win milestone Thursday night in Wilton? “Go home and take a nap,” Brameier said with a smile. It’ll certainly be a well-earned rest. Click here … Read more

Darien Topples Wilton For Brameier’s 600th Win

WILTON — A 600th career win for the architect of the state’s premier boys lacrosse program deserved nothing less than what Darien gave Jeff Brameier tonight. Dominating draw controls, maximizing possessions and playing with customary flair, the Blue Wave scored nine straight goals to break a 2-2 tie and rolled to an 18-6 win over … Read more

Lane, Sherman help No. 3 Wilton pull away from No. 6 Greenwich

WILTON — To win lacrosse games, you need to have the ball. In Wednesday evening’s game at Wilton, the Greenwich girls lacrosse team didn’t have the ball very often. With Meghan Lane and Anna Sherman doing the heavy lifting, Wilton controlled 22 of 26 draws. That dominance paved the way for the Warriors’ 17-7 victory … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Griffiths’ late goal lifts No. 3 New Canaan over rival and No. 8-ranked Wilton

NEW CANAAN — Talking about the key to the New Canaan boys lacrosse team’s 9-8 victory over the Wilton Warriors Tuesday night in a Top-10 showdown at Dunning Field, Quintin O’Connell offered one word in particular. It was a word well worth repeating. “Team, team, team,” O’Connell said. “I think every single guy on the … Read more

Wilton girls tennis team off to strong start

If the first two matches are an indication, the Wilton High girls tennis team is going to be tough to beat this spring. The Warriors opened with comfortable wins over two of the state’s traditional powers, beating Weston, 5-2, on Saturday and New Canaan, 6-1, on Monday. Weston is the three-time reigning Class S state … Read more

The 2019 Preseason Boys Lacrosse Top 10 Poll: Darien is No. 1

For the first time since 2013, Darien’s boys lacrosse program didn’t finish the season No. 1. A 9-8 upset by FCIAC rival Ridgefield in last year’s Class L championship game ended Darien’s four-year run as state champions, not to mention a 76-game win streak. Despite that loss, and despite losing a class of talented players to … Read more

25 CIAC girls lacrosse players to watch in 2019

Lauren Bisceglia, New Canaan, Sr., A: The senior is the top returning scorer from a team which claimed the CIAC Class L championship last spring. In November, she signed her Letter of Intent to play for the Colgate Red Raiders. Olivia Caan, Greenwich, Sr., D: Caan is an unquestioned leader for the Greenwich defense, which should be … Read more