Greenwich beat Wilton to improve to 4-0. Bob Luckey photo

Greenwich pulls away from Wilton

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Wilton hung in there for the first half of Thursday’s FCIAC matchup against Greenwich. But it was all Cardinals in the second half. Showing how potent they could be offensively, the Cardinals soared to a resounding 18-7 win over the visiting Warriors. Greenwich stepped it up in its offensive and defensive zones during the second […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC
Shelton coach Matt Read instructs his players during an 18-6 loss at Fairfield Prep on Wednesday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Shelton finds positives early in the season

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The season’s young, but there’s reason to be optimistic about Shelton’s boys lacrosse team. Last Friday, the Gaels notched their first-ever win over Cheshire, 11-8, to even their record at 1-1. Despite an 18-6 loss Wednesday to two-time defending L champion Fairfield Prep 18-6, Gaels coach Matt Read saw plenty of positives from his squad. […] [Read More]
Categories: General
The Greenwich High boys lacrosse team edged Ridgefield 8-7 on Tuesday. Scott Mullin photo

Greenwich, Ridgefield play a quadruple overtime classic

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The weather was lousy, but the game was great. Between the decade I’ve been here at the Greenwich Time and the time I spent at my former employer, The Journal News, I’ve been in the sports writing  business for quite a while now. But Tuesday, I witnessed something I’d yet to see during my years […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

Graham Savio verbally commits to Loyola

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Recent Greenwich High School graduate Graham Savio has made a verbal commitment to play lacrosse at Loyola University, Joe Lombardi of MSG Varsity and Laxlessons.com disclosed Monday. An All-American, Savio excelled as a faceoff specialist for the Cardinals, who advanced to the FCIAC semifinals and CIAC Class L quarterfinals. After finishing his junior season strong, […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, SCC, SWC

Area teams earn spots in final Laxpower.com rankings

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The Division L and SCC champion Fairfield Prep boys lacrosse team was ranked 17th in the final Laxpower.com National Coaches/Computer Ratings. Ridgefield was 24th in the national rankings, which were compiled using LaxPower’s CCR rating formula, which combines the national computer ratings with a national poll.  The computer ratings used for the rankings are based […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Top 10 Girls lacrosse teams of 2013

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Here’s a look at, what I believe, were the top 10 girls lacrosse teams. Like the boys top 10 list that was recently posted, it is limited to Hearst Connecticut Newspaper regions – the FCIAC, SWC and some of the SCC. 1. DARIEN (21-1): The Class L and FCIAC champion Blue Wave were an easy […] [Read More]

2013 US Lacrosse Girls All-America Team

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2013 US Lacrosse Girls All-America Team Attack Olivia Hompe, New Canaan, senior Taylor Hardison, Darien, senior Midfield Kristy Gilbert, Darien, senior Carolyn Paletta, Greenwich, junior Dillon Schoen, Darien, junior Emilia Tapsall, Greenwich Academy, senior Mary Taussig, Greenwich Academy, senior Amelia Dickson, Hotchkiss School, senior Defense Cassandra Ekstrom, Newtown, junior Goalie Caylee Waters, Darien, senior Liz […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, SCC, SWC

Top 10 Boys Teams of 2013

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With spring season over, state champions crowned and postseason polls and rankings abounding, it seemed appropriate to do a top-10 list. A few qualifiers: This top 10 is one man’s opinion and is meant to start discussion and debate, which is supposed to be fun. It is limited to the Hearst Connecticut Newspaper regions — […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, SCC, SWC