Kevin Lindley battles for the ball during Tuesday's FCIAC semifinals. Bob Luckey photo

Darien, Ridgefield earn berth in FCIAC final

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The Darien-New Canaan and Greenwich-Ridgefield boys lacrosse matchups are usually close games that go right down-to-the-wire. Yet Tuesday evening, the Blue Wave and Tigers recorded convincing victories against their rivals in the FCIAC Tournament semifinals. Darien, which lost to New Canaan, 9-8, during the regular season, rolled to a 13-7 win over the Rams in […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC
Michael Sands, center, takes a shot on goal for Greenwich during Fridays' game vs. St. Joseph. Bob Luckey photo

Greenwich tops St. Joseph in defensive duel

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Eighth-seeded St. Joseph entered Friday’s matchup against top-seeded Greenwich in the FCIAC Tournament quarterfinals with a specific game plan in mind. Play a tough zone defense, keep the pace at their tempo, be very patient offensively – that’s what the Cadets had their sights set on achieving against the Cardinals. St. Joseph did just that […] [Read More]
Categories: General

New Milford outlasts Barlow

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Behind an explosive third quarter, New Milford took control of its game against Barlow. The Green Wave held off a late rally by the Falcons for a 14-12 victory, their ninth win in their last 10 games. Regular season winding down New Milford and Barlow are still in the driver’s seat for spots in the […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC
New Canaan's Ryan O’Connell (26) takes a stick to the chest from Darien defender Rock Stewart (13) Saturday’s game at Dunning Stadium. New Canaan defeated Darien, 9-8. (Bob Luckey/Staff photographer)

New Canaan ends Darien winning streak at 34

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By Anthony E. Parelli Darien had to lose sometime. After winning 34 consecutive games and both the FCIAC and state titles last year the Wave didn’t expect to go undefeated again, but that’s exactly what they had done up until Saturday afternoon. After starting the year 11-0 Darien finally fell, and to probably the last […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Greenwich tops Wilton, improves to 9-0 in FCIAC play

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Greenwich put another win in the books against an FCIAC foe, defeating host Wilton, 10-6, Thursday night. A four-goal performance from junior midfielder Scooter Harrington and two tallies apiece from junior midfielder Will Perry and senior attack Decker Curran sparked the Cardinals (9-3 overall, 9-0 FCIAC). And then there was Tommy Rogan. The senior goalie […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Ridgefield outlasts Staples in double overtime

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Thanks to a goal by Robert Philbin with 5.3 seconds remaining in regulation, Staples and Ridgefield found themselves in double overtime Thursday at Ridgefield High. A marker from Schuyler Blair gave the Tigers a thrilling 9-8 victory, their fifth in their last six games. 10 out of 11 Ten of the first 11 shots belonged […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Greenwich outlasts Ridgefield to remain unbeaten in FCIAC play

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Greenwich downed Ridgefield 14-13 in a wild back-and-forth affair Tuesday evening at Greenwich High School to give the Cardinals five straight win over the Tigers. Good offense or sub-par defense? Ridgefield coach Roy Colsey and Greenwich coach Scott Bulkley had different takes on exactly how the Tigers and Cardinals combined for 27 goals. Bulkley tipped his cap […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC
Fairfield Prep senior Patrick Lambert, middle, battles for a loose ball during Saturday's 12-7 loss to Delbarton, N.J. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

New Jersey powerhouse topples Prep

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For the fifth straight season, Delbarton, N.J., got the better of Fairfield Prep. Delbarton scored five unanswered goals to start the fourth quarter Saturday, en route to a 12-7 win over the Jesuits at Rafferty Stadium in Fairfield.  “We picked up the intensity,” Prep senior Patrick Lambert said, “(and made it) 6-6 going into the fourth […] [Read More]
Categories: General