Ridgefield boys break Staples’ home winning streak

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For the first time since April 14, 2009, the Staples boys lacrosse team lost a regular season home game. Three-plus years ago, New Canaan defeated Staples 8-2. Ridgefield broke the streak Tuesday with an 11-9 come-from-behind victory over the Wreckers. Staples jumped out to a 5-1 lead on the strength of three goals by junior […] [Read More]
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Darien gets the better of archrival New Canaan

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In a matchup of crosstown rivals, it was Darien which bested New Canaan 13-3 at home on Tuesday afternoon. This was due in large part to stout Darien defense and a monstrous offensive output in the second half. Darien possesses well: Overall, there seemed to be fewer possession changes in this game than your average […] [Read More]
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Greenwich edges Ludlowe for first win of the season

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After starting its season with four straight losses, the last of which came against perennial powerhouse Chaminade High School (Mineola, N.Y.) the Greenwich High boys team entered the win column Saturday, defeating visiting Fairfield Ludlowe, 11-10. Both teams were solid in running their offense, received key saves from their goalies and had their moments defensively. […] [Read More]
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Darien pulls away from Torrey Pines to remain unbeaten

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The Darien boys lax team played host to Torrey Pines, last year’s California state champs, but it was ultimately just another day at the office for the Blue Wave. Darien used a dominant third quarter to claim a 16-10 win.  Clay Barker keyed Darien’s big third quarter: Barker didn’t stuff the scoring sheet in the way […] [Read More]
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Torrey Pines-Darien Game Day

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Torrey Pines Falcons (9-2) at Darien Blue Wave (4-0) Under Armour National High School Power Rating: Torry Pines, NR; Darien, No. 21 Scouting the Falcons: Torrey Pines is lead by the dynamic attack combination of Sean Doyle and Lucas Gradinger. Gradiner, a junior who has committed to Maryland, and Doyle, a Cornell-bound senior, have been […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Darien wins seesaw battle against Wilton

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In a rematch of last season’s Class M state tournament semifinal, it was Darien which came away with a well-earned road win Thursday night at Wilton High School. The clash lived up to the pregame hype. There were several momentum swings, a sizeable comeback and a down-to-the-wire finish. Case Matheis scored the final two goals […] [Read More]
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East meets West Saturday at Darien

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Playing a star-studded non-conference schedule is nothing new for the Darien High boys lacrosse team. The Blue Wave played several powerhouse teams from around the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions over the years, visiting and hosting the likes of Georgetown Prep, Manhassett, Haverford, Conestoga and Malvern Prep. Saturday, the Blue Wave will host another unique non-league […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Newtown holds off Weston, moves to 4-0

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A few thoughts from Newtown’s Blue and Gold Stadium, where the Nighthawks held off Weston for an 8-7 win Thursday night to improve to 4-0 (3-0 SWC) in their young conference title defense. The Nighthawks boast one of the league’s most potent offensive tandems in Trey Trudell and Justin Brophy, two of their three senior […] [Read More]
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