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Darien, New Canaan impressive in FCIAC girls lacrosse semifinals

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Darien and New Canaan showed why they are the top two ranked teams in the state Monday, impressively advancing to the championship game of the FCIAC Girls Lacrosse Tournament. The second-seeded Rams imposed their will from the start in a 14-6 win over third-seeded Greenwich, while No. 1-seeded Darien was challenged a bit in their […] [Read More]
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FCIAC semifinal lacrosse matchups set

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The two top-seeded teams took care of business in the quarterfinal round of the FCIAC Tournament, while No. 4 Greenwich and third-seeded Darien also advanced, setting up Tuesday’s semifinal matchups. Ridgefield (15-2), the No. 1 seed and top-ranked team in the state, will play fourth-seeded Greenwich (14-4) in Tuesday’s 7 p.m. semifinals at Brien McMahon. […] [Read More]
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Matheis delivering in big way for Duke

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When Darien High All-American Case Matheis chose to play lacrosse at Duke last spring, the expectations were high on both sides. After the Blue Devils upset defending national champion Loyola (Md) behind a clutch performance from the talented freshman last Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, it’s clear the combination of Duke […] [Read More]
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Greenwich, New Canaan renew rivalry in FCIAC semifinals

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For the first time in recent memory, the Greenwich and New Canaan High School girls lacrosse teams didn’t play each other during the regular season this spring – a fact that had both teams raising their eyebrows when they looked at their respective schedules at the beginning of the season. Well, they may not have […] [Read More]
Yale's Conrad Oberback, a Greenwich native, has played a key role in the Bulldogs' NCAA tournament run.

Greenwich’s Oberbeck leads Yale’s resurgence

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Why not the lacrosse team too? No one really gave the Yale men’s ice hockey team a snowball’s chance in Miami when the Bulldogs entered the NCAA tournament. Yet all the Bulldogs did was keep winning, all the way to the Frozen Four, all the way to the National Title. When the Yale men’s lacrosse […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Boys Lacrosse Pairings

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The pairings for the FCIAC boys lacrosse tournament were announced Wednesday night. Quarterfinals, Saturday No. 5 Staples at No. 4 Greenwich 11 a.m. No. 6 Wilton at No. 3 Darien, 1 p.m. No. 8 Ludlowe at No. 1 Ridgefield, 1 p.m. No. 7 St Joseph at No. 2 New Canaan, 6:30 p.m. Semifinals, Tuesday at […] [Read More]
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FCIAC Girls Lacrosse Playoff Preview

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This is the 21st edition of the FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament, and only four schools have ever claimed the trophy as winners of the conference. It comes as no surprise that those four teams — Darien (11 times winners), New Canaan (one), Greenwich (two) and Wilton (six) — are the favorites to hoist the trophy […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Academy suffers first loss of the season

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It took a long while for the Greenwich Academy lacrosse team to suffer its first loss of the 2013 season. The Gators were 13-0 before dropping a 17-14 decision at home to rival Hotchkiss School Saturday and this game took almost four hours due to a thunderstorm that halted played for an hour and 15 […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Oberbeck leads Yale

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Yale attackman, and Greenwich native, Conrad Oberbeck scored two goals and had an assist as the Bulldogs defeated Penn St. 10-7 in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s lacrosse tournament. Oberbeck played high school lacrosse at Brunswick.   [Read More]
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Greenwich makes a statement with win vs. Darien

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Greenwich High School boys lacrosse coach Scott Bulkley told me following his team’s 8-6 win against Darien Friday that his team’s game against the Blue Wave is one that’s always circled on the schedule. “We circle this game because we want to see where we are at the end of the season against this team,” […] [Read More]