New Canaan edges Staples in wild finish

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Staples’ Will Johnson and New Canaan’s Harry Stanton put on a show in the meeting between the two sides in the FCIAC quarterfinals on Friday. Stanton had the final say as his goal with 7.5 seconds left lifted the Rams edged the Wreckers 9-8 to advance. Johnson and Stanton each scored four times, and accounted […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Prep, with help from Cameron Harris, left, is the top seed for the SCC tournament.

Fairfield Prep the favorite again in the SCC playoffs

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Fairfield Prep will begin the SCC tournament in search of its seventh championship in eight seasons.The top-seeded Jesuits (11-5) will face No. 4 Amity (13-3) in the semifinals on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Surf Club in Madison. The other semifinal will include No. 2 Guilford (9-6) against No. 3 North Haven (13-3) at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Brunswick's Tommy Heidt was named to the Under Armour All-American team. Bob Luckey photo.

Brunswick’s Heidt an Under Armour All-American

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Brunswick School goalie Tommy Heidt, who recently concluded his senior season with the Bruins, was named to the 2014 Under Armour All-American Team. Heidt, who will continue his lacrosse career at the University of Michigan, was an Under Armour All-American Boys North team selection. Each player selected is invited to play in the ninth annual […] [Read More]
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Goalie Phil Huffard, left, and Darien will be the top seed in the FCIAC playoffs. Greenwich, with help from Decker Curran, right, earned the second seed.

FCIAC boys lacrosse playoff pairings

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The field is set for the FCIAC boys lacrosse playoffs. Darien (16-0), Greenwich (14-2), Ridgefield (13-3) and New Canaan (13-3), the two-time defending conference champion, are the top four seeds and each will host a quarterfinal game. All four games will be played on Friday. No. 8 McMahon at No. 1 Darien (Darien High Turf […] [Read More]
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New Canaan pounds Prep, finishes regular season strong

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Three losses aside, there may be no hotter team in Connecticut high school boys lacrosse than the New Canaan Rams. Fresh off of beatdowns of Joel Barlow and Don Bosco (N.J.), New Canaan dumped Fairfield Prep 12-4 Saturday in its best overall performance of the season. The Rams wrapped up their regular season at 13-3 […] [Read More]
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Darien holds off Ridgefield to keep perfect record intact

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Darien remained unbeaten by edging Ridgefield 5-4 thanks in large part to some strong defense and the ability to protect the one-goal lead for the final five minutes.   Defense, defense, defense: Right around the midway point in the second quarter, it started becoming clear that goals would be at a premium for the Blue […] [Read More]
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Epic win for Warde, historic loss for Wilton in Mustangs’ OT victory

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Two history-making events occurred Friday night in a boys lacrosse game between teams in the middle of the FCIAC standings at Fujitani Field, the home for the 22-time state champion Wilton Warriors. For the first time since 1974, Wilton was eliminated from state tournament qualifying, and for the first time Fairfield Warde defeated one of […] [Read More]

Defensive adjustments keying New Canaan’s late season surge

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New Canaan coach Chip Buzzeo called it the worst game his team had played in two years. On Thursday, May 1, the Rams fell 11-8 at Greenwich in a game that was far more lopsided than its final score indicated. Two days later, New Canaan allowed another near-dozen goals to rival Darien in an 11-10 […] [Read More]
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