Darien goalie Ryan Cornell tries to retrieve the ball during Thursday's FCIAC final vs. Ridgefield. Mike Ross photo

Darien adds another FCIAC title to its collection

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Darien added yet another FCIAC championship to its collection Thursday night, defeating Ridgefield, 9-5, at Brien McMahon High School. The win provided the Blue Wave with its second consecutive FCIAC title and 14th overall. There’s several reasons why the third-seeded Blue Wave came out on top against the fourth-seeded Tigers. Senior Andrew Pugliese was a […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General
Ridgefield's Simon Mathias.

Four area players selected as Under Armour All-Americans

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Four players from Southwest Connecticut, two boys and two girls, were chosen to play in the 10th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 3 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. On the boys side, Greenwich midfielder Decker Curran and Ridgefield attack Simon Mathias were honored. Mathias, who is committed to Penn, has put […] [Read More]
Categories: All-American, FCIAC
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