Sweet repeat for New Canaan boys lacrosse team

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From 2004-2011, the New Canaan boys lacrosse team came oh so close to winning the FCIAC championship, falling four times in the conference title game. The last two years, the Rams have taken home the title. Yes, something special is brewing in New Canaan, which won its ninth FCIAC championship Friday with an 8-5 victory […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

2013 CIAC state boys and girls lacrosse playoff pairings

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BOYS LACROSSE Division L 2013 Division L bracket Qualifying round, Friday No. 17 Cheshire (7-9) at No. 16 Hamden (8-8), 4 Qualifying round, Saturday No. 18 Newington (7-9) at No. 15 McMahon (8-8), 2 First round, Wednesday, 4:30 Hamden/Cheshire winner at No. 1 Ridgefield (14-2) No. 9 New Milford (11-5) at No. 8 Glastonbury (11-5) […] [Read More]
Categories: State Playoffs

SWC girls Division 2: Flashes

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What’ll I remember most about the SWC Division 2 girls final? A moment with about 90 seconds left in the first half. A flash, like a camera too close. A moment to look over and say “wait, was that l” And then a crackling boom and an echo for about 10 seconds and a bunch […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

FCIAC Championship Preview

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It was one of the worst defeats suffered by the Greenwich High boys lacrosse team in recent memory, a 12-0 dismantling at the hands of rival New Canaan. Twenty-two days later, the Cardinals have a chance to make it ancient history. Fourth-seeded Greenwich will meet none other than New Canaan in Friday’s FCIAC championship, and […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Darien and New Canaan to battle for FCIAC championship

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At this point, it would probably be difficult to argue the Darien and New Canaan girls lacrosse teams aren’t the top two teams in the FCIAC, if not the state. And on Friday at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk at 4 p.m., both will make a bid for the conference crown. PICK YOUR STATISTIC: […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

New Canaan tops Darien to advance to FCIAC championship game

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In a game that featured just two second half goals, the New Canaan boys lacrosse team defeated Darien 5-3 to advance to the Friday’s FCIAC championship game. No. 2 New Canaan will look for back-to-back titles but will have to get past No. 4 Greenwich to do so. DEFENSE: Led by goalie Trent Nader and […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Greenwich eliminates top-seeded Ridgefield in semifinals

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When the Greenwich High School boys lacrosse team edged New Canaan for the FCIAC championship in 2010, the final two minutes of play were especially frantic, with possession changing hands numerous times. The Cardinals held on for a one-goal win, despite a fierce effort to score the equalizer by New Canaan. The conclusion of Tuesday […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

SWC final set: Barlow-New Fairfield

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While Greenwich was tossing in a surprise at the FCIACs, the chalk was holding in Newtown: It’ll be Barlow vs. New Fairfield in Thursday’s final, 5 p.m., at Brookfield. There was then plenty of talk, prompted and unprompted, about Barlow-New Fairfield, Round 1, which was a long time ago. A good deal of that talk’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SWC