Monthly Archive for September, 2008

: September, 2008

A New King in Town

The King football team has garnered a lot of attention in Stamford this fall, and not just because of a change in the school name from the more cumbersome King & Low-Heywood Thomas. The Vikings,

Lou-ie Lou-ie

There may be no better place to watch a high school football game than New Canaan High School. From the scenic setting, to the people involved, to the talent of the teams over the years, Friday nights

Staples Soccer Anniversary Update

A correction to the last post: Friday night’s activity is a social gathering at Bobby Q’s restaurant in Westport. For more information on all of the weekend’s activities, contact Dan Woog at

Staples Soccer Turns 50

It will be a special morning on The Hill Saturday, when the Staples High School boys soccer team hosts Stamford, one of the highlights of a two-day celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of

Greenwich’s Loss Has Fans Dreaming About A New Canaan-Darien Final

With the recent dominance of Staples and Greenwich, FCIAC football seasons have been largely anti-climactic, with a handful of big games. One of the two schools has appeared in the league title game

Meyers in the Times

Former Greenwich High School football star Jonathan Meyers is profiled on a front page story of the sports section in today’s New York Times. Meyers, a freshman, talks about his decision — which

The Return Of Sangster

There was a Mike Sangster siting tonight at halftime of the New Canaan-Ridgefield football game in New Canaan. The legendary former Darien High School coach, who retired and now lives in Arizona, was

Felipe’s Return

Felipe Rodriguez walked into athletic director Mike King’s office this morning with a huge smile on his face. “Am I back?” Rodriguez, the star forward on Westhill High School’s boys soccer team,

Good Time To Stick With Black Knights

With six starters gone, people might have been ready to write off the defending state champion Stamford High School field hockey team when it opened the season last week with a 3-1 loss to Greenwich.

Jumping to Conclusions

Sportswriters love to make predictions. Most times they are incorrect. Nowhere is the pitfalls of prognostication more evident than in early season high school football. If you believed the experts,