Monthly Archive for May, 2011

: May, 2011

Andy Robustelli dies at 85

Former New York Giant great, NFL Hall of Famer and life-long Stamford resident Andy Robustelli passed away this morning at the age of 85. I was fortunate enough to know Andy well. He was perhaps the
Categories: General

Matheis, Lowry BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

Two athletes who excelled in their league championships, Case Matheis of the Darien boys lacrosse team and Nyoshee Lowry of the Danbury girls track team, are this week’s winners of the FCIAC Player of
Categories: General

Vote for the FCIAC Team of the Week: New Canaan Girls Tennis, Danbury Boys Track, Greenwich Boys Tennis, Wilton Girls Lacrosse, Darien Softball or Staples Baseball?

Who is the best of the best? That is the question we are asking this week as we give you the choice of six league champions — including four of our past winners this spring — as the finalists for the
Categories: General

Pairings for CIAC Tournaments Unveiled

The CIAC released the pairings for its postseason tournaments this morning (some will not be posted until this afternoon). Here are the links for each sport: BASEBALL SOFTBALL BOYS LACROSSE GIRLS
Categories: General

Video Spotlight: Darien’s Olivia Gozdz and Jessica DeMaio

Darien High School, which is one of the country’s hotbeds for lacrosse, has never won an FCIAC title in softball. That may all change on Friday afternoon, when the Blue Wave play Fairfield Ludlowe for
Categories: General

Darien Boys Golf Team wins Overtime Spring FCIAC Team of the Week award

The unbeaten Darien High School boys golf team, by virtue of its win in the vote, is this week’s winner of the Overtime Spring FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Blue Wave will receive T-shirts in
Categories: General

Cooksey, Horton BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

James Cooksey of the Norwalk baseball team and Rachel Horton of the Trinity Catholic girls tennis team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards. Cooksey and
Categories: General

Four girls lacrosse players from New Canaan, Staples reinstated by the CIAC

Since people are sending messages from all over, here is the lede for my story in tomorrow’s paper regarding the suspension and reinstatement of nine girls lacrosse players — including four from New
Categories: General

Vote for the FCIAC Team of the Week: Darien Boys Golf, New Canaan Girls Lacrosse, St. Joseph Softball, Norwalk Baseball or Greenwich Boys Lacrosse

Five teams coming off strong regular seasons and harboring league championship hopes are this week’s finalists for the Overtime Spring FCIAC Team of the Week award. Your choices are: the Darien boys
Categories: General

Staples Girls Lacrosse Team wins Overtime Spring FCIAC Team of the Week award

After a close race, the Staples High School girls lacrosse team, by virtue of its win in the vote, is this week’s winner of the Overtime Spring FCIAC Team of the Week award. The Wreckers will receive
Categories: General