Monthly Archive for October, 2011

: October, 2011

FCIAC Football Rewind: Looking back at the Staples blizzard

When the members of the Staples High School football team entered the locker room at halftime Saturday, the initial mood was one of anger. The Wreckers trailed Darien, 17-7. They had run just 12

Updated FCIAC playoff schedule

The FCIAC is continuing to make changes to the playoff schedule, due to more school cancellations and field availability. Rather than going into an explanation (that soon may be dated), here is the

Pick 6: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

New Canaan’s Jon-Luke Ferrandino Norwalk’s Katie Schmidt Two schools that won league championships, two boys soccer teams that reached the semifinals of the conference tournament, a girls team that

Norwalk/McMahon girls swimming team wins Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week award

In a back and forth vote, the Norwalk/McMahon co-op girls swimming team outlasted the Greenwich girls soccer team and is this week’s Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week. Norwalk/McMahon will receive

Milano, Newton, Stotesbery BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week

Matt Milano and Patrick Newton of the New Canaan football team and Emily Stotesbery of the Greenwich girls swimming team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week

FCIAC Football Rewind: Darien on cruise control, and the Fab 5

Last year the criticism came for playing a weak schedule. This year, it is for not playing impressively enough. Welcome to the world of the Darien High School football team. Actually, the Blue Wave

Super Six: Vote for the Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week

We were going to have Ladies Night II since male teams have won all but one week, but we decided to throw a boys team into the mix along with five female teams as your finalists to crown the newest

I Love Lucy

Today was a special day for New Canaan football coach Lou Marinelli. The Rams’ 43-14 win over St. Joseph was Marinelli’s 250th at the school. The first five touchdowns came on passes from Matt Milano

Video Spotlight: Trumbull football coach Bob Maffei

The last nine days could not have been more emotionally trying for Trumbull football coach Bob Maffei. First, his mentor, former Eagles football and baseball coach Jerry McDougall, lost a long battle

Haitian soccer team inspires Trinity Catholic

Here is one of the more unusual and heartwarming stories you will come across: Team Zaryen, a soccer team from Haiti comprised of players who lost limbs in an earthquake 20 months ago, came to Trinity