What do you get when you pit arguably the best team in New York against the best in Connecticut? A game of biblical proportions. And with the quick-moving thunderstorm in the final minutes of four-time Connecticut state champion Darien’s 11-10 win over St. Anthony’s (11-3), many had to be looking for Noah’s Ark. The game […]

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Here’s an update on the top teams in Fairfield County, along with recent scores: Darien (10-0) def, Danbury 19-3, def. New Canaan 9-7 New Canaan (6-2) def. Danbury 18-3 and Greenwich 13-8 and lost to Darien 9-7 Wilton (6-4), def. Trinity Catholic 18-1, John Jay (NY) 9-6 and Staples 11-6 Staples (9-2), def. Ridgefield 8-7 […]

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1. Darien (CT), Record: 10-0, Preseason ranking: No. 2 2. Brunswick (CT),  Record: 11-0, Preseason ranking: No. 4 3. Delbarton (NJ),  Record: 9-1, Preseason ranking: No. 3 4. Ward Melville (NY),  Record: 11-1, Preseason ranking: No. 5 5. St. Anthony’s (NY),  Record: 10-2, Preseason ranking: Not ranked 6. Chaminade (NY),  Record: 9-2, Preseason ranking: No. 1 7. Smithtown West (NY), Record: 10-1, Preseason ranking: No. 23 […]

Rivalry week is now one for the books. And what a week it was. In case you missed it, we shared our thoughts on two of the games — Chaminade/St. Anthony’s and New Canaan/Darien — in this earlier post. Now, to the granddaddy of them all. The 133rd Woodstick Classic, the nation’s oldest continuous boys lacrosse rivalry. […]

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Two of the top rivalry games in the tristate area — and in fact, the nation — and both results have us already eagerly awaiting the postseason rematches. Here’s a recap: Chaminade vs. St. Anthony’s When St. Anthony’s got off to an 0-2 start to the season, Chaminade looks like a solid favorite to defend […]

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There’s the Wild, Wild West, of course. But in the tristate lacrosse world, there’s nowhere as wild as out East. As in Suffolk County. Just when you thought it was safe to proclaim Ward Melville as the clear favorite to win the coveted Class A crown after a 9-0 start that included an 11-7 win […]

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Here’s an update on records and recent scores of the leading teams in Fairfield County. Brunswick (9-0), defeated Hotchkiss 15-4, defeated Greenwich 7-5 Darien (8-0), defeated St. Joseph 23-2, Fairfield Warde 20-1 and Wilton 12-6 New Fairfield (6-0), defeated Weston 9-3 Staples (8-1), defeated Trumbull 7-1 and lost 9-6 to Greenwich New Canaan (4-1), defeated […]

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The Yale University men’s lacrosse team has vaulted to the No. 1 ranking in the nation for just the second time in program history following Sunday’s 14-6 win over then No. 2 Albany. The Bulldogs (11-2, 5-0 Ivy), who have won 4 straight, got standout performances from several former tristate high school standouts. Pitted against […]

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Imagine being paired against a former high school teammate in the faceoff X in the biggest regular-season game so far for your Division I program. Then times that by 10. That was the scenario Saturday afternoon as a pair of former Smithtown West HS standouts went at it as Navy visited Syracuse. But there’s more […]

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There are plenty of aspects that make the John Jay-Pleasantville game one of the most interesting regular-season affairs in Section 1. For starters, Pleasantville coach Chris Kear played for John Jay, and his father, assistant coach Bob Kear, founded the John Jay program. And then there’s success on the field. Three-time Section 1 Class C […]

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Darien’s start proved to be rival Wilton’s finish on Saturday when the FCIAC powers met in the latest renewal of one of the area’s premier rivalries. The Blue Wave, who picked up a 12-6 victory to extend their winning streak to 62 games, jumped out to a 6-2 lead after the first quarter. Though 18 goals […]

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A former collegiate lacrosse player from the tristate area is being remembered for his passion for the sport. Tamarie Sterling, 23, of Stamford, Conn., died earlier this month after battling a rare type of liver cancer. Born in Jamaica, Sterling moved to Stamford when he was 7 years old. He developed his passion for lacrosse, earning […]

One of the many things that makes Long Island lacrosse so special is that, each season, surprise teams spring up without notice throughout the county. Chalk it up not only to depth of talent, but the sheer number of high schools fielding teams. With the growth of lacrosse, we’ve been seeing more and more under-the-radar […]

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The season is starting to take shape in Connecticut and there have been some surprises of note. Here’s a quick rundown of the leading public school teams with some recent results, including a batch of interesting outcomes from Tuesday, April 17. Darien 6-0,  def. St. Joseph-Trumbull 23-2, def. Fairfield Ludlowe 17-2, def. Manhassett (NY) 7-6 […]

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In terms of level of play and execution, 22nd annual Battle of the Sound may have been the best game of the year in tristate lacrosse. Four-time defending Connecticut state champion Darien pulled out a dramatic 7-6 win over longtime intrastate rival and New York powerhouse Manhasset in a late Saturday afternoon showdown at DHS […]

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