It was a matchup of the first-place teams in the FCIAC East and West divisions. And it didn’t disappoint. At least for the first half in Darien’s 11-6 win. Darien outscored host Ridgefield 7-1 over the final three quarters after the Tigers took a 5-4 lead after the first quarter. The Blue Wave, four-time defending state […]

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The Final Five have gone live. Here are the five male finalists for the Tewaaraton Award which honors the top college lacrosse player in the United States: Trevor Baptiste, Denver, midfield/faceoff, sr. Justin Guterding, Duke, attack, sr. Connor Kelly, Maryland, midfield, sr. Ben Reeves, Yale, attack, sr. Patrick Spencer, Loyola, attack, jr. The selection committees are […]

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It’s been an interesting season in Fairfield County with at least one result per week coming as a big surprise. This past week, it would have to be Fairfield Ludlowe’s win over a Staples team coming off a red-hot start and an overtime win against Ridgefield. Here is an update of team records and recent […]

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Coming off a dramatic 11-10 win over CHSAA power St. Anthony’s, four-time Connecticut state champ Darien took on one of its biggest rivals from close to home, and it wound up being a more highly contested game than some expected. Yes, the Blue Wave pulled out a 13-6 win over Greenwich on Saturday. But in […]

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It was the upset heard all around tristate lacrosse. Fordham Prep 6, John Jay 4. Saturday’s result also has huge possible — maybe even probable — ramifications in both the upcoming CHSAA and Section 1 playoffs. But first to the game. Fordham Prep was lifted by a superb defensive effort spearheaded by Fairfield University-bound senior […]

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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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