Wednesday, 4/3: Connecticut teams get things started; Chaminade hosts Fairfield Prep; Delbarton faces Ridgewood in its Game 1; Ward Melville will be tested by Smithtown East
What looks to be a wide-open race in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference begins with a bang today. Ridgefield, the 2011 Connecticut Class L state champs and 2012 state finalists, visits Greenwich at Cardinals Stadium. Greenwich, with a roster of mostly underclassmen, finished 9-9 last year but is expected to contend for the top […]
Fairfield Prep junior star Hatton headed to Michigan
Michigan is making its mark. The Wolverines have yet to play a game at the Division I level, but the Big Blue is quickly becoming a big presence on the recruiting trail. Andrew Hatton is the latest standout from the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotbed, the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, to commit to the Wolverines. […]
Fairfield Prep’s Marusi will take his size, stick skills to UMass
What do you get when you combine good size with strong skills? If you’re a long-stick midfielder/defenseman, plenty of Division I interest. That’s the scenario that surrounded James Marusi’s recruitment. The Fairfield Prep junior has committed to join coach Greg Cannella’s program at UMass. Marusi is 6-foot-1 and his strong stick skills help him excel […]
Connecticut event benefits soldier wounded in Iraq
Teams from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, including mainly squads from the Nutmeg State, will be joining together for a good cause from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27. That’s when the fifth annual Sticks for Soldiers Classic will be held at Fairfield Ludlowe High School in Fairfield. Participating teams including […]
Fairfield Prep’s Byrne opts for Amherst
Fairfield Prep’s Connor Byrne is eager to help the Jesuits reclaim the SCC title after losing to Cheshire 13-5 in last year’s final. Whether or not that happens, of course, remains to be seen. But one thing is sure. He has plenty of lacrosse to look forward to after that. Byrne, a senior attackman/midfielder, has […]
CIAC state championship previews
Before we break down the matchups, here’s a look at the schedule for Saturday’s state championship tripleheader at Brien McMahon in Norwalk: Class S: St. Joseph-Trumbull vs. Weston, 10:30 a.m. Class M: Darien vs. Wilton, 1 p.m. Class L: Simsbury vs. Fairfield Prep, 3:3 p.m.
CIAC semifinal matchups, previews, predictions
The CIAC semifinals take place tomorrow at locations across the state, but Brien McMahons Jack Casagrande Field will play host to Connecticuts two marquee matchups the New Fairfield-Wilton clash in M and the Ridgefield-Prep rematch in L. Those are previewed below.
Breaking down the CIAC tournament
Guys, the conference championships are in the books. That means that its time to take a look at the Connecticut state championships, which started yesterday with some outbracket matchups. Classes L and M are previewed below the fold, with an overview of Class S. Connecticut state tournament schedule: CIAC tournament: Division L pairings […]