New Canaan (CT) midfielder Kyle Smith, one of Connecticut’s top sophomores, decides on Denver lacrosse


Kyle Smith has not yet started official varsity practice for his sophomore season on the New Canaan (Conn.) boys lacrosse team. That will happen Monday. But he’s already enjoyed a breakout season for the Rams. Smith hauled in 21 catches for 447 yards to help New Canaan win the state championship in football. The kind […]

Player’s perspective: UVa-bound Kraus hopes to help New Canaan (CT) three-peat in FCIAC


New Canaan enters 2014 in pursuit of a three-peat in one of the nation’s most competitive conferences, the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference in Connecticut. The Rams beat Greenwich 8-5 in last year’s FCIAC final. It was New Canaan’s eighth FCIAC title overall. For a look at New Canaan in 2014, we check in with […]

New Canaan standout Michael Kraus will continue UVa tradition started by his father and uncle


Michael Kraus was familiar with the University of Virginia long before he committed to the Cavaliers. You see, Kraus’ father, Steve Kraus, and his uncle, Andy Kraus, both played at UVa. Steve Kraus was a midfielder for the Cavaliers from 1978-81 and Andy Kraus, also a midfielder, played from 1988-91. Both were captains and All-Americans […]

New Canaan (CT) star Stanton will follow his brother’s college path


After winning the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference championship in 2012, there was some uncertainty surrounding the New Canaan High School lacrosse program. That’s because the Rams were starting a new coaching era as former NCHS standout Chip Buzzeo took over for Alex Whitten. New Canaan went on to accomplish a rare feat in the […]

Lacrosse Insider: Super scorer from two-time FCIAC champ New Canaan commits


After weighing a variety of offers, both at the Division I and Division III levels, New Canaan High School (Conn.) rising senior attackman Harry Stanton told Joe Lombardi today that he will continue his lacrosse career at Wesleyan University. Stanton was a first-team all-FCIAC and second-team all-state selection, finishing the season with 56 goals and […]

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 […]

Epic Moments: Bobby Rushton, former West Islip (NY) and Sacred Heart University (CT) midfielder

view and Epoch Lacrosse have teamed up for a new feature at in which lacrosse standouts share their epic high school memories. West Islip High School has become synonymous with boys lacrosse success. Both in terms of New York state championships won. Bobby Rushton knows all about both. The 2005 WI graduate helped build […]