Stories By Dave Stewart

  • Freshman from Darien ready to lead Yale golf into NCAA Regional Ben Carpenter, who played at Brunswick, was the Ivy League tournament medalist with a 5-over par 218 in the three-day tournament.
  • Cornell-bound Patten chose lacrosse over soccer at next level New Canaan senior captain has Rams ready to defend FCIAC title.
  • Norwalk, McMahon football players receive scholar-athlete honor Norwalk’s George Torres and Brien McMahon’s Jack Vahle were recently honored as scholar-athlete award-winners by the National Football Foundation.
  • National Football Foundation’s Fairfield County scholar-athletes The National Football Foundation’s Scholar-Athlete Awards Ralph DeSantis/Jerry McDougall Fairfield County Chapter Ervin Eaddy, Bassick Michael Alvarez, Bridgeport Central Nicholas Smith, Danbury Luke Dehmel, Darien Luke Vivier,...
  • BASEBALL Quarterfinals Friday, May 20, at higher seeds Semifinals Monday, May 23, at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Highest remaining seed has choice of game time Final Thursday, May 26, at Cubeta Stadium,...
  • Brian Minicus earns Patriot League honors with Colgate lax Darien’s Brian Minicus, the leading scorer on the Colgate men’s lacrosse team, received two Patriot League honors.
  • CT twins sticking together, will play lacrosse at Delaware Staples twin sisters McKenzie and Mia Didio didn’t think it was possible to play college lacrosse together until they heard Delaware wanted them both.
  • Girls lacrosse: Top performers and games to watch (May 12) A look back at some of the top CIAC girls lacrosse performances and milestones during the past week and a peek ahead at some upcoming games to watch.
  • Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll (May 9): Two key wins keep... Darien, which defeated Wilton and St. Anthony’s (NY) last week, holds the No. 1 spot in the Connecticut Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll for the fifth straight week.
  • Hot bats, Pearl’s gem propel New Canaan baseball past Darien New Canaan’s Alex Benevento and Zack Ramppen hit first-inning home runs and Tristan Pearl fired six shutout innings in a win over Darien.
  • An ace emerges: Biasotti putting in work for New Canaan softball Senior pitcher has Rams poised to qualify for state, FCIAC playoff berths.
  • Girls lacrosse: Top performers and games to watch (May 5) A look back at some of the top CIAC girls lacrosse performances during the past week and a peek ahead at some upcoming games to watch.
  • Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll: New Fairfield makes a move The latest girls lacrosse coaches poll
  • Is it time to mandate helmets in girls lacrosse? A study found concussion rates among girls lacrosse players not wearing protective headgear were 59% higher than those who wore the headgear.
  • No. 1 Darien girls lacrosse tops No. 3 Wilton, remains unbeaten The Darien girls lacrosse team, ranked No. 1 in the state, defeated No. 3 Wilton for its 11th win of the season on Monday.
  • The Darien boys volleyball team is 13 this season and delivering a perfect 23-0 record last spring.
  • Former All-State lineman transferring to UConn from Michigan Stewart, a 6-foot-4, 314-pound defensive lineman, spent the past three seasons at Michigan. He announced his intention to play at UConn his Twitter page.
  • New Canaan hosts 15th Grip It and Rip It football in July New Canaan will again host football in July when the 15th annual Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 passing tournament returns this summer. The two-day tournament, which featured 30 teams last year, will be held the weekend of July 8-9...
  • Darien’s Andrew Stueber selected by New England in seventh... Stueber played 927 snaps in 2021. He surrendered just one sack and 11 quarterback pressures.
  • Senior Tristan Pearl pitched a four-hit shutout to lead New Canaan baseball past Greenwich.