Here’s the CIAC’s official Spring Sports championship recap video

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The CIAC today released a comprehensive highlight video of all the spring sports state championships via the coverage of NFHS Network and CPTV Sports. It features 21 events, from track, to tennis, volleyball, softball, lacrosse and baseball. It’s 22 minutes of bliss. Related: The Top 25 Moments from Spring Championship Weekend.

Boys lacrosse: St. Joseph coach Joe Izzo steps down due to personal reasons

The Joe Izzo-coached St. Joseph boys lacrosse team celebrates beating Weston 14-5 for the Class S title on Saturday (Jim Fuller photo)

  It was a tough decision for St. Joseph boys lacrosse coach Joe Izzo. After the Izzo-coached Cadets won their fourth CIAC Class S championship with a 14-5 win over Weston on Saturday, he made it official that he was stepping down due to personal reasons. Izzo coached for 12 seasons and leaves with a […]

Final GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Lacrosse Poll: Darien unanimous No. 1

Class L Champion Darien is once-again the No. 1-ranked team in the final GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Poll (photo by Chris Hunn)

Jeff Brameier has enjoyed his share of strong teams loaded with elite players over his 32 seasons as the Darien boys lacrosse coach. What was unique about his 2015 team was the exceptional depth the Blue Wave had at every position. His second and third units would have been front-line starters on many teams. Wave after wave […]

Derek’s picks: Best games of the 2015 spring season

East Catholic's Logan Greene connects for his sixth inning home run, the first of three for the Eagles in the inning, vs. North Branford in the Class M quarterfinals on Friday at Jim Penders Field. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

After a wild and wacky spring championship weekend, it’s time for another episode of Derek’s picks. This is where Derek Turner picks some of the top games he saw during the season. They don’t have to be game he wrote about, but they have to have been seen with his own two eyes (or four […]

The 2015 CHSCA All-State Boys Lacrosse Teams

Darien's Ian Burgoyne (right) vs. New Canaan's Drew Morris (left). Photo via Laxworm.com

The 2015 Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State Boys Lacrosse teams. Special thanks to Laxworm.com for photos. CLASS L ATTACK First Team Drew Babiak, Glastonbury Decker Curran, Greenwich John Edmonds, Fairfield Prep Simon Mathias, Ridgefield Colin Minicus, Darien Second Team Ryan Dunn, Ridgefield Jack Kniffin, Darien Zach Levin, Simsbury Justin Lourenco, New Milford Wesley Reid, […]

Boys Lacrosse: The 2015 Connecticut U.S. Lacrosse All-American teams

All-American's Mark Evanchick of Darien (left) and Ridgefield's Simon Mathias (right) (Photo via Laxworm.com)

The following list are Connecticut Players and coaches who were awarded All-American status by U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse. Players are listed with position and their college of choice, if applicable. Related: The 2015 CHSCA All-State Boys Lacrosse teams ALL-AMERICANS (18) Drew Babiak, Glastonbury, Attack, Sr (Holy Cross) Ian Burgoyne, Darien, Midfield, […]

The Top 25 Moments From Spring Championship Weekend

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We spent 36 hours following the fine work of NFHSNetwork and CPTV Sports, who brought to you, live, ALL of the CIAC spring state championships. Here are the top moments we managed to capture on Vine throughout the weekend. With so many games going on simultaneously, it was impossible to keep track of it all. If […]

2015 Spring State Championship Scoreboard, Story Links

The Amity Spartans Baseball team celebrates its "Three-Peat" Class LL win over Staples of Westport Saturday at Palmer field in Middletown. (Photo John Vanacore)

Baseball CLASS LL Amity 8, Staples 1   CLASS L North Haven 3, East Lyme 2   CLASS M Sheehan 5, Montville 0   CLASS S Northwest Catholic 5, Morgan 1   Softball CLASS LL Southington 5, Cheshire 4   CLASS L East Haven 4, Fitch 2   CLASS M Oxford 4, St. Joseph 0   CLASS S Holy Cross 4, Thomaston 0 […]

Class L boys lacrosse: Darien rallies past Ridgefield, wins first Class L championship

Darien's boys lacrosse team celebrates its first Class L championship and ninth title in 11 years Saturday at McMahon (Photo Chris Hunn)

NORWALK >> Darien tacked on another state title run to its rich lacrosse tradition on Saturday. A three-goal burst over a span of 1 minute, 43 seconds in the third, keyed the No. 3 Blue Wave’s 6-5 win over No. 9 Ridgefield at McMahon High in the Class L boys state championship. The victory marked […]

Friday’s Star: Zach Hart, Sheehan baseball; vote for Saturday’s State Championship Star of the Day

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Friday’s Star Zach Hart, Sheehan baseball: Pitched three innings of one-hit relief for the win and added an RBI double as Sheehan beat Montville 5-0 for the Class M state title. Vote for Saturday’s Championship Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Monday.

Class M girls lacrosse: Miller leads New Canaan over Hand, to third title in four years

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STRATFORD >> While the Hand girls lacrosse team has enjoyed success over the years, since 2012, coach Kevin Siedlecki admits one team has been a thorn its side — New Canaan. In 2014, New Canaan defeated Hand 11-7 in the CIAC Class M girls lacrosse quarterfinals. In 2013, New Canaan defeated Hand 17-3 in the […]

Class M Boys Lacrosse: Meichner, New Canaan blitz Hand to win 1st title since 2003

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New Canaan players give head coach Chip Buzzeo a Gatorade Shower after the Rams defeated Daniel Hand in the Class M championship.

NORWALK >> A pair of goal-scoring flurries proved to be enough for the 23 seniors on the New Canaan boys’ lacrosse team to walk off of Casagrande Field as state champions. Georgetown-bound senior Justin Meichner scored the game’s first four goals, including three in the opening 5 1/2 minutes, and the second-seeded Rams had a […]

Class S girls lacrosse: Iwanicki leads Granby over Old Saybrook in OT for title

Granby's girls lacrosse team celebrates its 14-13 OT victory over Old Saybrook (Photo Dan Nowak)

STRATFORD >> On her first three free position opportunities, Granby’s Krista Iwanicki hit the post in the CIAC Class S girls lacrosse championship game against Old Saybrook. She made her fourth opportunity count. Iwanicki scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left in the first of two three-minute overtimes to lead the No. 5 Granby girls […]

Class S Boys Lacrosse: Ouellette, St. Joseph rout Weston to repeat as champs

St. Joseph's boys lacrosse team celebrates its 14-5 victory over Weston in the Class S championship game. (Photo Jim Fuller)

NORWALK >> As the fans settled into their seats at Casagrande Field there was a sense of it being yet another nip and tuck affair likely to come down to the final possession or two as rivals St. Joseph and Weston met in the Class S boys’ lacrosse final for the fourth time since 2009. […]

Class L girls lacrosse: Moorhead, Noto lead Darien to comeback over Wilton

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STRATFORD >> When you enter a  game on a 55-game win streak against Connecticut competition and fall behind early, you’re not going to panic. And the Darien girls lacrosse team didn’t in the CIAC Class L championship game against FCIAC rival Wilton at Bunnell High on Saturday. The Blue Wave fell behind 4-1 the first […]

Live Blog: The 2015 CIAC Boys Lacrosse Championships

Darien's Andrew Puglese fights for a faceoff with Ridgefield during the FCIAC championship last month. Darien and Ridgefield will vie for the state's No. 1 ranking in the Class L boys lacrosse championship Saturday (Photo via Laxworm.com)

Follow our live Twitter feed from the CIAC Boys Lacrosse Championships all day Saturday at McMahon’s Casagrande Field in Norwalk. You can also watch the games live on the NFHS Network (subscription required). CIAC Spring Championship Scoreboard, Schedule SATURDAY CLASS M — Daniel Hand vs. New Canaan Brien McMahon 10:30 a.m. [LIVE FEED] CLASS S — Weston […]

Live Blog: The CIAC Girls Lacrosse Championships

The Hand Tigers defeated the Guilford Indians, 18-6, in the Southern Connecticut Conference girls lacrosse championship, Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Ken Strong Stadium at West Haven High School. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Follow our live Twitter stream of updates from the CIAC girls lacrosse championships Saturday at Bunnell. You can also watch the games live online at NFHS Network (subscription required). Spring Championship Scoreboard, Schedule SATURDAY CLASS L — Wilton vs. Darien at Bunnell, 10:30 a.m. [Live Feed] CLASS S — Granby Memorial vs. Old Saybrook at […]

Boys Lacrosse: Saturday’s state championship preview capsules

Darien midfielder Andrew Pugliese cradles the ball upfield during the Blue Wave’s victory over No. 2 Ridgefield  (Photo Sean Meenaghan)

  CIAC BOYS LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW CAPSULES CLASS L No.3 DARIEN VS. No. 9 RIDGEFIELD When: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Where: McMahon High, Norwalk Records: Darien 19-3; Ridgefield 17-4 Internet: NFHSNetwork.com Championship game appearances: Since the CIAC started sanctioning boys lacrosse in 1995, this marks the 12th state championship appearance for the Blue Wave with three […]

CIAC lacrosse rarity: Same schools in boys, girls Class M finals

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Hand's Erin Mammele takes a shot on goal against Cheshire.

Something special is going to happen on Saturday in Hand High’s world of lacrosse. Both the boys and girls lacrosse teams from the same school will be playing in a CIAC state championship game the same day – the Hand girls and boys in its respective Class M final. Ironically, the opponent for both Hand […]