NEW CANAAN — Quick quiz: Who was the first graduate of the New Canaan football program to arrive at the NFL Combine in February. If you consider — to mix metaphors — that a lob ball, the answer is not Zach Allen.
Brien McMahon’s Justin Forde wants — no, is obsessed — with getting those three-quarters of an inch back, the difference from his personal-best jump at the Penn Relays in April. Forde wants to be the best at everything, whether on the track or some day in the music industry.
On a new episode of The Ruden Report Podcast, St. Joseph’s Stephen Paolini discusses winning the Class M baseball title and getting drafted in the fifth round by the Braves; Darien girls lacrosse coach Lisa Lindley talks about her team’s Class L championship.
Staples, which won the Class LL title on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Cheshire, was voted the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Team of the Year. Chad Knight, the winning pitcher in the game, was honored as the Player of the Year.
After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected six outstanding male and eight female finalists for the Ruden Report-Fairfield County Bank Spring Male and Female Player of the Year awards.