If you have scanned your Twitter feed at any point during the past month, it is easy to see why there is a strong sentiment to give 2016 a swift kick into the rear-view mirror. Often this has been in response to the growing list of celebrity losses in the entertainment world; we have seen the deaths of an extraordinary number of performers with visionary talent, especially in the music world.
I met Austin Carfi by accident.
In February I wrote a story on Natalie Brassinga, a Ridgefield High School soccer player and talented artist. She sent me some artistic photos of her shot by Austin. When I needed some non-action pictures to accompany the feature, Austin took them at the last moment.
For well over two decades now, once winter has morphed into spring, Darien has been known as Lacrosse Town, U.S.A., or some similar derivation. Children are given toy sticks not long after losing baby teeth, the youth programs are a model for success and both the boys and girls high school teams from this small tony town are no longer just state, but now regional and national powers as well.
But as Chris Manfredonia, the high school’s athletic director, recently noted, Lacrosse Town is too limited in scope.
“We have a variety of strong programs from the youth to high school levels,” Manfredonia said. “It’s Sports Town, U.S.A.
In a season where there was no clear-cut top golfer based on postseason results, Arch by Christopher LaPolice is allowing readers to answer the question: Who was No. 1.
Arch, a new line of men’s upscale golf shirts designed by LaPolice, the coach at Trinity Catholic, is sponsoring this vote for the FCIAC Golfer of the Year. The winner will get two shirts of his choice.
The finalists are: Jonathan Spicci of Ridgefield, the FCIAC Player of the Year; Max Theodoraskis of Danbury, who tied for second at the Division I state tournament; and Justin Clark of New Canaan, who was the medalist at the FCIAC championship and led the Rams to the FCIAC and Division II titles.
In a season where there was no clear-cut top golfer based on postseason results, Arch by Christopher LaPolice is going to allow readers to answer the question: Who was No. 1.
Arch, a new line of men’s upscale golf shirts designed by LaPolice, the coach at Trinity Catholic, is sponsoring a vote that will run from Sunday night at 7 until noon on Wednesday. The winner will get two shirts of his choice.
The three finalists are: Jonathan Spicci of Ridgefield, Max Theodoraskis of Danbury and Justin Clark of New Canaan.