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U.S. Squash Head National Coach Visits Chelsea Piers CT, Which Just Hired a New Squash Director

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Legendary squash coach Paul Assaiante spoke to fellow enthusiasts for the sport Monday at Chelsea Piers athletic complex in Stamford, which just announced the appointment of its new squash director, John Musto. On Monday night, about 50 squash players and their parents gathered in The Loft where the Trinity College coach and U.S. Squash head national coach — who is also a U.S. Squash Hall of Famer — enumerated the pluses of college squash and how to prepare. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Second DHS Student Applies for Accelerated Rehabilitation in Connection with New Canaan Incident

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Jack Joyce, one of the Darien High School students arrested last month following an escalating social media exchange that ended with the assault of a New Canaan juvenile, was applied for a special form of probation Thursday in state Superior Court in Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Third-in-a-Row State LL Championship Win: Roundup of Coverage with Reax, Congrats, Pics and Vids

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You saw it from the stands or with video or read about it, but in case you missed any details of the coverage, the reaction and the celebration of Darien’s 31-22 win over Greenwich for the Class LL state football championship, you’ll likely find them here. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien vs. Greenwich Football Game Now Scheduled for 10 AM, and Weather Might Cancel It

DHS Football 2017 Brien McMahon
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With snow predicted for Saturday, CIAC has announced that it is moving the Darien vs. Greenwich football game up to 10 a.m. (still at Boyle Stadium in Stamford). At 6 a.m. on Saturday, CIAC will assess the weather and determine if the CIAC Class LL Finals football game can be played as scheduled at 10 a.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In Darien’s Latest Pre-Turkey Bowl Fiasco: How Police Say Juvenile Trash Talk Led to Adult Arrests

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The assault of a New Canaan juvenile this month that resulted in the arrests of three Darien teenagers began with “hostile” and “antagonistic” trash-talking between high school students through text and Snapchat, court documents show. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Speaks Thursday, Nov 30 to DHS Students, Parents

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Former NBA player Chris Herren is coming to Darien High School on Thursday, Nov. 30 to speak about addiction and recovery. Herren will speak to students during the day and, starting at 7 p.m., to parents at the high school Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darienite Quinlan Daly, 13, Competing as One of Two Youngest Rowers Ever in Head of the Charles Regatta

Quinlan Daly George Lathrop Head of the Charles 10-18-17
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Thirteen-year-old Darienite Quinlan Daly is competing this weekend with a partner the same age from Greenwich in the youth doubles division of the Head of the Charles Regatta. The youth division normally has only high school rowers competing, so Quinlan and his partner, George Lathrop, both middle school students, will be the youngest team ever to row in the 53-year-old competition, joining rowers from all over the world. (more…) Continue Reading →

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