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Turkey Bowl Tickets for Darien Sell Out in 5 Minutes (We Beat New Canaan)

Turkey Bowl Tickets sell out 911-21-16
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All remaining tickets for the widely anticipated New Canaan-Darien Thanksgiving morning football game sold out in 37 minutes, New Canaan school district officials said. Darien had fewer available tickets than New Canaan, and those sold out even quicker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: Darien Turkey Bowl Ticket Sale Times & Rules; No Game-Day Tickets

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Update, 11:43 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15:

Darien High School has announced where and when tickets may be bought for the 2016 Turkey Bowl between Darien and New Canaan on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24). Sales start for students in the morning on Nov. 21 and for the public in the afternoon at Darien Public Schools headquarters, 35 Leroy Ave. Continue Reading →

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Darien Victorious over Shelton, 39-7 in Connecticut State LL Championship

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Darien’s Blue Wave rolled over its final team to win the state LL championship Saturday in New Britain. Here’s the coverage from news organizations around the state and the reaction in social media. [View the story “Darien Wins State Football LL Title: Juggernaut Finishes Business” on Storify] Continue Reading →

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Darien Football Triumphs Over New Canaan, 28-21, for Turkey Bowl/FCIAC Championship

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By Terry Dinan

Leave it to the career state record holder to leave his mark when it counted the most. With Darien leading New Canaan 28-21 in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter of the 2015 FCIAC Championship at Stamford’s Boyle Stadium, Darien defensive end Mark Evanchick dropped Rams quarterback Michael Collins for his first sack of the game, forcing a turnover on downs and all but clinching the conference title for the Blue Wave. (more…) Continue Reading →

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James Mulhearn Jr., 68, Bond Trader, Darien Blue Wave’s ’12th Man’

James Mulhearn Jr
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An obituary from Magner Funeral Home’s website:

James John Mulhearn, Jr., (Jim) 68, of Norwalk, CT passed away peacefully on August 8, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with ALS. Born on December 7, 1946 in Brooklyn, he was the son of Jean Mulhearn and the late James J. Mulhearn. He is also predeceased by his sister, Dorothy Riordan Rohe.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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