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Keep up with all the Rams sports teams as well with game recaps and in-depth features.

Fall Sports Preview

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Andie Carroll, Media Editor @acarrollcourant Field Hockey: 2016 record: 14-4-1 State Champions in 2016 Captains: Sophie Wood, Elizabeth McCarthy, Sierra Smith New head coach: Kelly Marks The NC Rams field hockey team comes out this season hot after winning the State Championship last year. Their season has already gotten going with their first game on the September 9th against St. Joes. The Rams destroyed the Cadets, beating them with a 8-1 win, led by new senior captains Sophie Wood, Elizabeth McCarthy, and Sierra Smith. Although the girls lost some talent from the seniors last year, such as Ellery Barren, Mariana…

Carrying on the Traditions of Bussey’s Bombsquad

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Caroline Castle, Senior Editor @ccastlecourant This past Friday, the NCHS Varsity football team took on St. Joe’s in their first football game of the season. Many students came to be cheer on the team and be apart of the first bombsquad event of the 2017 school year. In years past, senior boys were chosen to lead the Bomb Squad, and this year, the tradition has continued. Matt Berger and Pete Desantis passed on the leadership role to Stephen Curiale and Nate Aliapoulios. Stephen notes this role is important to him. “It’s definitely an honor to be bombsquad leader and hopefully…

Boy sports spring season recap

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Andie Carroll, Reporter @acarrollcourant Sam Axon, Sports Editor @saxoncourant Lacrosse This season, the New Canaan boys lacrosse team was faced with an extremely tough schedule against other top teams in the nation. The team this year was led by captains Jackson Appelt, James Crovatto, Drew Morris, and Ryan O’Connell. With a fairly strong record and incredible talent, the 15-7 lacrosse team had an exhilarating season and the opportunity to play in extremely exciting games such as the match against McDonogh at the University of Pennsylvania. However, at the end of the season, most of the boys were disappointed with their…

Girls sports take on the postseason

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Andie Caroll, Reporter @acarollcourant Samantha Axon, Sports Editor @saxoncourant Girls tennis The girls tennis team had a rough start to the year in their first match against the Wilton Warriors. The girls fell to Wilton 0-7. But the girls would quickly improve, finishing the regular season with a 12-4 record. This included an important win against the Ridgefield Tigers, where the Rams were able to pull away with the win 6 matches to one. Even though the girls played against the Warriors the first game of the season, it would not be the last time that the Rams would face them.…

Athlete profile: Karlie Bucci

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Samantha Axon, Sports Editor @saxoncourant What sports do you play and when did you start playing them? I swim, play basketball, and play lacrosse. I have been swimming and playing lacrosse since around the fourth grade, and I started playing basketball in fifth grade. I saw my older siblings playing them, and as the youngest I wanted to try them out as well. I ended up enjoying the sports, so I have stuck with them. How has being a co-captain on the girls basketball team as a junior changed the way you approach the sport? It was interesting because I…

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