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

Senior student athletes sign the National Letter of Intent


Jillian Augustine, Senior Editor @jillaugcourant This Wednesday, November 8th, nine NCHS seniors signed the National Letter of Intent for their respective colleges, solidifying their commitment to the schools and to play their individual sports. From left to right: Julia Ozimek – University of Connecticut Lacrosse Karlie Bucci – Vanderbilt University Lacrosse Lizzy Colwell – Vanderbilt University Swimming Braeden Dial – Davidson College Lacrosse Gianna Bruno – United States Military Academy Lacrosse Sydney Britt – University of California, Berkeley Rowing Cece Challe – University of Virginia Rowing Nick Crovatto – Bucknell University Lacrosse Peter Sloan – Fairfield University Swimming …

NCHS Athletic teams step into the world of new technology


Eileen Flynn, Story Editor @eileen_courant The rapid advance of technology in recent years has seemingly made an impact on every aspect of life from social media to the education system, and now, it seems to have made its way into the execution of sports. NCHS is a school known for its successful sports teams, so it’s no surprise that many of these teams have taken advantage of the new technology available today. In the past few years, NCHS has worked to incorporate the use of everything from iPads to drones to train their athletes in the most effective way possible.…

Fall Sports Preview


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


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


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…

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