Watch: 2016-17 Darien winter sports previews

Watch interviews with Darien High School's 2016-17 winter sports captains, who joined us on the HAN Network's Winter FCIAC Tour.

Before we start covering the FCIAC's games this season, we piled into the HAN Cruiser and set out to visit all 17 schools in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference. Our sixth stop was in Darien on Thursday, Dec. 8.
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HAN Network sports director Frank Granito talked with the Blue Wave's hockey, indoor track, swimming, basketball, squash, gymnastics, skiing, cheerleading and wrestling captains. You can watch those interviews below. (On the bottom of the page, you can see our December live sports schedule and more about how to watch HAN Network.)

Darien Boys Hockey captains: Harry Congdon, Max Romeyn and Tom Sulger

Darien Girls Hockey captains: Emily Gianunzio, Cassidy Schiff and Courtney Lowe

Darien Girls Indoor Track & Field captains: Katie Greco, Jillian Clements and Julia Ford

Darien Boys Indoor Track & Field captains: Jason Flynn and Keenan Warble

Darien Gymnastics captain: Sam Aparicio

Darien ski team captains: Brook Daley, Carly Schoudel, Maggie Skeats and William Brandon

Darien Girls Basketball captains: Chrissie Fiore, Katie Ramsay and Megan Hobbs

Darien Boys Squash captains: Walker Wind, Will Granath and Harrison Gill

Darien Girls Squash captains: Mia Dursht and Sarah Bowditch

Darien Wrestling captain: Brandon Yarish

Darien Boys Swimming & Diving captains: Jimmy Terhune, Tahj Thompson, J.W. Keever and Timmy Luz

Darien Cheerleading captain: Ashley Amirasakis

This winter on HAN

The HAN Network's winter sports season kicks off with a boys ice hockey doubleheader on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the newly minted Darien Ice House. Watch defending state champion Darien take on Hamden after New Canaan plays Notre Dame-West Haven. Coverage that Saturday begins at 3:40 p.m. on HAN.Network .
Live on HAN this December!
New Canaan vs. Notre Dame-West Haven boys hockey
Darien vs. Hamden boys hockey
Fairfield Warde at Ridgefield girls basketball
Greenwich at Stamford-Westhill-Staples girls hockey
Darien vs. New Canaan boys hockey
Norwalk Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament  (featuring Brien McMahon)
You can check out the rest of the schedule, featuring ice hockey, basketball, wrestling, indoor track and field and the FCIAC cheerleading championships,  here  (which is still being finalized). We’ll be adding more games in January based on the best matchups in the league.

You can follow the HAN Network’s trip through Fairfield County on the HAN Network  Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat or by searching and using the hashtags #FCIACtour and #HANcruiser.

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How to watch

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Mobile: Watch the games, local news, politics and entertainment programming on your iPhone or Android phone with the HAN Network. Download it here.

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On TV: All Frontier Communications subscribers in Connecticut can watch the simulcast of most HAN Network Connecticut sports broadcasts on the Vantage Sports Network at Channels 600 and 1600-HD.

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