SWC Championship: Who ya got?

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Check out the preview in today’s paper. I think you all know my opinion on this one, now it’s time to voice yours. Who will win Wednesday’s SWC Championship game?online surveys [Read More]

Turkey Day SWC predictions

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Everyone buy a paper — we’ve got previews of all the local Thanksgiving games in today’s News-Times. What we’re missing, though, is gutsy predictions. That’s where I come in. Here’s what I’ve got for this year’s Thanksgiving Games. Let’s start with the big one:   SWC Championship: Masuk (9-0) at Newtown (8-1), Wednesday, 7 p.m. Blue […] [Read More]
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Around the SWC: Week 9

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One more week remains in the regular season. There are a few HUGE games on Thanksgiving. No time to waste — lets get to it. Here’s the Week 9 rundown: SWC Championship Game: Masuk at Newtown, Wednesday, Nov. 24@ 7 p.m. Word is Blue and Gold Stadium will be ready to go for this one. Newtown (8-1) survived […] [Read More]

My take on D.J.

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By now, you’ve probably read (and heard) plenty about Southington coach D.J. Hernandez. The skinny: The former UConn quarterback/wide receiver, now in his first season as head football coach at Southington High School, “admitted to having possession of a card containing coded Manchester plays and attempted to use the card during Manchester’s first offensive drive […] [Read More]

High school football chat at 8 p.m.

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Join Sean Patrick Bowley and yours truly as we discuss the upcoming week in HS football. High School Football Live Chat, Wednesday, 8 p.m. [Read More]
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In Memory of Joe South

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Six years ago today, former New Milford football captain Joe South was killed in a car crash on Route 7 in New Milford. The Green Wave lost one of its best players, New Milford high school lost one its most well-liked students and, most importantly, Joe lost a life that was filled with promise. I had known […] [Read More]
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Around the SWC: Week 8

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The SWC playoff picture (and state playoff picture) really took shape after Week 8. Here’s the rundown:     Big surprise: In what was essentially an “elimination game” from the state playoffs, Brookfield took advantage of five Pomperaug turnovers and took care of the Panthers 27-14 on Friday night. Is it a surprise that Brookfield […] [Read More]

New Fairfield’s John Raneri checks in from UNC

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I recently got in touch with former New Fairfield distance runner John Raneri, who I selected as the Greater Danbury area’s top athlete in the Class of 2010. Raneri will be checking in periodically and telling us about his experience at the University of North Carolina. Here’s his first installment: Dear News-Times, It’s been awhile […] [Read More]