Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Brookfield’s Lutrus signs with Rams

After being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars, former Brookfield and UConn star Scott Lutrus has signed a contract with the St. Louis Rams, as confirmed by Brookfield head coach Rich Angarano.

SWC Football Preseason Rankings

Hurricane Irene can delay football practice a few days. It can ruin practice fields all over the Northeast. It can cut the power off from my house and force me to live at The News-Times. But it cannot

Masuk shooting for No. 1

Naturally, defending Class L champ Masuk was my first stop for preseason football. Though they’re not even in pads yet, the Panthers looked pretty good. Junior wide receiver Thomas Milone, a UConn

Football season is here…

Looks like it’s that time of the year again: high school football practice is officially underway. No disrespect to summer sports, but this is something I’ve been waiting on for awhile. Football is

Lutrus, other former UConn standouts play preseason opener

The NFL season finally arrived Thursday night. Five preseason games took place — and five former UConn players, including Brookfield’s Scott Lutrus, were in action. Here’s a quick rundown of how

Save Danbury Freshman Sports…and eat $1 appetizers

In an effort to raise money to save the freshman sports programs at Danbury High School, a former UConn men’s basketball player will join forces with a local restaurant for a charity event on

Top 10 returning SWC basketball players

On Thursday, News-Times intern Brent Pelella (a former Pomperaug point guard) and I covered the summer league championship at the War Memorial between Immaculate and Danbury. The Mustangs, who barely

Tag sale for Danbury’s Rawji

Former Danbury High girls basketball player Rabia Rawji will hold a tag sale this weekend to raise money for her college tuition. On June 18, Rabia’s father, Nawroz Rawji, passed away suddenly at the

Abbott Tech’s Henry to CCRI

Former Abbott Tech star Anthony Henry, a guard/forward who dominated the 2009-10 high school basketball and transferred to Putnam Science Academy as a senior, indicated that he’ll attend the Community

Pelella: Meeting Bernie Williams

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to meet one of the greatest Yankees to ever play the game. It was Lou Gehrig. Okay, no it wasn’t Sweet Lou but to me, this person was more significant. I grew up in a