Game of the Week: Pomperaug at Brookfield

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Before we get into this monster Week One matchup,  check out the SWC team previews and my preseason rankings, if you feel so inclined. There are a few interesting games on the slate for opening weekend:  On Saturday, Masuk — the state’s No. 2 team — visits Oxford, which scored a season-high 28 points on […] [Read More]

Xavier tops Masuk in New Haven Register Poll

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The 2011 season starts with the same debate in which the 2010 season ended. Xavier or Masuk? Who’s No. 1? Just like last year, Xavier has fended off Masuk, claiming the top spot in the New Haven Register Preseason Poll by a mere two points.  The top 10 is below. Bunnell and Brookfield were the […] [Read More]

Brookfield’s Lutrus signs with Rams

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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. Lutrus will be a member of the Rams practice squad, an eight-man group that does not dress for games. Likewise, Pomperaug graduate Shane Bannon, […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC Football

SWC Football Preseason Rankings

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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 stop me from previewing the upcoming SWC football season (only because The News-Times has a generator). Here […] [Read More]