The Oxford voters have spoken:
Yes to easily constructed baseball and soccer fields.
No. To a state-of-the-art football field.
Two of our regional leagues have realigned for 2007, the SWC and the NVL. Here’s a quick look at the two:
Not much in the realm of scrimmages today so, in the interest of real work I hit two practices and did interviews at a couple of them for upcoming features stories. First, I was at Fairfield University’s Barlow Field for Fairfield Prep and then Bassick’s Went Field (just minutes away by car, but worlds away in tax brackets, that’s for sure).
Hit two scrimmages today. Bunnell-Staples-Wolcott-Bulkeley at Staples Field, and then the tail-end of Masuk-Shelton at Finn Stadium.
Here are the quick hits, notes and observations:
The defending Class LL and FCIAC champion Cardinals are all fired up to defend their titles. It has only been a week and a half, but they’re already favorites.
Greenwich Citizen sports editor Zack Greenspon discusses the upcoming season with senior captains Chris Bisanzo and Jonathan Meyers–who are also being heavily recruited by Division I football programs
Here’s Zack’s story on the two sure-fire all-state players and their take on the upcoming 2007 season: After Junior Titles, Final Season Motivates Seniors
Zack and the Greenwich Citizen, a member of the Connecticut Post’s family, will be our eyes and ears in Greenwich all season. Be sure to check them out.
…because Sio Moore, the 6-2, 215-pound tailback/linebacker who made double news by committing to UConn and deciding to transfer to West Haven from Apex, N.C. in the exact same July week, has decided to move back to his home in North Carolina, where he starred as a sophomore and junior.
Hung out at Trumbull to watch the Trumbull-Stratford scrimmage on Monday with the hand-held ipod-looking camera the Connecticut Post gave me last January.
You know you’ve hit the big time in the eyes of your populace when someone refers you by your first name, and everybody knows who they’re talking about.
In chronological order: Babe, Joe, Ted, Johnny, Mick, Joe, Reggie, Joe, Mike…
In Connecticut, all you have to say is “Jack.”
A pretty simple question: If you had a vote in the state polls, what would be your top 10 high school football teams going into the preseason?
Please continue reading and leave your top 10 list and comments in the comment section at the end of the entry.
Literally four days away from the first official practice of the 2007 season, we received some relatively surprising news out of New Haven football land.
Tom Dyer has been tapped to replace Eric Barbarito as the head coach of the defending Class M champion Hillhouse Academics.