Monthly Archive for August, 2009

: August, 2009

Seymour-Staples-Shelton: The scrimmage (Update: with video!)

I passed on the first few football scrimmages held Friday and Saturday because I was working hard with my new coworkers on the new websites Friday and because of all the bad weather and Pilot Pen

RT @spbowley: If you use @Twitter, give us your #cthsfootball scoring updates. Thx! :)

Like everyone else in the biz, we’re high on Twitter as a service for delivering the news to you. I won’t get into a long discussion about the benefits of the latest online fashion for the dying

Scrimmage Watch… Wright Tech/SA finished

On Saturday (barring any rainstorms from Tropical Storm Danny), every team in the state be strapped on their pads for the first round of full-on contact practices. Some will be holding joint

Bassick, Harding kick off season with Tony Dungy

New Bassick coach Frank Marcucio is fired up, to say the least. His kids should be stoked, too. Marcucio managed to secure 50 tickets to a national movie event, a live football movie starring former

Practice Begins! (for all!)

It’s here. It’s finally here. After another nine long months (the wait never gets easier, does it?), it’s once again time to grab your helmets, collect all the orange cones you can carry, fill and

It’s HERE: The Official Bunnell Bulldogs Football Posting Page

You guys are incredible. Of the few entries I’ve posted this summer, it is the one I wrote to announce my new position at the Connecticut Post/Hearst Connecticut Newspapers organization that’s been

Practice begins! (for some)

On Tuesday night, I received an instant message from pal Steve Kirck, the communications and alumni director at Notre Dame-West Haven. “Football practice starts tomorrow!” was the gist. I didn’t get a

McDougall out of retirement… at St. Lukes

This comes as (kind of) a shock. Jerry McDougall will be coaching football again. The 74-year old National and Connecticut High School Coaches Association hall-of-famer, who coached for 44 years

High School Football Kicks Off TONIGHT! (in Alaska)

It’s that time of year again. Can’t you feel the chill in the August air? Hear those tweeting whistles? Those crunching pads? The barking of coaches? The cheering fans? It’s high school football

Connecticut’s top recruit: Stamford’s Khairi Fortt

Now that we’ve got the first look of Connecticut’s top(?) high school football teams out of the way, howabout a look at the state’s top recruits? Around here, and maybe everywhere, it’s easily