Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

Pinto out at Fairfield Prep (with updates)

Bill Pinto is no longer the head football coach at Fairfield Prep. Athletic Director Steve Donahue confirmed Monday the school has dismissed the 40-year old coach, who went 0-10 one season. After a

CIAC Super Tuesday: What do you think?

Just fielded a call from one of our regional playoff coaches, who’s all fired up about this year’s CIAC playoffs. Not just for his team, but the entire field. “Outside of one or two games, it’s almost

The 2009 Playoff Land of Make Believe (Final Edition)

We’re excited to say this is the last time we’ll take the trolley to the playoff land of make believe. As you know the CIAC approved Steve Filippone’s proposal and made this a reality just a week ago.

THANKSGIVING DAY WRAP: Wild in Westport; Heartbreak in Bridgeport; Triumph in Trumbull…

Simply put, it was an amazing day of Thanksgiving Day football all across Connecticut — in terms of intrigue, excitement and late-game heroics and late-game collapses. We had some crazy, crazy games


Extra! Extra! Get all your live scoring updates, and playoff point updates, right here. It’s all hands on deck for the staff of Hearst-Connecticut Newspapers — the Connecticut Post, the Danbury

Thanksgiving Eve Wrap: Tigers, Panthers, Hawks and… Nighthawks?

Despite the best efforts of Bassick and the St. Joseph assistant-coach cheering section in (what was that 308), Lorens Wilson and Bullard-Havens defeated Bassick 22-13 at Kennedy Stadium. They’re just

Thanksgiving Football Begins! Live Wednesday Night Updates

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the greatest day of the Connecticut sports calendar. Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee

Sean Patrick Bowley’s Guide To Thanksgiving Games

And now, the final guide of the 2009 season. The Thanksgiving Day guide to all the games in the southwestern Connecticut region. We kick off the festivities for real tonight and then go full-bore on

Let the Madness Begin: Big Class SS Games Tonight [Updated]

The drive for the playoffs begins tonight with three pretty big games on the schedule. Update: We have all the finals. Montville 48, St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 12 Farmington 49, Abbott Tech 18 SMSA 24,

Thanksgiving Week Polls!

The pre-Thanksgiving Day Polls have been released! Peruse at your pleasure. But keep this in mind: A little birdie and I agree — most of the state media apparently like to throw darts at a board with