It is a land of fairy tales: where every 9-1 high school football team, and plenty of 8-2s can practically taste the sweet, untainted air of playoff bliss and get to prove themselves on the field.
It’s a place where many others, out of it in real life, still have a shot to clinch a spot if all goes well. It’s a place where Thanksgiving — the best day of the Connecticut Sports year — remains the last day of the regular season.
The CIAC football committee has approved. We’re one crazy “seasonal” committee and a roomful of PhD’s away from seeing our cares disappear.
Come now, children. Grab your Teddy Bear and your blanket. Sew your shadow to your feet. Take a leap of faith out the window.
Second star to the right. Straight on ’til morning.
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