Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee or some breakfast and head over to their favorite Thanksgiving Day rivalry game.
It is a day where records are thrown out. Where everybody is undefeated. And a day where memories that will live eternity are created.
It is a day where advanced algebra becomes a pastime as everybody tries to figure out who is in, and who is out of the state playoffs.
But first, we start with the Wednesday night appetizers and, though there aren’t so many this year as in seasons past, there are certainly enough to whet your Thanksgiving Day appetite.
Here’s the regional schedule for Wednesday night:
Woodland at Seymour, 6; Newtown at Masuk, 7; Immaculate at Notre Dame-Fairfield (at Sacred Heart); Oxford at Pomperaug, 7; Bullard Havens Tech at Bassick, 5 p.m.
There are also a few other big games out there, for our newfound Coginchaug fans, Vinal Tech/Coginchaug plays at Cromwell; Hyde is at North Branford.
And, of course, there are two HUGE games for the Notre Dame-WH/Conard/Simsbury Class L race: Berlin at New Britain (you’re rooting for New Britain, Green Knights); Windsor at Bloomfield (you’re rooting for Bloomfield
To follow along on all the action, click the window below. You can also listen to “The Coach” George DeMaio on WAVZ 1300-AM, ESPNRadio 1300 tonight at 7 p.m. He’ll be in the studio getting Wednesday night updates from his cadre of correspondents all across the area.
If you’re at a game, and want to participate, just get a Twitter account and send updates from your game through your mobile phone. Remember to add #ctfb to the end of your Tweets to have your update show up on this space.
Our HUGE Thanksgiving Day live blog will begin tomorrow at 7 a.m. Thanks and enjoy the games!