Monthly Archive for May, 2011

: May, 2011

Rico Brogna hired as next coach of Notre Dame-Fairfield

Former Major Leaguer and Connecticut football/baseball star Rico Brogna has been named the next football coach at Notre Dame-Fairfield, athletic director Rob Bleggi announced in a statement today.

Chuck Drury makes it official, steps down at Pomperaug

UPDATED, Friday, 1 a.m. Chuck Drury has ended his outstanding, championship career at Pomperaug. Athletic director Joe Velardi first confirmed the to the News-Times of Danbury Thursday afternoon, then

Mike Drury’s hiring at Southington will rock Pomperaug

Michael Drury has been named the next football coach at Southington High School, the Southington Citizen reported Wednesday. Drury will replace D.J. Hernandez, who coached one season before resigning

St. Joseph football alum Shaft Hunter killed in crash

From today’s Connecticut Post, sad news of former St. Joseph starter and 1990 alum Shaft Hunter, a Maryland state trooper who was killed in a car crash on I-95 while on duty in the state. Police say

Spring Football 2011: Who is and who isn’t?

The 2011 Connecticut spring football season is drawing closer and, since we plan on checking in with a few of our local teams, here’s a list of who will and who won’t be participating this year. The

Updated: Brookfield’s Brown also get Team USA tryout

Note: Due to confusion between Team USA and the US Army All-American Bowl teams, this post has been corrected to include just Boeing Brown. Masuk’s Casey Cochran had been erroneously added. He will be

Bassick’s DT Brandon Williams gets national team tryout

Brandon Williams, a 6-3, 232-pound All-State defensive tackle from Bassick, has been invited to try out for the U-19 national football team in Atlanta, Ga. on Memorial Day weekend. USA football is the

Joe Beler resigns as Notre Dame-Fairfield football coach

Desiring a break from the daily grind of managing and coaching a high school football program, Joe Beler has resigned at Notre Dame-Fairfield today. Beler, a Milford resident and business teacher at

Masuk’s Cochran nominated for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Masuk quarterback Casey Cochran is one of 400 high school football players nominated to participate in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Cochran, perhaps the state’s most sought-after senior high