Monthly Archive for September, 2011

: September, 2011

2011 High School Football Cheat Sheet: The FCIAC

♦♦♦ DEFENDING CHAMPION DARIEN (11-2, Class L semifinalist) CHAMPIONSHIP Friday. Nov. 18 at McDougall Stadium, Trumbull ♦♦♦ TEAM-BY-TEAM PREVIEW CAPSULES ♦♦♦ TOP 5 PLAYERS ♦♦♦ MATT MILANO, QB New

NHR Preseason Top 10 Video Adventure: Xavier’s No. 1 again

Xavier retains the top spot in the New Haven Register Top 10 poll, which was (kinda) released this morning by the good folks on Sargent Drive. The higher powers decided this year to unveil grandaddy

2011 High School Football Cheat Sheet: The Southern Connecticut Conference

♦♦♦ DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Division I: Xavier (West); Hand (East). Division II: Lyman Hall (West); North Haven (East) ♦♦♦ Local SCC Preview Capsules ♦♦♦ TOP 5 PLAYERS ♦♦♦ HAROLD COOPER, Hillhouse –

2011 High School Football Cheat Sheet: The Naugatuck Valley League

♦♦♦ DEFENDING CHAMPION NAUGATUCK (9-2, Class L quarterfinalist) CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Nov. 17 at Municipal Stadium, Waterbury ♦♦♦ Local NVL Preview Capsules ♦♦♦ TOP 5 PLAYERS ♦♦♦ ARKEEL NEWSOME, RB/DB,

CSWA Preseason Poll: Masuk, Xavier (almost) in a dead heat for No. 1

The Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance preseason poll was released Tuesday night and, surprise, surprise: It’s a virtual dead heat for No. 1. Both Masuk and Xavier received 15 first-place votes each.

Yes, we have Stamford and Xavier highlights

Two of the most discussed high school football teams this offseason squared off Friday night at beautiful Boyle (soon-to-be-renamed Robustelli) Stadium in downtown Stamford. One, the prime dark horse

(Pretty bad) Shelton-Ansonia scrimmage highlights

OK, so we’ve been busy lately. Busy trying to scrape together every last bit of information to cram into our official high school football previews which will begin next week. I’ve been running around

Let’s play water polo: New Canaan at Brookfield scrimmage

Count us stunned to hear Brookfield’s scrimmage with New Canaan remained a go as biblical rain swept across Fairfield County Tuesday afternoon. Sure we had to pull the galoshes and umbrellas out, but

Reel Time: Newtown-Seymour; Masuk-Greenwich game scrimmages

Continuing our scrimmage coverage for the week, we present two significant game scrimmages (you know, the one run like actual games): Newtown at Seymour on Friday, Sept. 2. Then Masuk at Greenwich,

Weekend Update: Latest story links and scrimmage videos

Updated: 8:20 p.m. 9/4 And the countdown continues. Our staffers and photographers continue to run all over Fairfield and New Haven counties, collecting images, videos and (most important) information