Monthly Archive for October, 2011

: October, 2011

It’s a Wrap Week 7: The Snow Days of Autumn

We asked for an upset last week and we got it, with Bethel’s stunning 56-46 victory over Stratford at Ralph DeSantis Field. That was the only local surprise. Statewide, we saw both NFA (to Stonington)

State Polls for Week 7: Minor tremors

The state polls are out and, with three ranked teams going down, there was a slight shakeup of the rankings this week. In the State’s Media Poll, Xavier expanded its lead to 10 points as Masuk lost a
Joey Zelkowitz dances through the snow and Darien's defense in the second half of Staples dominant 42-23 victory Saturday. Photo by Autumn Driscoll

Saturday Week 7: Winning in a Winter Wreckerland

Marce Petroccio walked off the Staples Field turf at halftime, his brow furrowed, his lips pursed, fists clenched. Crazy things were happening. And, for the football coach, his team and the hundreds

Week 7 Friday recap and Saturday updates: Wildcats growl

Good morning. I hope you’re reading this somewhere in a coffee shop in Westport. If you’re not, get your rears in gear. There’s no time to spare before FCIAC Mega Death Match: 2011 Edition commences

Week 7 Primer and Live Update Dashboard: There’s a storm brewing

Open your doors or windows. Look outside. Take a deep breath. Can you feel that twinge in the air? Can you smell it? There’s a storm brewing. A few of them, in fact. It’s brewing on the shores of

The Guide to Week 7’s Games

The Day: CIAC planning to revisit ‘score management’

Taking knees on extra points, taking knees on four-consecutive downs, punting on first down, falling down intentionally with no players within 10 yards, taking intentional safeties, allowing

League Championship Watch (Week 6-7)

Week 7 is just about the time to start to seriously keep an eye on the playoff races. The state races have still a ways to go before we can truly look at scenarios. But it’s not too early with the

The Elite 8 for Week 7

NORWALK — This was almost going to be Notre Dame-West Haven. It was close, but we bumped Norwalk back into the Elite 8 after a one-week respite. Though Notre Dame-WH has faced an undefeated team

State Polls Week 6: Xavier’s Still No. 1; Darien cracks Top 10

Very little change in the State’s Media Poll. Masuk picked up one first-place vote, inching to within four points of No. 1 Xavier. No other rankings changed hands except the No. 10 spot once held down