Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

Bang-Bang: Was New London’s Kyle McKinnon In? (mystery solved)

Update: Mystery solved. The ball wasn’t in the arm Kyle McKinnon extended toward the pylon. It was in his left arm, as described by New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli to Dave Ruden in this blogpost. plus
Masuk's Colin Markus slips past North Haven's front lines during Tuesday's 28-14 victory in the Class L quarterfinals at Trumbull

‘Super Tuesday’ Quarterfinal Wrap: Cowboys and Indians

CLASS LL — Staples 48, Ridgefield 21 | Newtown 36, Hall 22 | Norwalk 21, Conard 15 | Xavier 35, Glastonbury 6 | CLASS L — Windsor 14, Notre Dame-WH 7 | New Canaan 27, New London 26 | Masuk 28, North

It’s Super Tuesday: The CIAC Quarterfinal Primer and Live Updates

The Live Blog High School Football Live Updates NORTH vs. SOUTH The early part of the last decade was good to the Central Connecticut Conference. Bloomfield and New Britain dominated (mostly under the

The Guide to the CIAC State Quarterfinals

We’re pulling out the weekly Guide to the Games for all the state quarterfinals. A guide for out-of-region games is a first for me at Connecticut Post. So consider this a treat. Class LL and Class L

CIAC Class LL & L State Quarterfinal Previews

Welcome back, my friends. Hope the Turkey went down well. Welcome back to high school football. Welcome to the second season. It’s Year 2 of the CIAC’s gloriously expanded playoff field (I’m a fan).

CIAC Class M & S quarterfinal previews

We move to the Class M and S previews. Just two regional teams reside here, and they’re playing each other. The rest of the contestants are all ECC, Pequot, CSC, CCC and upper-NVL. For the Class LL

Ned Griffen Sez: Xavier, Masuk, Ansonia, Holy Cross will win titles

No members of the Connecticut sporting media sees as many teams and as many leagues than former New Haven Register reporter Bob Barton, The Day’s Ned Griffen and WFSB-3’s Joe Zone. Two of them got

Ansonia debuts on SNY’s ‘Traditions’ at noon

Back in Week 3, the SNY show ‘Traditions’ paid a visit to Dunning Field to take a inside look at the New Canaan football program. A month later, the camera crews returned to Connecticut and headed
Staples' Peter Bonenfant catches the winning touchdown pass against Greenwich in the Thanksgiving FCIAC championship game.

Thanksgiving Day Wrap: Wreckers rally (with a little help from above)

Several thousand fans packed the bleachers and lined the fences around Staples Field to see two of the best teams in Fairfield County duke it out on a glorious Thanksgiving morning in Westport. Yes,

Thanksgiving Day 2011: And Now, Your 2011 CIAC State Playoff Pairings

We’ll get to the entire Thanksgiving Day recap in a little while (have some turkey to gobble). And what a day it was. Staples wins the FCIAC championship. Notre Dame-West Haven and North Haven win and