Monthly Archive for September, 2012

: September, 2012

Sunday Crunch: Mufasha, St. Joseph states their case

They call him the ‘Lion King,’ an endearing reference to his name, “Mufasha,” and the namesake of the titular character from the popular Disney franchise. Like his namesake, Mufasha Abdul Basir grew

Week 3 Primer and live updates: Rain, postponements galore (updated)

Week 3 began as a mess with rain, rain and more rain fudging with the schedules. But there was football played Friday night and there were a few intriguing results, especially up north, where nary a

Derby-Ansonia XC: No Newsome? No problem

For a sportswriter on deadline, the 90th Ansonia-Derby meeting was a dream game. First off, it was over quickly (that, my friends is the ultimate sportswriter’s dream). Second, it came custom built

SPB’s Guide to Week 3’s Games

We had a change in the schedule. Derby takes on Ansonia Thursday night in the 90th meeting between the two schools. Here’s our preview capsule. Also, as requested by our faithful readers from out

Coggins decommits from Boston College (ESPN-Boston)

Sacred Heart receiver David Coggins has de-commited from Boston College, according to a report in ESPN-Boston on Wednesday evening. Coggins, who has made news recently for being embroiled in a

Hillhouse’s Dyer won’t miss games as result of grade-tampering suspension

According to a report in the New Haven Independent, the suspensions handed down by New Haven Superintendent Reginald Mayo will not keep Hillhouse coach Tom Dyer from missing any games as head coach.

Derby at Ansonia game moved to Thursday

The 90th meeting between Derby and Ansonia at Jarvis Stadium has been moved to Thursday (tomorrow!) at 6:30 p.m. According to Derby coach George French, Ansonia has said the threat of rain on Friday

SPB’s Elite 8: Week 3

We’re all shook up heading into Week 3 of the high school football season. Some surprising local results have us scratching our heads and thinking about what’s what. What to do with teams like Trinity

Vote now! What’s Week 3’s Game of the Week?

Trinity Catholic-New Canaan was overwhelmingly voted Week 2’s ‘Game of the Week’ by you, the ever wise high school football fans, players and coaches. That turned out to be the correct response.

That’s a wrap Week 2

A look back at the who did and said what in Week 2 of the 2012 high school football season. Compiled by Gary Rogo, Executive Sports Editor of Hearst CT Newspapers, and the Hearst CT Staff. Bulldozers