Yearly Archive for 2013

: 2013

The New Canaan Rams are No. 1 in the final Elite 8 poll.

Elite 8: The numbers are in, who is No. 1?

  Hearst Connecticut’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs (records, first-place votes in parentheses): 1. NEW CANAAN (14-1) (7): Rams allow 12 points in playoffs,

Stratford names Cavaliere head football coach

Stratford High named T.J. Cavaliere its head football coach on Friday, replacing John Svatik, who resigned earlier this month. “We are very pleased to have T.J. running our football program,”

Class LL final: Southington sticks to what works best

Southington gashed Fairfield Prep for 38 second-half points to rally for a 52-34 win in the Class LL championship on Thursday at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium. The title was the Blue Knights’ first

Get ready for some football. Finally

After four time changes and three cancellations, the Class LL final between Fairfield Prep and Southington is ready to kick off. Finally. The game that was originally scheduled for last Saturday night
New Canaan WR Alex LaPolice.

Vote: Who’s No. 1: Ansonia or New Canaan?

New Canaan LB Michael Root. Just as his jersey says, the Rams are No. 1. (Bob Luckey/Staff photographer)

The case for New Canaan

The Class L champion New Canaan Rams are the best football team in Connecticut. It’s been the great debate all season long: New Canaan vs. Ansonia. Ansonia vs. New Canaan. Who is more deserving of
Like Jaiquan McKnight's jersey says, Ansonia is No. 1 (MIke Ross/For Hearst Newspapers)

The case for Ansonia

BY GINO MORETTI The Ansonia Chargers are the best football team on Connecticut. While I can understand the argument for New Canaan being voted the top team, having beaten Class M St. Joseph twice and

LL state final postponed again…and again

UPDATE: The Class LL championship has been postponed yet again and rescheduled for Thursday at 6:35 p.m. at West Haven. The CIAC said that the latest date the final can be played is Friday. If it’s
St. Joseph's Christopher Taylor 

Reaction: St. Joseph’s crushes Brookfield, 54-16, in Class M Final

St. Joseph capped a ridiculous 200-point Class M playoff run with a 54-16 demolishing of Brookfield. Some postgame thoughts from Arute Field:  St. Joseph’s running back Mufasha Abdul Basir dedicated
St Joseph's Mufasha Abdul Basir (6) runs through a gaping hole opened up by the Cadets' massive offensive line. (H. John Voorhees III/For Hearst newspapers)

St. Joe’s offensive line plows a path through the snow

More often than not, if a football team is running the ball effectively, it’s because its offensive line is winning the battle at the line of scrimmage. Such was the case in St. Joseph’s 54-16 victory