Monthly Archive for January, 2013

: January, 2013

Oxford-NVL presentation and/or vote postponed to next week

Oxford-to-NVL fanatics who are waiting anxiously to bring the Wolverines into their apparently rightful place alongside the other All-American Valley schools will have to wait at least another week.

It’s official: Murphy takes over as New Milford football coach

As expected, New Milford’s Board of Education approved John Murphy as its football coachWednesday night. Murphy, 45, who coached 16 years and won three state championships at Mausk before resigning in

Connecticut High School signing day commitments

National Signing Day is Feburary 6, just seven short days away. Here’s a quick look at who from Connecticut’s high school and prep schools are heading where. We’re constantly adding to this update

And now, a Masuk football update: Two candidates down, two remain

With John Murphy expected to be sworn in by a congregation of New Milford converts Wednesday night,  talk has naturally shifted back to his former place of employment: Masuk. OK, let’s be honest, it’s

Maloney hires Trinity-Pawling’s Pierce Brennan as next coach (updated)

Update: 8:20 p.m. Meriden’s Board of Education has approved Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.) assistant Pierce Brennan as Maloney’s next football coach, the Record-Journal of Meriden reported Tuesday night. He

John Murphy expected to become next coach at New Milford

*** He’ll have a much longer ride to work, but it looks like three-time state championship winning coach John Murphy won’t be straying very far. Murphy, who resigned at Masuk last month after 15

Law grad, WestConn assistant Erik Larka named coach at Bacon Academy

Bacon Academy filled its football vacancy Friday with Erik Larka, a West Haven resident and Law graduate, the Norwich Bulletin reported. The 35-year old UConn graduate coached freshman for four years

Goodbye Rentschler? CIAC exploring venue change for state championships (again)

Too few fans. Too much overhead. A big shortfall. That’s what the CIAC says is the problem with The Rent. After just three years, the CIAC is thinking about abandoning East Hartford’s Rentschler Field

UConn nabs Windsor’s Ormsby from UMass

Cole Ormsby is staying home after all. Very close to home. The monster Windsor defensive end switched his verbal commitment from UMass to UConn, The Hartford Courant reported Thursday. “My family and

Maloney-Meriden close to naming new coach

Maloney is close to naming its next head coach, according to a story in the Record-Journal. The story, written by Bryant Carpenter, says Kevin Frederick, Kevin Quinn and Pierce Brennan are at least