Monthly Archive for August, 2013

: August, 2013

Ah, memories... so many memories.

But it’s been one heluva ride, but it’s time to say goodbye

Hello. Goodbye. Today is the final day of the SPB’s High School Football blog, at least as you know it. After almost nine years, Tuesday will be my last day at Connecticut Post and Hearst Connecticut

WTNH jumps on the Harding-Cochran saga early with big feature story

On the the day of the first high school practice of 2013, we were going to take a visit to Harding to check out lightning rod coach Jack Cochran on his first official day. After all, his hiring at the

Annnnnnnnnd….. GO! The football season starts now

Rise and shine campers! Out, out, out of bed! Have some milk or OJ. Cut up some grapefruit. Grab your permission slips and physical forms. Don’t forget your doctor’s and parents’ signatures.

So Fairfield Prep’s John Moten is now starring halfway across the country

First practices are still more than a day away, but we already have ourselves the first big transfer news of 2013: John Moten, who as a sophomore in 2012 thrilled Fairfield Prep fans with glimpses of

Welcome back, football. Let’s get everybody caught up

Football. Sweet, nourishing football, begins this week, kids. Nearly two-thirds of the state’s football teams begin fall practice on Wednesday. Yes, we’re all very excited. And if you’re one of those

Hillhouse loses its coach: Tom Dyer to take Hamden AD job

Tom Dyer, who led Hillhouse to a pair of state championships in six years, is resigning to become the next athletic director at Hamden, the New Haven Register reported today. From the article: “I’m

Hand’s new football website is fancy-shmancy

Hand won’t have Strong Field ready for its epic clash with New Canaan on Week 1. Strike, Hand. But it is at least giving New Canaan’s a run for its money as ‘Best team website in

Looks like New Canaan won’t get to christen the new Surf Club

Thursday morning saw a relatively significant change to the Week 1 schedule. The epic Hand-New Canaan matchup on Sept. 12 will not — repeat — not be played at Madison’s legendary Surf Club. The