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Sean Patrick Bowley

WTNH’s ‘SportzEdge’ unearths Aaron Hernandez high school footage; Bristol Press has reax video

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I guess we needed this. As former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was led away from his North Attleboro, Mass. home in handcuffs Wednesday morning to be arraigned for the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, many of us who followed him during his halcyon days at Bristol Central must have been […] [Read More]

Matthew Jacques’ North Haven spring play makes Good Morning America

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Taking a break from today’s awful news, here’s a pick-me-up: Six-year old Matthew Jacques, you should recall, needs a heart transplant and was honored by North Haven’s football team last week during it’s ‘Spring Brawl’ football game. The Indians raised money for him and allowed him to score a touchdown — THE CUTEST, BESTEST TOUCHDOWN […] [Read More]

Former Bristol Central, Patriots star Aaron Hernandez charged with murder [Updated]

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We’re compiling all the latest news on the Aaron Hernandez murder case. Check back for the latest updates. Update: Saturday — Odin Lloyd laid to rest BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of relatives, friends and well-wishers have gathered at a church in Boston for the funeral of a semi-pro football player whose killing led to murder […] [Read More]

Watch: North Haven boy who needs heart shows great heart at Indians scrimmage

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Well, this was just tremendous. No, no, it was waaaaay better than that. Every season, North Haven’s football team donates the proceeds of its annual ‘Spring Brawl’ game to a charity of the team’s choosing. This year, it decided to give to the “The Matthew Jacques Mission,” a drive to help an ailing 6-year old […] [Read More]

Recruiting trail: Southington’s Barmore commits to Yale; West Haven’s Phillips visits Syracuse

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Two of Connecticut’s top high school football players took college visits this weekend. One returned home with a decision, the other said his choice would be coming soon. After a short trip to New Haven Saturday, Southington quarterback Stephen Barmore announced his commitment to Yale on Sunday night. Officially committed to Yale University!! Gonna be […] [Read More]

Reports: UConn’s Matt Cersosimo to take over for father at Conard

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Matt Cersosimo has resigned his position as UConn’s defensive backs coach, the Hartford Courant and Manchester Journal-Inquirer reported Saturday night. Cersosimo, a West Hartford native who had been with the Huskies for eight years is expected to take over for his father, Rob, the longtime coach at Conard-West Hartford, both papers reported. Rob Cersosimo has […] [Read More]

Jack Cochran hired as Harding football coach

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Jack Cochran, both the most successful and controversial high school football coach in recent Connecticut high school history, has been hired as Harding’s football coach, citywide athletic director Neil Kavey confirmed Saturday. “Jack Cochran will be the head coach at Harding next year,” Kavey said. Cochran, whose last job as a head coach was at […] [Read More]

Spring Flings: Staples Wreckers

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Ye Olde Football Blog continues a sporadic and random series on local spring games. Today: Staples. Friday must have been a great day if you are one of the returning members of the Staples football team. Finally, after stewing for months over their bitter defeat in the Class LL semifinals, the Wreckers could begin to […] [Read More]

St. Paul QB Logan Marchi picks UConn

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St. Paul quarterback Logan Marchi didn’t waste much time making his college decision. After visiting with Temple, Boston College, Rutgers and Oklahoma earlier this month and getting offers from at least Temple and UConn, St. Paul quarterback settled back in-state for UConn’s football camp last week. Just a few days later, on Saturday night, Marchi […] [Read More]

Spring Flings: Greenwich Cardinals

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Ye Olde Football Blog continues a sporadic and random series on local spring games. Today: Greenwich. In just two short years we’ve gone from, When will Greenwich be back? to Will Greenwich ever over the hump? It’s progress, but we doubt it’s the kind of progress Greenwich would call inspiring. After a three-year layoff including […] [Read More]
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