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HS Football Playoff Power Poll

  CIAC FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE Quarterfinals, 6:30 TUESDAY DEC. 3   CLASS LL   No. 8 Ridgefield 9-2 at No. 1 Newtown 11-0 No. 7 Fairfield Prep 9-2 at No. 2 Glastonbury 10-1 No. 6 West

The Burning Of The Shoe

The burning of the shoe. Legend has it, Ossie Solem, the head football coach at Springfield College in 1946, gathered his players after the final practice of the season and lit a football cleat on

Coaches and Media polls week 2

Any first place votes in parentheses The Day of New London Coaches Poll T1. Ansonia  (6) 2-0 T1. New Canaan (5) 2-0 3. NFA (2) 1-0 4. St. Joseph 2-0 5. Southington 2-0 6. North Haven 2-0 7. Darien 2-0

Wild week 2 wrap up

Week 2 of the regional high school football season was, in a word, wild. The No. 1 team in the state, Xavier, lost to North Haven, Darien thumped Greenwich, St. Joe’s beat Fairfield Prep on a Hail

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

Coaching carousel: Manchester’s Pizzoferrato resigns

According to a report from the Hartford  Courant, Manchester coach Marco Pizzoferrato has resigned, saying “he wants to spend more time with his young family.” Pizzoferrato was 35-26 in six years with

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your 2013 high school football schedules (aka: the greatest schedules ever?) [Updated]

I can’t tell you how many inquiries I’ve had about the release of this year’s schedules. It’s a lot. Like several times a week. Y’all are like a brats in the back seat of my car on the way to Itchy