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Video: New Canaan outlasts Hand

New Canaan defeated Hand 21-14 in front of a packed house at Strong Field in Madison Friday night. Great atmosphere for a game, right on the Sound and the two teams gave everyone a good game.  
Categories: CIAC , Connecticut , Elite 8 , Fairfield County , FCIAC

Video: Fairfield Prep and Stamford open season with a shootout

Fairfield Prep beat Stamford 59-40 in the season opener at Ludlowe Thursday night. Prep’s Colton Smith and Stamford’s Jalen Brown put on a show for everyone.  
New Canaan celebrated the FCIAC title last season. Who will hoist the trophy this year?

5 minute guide to the FCIAC

5 TEAMS TO WATCH Darien: The Blue Wave are replacing most of their skill players but return the core of their defense and 6-foot-4 QB Timmy Graham has impressed people who have seen him in preseason.
Greenwich quarterback Matt Marzulla passes the ball during the 7th annual Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 passing tournament at New Canaan High School Saturday, July 12, 2014. (Autumn Driscoll/Staff photographer)

Grip It & Rip It Roundup

Here’s everything you need to know about Saturday’s 7th Annual Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 passing tournament. Competition provides teams a chance to look at new quarterbacks   FCIAC roundup.

Did Arkeel Newsome get robbed of player of year award?

And the winner of the 2013 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year award is……..? Dario Highsmith. Quarterback. Middletown. Um, do I have the wrong state? Am I missing something here? Arkeel
Categories: CIAC , Connecticut , Elite 8 , Fairfield County , FCIAC
Ridgefield’s Will Bonaparte runs past Newtown’s Nick Samuelson. (Tyler Sizemore/Staff photographer)

Ridgefield edges Newtown in a thriller

In a game loaded with big plays, momentum shifts and a lot of twists and turns, eighth-seeded Ridgefield pulled out a dramatic 35-33 win over top-seeded host Newtown Tuesday night in the quarterfinal
New Canaan's Zachary Allen (# 44) pressures Farmington quarterback Jeremy Buck.
Photo/Bob Luckey

New Canaan back in form

I thought Farmington could hang with New Canaan. I was wrong. The Indians had no chance in this game and that was apparent from the opening kickoff. The Rams picked off Farmington on the third play of

Darien earns top seed in Class L state tournament after Turkey Bowl win over New Canaan

Turkey Bowl XX between Darien and New Canaan lived up to the hype and then some, as a pass breakup by Darien’s Griffin Ross on the final play from scrimmage in the Darien end zone preserved the 28-24
Categories: Connecticut, FCIAC

Thanksgiving: It’s a wrap

What a great day of football Thanksgiving in Southwest Connecticut turned out to be. From Prep’s comeback win to clinch a playoff berth to Darien’s dramatic win over No. 1 New Canaan to Bethel beating
Categories: CIAC , Connecticut , Elite 8 , Fairfield County , FCIAC

Greenwich halts Staples’ postseason hopes

Staples entered its annual Thanksgiving Day showdown against rival Greenwich in control of its own destiny. A win would have put the Wreckers into the Class LL Tournament for the fifth straight