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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
Categories: CCC , CIAC , Connecticut , Elite 8 , Fairfield County

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Week 10 wrapup

Lots of games this week with postseason implications. Most of them lived up to the hype and were very good games. Here are the games covered by Hearst Connecticut Newspapers with links to the stories.

Darien brings win home from North Haven

It looked like the grinding offense of North Haven was going to out muscle Darien as the Indians took a 20-9 lead after a touchdown run by bruising back Ethan Suraci but an 84-yard kickoff return by

Longi, Greenwich run past Danbury

How spectacular has Greenwich High School junior running back Austin Longi been the past five games? Danbury High School coach Dan Donovan said he would have settled for Longi scoring four touchdowns

Bobby Drysdale: The next big thing?

Nine games doesn’t make a career, but it can help cement a reputation. Bobby Drysdale of Brookfield High School ┬áhas quickly made a name for himself, rushing for 1,518 yards and 22 touchdowns. “We
Categories: CIAC , Connecticut , Elite 8 , Fairfield County , FCIAC

St. Joseph and McMahon to lock horns

  St. Joseph (8-1) comes to Norwalk Friday night with a chance to secure a spot in the FCIAC championship game and another crack at No. 1 New Canaan. Host McMahon (8-1) still has an inside track

Week 9 wrapup

The two top teams in the state were tested this week but stayed unbeaten while others kept playoff hopes alive with wins. Here are the games Hearst Connecticut Newspapers covered with links to

Greenwich downs Westhill for 3rd straight win

Greenwich celebrated its Senior Night with a resounding 40-7 win over Westhill Friday night at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals, who have dominated the head-to-head series for years, used a strong
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC

Week 8 wrapup

New Canaan made a huge statement, Staples jumped back into the FCIAC Championship conversation and Harding and Stamford took big steps toward City titles. Here are the games covered by Hearst