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New Canaan wins 8th FCIAC crown

It was not easy, mostly by their own doing, but the No. 1 New Canaan Rams defeated St. Joseph 31-20, claiming their 8th FCIAC Championship. The Rams could have pulled away sooner but twice fumbled

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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

Darien a win away from playoff berth

Darien stayed in control of its own state playoff destiny as it took to the road Saturday to deal Harding a 47-23 defeat. As a result, a win against fellow 8-1 North Haven on Friday would send the

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

Joel Barlow’s Little Big Man

When you play in the large shadow of Ansonia’s Arkeel Newsome, who has dominated the headlines for Connecticut football, it’s awfully hard to get noticed. However, Jack Shaban of Joel Barlow (7-1) is

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