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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.
New Canaan takes on St. Joe's in the 2013 FCIAC Championship game.

FCIAC title game shifted to Saturday

The FCIAC Championship game will move to a Saturday for the 2014 season after a meeting of the FCIAC Board of Directors. The game will be played Saturday, Nov. 22 during the day at a site to be

Viewpoint: 8 football champions too many for Connecticut

Late next month, the powers that be at CIAC headquarters will hand us a revised format for next year’s state football playoffs. The four-class, 32-team, three-round setup will be replaced with a

HS Football Power Poll


Coaches and Media polls

Any first place votes in parentheses The Day of New London Coaches Poll 1. Xavier-Middletown (4)   1-0 2. Ansonia (4)  1-0 3. New Canaan (2)  1-0 4. Norwich Free Academy (2)   0-0 5. St.

No Central decision (yet), but committee members talk open division (gasp!)

The CIAC football committee met Wednesday to discuss, among other things, the impending move of its championship games to Central Connecticut State. There was nothing official to report on that matter

Goodbye Rentschler? CIAC exploring venue change for state championships (again)

Too few fans. Too much overhead. A big shortfall. That’s what the CIAC says is the problem with The Rent. After just three years, the CIAC is thinking about abandoning East Hartford’s Rentschler Field

(Not a) Shocker! Hand is No. 1

♦♦♦ Hand of Madison earn the coveted No. 1 ranking in the state media poll conducted by The Register of New Haven. I know. We’re stunned. It was a unanim… wait, somebody voted Xavier No. 1? Really?

The SCC: “State Champions Conference”

♦♦♦ MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!3 state #cthsfb titles. Congrats Xavier (LL), Hillhouse (M), Hand (L) – you made us proud. #SCC – best in the state! — Al Carbone (@SCCcommissioner) December 9, 2012 There was