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John Murphy expected to become next coach at New Milford

*** He’ll have a much longer ride to work, but it looks like three-time state championship winning coach John Murphy won’t be straying very far. Murphy, who resigned at Masuk last month after 15

Connecticut football coaching vacancies reach 20: Lewis Mills

We have indeed hit the magical 20 mark in Connecticut high school football coaching vacancies. Lewis Mills has posted an opening for a varsity coach, meaning Greg Todd’s two-year tenure is over. We

Connecticut coaching carousel 2013: Here’s where we stand in mid-January [Updated]

*** It’s been a crazy, topsy-turvy offseason for high school football programs and coaches. And we’re barely halfway through January. Big names, small names, big programs, little programs… no one,

Rep-Am: Dunaj resigns from Torrington (and other, minor coaching carousel news)

Dan Dunaj has resigned as coach of Torrington after five seasons, the Republican-American reported today. Dunaj, the former Seymour defensive coordinator who brought the Raiders to respectability in

2012 All-NVL teams

♦♦♦ The NVL Football Blog, your place for all things NVL of course, published the 2012 All-NVL teams, including the photos of each individual squad. Here are the teams. Visit their site for all the

Bridgeport to NVL? City public schools in preliminary talks to join Valley league

High school conference realignment has suddenly kicked into high gear. Central, Bassick and Harding are in preliminary talks to jump from the FCIAC to the NVL, officials on both sides of the aisle

‘About Last Night…’ Week 8 (Redux): No comeback needed

♦♦♦ DeAngelo Berry easily slips through Shelton’s defense on his way to a 51-yard, third-quarter touchdown in Saturday’s 59-17 victory. | Screen cap by Sean Patrick Bowley Nearly five quarters and

State Polls Week 3: Masuk, Darien, West Haven make poll debuts

The earth moved under our feet after a pretty wild week 2. Among the wreckage affecting the Top 10 vote: Hillhouse lost to Hand in a battle of Top 10 teams. New Canaan was nipped by Trinity Catholic

It’s a Wrap Week 7: The Snow Days of Autumn

We asked for an upset last week and we got it, with Bethel’s stunning 56-46 victory over Stratford at Ralph DeSantis Field. That was the only local surprise. Statewide, we saw both NFA (to Stonington)

State Polls Week 4: Flip flop, flip flop

Here we go again. Xavier recaptured the top spot in the NHR Media Poll today, returning to the top for the first time since Week 1. The Falcons defeated Cheshire 42-20 and snatched two first-place