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‘About Last Weekend’ Week 9: Answered prayers in Stamford and other craziness

So that happened Saturday afternoon. It was delicious, poignant high-stakes moment in the narrative of the 2012 high school football season. As we endlessly discussed through two football-free weeks,

‘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

‘About Last Night…’ Week 8: Showdown? Showcase in Ansonia

♦♦♦ In Football Friday’s only big game played in the region, Ansonia mopped the Jarvis Stadium turf with 7-0 Wolcott in a 41-12 NVL Brass Showdown. Showcase. Did we really think it would be anything

‘About Last Weekend…’ Week 5: The Changing of the Guard

♦♦♦ A king has his reign and then he must fall. #cthsfb — Peter Gerson (@p92g) October 13, 2012 With keen and wisened eyes, a number of Xavier High School football alumni grouped together in shallow

Week 5 Primer and Live Updates: The Storm Arrives

… It’s judgement night in the SCC: Hand and Xavier will kick off in the Rumble at Palmer Field. Hillhouse and North Haven tangle in the fray at Vanacore Field. Fairfield Prep takes on Cheshire in

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

SCC-FCIAC football challenge for 2013 and 2014 begins to take shape

Football fans get ready. A future clash between two of the state’s power football conferences took a leap closer to reality today. Ambassadors from both the SCC and FCIAC met at Marisa’s in Trumbull

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)

Weekly Links: Ned talks Xavier, Duffy talks Masuk, IBD talks Boeing and video clips

The Lonesome Polecat: The Day’s Ned Griffen catches up with Xavier The hardest working writer in all of football took a trip to Middletown to check the Game of the Year of the Week, Cheshire at

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