Connecticut High School Football

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Spring Football Flings: The Norwalk Bears

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Beginning today, Ye Olde Football Blog begins a sporadic and random series on local spring games. Today: Norwalk.¬† Norwalk kicked off the first official spring football game ’round these parts and reporter Emery Filmer filed a report for Hearst CT Inc. Coming off a glorious state semifinal appearance the season before, Norwalk, in Year 2 […] [Read More]

Hey! When are your annual spring games? [Updated]

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Note:¬†This post has been updated and shuffled atop the pile since we’re starting spring games tomorrow with Norwalk. Since programs are all over the map, and there aren’t any real schedules for this sort of thing, let us know when you’re holding your annual spring practice games — if you’re holding one. Maybe we’ll check […] [Read More]
Categories: Spring Practice

Coming attraction wars II: Stamford Black Knights

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Stamford wants you in the mood for football, too. In a response to New Canaan’s preseason video, coach Jamar Greene released Stamford’s 2013 Coming Attraction preview video on Memorial Day. This vid is perfectly set with an ominous tone from Juelz Santana’s ‘The Second Coming,’ the sample of which is Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique, 5th movement […] [Read More]
Categories: Spring Practice

Let New Canaan get you in the mood for Spring Football season

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Halleluja! Pigskins are once again flying through the skies! For a little under half of Connecticut’s high school football programs, it’s time to officially begin gearing up for Fall 2013 with some May and June practices. Spring practices can begin any time from now until a couple of weeks before graduation. They can run for […] [Read More]
Categories: Spring Practice

2013 spring football practices announced

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  The CIAC on Monday released the list of high school football programs holding spring practices this year. Maybe this is a sign of the times or maybe it has to do with the enormous amount of football jobs that changed hands, but the numbers are dwindling. Last season, there were 75 teams participating in […] [Read More]

Spring Links: Pomperaug’s new football coach and (some) scrimmage updates

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It’s been a relatively busy week in offseason high school football. First, the 10th Governor’s Cup between Rhode Island and Connecticut all-star teams, kicks off Saturday night at Southington’s Fontana Field. The Hall of Fame Classic comes two weeks after. Pomperaug elevated Dave Roach to head football coach. And a bunch of teams culminated spring […] [Read More]

When’s your spring football game?

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We’re in the process of gathering all of the annual spring football game dates for the 2011 season. Here is an evolving list: We’ll attempt to get a comprehensive list over the next day or so. If you want your spring game listed email me at sbowley@ctpost.com. Amity Ansonia – Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m. […] [Read More]

Spring Football 2011: Who is and who isn’t?

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The 2011 Connecticut spring football season is drawing closer and, since we plan on checking in with a few of our local teams, here’s a list of who will and who won’t be participating this year. The teams on the left are conducting spring practice this season, meaning between the Friday before Memorial Day and […] [Read More]