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St. Joseph tops Ledyard to win second straight state title

Mufasha Abdulbasir and Lars Pedersen each scored a pair of touchdowns as St. Joseph ran away with the Class M-Small championship, besting Ledyard 37-7. Turnover on downs Ledyard had a strong finish to
Categories: CIAC, FCIAC, State Playoffs
New Canaan celebrates its win over Darien, during Class L State Championship football at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven on Saturday Dec. 13, 2014. New Canaan beat Darien 21-20.

Video: New Canaan rallies over Darien for L-LARGE crown

New Canaan came back from 20-7 down, defeating rival Darien in the Class L-LARGE Championship game at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven. Anthony Parelli has the game story on the 21-20 Rams victory.

Brookfield captures Class M-Large championship by blanking Berlin

The Class M-Large championship belongs to Brookfield, which pitched a 14-0 shutout against Berlin Thursday evening at New Britain’s Willowbrook Park.   Brookfield defense There’s really nowhere
Categories: CIAC, State Playoffs, SWC

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
New Canaan LB Michael Root. Just as his jersey says, the Rams are No. 1. (Bob Luckey/Staff photographer)

The case for New Canaan

The Class L champion New Canaan Rams are the best football team in Connecticut. It’s been the great debate all season long: New Canaan vs. Ansonia. Ansonia vs. New Canaan. Who is more deserving of
St. Joseph's Christopher Taylor 

Reaction: St. Joseph’s crushes Brookfield, 54-16, in Class M Final

St. Joseph capped a ridiculous 200-point Class M playoff run with a 54-16 demolishing of Brookfield. Some postgame thoughts from Arute Field:  St. Joseph’s running back Mufasha Abdul Basir dedicated
Nick Cacione slides in the end zone after scoring.
Photot/ Autumn Driscoll

Let it snow: New Canaan wins Class L title

What a day at Boyle Stadium. Woke up this morning with snow on the window and the dreadful feeling that they may not play the Class L championship game. What a shame that would have been. Boyle was
Ansonia running back Arkeel Newsome holds six state records. (Christian Abraham/Staff photographer)

Arkeel Newsome by the numbers

Ansonia running back Arkeel Newsome put a wrap his spectactular and record-setting career with a Class S championship Friday night. We take a look at his final statistics. These are the final numbers
Categories: Elite 8, NVL, State Playoffs

Title No. 19: Ansonia 51, Woodland 12

It looks like just another one of those Ansonia runaways, another night when Arkeel Newsome ran roughshod over another team on the way to a perfect season and another Class S title. But you hear
Categories: CIAC, NVL, State Playoffs

New Canaan-Darien state final moved to Stamford

The Class L state championship game between New Canaan and Darien has been moved to Stamford’s Boyle Stadium. The game was originally scheduled to be played at Arute Statium on the campus of Central