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Newtown pulls away from Brookfield in SWC Championship rematch

After a slow start in its SWC Championship rematch with Brookfield, Newtown found its offensive groove, scored 42 unanswered points and came away with a fairly one-sided 42-14 victory. 3 and out It

Behind strong ground game, Brookfield tops New Fairfield

Brookfield kicked off its Class M-Large title defense by notching a 27-13 home victory over New Fairfield behind a big night from Bobby Drysdale. The senior back took the rock 32 times for 143 yards
From left to right: Ansonia's Tajik Bagley, New Canaan's Kyle Smith and Bunnell's Adam Wojenski are three of the top returning players in the region. (Photo Illustration by Chris McNamee / Hearst Connecticut Media)

High School Football 2015: Everything you need to know

UPDATED 9:50 pm, Thursday, Sept. 17 As we approach the 2015 high school football season, here is a list of links to everything you need to know. We’ll update this list as we move forward. 10 Players

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

Xavier edges Newtown for a return trip to Class LL final

Locked in a tight game late in the fourth quarter of its 13-7 win over Newtown in the Class LL-Small Division semifinals, Xavier coach Sean Marinan faced a crucial decision. The Falcons led 13-7 in

Brookfield heads into Class M tournament with win over Bethel

Brookfield pounded the rock to pick up a 30-13 win over Bethel, its first Thanksgiving win over the Wildcats since 2010. Three-headed monster Bobby Drysdale, Austin Reich and Dan Jackson were all key

Newtown closes out undefeated regular season with win over Masuk

Newtown earned its third straight perfect regular season by scoring the final 28 points of its 28-7 victory over visiting Masuk Tuesday night. Dunn to Dunn Newtown’s offense seemingly didn’t miss a

Newtown dominates Brookfield for SWC three-peat

Nicholas Rubino scored a trio of touchdowns as Newtown captured its third straight SWC championship, shutting out Brookfield 42-0. Pitching a shutout Newtown’s defense not only kept Brookfield off the

Guide to the Games: Week 11

THURSDAY SWC Championship Newtown (10-0) vs. Brookfield (9-1) 7 p.m. (at Pomperaug High): Nighthawks are bidding for third straight conference title, including two in a row over Brookfield. CSC Platt
Matt Cognetta and the New Canaan Rams are No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 11

Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the region’s top high school football programs: 1. NEW CANAAN (68 points, 5 first-place votes) (9-0): Rams rolling into FCIAC championship game. 2. DARIEN (65, 3)