Former Shelton football assistant Joe ‘Bags’ Casablanca dies at 38

*** Sad news out of Shelton today. Joseph “Bags” Casablanca Jr. died of cancer Wednesday morning. He was 38. Casablanca was a Shelton native and St. Joseph graduate who spent time as an assistant

Bridgeport’s Christon Gill finds a home

Just a few months after being spurned by several major college football programs, Bridgeport’s Christon Gill has finally found a school anxious to get him into its football uniform. Gill, a 6-foot-2,

Matakevich says he’ll prep at Milford Academy

Tyler Matakevich, a two-time all-state and all-Connecticut Post linebacker at St. Joseph, confirmed today he will be headed for prep school at Milford Academy. Matakevich posted and later confirmed

Masengo Kabongo signs with Stony Brook

From the ‘How’d I miss this?’ department, some interesting news came out of Long Island earlier this week. We finally learned the destination of Fairfield Prep’s 2007 all-state lineman Masengo

National Signing Day: The Letters Are In

So far, no surprises here on National Signing Day. Three of the state’s biggest recruits have been signed and sealed. New Canaan’s Conor Hanratty signed with Notre Dame. Tommy Jordan and Xavier’s

Xavier’s Stewart switches to Florida

To all the UConn fans angered by Xavier linebacker Graham Stewart’s decision to spurn their school for Boston College: You now have company. Stewart isn’t not going to Boston College, either. Stewart,

Sean Ireland named next Norwalk football coach

Norwalk has named assistant coach and offensive coordinator Sean Ireland as its next head football coach. Ireland is a 1996 graduate of Norwalk and currently a physical education teacher at the

Who’s going where? National Signing Day coming Wednesday

UPDATED, Jan. 31 Now is the time for all good high school football players to come to the aid of their college. National Signing Day is Wednesday. So, where’s everybody going? Let’s start with what we