Ansonia RB Montrell Dobbs accepts scholarship offer from UConn

Ansonia running back Montrell Dobbs, the fifth all-time leading rusher in state history, has accepted a scholarship offer to play football at UConn. Dobbs picked up the offer from UConn coach Paul

BirdsEye Sports’ Governor’s Cup football highlight reel

Looking for Governor’s Cup highlights? We know you are. Well, here comes BirdsEye Sports to the rescue. While cutting together the official broadcast, which will be shown on Cox Sports TV on Saturday

Nutmeg domination again in the Governor’s Cup football game

I think we can sum up this game in one photo: Any questions? OK, If you must know any more read our man Mike Cardillo’s recap of the game, the ninth straight victory for Connecticut over Rhode Island.

Saturday Links: Governor’s Cup today; Bassick’s fight; Ansonia says goodbye

Busy news day for sports, what with the Travelers Championship (led by an amateur after two rounds), the United States-Mexico Copa Oro final, the usual rounds of baseball going down this afternoon.

Frank Marcucio out as Bassick football coach

Frank Marcucio is out as Bassick football coach. The coach, who has been a coach at the school for four years, including two as the head football coach, reported his dismissal on his Facebook page

Former Ansonia captain Darnell Cooks dies at 25

Updated Tuesday with accompanying article. Darnell Cooks, a star player on Ansonia’s back-to-back state championship seasons of 2002 and 2003, died Sunday in a car accident in Bridgeport. He was 25.

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

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

Hoo boy! Ansonia jumps to Class M and other (less significant) 2011 playoff division shuffling

They haven’t been officially posted by the CIAC, but anyone with a brain can discover the 2011 high school football playoff divisional layout. Just not me, apparently. On Friday, one of our loyal