Connecticut High School Football

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Video: Darien beats New Canaan for FCIAC championship

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Darien defeated New Canaan 28-21 in overtime in front of over 8,000 people at Boyle Stadium Thanksgiving morning.   [Read More]

McMahon’s Albano: Don’t judge Senators on one loss

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Besides seeing the Sam Testa Trophy go into the possession of city rival Norwalk High Thursday, Brien McMahon’s 33-22 loss to the Bears had another painful result. Brien McMahon (7-3) – which entered the day ranked No. 5 in Class LL football rankings – will probably fall out of the top eight which qualify for […] [Read More]
Ansonia's Tyler Bailey fends off Naugatuck's Antoine Sistrunk during Thanksgiving morning's game at Nolan Field. (Autumn Driscoll/Staff photograppher)

Slipping forward: Ansonia beats Naugatuck 47-12

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Fine work by all involved to get Jarvis Stadium ready at Nolan Field on Thursday. The sidelines and the gridiron had been cleared. There wasn’t a lot of snow in that part of the Valley; a thin coat of icy slush more than anything. That made for some interesting footing, a few slips, a few […] [Read More]

Snow postpones some Thanksgiving Day football games

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The nor’easter that blew through the region Wednesday has postponed three games that were slated for Thursday morning in southwestern Connecticut. Bethel will now visit Brookfield at 2 p.m. Friday Derby will play at Shelton at 5:30 p.m. Friday Abbott Tech/Immaculate will visit Wolcott Tech at 6 p.m. Saturday.   [Read More]

Future looks bright for reinvigorated Hatters

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The Danbury High School football team’s remarkable turnaround season likely came to an end with Tuesday’s 34-6 victory over rival Ridgefield (at 8-3, the Hatters are still mathematically alive in the state playoff race, but they would need a lot of help). However, playoffs or not, this has been special season for the Hatters under […] [Read More]
St. Joseph's Lars Pedersen carries the ball in a 49-30 defeat of Trumbull on Tuesday. (Photo by Autumn Driscoll)

St. Joseph defeats Trumbull; readies for Class M title defense

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St. Joseph rebounded from two first-half turnovers to beat rival Trumbull 49-30 on Tuesday at McDougall Stadium. The Cadets (9-2) will now await their seeding for the Class M playoffs, which they’ll begin as the defending champions. “We’ll get in the huddle, we’ll get in the film,” said wide receiver Lars Pedersen, coming off a […] [Read More]
Trinity Catholic's Thomas Costigan celebrates during the Crusaders' season-ending 48-14 win at Wilton. (Christian Abraham/Staff photographer)

Next step in Trinity’s growth beings now

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The memories and good feelings from the Trinity Catholic High School football program’s 7-4 season in 2014 will make the Thanksgiving holiday season absolutely delightful. However, the most important month in Crusaders’ football history will be December of 2014. And not because everybody has a long list of Christmas wishes for their stockings. No, December […] [Read More]

Newtown closes out undefeated regular season with win over Masuk

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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 beat with Justin Dunn subbing in place of injured Jacob Burden. The sophomore signal-caller received some words of encouragement from Burden just prior […] [Read More]
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