Monthly Archive for September, 2009

: September, 2009

Video Spotlight: Pat Atkinson

While Khairi Fortt gets all the attention, the person standing next to him in the middle of the field for Stamford High School’s defense is another player who opposing coaches scheme against. If a
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Fortt 50-50 For Friday Night; Exact Nature of Injury Revealed

I just left Stamford High School’s football practice — I’m working on a column on Pat Atkinson that will run in Friday’s paper — and coach Kevin Jones told me that right now Khairi Fortt is 50-50 for
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Live Football Chat Tonight at 8:30

The Connecticut Post’s Sean Patrick Bowley and I will be doing our third weekly high school football chat tonight at 8:30. Viewers are welcome to ask questions or just follow the discussion. So come
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Valentine Returning to ESPN

As expected, ESPN announced today that Bobby Valentine will be returning to the network as an analyst. In an e-mail from Japan, Valentine said he will make his debut next month, working the league
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Fortt Announcement Coming Monday

Khairi Fortt has made his college choice, and on Monday he will make it public. Fortt, the Stamford High School linebacker who is considered the No. 2 prospect in the country at his position, plans to
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My New Twitter Name

I had no idea when I started using Twitter that is would end up being such a good tool for work — and other things. I probably use it now as much as, if not more than, Facebook. Thus, I have changed
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Poll: Which FCIAC Fall Team Has The Most Dominant Program?

More so than any of the three high school sports seasons, the fall seems to be the time of year for dominant programs, teams with a long-standing history of success. So in an attempt to create the
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Video Spotlight: Brianna Valente

In a year in which kickers are going to be getting a lot of attention in the FCIAC, one of the more unusual stories is coming out of New Canaan. Looking for a reliable kicker both for this year and
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Video Spotlight: Willie Ouellette and Turner Baty

They don’t hate each other, talk behind each other’s back or have a disparaging word to say. In fact, the perceived quarterback controversy between New Canaan High School’s Willie Ouellette and Turner
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Fortt to Sit Out Against Greenwich

Stamford High School football coach Kevin Jones said he was going to let Khairi Fortt make the decision whether he plays in tomorrow night’s home game against Greenwich. Fortt has had someone make the
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