Monthly Archive for August, 2011

: August, 2011

Video Spotlight: Staples High School’s football captains

The Staples High School football team finished with a 9-2 record a year ago, a mark that would have brought joy to most of the state’s programs. But the Wreckers suffered a tough 15-13 loss to
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Coming Sunday: Silas Redd is ready for primetime

When Silas Redd graduated from King two years ago, everyone was impressed by his athletic ability but skeptical about how someone who played in the FAA was going to make the leap to Penn State and
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Video Spotlight: Darien’s Patrick McDonald and Corey Eppley

Last season was a tale of two chapters for the Darien High School football team. The Blue Wave rolled through the regular season unbeaten and then defeated Trumbull to win the FCIAC championship. Then
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Sileo is Stamford’s link to the Miami Hurricanes

When Dan Sileo learned last week about the accusations leveled against the University of Miami football program, he said he was disgusted. “I was very disappointed in the fact the administration would
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Stevenson takes break from sports to help others

Charlett Stevenson planned to concentrate this summer on honing her skills in anticipation for her senior season as a member of Darien High School’s volleyball and lacrosse teams. Then her friend,
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Video Spotlight: Stamford High football players Matt Corcoran and Bryan Boderick

Because it opted not to conduct spring football, the Stamford High School football team by CIAC guidelines was allowed to begin fall practice five days earlier. The Black Knights gathered on their
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New Canaan to be featured in high school football documentary series

After working on a television piece last year, Drew Thorry had a vision: to go behind the scenes and tell the stories of high school football. “I want to do something different,” Thorry said. “There
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New Canaan’s new scoreboard being installed

While interviewing New Canaan athletic director Jay Egan this afternoon for a story I am working on, he was out by the football field, watching the school’s new $80,000 state-of-the-art scoreboard
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Former Westhill star Leonard new Stamford field hockey coach

When Kerry Leonard was starring a decade ago for the Westhill High School field hockey team, the notion that she might one day end up working for the Vikings’ main rival seemed more than improbable.
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Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation new Overtime sponsors

As we prepare for the start of the first fall practices of the high school season a week from tomorrow, behind the scenes we have been fine-tuning our Overtime FCIAC Player and Team of the Week
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