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Monday Musings: Wrapping up the fall

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Thanksgiving is over and it seems hard to believe, doesn’t it? Friday’s boys soccer state final– a game Prep lost 2-0 to Norwalk– capped Fairfield’s Fall high school sports season. There’s a lot to recap, including Thanksgiving football. So let’s start there. In case anyone was unaware, Ludlowe football head coach Matt McCloskey reads my […] [Read More]
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Westhill forfeits damage Prep’s playoff chances

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I wrote in Monday’s blog that Prep, with a win over West Haven, would be the likely beneficiary of a Blue Devils loss. Then, the bomb dropped on Tuesday. Westhill, according to the CIAC, forfeited four wins thanks to an ineligible player. The Vikings fall to 1-8 as they prepare for their Thanksgiving game with […] [Read More]
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Thanksgiving football preview

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I can’t believe I’m typing this, but in all likelihood, a Fairfield Prep win and the Jesuits will be state playoff-bound. I said likely. But still, the fact that Prep has a chance at the states, to me, is baffling. The Jesuits have lost two of their last three– after a 5-1 start– and finally […] [Read More]
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Wednesday Wrap

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My blogging game has been bad, the past week. I’ve been all over the Connecticut map– including trips to West Haven and Glastonbury. I saw arguably the boys soccer game of the year on Tuesday. All business aside, two playoff teams remain. Interestingly, I compared their coaches in a column last week. Let’s wrap up […] [Read More]
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Prep repeats in SCC/State tournament schedules

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It wasn’t decided until late Tuesday, but the result was the same as the last time. No, I’m not talking about the Presidential election, I mean the SCC boys soccer tournament. [Read More]
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