New Canaan tops Darien 27-0 in Turkey Bowl; both rivals head to playoffs

One streak ends, and another continues. The New Canaan Rams ended a five-year Thanksgiving drought with a 27-0 shutout of the rival Darien Blue Wave in Turkey Bowl XXIV Thursday at Boyle Stadium in Stamford. The victory clinched a playoff berth for the Rams (8-2), who extended their streak of qualifying for the state tournament … Read more

St. Joseph pounds Trumbull, will host O’Brien Tech in Class S quarterfinals

In the annual Thanksgiving “Rumble in Trumbull,” it was the St. Joseph who came out on top, defeating Trumbull High 65-6 on Thursday morning. “We didn’t want to show up the way we did a year ago and I think we were ready to play,” St. Joseph head coach Joe Della Vecchia told the Trumbull … Read more

FCIAC Football Thanksgiving Scoreboard: Four league teams headed to states

The FCIAC put the wraps on another football season with the annual Thanksgiving Day games on Thursday, and will be sending four teams to the state tournaments, which start on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Greenwich Cardinals (10-o) completed an undefeated regular season and claimed the FCIAC championship with a 31-14 win over the Staples Wreckers … Read more

HAN on demand: New Canaan vs. Darien in Turkey Bowl football

The New Canaan vs. Darien Turkey Bowl football game from Thanksgiving is available on demand by clicking here. Original Story: The undefeated Darien Blue Wave and the New Canaan Rams will add another chapter to their football rivalry when they clash on Thanksgiving day at Stamford’s Boyle Stadium and you can catch the action live on the HAN Network. The game … Read more

FCIAC Football Thanksgiving Outlook: Rivalries, playoff teams take spotlight

The 2017 regular season football comes to a close for most of the FCIAC’s football teams as the league’s rivalries take center stage on Thanksgiving. Three teams — the Darien Blue Wave and Greenwich Cardinals in Class LL, and the St. Joseph cadets in Class S — are on their way to bigger and better … Read more

Darien, Greenwich, St. Joseph star in latest football polls

The strength of the top three football teams in the FCIAC — Darien, Greenwich and St. Joseph — is fully evident by the rankings of the most recent two Week 11 state high school football polls which were both released Nov. 13. Undefeated Darien and Greenwich are ranked first and second, respectively, while St. Joseph … Read more

FCIAC Football Week 10 Outlook: Holiday tune-ups and state playoff hopes

For most FCIAC football teams, week 10 is the final tune-up before they close out their regular seasons with the annual Thanksgiving week rivalry games. For some — New Canaan, Westhill, Ridgefield and Staples — it’s a must-win weekend as they look to keep their playoff hopes alive. Darien and Greenwich in Class LL and … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Nine Scoreboard and Box Scores

Below is the scoreboard for football games played on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4. Scoring is included where provided. Darien 27, Wilton 0 Wilton 0-0-0-0 0 Darien 0-14-0-13 27 First Quarter No Scoring Second Quarter D – Nick Green, 3-yard run (Austin Hagander PAT) D – Tyler Herget, 10-yard pass from Jack Joyce (Hagander PAT) Third Quarter … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Nine Outlook: Make or break time for playoff contenders

The calendar has flipped to November, so it’s time for the contenders to make their moves as we head into Week Nine of the FCIAC football season on Friday. The week’s slate features some big games, led by Staples at St. Joseph and Ridgefield at Greenwich, both on Saturday afternoon. The Wilton-Darien and New Canaan-Norwalk … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Eight Outlook: Heading to the home stretch

We’re a week away from what will be considered some huge match-ups in FCIAC football, but week eight still has a few interesting match-ups on tap as the schedule gets set to turn the corner into November. The state tournament picture is good for some and muddled for others. In Class LL, Darien is No. … Read more