Five FCIAC players named to All-State football Top 26

Five football players from the FCIAC were chosen First Team All-State when the 2022 Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State Football Teams were announced in December. Tyler Clark and Caleb Smith of Staples High School, New Canaan’s Ty Groff, Trumbull’s Rowan Johnston, and Greenwich’s Jake Kiernan were those five conference players who were selected First … Read more

Greenwich reigns in final GameTimeCT football poll; New Canaan is No. 2

Greenwich had a very impressive state playoffs run to capture the Class LL state championship and, consequently, the Cardinals soared up six spots from the previous poll to be ranked No. 1 in the Final 2022 GameTimeCT Top 10 Football Poll. Greenwich and state Class L champion New Canaan highlighted the strength of the FCIAC … Read more

Dixon, Greenwich pickoff five passes, roll through Fairfield Prep for second Class LL championship in five years

EAST HARTFORD — For a while after Greenwich won the CIAC Class LL football title Saturday night, it seemed like senior Matthew Trimmer was everywhere. There he was in a pile of jubilant Cardinals players after a 37-17 win over Fairfield Prep at Rentschler Field. There he was running to the sideline to leap on … Read more

Groff, New Canaan rally to beat Maloney for Class L championship

NEW BRITAIN — Lou Marinelli was soaking wet from a Gatorade bath with the temperature in the upper 30s and dropping fast. It was a fantastic feeling for New Canaan’s longtime football coach. “I’ll take a Gatorade bath like this anytime, any weather,” Marinelli said with a smile. “It was great.” Click here for the … Read more

New Canaan football uses defense, Groff’s kicks to beat Cheshire in Class L semis

NEW CANAAN — It’s been four years since the New Canaan football team has appeared in the CIAC state finals, a lifetime for a storied program with a long history of trophies. When New Canaan finally booked its return trip to championship weekend, senior Ty Groff made it clear: There’s more to accomplish. “It’s the … Read more

Greenwich rolls to Class LL finals with win over Glastonbury

GREENWICH — It’s been a long 370 days for the Greenwich Cardinals football team. During last year’s Class LL quarterfinals, the Cardinals led and were looking to extend their lead in the third quarter. Quarterback Jack Wilson was hit while sliding and had to exit the game with an injury. With Wilson out, the wheels … Read more

Fairfield Prep defeats Trumbull, returns to CIAC Class LL football final

FAIRFIELD — Six points at halftime Sunday was far from the worst adversity Fairfield Prep’s football team had faced in the past year. The Jesuits’ response was a near-perfect half to propel them back to the CIAC Class LL final. Tyler Smith threw four touchdown passes, and a couple of key defensive plays made big … Read more

Camren Thompson’s deciding touchdown lifts North Haven into Class MM state championship game

NORTH HAVEN — Camren Thompson doesn’t get a ton of opportunities to carry the ball for North Haven, but he made the most on one of those carries on Sunday afternoon. It was fourth down and goal, a tie game in the fourth quarter with a berth in the Class MM state championship game on … Read more