Shirden, No. 2 St. Joseph rout Staples to stay unbeaten

TRUMBULL — Jaden Shirden ran for four touchdowns, Jack Wallace threw for three scores, and the St. Joseph defense kept Staples out of the end zone en route to a 50-0 victory at Dalling Field on Saturday. Coach Joe Della Vecchia’s Cadets are ranked second in the GameTimeCT poll and improved to 8-0. Coach Phil … Read more

Rinello, defense lead No. 4 Greenwich over No. 9 Ridgefield

GREENWICH — Even down by 20 points at halftime, Ridgefield found another level in the second half. The No. 9 Tigers started moving the ball on No. 4 Greenwich at Cardinal Stadium and threatened to make a game of it again. Big plays from the Greenwich defense denied them that chance. The Cardinals recovered a fumble … Read more

Pyne reaches milestone as New Canaan tops Wilton

NEW CANAAN — Drew Pyne’s career with the New Canaan football team has been filled with highlights. On Friday night at Dunning Field, Pyne added a few more to the reel and helped put the Rams in position to possibly continue their season just a little bit longer. The Rams’ senior quarterback passed for three … Read more

Trifone gets win 250 as Darien’s defense shuts down Norwalk

NORWALK—The explosive Norwalk offensive attack has put all of its opponents on their heels at some point this season. Not Darien. The No. 2 team in the GametimeCT Poll, the Blue Wave defense got excellent pressure from its line and lock-down coverage from its secondary, shutting down the Bears on the way to a convincing … Read more

Moreno’s two TDs, key fourth-down conversions lifts Ludlowe past Danbury

DANBURY — Ludlowe football coach Mitch Ross doesn’t care what the conventional wisdom says. He’s going for it on fourth down. And Friday night at Danbury, it helped earn the Falcons clinch a winning season. Carlos Moreno scored his second touchdown on a fourth-and-4 at midfield, and a fourth-and-2 conversion near midfield, James Bourque to … Read more

Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech holds off Central to claim second straight victory

BRIDGEPORT — The Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech Co-op football team played hard, played smart and produced big plays when needed down the stretch to defeat Central, 21-13 Friday night on the road at Kennedy Stadium for its second straight victory. “These kids keep going. I’m so proud of the effort,” said TC/WT coach Thomas Broschardt. “And in … Read more

Peters goes off in second half as No. 3 Darien survives Danbury’s upset designs

BROOKFIELD — After topping Greenwich on the game’s final play last week, there was every reason for the Darien football team to view Saturday’s road contest with Danbury as a trap game. While the Blue Wave made early miscues and faced enough scares from Danbury to last a plethora of Halloweens, at crunch time they … Read more

Six different players score as No. 4 Greenwich routs Trinity/WT in bounce-back game

STAMFORD — It has been a long time since the Greenwich football team has had to deal with recovering from a loss — nearly two years in fact. In the aftermath of their tough 27-21 defeat against Darien last weekend, the Cardinals have continued to look forward. With quarterback James Rinello passing for three touchdowns … Read more

Unbeaten St. Joseph spreads the wealth, defeats Warde

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph won a 63-3 decision from Warde in an FCIAC football contest at Dalling Field on Saturday afternoon. The easy answer to the Hogs’ offensive success would be the individual talents of quarterback Jack Wallace, who threw for five touchdowns. Or maybe it was Jaden Shirden and his 100-plus yards rushing and … Read more

Pyne’s five TD passes leads New Canaan past McMahon

NEW CANAAN — Drew Pyne has put up record-setting passing numbers in his four years as the quarterback of the New Canaan football team. But on a Friday night when he was honored for his selection to the Under Armour All-America Game, and then threw five touchdown passes in the Rams’ 42-0 victory over Brien … Read more