For Marinelli, leaving as football coach at Greenwich for collegiate ranks was a difficult decision

GREENWICH — John Marinelli said coaching football at Greenwich was the greatest honor of his life. That’s why the decision he made on Thursday was so difficult. Marinelli, who served as coach of the Greenwich football team for four seasons, announced his resignation Thursday. He accepted a position as offensive analyst for the University of Arizona … Read more

After four seasons and a state championship, John Marinelli resigns as Greenwich’s football coach

John Marinelli announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that he has stepped down as coach of the Greenwich football team after spending four seasons at the helm. “I have stepped down as head football coach at Greenwich High School,” Marinelli said in his statement on Twitter. “I want to thank the administration, teachers, community, parents and … Read more

Marinelli Steps Down As Greenwich Football Coach

John Marinelli, fresh off leading the Greenwich football team to a perfect season, Class LL championship and No. 1 state ranking in his fourth year at the school, stepped down today as coach. Marinelli is going to the University of Arizona as an offensive analyst. Marinelli has developed a close relationship with Noel Mazzone, the … Read more

Arizona Cardinals draft New Canaan’s Zach Allen with first pick of 3rd round

The next step in Zach Allen’s football odyssey took place on Friday night when the former New Canaan star and 2014 New Haven Register All-State Player of the Year, was selected by the Arizona Cardinals with the top pick in the third round. Allen is the first former FCIAC product to go in the top 100 … Read more

Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

Connecticut football scheduling alliance adds CCC and FCIAC, releases 2019 pairings

The Connecticut High School Football Scheduling Alliance, a grassroots agreement between commissioners from leagues across the state to produce equitable schedules for their football programs, announced Friday it had added two more leagues to its membership and released schedules for the 2019 season. The Alliance, which began with a crossover scheduling agreement the Southern Connecticut … Read more