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

Greenwich’s Muir, Marinelli take Walter Camp’s 2018 top prizes at 12th annual Breakfast of Champions

NEW HAVEN — The virtual victory parade continued for Greenwich’s No. 1-ranked, state championship football team. Quarterback Gavin Muir and head coach John Marinelli took home Walter Camp Football Foundation’s top honors at its 12th Annual Breakfast of Champions Saturday morning at the Omni Hotel in downtown New Haven. Muir was named the 2018 Connecticut Player of … Read more

A dozen FCIAC football players named to New Haven Register All-State First Team

NEW HAVEN – Greenwich senior defensive lineman Mozi Bici was the state’s Player of the Year as he led a contingent of 12 players from the FCIAC selected to the 87th New Haven Register All-State Football First Team which was recently released. And for good measure, Greenwich head coach John Marinelli was named Coach of … Read more

Seven FCIAC teams claimed state titles during a terrific fall campaign

As is usually the case when the postseason state tournaments and championship meets take place, during this past fall season the FCIAC yet again had significant success as it won nine championships and had a solid .571 winning percentage in the eight combined fall sports. The Greenwich and St. Joseph football teams, Staples field hockey … Read more

Ridgefield’s Mitchell makes it official, signs with UConn

Jackson Mitchell probably didn’t mind getting called to the principal’s office Wednesday. Six months after giving a verbal commitment, Mitchell, a senior at Ridgefield, signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for UConn on Wednesday morning. The ceremony took place in Principal Dr. Stacey Gross’s office at the high school. Flooded with suitors … Read more

New Canaan’s Braden, Conley, Stewart sign to play Division I football

NEW CANAAN — Jack Stewart, Jack Conley and Garrett Braden have been side-by-side ever since their days playing football in the New Canaan youth leagues. So it was perfectly fitting that when they began the next chapter of their lives, they did so together. It was a banner day for New Canaan football, as the … Read more

Class LL champ Greenwich tops final state football polls

Greenwich finished atop the rankings at No. 1 to lead a trio of FCIAC football teams ranked among the top four in The Final Day of New London Top 10 Coaches Poll and The Final 2018 GameTimeCT Top 10 Football Poll voted on by 28 members of the media. The coaches and media polls both … Read more