No. 6 Southington overcomes early deficit to upset No. 1 Greenwich

GREENWICH — The landscape of the high school football season officially has been turned sideways. In a weekend that saw some big matchups and upsets in the interleague Connecticut Football Alliance, No. 6-ranked Southington made, perhaps, the biggest of them all. The Blue Knights erased a 21-point deficit and capped off a 29-28 victory over … Read more

Coaches pleased with CCC-FCIAC Soccer Challenge: ‘A great showcase for the sport’

One of the three opening games of the CCC-FCIAC Challenge Saturday afternoon saw defending CIAC Class LL boys soccer champion Farmington and unbeaten Trumbull stage a playoff-like contest despite the calendar only reading September. Trumbull’s 1-0 win over Farmington may not be the last time the two see each other and each will be vying … Read more

No. 7 St. Joseph holds off fourth-quarter rally, defeats Masuk

TRUMBULL — Three weekends ago, the St. Joseph football team began the season in an unfamiliar spot: Outside the state’s Top 10 with many predicting a downturn in fortunes. Now, the Hogs stand with a 3-0 record, and their latest victory came by inches. St. Joseph survived a fourth-quarter comeback bid by Masuk when a … Read more

Defense rules in No. 2 New Canaan football’s win over No. 9 Fairfield Prep

NEW CANAAN — Three times during the second half, the Fairfield Prep football team was knocking on New Canaan’s end zone door. Each time, the Rams turned them away. In a defensive battle that was sometimes ugly, No. 2 New Canaan overcame No. 9 Fairfield Prep 14-7 in an Alliance game Friday at Dunning Field. … Read more

Danbury football tops New Britain, improves to 3-0 for first time in 20 years

NEW BRITAIN —  At the beginning of the week, Danbury football coach Augie Tieri motivated his team with a history lesson. When he told his players what he had discovered while flipping through the program’s records over the years, the hunger was apparent. On Friday the Hatters delivered a 28-14 victory over New Britain to … Read more

No. 1 Greenwich football rallies to defeat Ridgefield in scoring frenzy

RIDGEFIELD – Greenwich football coach Anthony Morello was fired up following Friday night’s game in Ridgefield. After a heavyweight battle with the home team Tigers, Morello’s Cardinals, ranked No. 1 in the GameTimeCT poll, had battled back, overcoming a 21-0 deficit for a wild 49-42 victory at Tiger Hollow. Click here for the complete story

Kilmartin, DeMarco spark St. Joseph defense in win over Staples

TRUMBULL—With each play Jack Kilmartin and Ryan DeMarco made for the St. Joseph defense, you could sense their teammates getting more and more energized. Kilmartin, DeMarco and the rest of the St. Joseph defense swarmed Staples all afternoon, causing four turnovers and keeping the Wreckers offense at bay as the Cadets pulled away in the … Read more

Danbury rolls over Stamford behind eight rushing TDs, four by John Bardin

DANBURY — Stamford football kept turning the ball over and Danbury kept taking advantage, scoring on short fields. Stamford turned the ball over six times and Danbury capitalized, scoring on the ensuing possession four times on the way to a 54-27 FCIAC victory on Friday night. Click here for the complete story