Barber, Muir unstoppable as Greenwich shuts out New Canaan for CIAC Class LL state title

STAMFORD — With A.J. Barber catching and throwing touchdowns, Gavin Muir consistently moving an up-tempo offense and the defense displaying its usual dominance, the first half just kept getting better and better for Greenwich in Saturday’s Class LL football final against New Canaan. By the time the first 24 minutes of play concluded, the Cardinals … Read more

St. Joseph scores state championship record 70 points to claim Class M title over Berlin

SHELTON — It took some fits and starts for St. Joseph’s offense to get rolling in the CIAC Class M football championship game at Finn Stadium. Once it did, the Cadets were unstoppable, winning a second straight state title while scoring the most points any team has ever put up in a championship game as … Read more

CIAC Football Championships: Three FCIAC teams in hunt for two crowns

Greenwich, New Canaan and St. Joseph will all be in action as the CIAC football championship games are played on Saturday. The Greenwich Cardinals and New Canaan Rams will square off for the Class LL title at 10 a.m. at Stamford’s Boyle Stadium. The game features a father-son head coaching match-up between New Canaan’s Lou … Read more

Greenwich overwhelms Newtown to advance to Class LL state title game

GREENWICH — Greenwich was a frequent visitor to Newtown’s end of the field, in fact, Nighthawks’ territory seemed like it was the Cardinals’ second home during Sunday’s Class LL Tournament football semifinals. Possession after possession, Greenwich started with the ball in Newtown territory in the first half, with almost all of its drives ending at … Read more

New Canaan rolls over Fairfield Prep, sets up Marinelli showdown for LL title

FAIRFIELD — Two months ago, the New Canaan Rams were 3-2 and were staring at a lost football season with no playoffs for the first time in 14 years. Now, they’re ready to rumble for a state championship. New Canaan delivered its most complete performance of the season on a big stage as the Rams … Read more

St. Joseph defense smothers Killingly in semifinals, ends Redmen’s reign as Class M champions

TRUMBULL — The question before the house when St. Joseph played host to Killingly for a spot in the Class M title game was simple. Could St. Joseph’s defense keep Killingly’s balanced attack off the field long enough for the Cadets’ offense to maintain its high level of excellence? Answer: A profound yes. Coach Joe … Read more

Greenwich, New Canaan, St. Joseph in state football semis Sunday

Three FCIAC teams will be looking to take the final step into the state football championship games when the CIAC semifinals are held on Sunday, Dec . 2. In Class LL, the unbeaten Greenwich Cardinals, the top-ranked team in the state, will host the Newtown Nighthawks at Cardinal Stadium, while the New Canaan Rams face … Read more

Three FCIAC football teams advance with state quarterfinal victories

The Greenwich Cardinals, New Canaan Rams and St. Joseph Cadets all advanced with victories in the CIAC football quarterfinals on Tuesday, while the Darien Blue Wave had its run of three straight state championships come to an end with a loss in Newtown. Greenwich, New Canaan and St. Joseph will all be in action in … Read more

New Canaan upsets No. 1 Shelton, 42-34, in Class LL football quarters

Shelton High coach Jeff Roy and New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli agreed it was one heckuva game, but only one team got to continue their season after the visiting Rams defeated the Gaels 42-34, in a Class LL quarterfinal at Finn Stadium on Tuesday night. New Canaan (9-2), the No. 8 seed, will play No. … Read more

Four FCIAC teams ready to roll in state football playoffs tonight

The FCIAC will have four teams in the state football playoffs when the quarterfinals get underway on Tuesday night. The Greenwich Cardinals, Darien Blue Wave, and New Canaan Rams qualified in Class LL, with the St. Joseph Cadets earning the top seed in Class M. All quarterfinal games will be played at 6:30 p.m., with … Read more