Spoelstra’s OT kick sends St. Joseph football past Hand into Class L semifinal

BRIDGEPORT — Logan Spoelstra said he was “super nervous” when it was time for him to kick an extra point in overtime and save St. Joseph from Hand in what had been a championship-caliber CIAC Class L quarterfinal game Tuesday night. Who could blame him? The sophomore had already missed 30-yard field goal earlier in … Read more

No. 2 New Canaan overcomes Southington, will face No. 3 Darien in Class LL semis

NEW CANAAN — Henry Cunney didn’t hesitate. The senior quarterback had just helped second-seeded New Canaan overcome No. 7 Southington 38-14 in the Class LL football quarterfinals at Dunning Field, but he was quick to answer a question about the Rams’ slow start to the evening. Click here for the complete story

No. 3 Darien football rolls over Hamden, sets up rematch with No. 2 New Canaan in Class LL football semis

DARIEN — Even with his team up big in the fourth quarter, Darien running back Tighe Cummiskey refused to come off the field, wanting to spend the final minutes he would play on his home turf to be on the field. Cummiskey, running through big holes and catching passes out of the backfield, had a … Read more

Top-seeded Fairfield Prep football capitalizes on momentum, rallies past Greenwich in Class LL

FAIRFIELD — Greenwich was moving the ball well and in Fairfield Prep territory with a chance to go up two touchdowns in the third quarter when the game changed. Greenwich quarterback Jack Wilson took off on a run. The junior quarterback at the end of an 11-yard gain and took the shoulder of Fairfield Prep’s … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Football Awards

    All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase All-FCIAC First Team Defense photos, click here  To purchase All-FCIAC First Team Offense photos, click here  For information, email [email protected]. First Team Offense QB – Miles Drake, Darien QB – Ryan Thompson, Staples QB – Matt … Read more

Thanksgiving football scoreboard; CIAC tournament qualifiers

Thanksgiving scoreboard Wednesday, Nov. 24 Ridgefield 13, Danbury 8 Thursday, Nov. 25 New Canaan 12, Darien 7 Greenwich 34, Staples 28 (OT) St. Joseph 35, Trumbull 7 Ludlowe 50, Warde 24 Norwalk 50, McMahon 0 Stamford 14, Westhill 7 Harding 54, Bridgeport Central 14 State tournament qualifiers and schedule Quarterfinals – Tuesday, Nov. 30 Class … Read more

Led by its defense, No. 3 New Canaan upsets No. 1 Darien

NEW CANAAN — The New Canaan football team’s defense has been operating in relative anonymity this season. The spotlight is about to get very bright No. 3 New Canaan delivered a masterpiece on Thanksgiving, shutting down the FCIAC’s top-ranked offense and defeating No. 1 Darien 12-7 in the annual Turkey Bowl at Dunning Field. Click … Read more

Foster rallies Greenwich past Staples in OT, into fifth-straight Class LL playoffs

GREENWICH — With the finish line now unobstructed and a hard-fought playoff berth the prize, Thomas Foster took Greenwich’s first overtime hand-off and picked up right where he left off in the fourth quarter. And now Greenwich gets to live another day in this roller-coaster of a season. Click here for the complete story

Edwards’ four touchdowns, defense lead Norwalk football over McMahon

NORWALK — The Sam Testa Trophy will call Testa Field its home for at least another season. Norwalk lit up the scoreboard behind four touchdowns from senior Cam Edwards as Norwalk dismantled Brien McMahon 50-0 on Thanksgiving morning. The win was Norwalk’s seventh straight in the rivalry and the seventh straight season in which the … Read more