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

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

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

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

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

Top-seeded St. Joseph routs Rockville in Class M quarterfinals

STRATFORD — It was easy to see that St. Joseph and Rockville are at two different levels. The former is the defending Class S state champion with a tradition of winning championships while the latter is a state tournament novice having last appeared in the playoffs in 1995. The top-seeded Hogs overwhelmed the eighth-seeded Rams, … 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