Football: Colton Smith, Fairfield Prep knock off No. 6 Cheshire

Fairfield Prep's Colton Smith stiff arms Cheshire's Tyler D'errico Friday night. Fairfield Prep defeated Cheshire, 51-28. 
Catherine Avalone/Register

CHESHIRE >> Fairfield Prep knew the significance of its contest with unbeaten Cheshire on Friday. A victory would keep the Jesuits in the mix for a Class LL state playoff berth. A loss would likely dash their postseason dreams. So, Fairfield Prep’s Colton Smith took matters into his own hands. The senior quarterback was involved […]

Week 7 High School Football Primer and Live Update Blog

Xavier's Teddy Duharte looks to maneuver past West Haven's Brandon Sebastian last week. Xavier faces Notre Dame-WH Friday at 7.

WEEK 7 SCHEDULE / RESULTS The SCC Division I race is in full effect with Xavier, Shelton and Cheshire putting their unbeaten records to the test against Notre Dame-WH, Hand and Fairfield Prep, respectively. In the SWC, Newtown goes right back into the fire vs. unbeaten Brookfield. New Canaan … [Read more...]

Week 7 High School Football Games to Watch

Bobby Drysdale runs for yardage in the SWC championship. Brookfield's gone back to the Wing-T this year after several in the spread. The Bobcats are playing in their first state final since 2008.
(Mara Lavitt - New Haven Register)

The GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 Poll Week 7 Schedule   Brookfield at No. 4 Newtown WHEN -- Friday, 7 p.m. WHERE -- Blue and Gold Stadium, Newtown RECORDS -- Brookfield 6-0, Newtown 6-0 ON THE AIR -- CPTVSports LAST YEAR -- Newtown 35-7, Newtown 28-7 (SWC … [Read more...]

Pooch’s Week 7 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Andrew Yamin (45) and Cheshire are 6-0 headed into Friday's contest with Fairfield Prep.  (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT Fairfield Prep at No. 6 Cheshire • When: Friday, 7 p.m. • Where: Maclary Complex, Cheshire • Records: Fairfield Prep 4-2; Cheshire 6-0 • Players to watch: Fairfield Prep — Colton Smith, Sr., QB; John DelliSanti, Sr., WR/S; Anthony Palazzolo, Sr., OL/DL; Cheshire — Andrew Ya … [Read more...]

Girls Cross Country: Top runners to watch at the state meet

The Tolland girls will look to repeat as state champs on Saturday.

Welcome to the cross country championship season! The state championships for all classifications will run all day Saturday at Wickham Park in Manchester. Below are three names from each class to watch. Runners may not have the fastest times or top places, but just some names to keep an eye … [Read more...]