WATCH LIVE: HS Football’s Oldest Rivalry NFA at New London, 10:30 a.m. on CPTV Sports

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New London and Norwich Free Academy — the Country’s Oldest High School Football Rivalry — kicks off at 10 a.m. You can watch it live on CPTV Sports right here via YouTube. Both teams desperately need to win to reach the state playoffs. NFA in Class LL and New London in Class M. New London […]

THANKSGIVING DAY Primer, Broadcast Links and Live Update Blog

The scene at Boyle Stadium in Stamford should be similar to this one from 2008 when Darien and New Canaan last faced off for the FCIAC Championship

Thanksgiving Day is supposed to the best sporting day on the state’s calendar. But some annoying (just annoying, not armageddon) early winter weather Wednesday left schools playing Thursday panicked and us with a truncated schedule. COMPLETE THANKSGIVING DAY SCHEDULE Never fear, with the exception of one or two games, the big boys are playing on […]

Thanksgiving Week High School Football Schedule [Updated, 1:45 p.m. Wednesday]

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Note: Due to inclement weather reports for this week, especially Wednesday night Nov. 26, all Thanksgiving Day eve games were moved. Decisions on Thanksgiving Day games are still being made. Check back here for constant updates. GAMETIMECT PLAYOFF SCENARIOS Tuesday, November 25 CCC DIV. I EAST Manchester 32, E.Hartford 28 CCC DIV. II WEST Windsor 46, […]

Submit your PLAYS OF THE WEEK!

Plays of the Week

Calling all high school coaches, players or parents: Did someone on your team make a spectacular or clutch play to win the game? Make sure the rest of the state gets to see your feats of daring do by submitting a video for our weekly ‘Plays of the Week’ highlight reel. The best plays will […]

Fairfield County Thanksgiving Day Preview Capsules (and pick the winners!)

Darien ends George Reed (left) and Mark Evanchick (right) bear down on St. Joseph's Kevin Trefz during the regular season. Darien takes on rival New Canaan in the annual Turkey Bowl which is doubling as the FCIAC Championship Thursday at Boyle Stadium (Photo Peter Paguaga)

Here’s the run-down of the truncated Fairfield County Thanksgiving morning high school football schedule. The remaining games are being played Tuesday night. Here’s the Tuesday preview capsule section. Same as before. Just scroll through, read through the previews and pick the winners. And for a complete schedule of all this week’s games and results: THANKSGIVING WEEK […]

New Haven County Thanksgiving Day Preview Capsules (and pick the winners!)

Cheshire's football team must defeat Southington in the Apple Valley Classic to qualify for its first state playoff berth since 2009. The game will be played Saturday, noon at Southington (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

As of Tuesday, a majority of the New Haven County Thanksgiving Eve/Day games are on as scheduled. Cheshire at Southington and Sheehan at Lyman Hall have been moved to Saturday. Here’s the (constantly updated) Thanksgiving Week Football Schedule and Scoreboard. Thanksgiving Day Previews: FAIRFIELD COUNTY | LITCHFIELD COUNTY | MIDDLETOWN THANKSGIVING DAY Cromwell at Coginchaug […]

Football: McAllen, Woodland roll past Seymour

BEACON FALLS >> Woodland’s Sean McAllen scored four touchdowns, but none was more important than his interception return right before halftime. The Hawks were tied with rival Seymour late in the second quarter when the Woodland junior picked off quarterback Jaylen Kelley and raced 86 yards down the sideline for a touchdown to give Woodland […]

Football: Robinson leads Northwest Catholic into Class S playoffs with victory over Rocky Hill

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Northwest Catholic defeated Rocky Hill 34-13 Tuesday.

WEST HARTFORD  >> Northwest Catholic entered Tuesday afternoon’s game with Rocky Hill looking to accomplish a pair of goals, it took care of both and set itself up for a third. Owen Tyler rushed for the game’s first score and Delano Robinson scored on three long runs as Northwest Catholic rolled to a 34-13 victory […]

Football: Big plays lift Windsor past Middletown

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Windsor's Isaiah Huff (4) and Jordan Knight (23) bust up a pass intended for Middletown's Shawn Houle in the third quarter Tuesday night, November 25, 2014 at Rosek-Skubel Stadium in Middletown. The Windsor Warriors defeated the Middletown Blue Dragons, 46-20.

MIDDLETOWN >> Windsor capped an undefeated regular season with four touchdowns in the final 15 minutes to blow open a close game and beat Middletown, 46-20, in front of 2,000 at Rosek-Skubel Stadium Tuesday night. After Middletown closed a two-touchdown deficit to 21-20 with 5:24 left in the third quarter, the Warriors (10-0) took over. […]

Football: Dunn brothers team up to rally Newtown over Masuk, 28-7

Julian Dunn scores on a 16-yard TD pass from brother Justin Dunn to tie Masuk 7-7 in the Thanksgiving Week victory. Newtown won 28-7

NEWTOWN >> It was the moment they’d acted out a thousand times as kids in their backyard. But never in their practical imaginations ever though would actually happen. But when fate stepped in and delivered this special moment in front of a packed house against their biggest rival, Newtown’s Dunn brothers seized it. Sophomore Justin […]

Football: Valley Regional/Old Lyme caps perfect regular season

DEEP RIVER >> After rolling over Thanksgiving Day rival Haddam-Killingworth to secure the Principal’s Cup for another year, the Valley Regional/Old Lyme football team has its sights now on an even bigger trophy. “We came into the season with goals and one of them was to get to the state championship,” Valley Regional coach Tim […]

Football: Wojenski rallies Bunnell past Stratford

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The Bunnell Bulldogs celebrate their eighth straight win over Stratford.

STRATFORD >> Bunnell quarterback Adam Wojenski had been both harassed and frustrated by Stratford’s defense for three quarters Tuesday night. That frustration included a fumble at the goal line in the third quarter that would have put Bunnell ahead. “I kind of dove (for the goal line) so the ball was a little extended and […]

Football: Hand scores 49 unanswered points in win over Guilford

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MADISON >> Quarterback Nick van Dell and Hand are used to playing football in December. Without a playoff game on the horizon for the first time in five years, the Tigers still had a chance to extend another streak. Scoring 49 unanswered points, including 28 in the second quarter, Hand overcame an early score by […]

Football: Calamita leads North Branford over Hyde, into Class S playoffs

North Branford H.S. vs. Hyde Leadership Academy football at North Branford H.S. Tuesday, November 25, 2014. North Branford defeats Hyde 43-12. (Photo by Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

NORTH BRANFORD >> North Branford coach Mark Basil always expects a tough game when his team faces Hyde, especially in the first quarter. The Howling Wolves historically start strong against the Thunderbirds. On Tuesday, in a game moved up 24 hours to avoid today’s predicted wintry conditions, the Howling Wolves again got on the scoreboard […]

Tuesday’s Early Football Roundup: NWC, Canton, Windham win and clinch Class S playoff berths

WEST HARTFORD >> Delano Robinson scored three long touchdowns and Northwest Catholic exploded with a 26-point second quarter to defeat Rocky Hill 34-13 and clinch a Class S playoff spot Tuesday afternoon. CIAC PLAYOFF QUALIFYING PAGE | PLAYOFF SCENARIOS After a scoreless first quarter, Northwest Catholic (10-1) bolted to a 19-0 lead behind Owen Tyler’s 3-yard […]

New Britain, CCSU, West Haven to host CIAC Football Championships

Veterans Stadium (shown here in a soccer configuration) will be the site of four state championship games from Dec. 12-13.

New Britain’s Veteran’s Stadium and Arute Field will host six of the eight state football championship games and West Haven will host the other two, the CIAC announced Tuesday. The championship games will be held Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday Dec. 13. Veteran’s Stadium at Willowbrook Park will host four of the finals: One game Friday […]

Team Selfie Challenge winner: East Haven girls soccer

The East haven girls' soccer team takes a selfie.

The East Haven girls’ soccer team had an historic season this past fall on the pitch collecting a program best seven wins, more than tripling the games they won in 2013. The Yellowjackets continued their winning ways as they became the first squad to win the GameTimeCT Selfie Team title. The Yellowjackets, which finished the […]