Football: Valley Regional/Old Lyme routs Coginchaug

Valley Regional/Old Lyme senior Evan Smith had two interceptions and a touchdown in the Warriors big win Saturday at Coginchaug. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

DURHAM >> It’s starting to appear like the only teams ready to slow down the Valley Regional/Old Lyme football juggernaut reside somewhere outside the Pequot Conference. The Warriors blasted Coginchaug, 56-6, Saturday afternoon at the Wally Camp Complex in Durham. And it wasn’t even that close. Valley intercepted the Blue Devils five times in the […]

Football: Berlin defense stifles Northwest Catholic in unbeaten battle

Berlin's Jake Loiselle defends a pass intended for Michael Adebimpe (81) late in the game. Loiselle kicked the ball back up to himself for in interception. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

WEST HARTFORD>> The top defense in the state — when it comes to points allowed, at least — was at it again on Saturday. Berlin invaded Neil J. Brewer Field and didn’t give Northwest Catholic much of anything as the Redcoats remain undefeated with a 27-8 win. Northwest Catholic (6-1) was forced three and out […]

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 is off a bye week and […]

Football: How the state’s top 10 teams fared Friday

Team                              This Week                    Next Game 1. Southington (6-0)   Def. Conard 41-6        Nov. 1 vs. Newington, 1 p.m. 2. Darien (7-0)             Def. Ridgefield 50-23   Friday at Wilton, 6 p.m. 3. New Canaan (6-0)    Def. Staples 35-2        Nov. 1 at St. Joseph, 1:30 p.m. 4. Newtown (7-0)        Def. Brookfield 21-14   Friday […]

Friday’s NH County football roundup: Law rallies past Sheehan

Max German rushed for three touchdowns and a Tim Caldwell two-point conversion ended up being the difference as Law edged Sheehan 35-34 in a Southern Connecticut Conference Division II game at Milford on Friday. After German’s touchdown and Caldwell’s conversion run, Sheehan’s Zach Davis scored to cut it to 35-34. But the ensuing pass on […]

Week 7 High School Football Schedule / Results

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Friday, Oct. 24 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury 14, Manchester 13 Newington 20, E.Hartford 18 CCC DIV. I WEST New Britain 28, Hall 20 Southington 41, Conard 6 CCC DIV. II EAST Hartford Pub. 34, E.O. Smith 20 Wethersfield 37, Fermi 0 CCC DIV. II WEST Brist.Cent. 36, Farmington 6 Middletown 21, Maloney 6 Windsor […]

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. 
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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 […]

Football: Piccirillo, No. 5 Shelton rally past Hand

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Shelton's Ed Deptula (21) and Ron Hubbard (44) try to tackle Hand's Mark Hill during Shelton's victory.

MADISON >> On a night when two undefeated Southern Connecticut Conference teams fell victim to the upset, Shelton survived and stands as the lone unbeaten team in the league. The Gaels (7-0) were pushed to the limit Friday night by Hand, but came from behind twice in the fourth quarter to beat the Tigers 33-20 […]

CCC Football: Nolan, Windsor cruise past Bristol Eastern

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Above: John Nolan hits Tyler Coyle in the end zone for an eight yard touchdown pass late in the second quarter. The two hooked up three times in the game as Windsor beat Bristol Eastern 44-0 at Jack O’Brien Stadium in Windsor. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT WINDSOR>> Not only can Windsor run the ball, it can pass pretty […]

Football: Swinson runs wild as Wilbur Cross beats Amity

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register) Wilbur Cross senior Jason Atteberry scores a touchdown as Amity's Austin Mosley (5), left and Colin Beaulieu defend Friday afternoon. Wilbur Cross won 37-7.

NEW HAVEN >> Barely more than a minute had elapsed in Friday’s showdown against Amity and Wilbur Cross senior tailback Stevie Swinson was not a happy camper. As if the memories of last week’s humbling loss at the hands of Shelton wasn’t enough for him to handle, he could not believe that his overaggressiveness resulted […]

Football: Notre Dame’s defense rises up as Xavier falls

WEST HAVEN >> Notre Dame-West Haven quarterback Christian Lupoli threw for 136 yards and ran for 127 more Friday against Xavier, but the junior only wanted to talk about his team’s defense. Lupoli had every right to do so as the Green Knights used two interception returns for touchdowns in the third quarter to turn […]

Football: Middletown runs away from Maloney

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MIDDLETOWN >> At the end of the night, Middletown coach Sal Morello chose to dance with the ones that brought him. Locked in a surprising scoreless tie with Maloney at the half, Morello junked the pass and ran the ball. Ran it again and again and again. Dario Highsmith (33 carries, 263 yards) ran it […]

Football: Wolcott clinches NVL Iron Division with win over Torrington

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WOLCOTT >> Wolcott clamped an iron fist on the NVL’s Iron Division championship in a 56-14 romp over Torrington at Wolcott High School Friday night. “It’s not our final goal, but it’s a nice benchmark along the way,” Wolcott coach Jason Pace said. The 5-1 Eagles’ only setback came out-of-conference against Masuk-Monroe last week. Torrington, […]

Football: Longi, Greenwich run past Fairfield Warde

Greenwich's Matt Marzulla looks down field during Friday night's game against Fairfield Warde.

FAIRFIELD >> Friday night the Greenwich football team saw the full effects of what it looks like to have everyone finally playing together. Quarterback Matt Marzulla, who made his first appearance after missing two games due to a coach’s decision, threw three touchdowns and teammate Austin Longi, who has been making his way back from […]

Football: Bullard Havens rolls to fourth straight win

Bullard Havens senior quarterback Chris McNamara (13) looks fro running room against Vinal Tech/East Hampton/Goodwin Tech Friday night at Palmer Field in Middletown. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

MIDDLETOWN >> After losing five fumbles in the first quarter, the Vinal Tech/East Hampton/Goodwin Tech football team never had a chance Friday night. Bullard Havens Tech senior running back Jose Cotto scored three touchdowns and senior quarterback Chris McNamara returned from an injury to toss three touchdown passes as the Tigers blasted the Bellhawks, 44-0, […]

Hand JV football game canceled for ‘unacceptable behavior’ by some team members

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MADISON >> An incident of “unacceptable behavior” by some members of the Daniel Hand High School junior varsity football team prompted the cancellation of the team’s Nov. 1 game, Superintendent of School Thomas Scarice confirmed Friday. The varsity game against Shelton High School at 7 p.m. Saturday is still on, but the players involved in […]

Watch: Brookfield (6-0) at Newtown (6-0) live on CPTV Sports stream

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WEEK 7 SCHEDULE / RESULTS CPTV Sports is live streaming tonight’s SWC showdown between unbeaten Brookfield (6-0) and unbeaten and No. 4-ranked Newtown (6-0). You can watch live above or on TV at CPTV Sports (check local listings) Newtown, of course, is coming off its 14-8 victory over Ansonia to end the streak. Brookfield has […]

Sean Patrick Bowley’s Audibles: The Statewide Football Guide to Week 7

Newtown's Jared DeVellis runs past Ansonia's Witold Gul during Newtown's 14-8 victory last week. Newtown hosts unbeaten Brookfield Fridayn night. (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

It’s been a rough week. So, no time to chit-chat. Here’s another edition of Audibles. Tread lightly. We’re more than halfway home. FRIDAY AWAY HOME TIME THE BOTTOM LINE Glastonbury (4-2) Manchester (3-3) 6:30 Who’s win streak goes down? We’ll say Manchester’s Newington (3-3) East Hartford (1-5) 7 Hmm, East Hartford’s been better than it’s […]

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.
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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 Championship) PLAYERS TO WATCH — Brookfield: Jr. […]