Week 7 High School Football Schedule / Results

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Friday, Oct. 24 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury at Manchester, 6:30 p.m. Newington at E.Hartford, 7:00 p.m. CCC DIV. I WEST Conard at Southington, 7:00 p.m. New Britain at Hall, 7:00 p.m. CCC DIV. II EAST Hartford Pub. at E.O. Smith, 6:00 p.m. Fermi at Wethersfield, 7:00 p.m. CCC DIV. II WEST Brist.East. at Windsor, […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment

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BRISTOL>> Starting in the fall of 2015, Avon will leave the NCCC and join the Central Connecticut Conference. The state’s largest conference becomes even bigger. But with the addition of a 33rd school comes division realignment. Under the current system for the majority of sports, there are four divisions based on geographic location. Under the new […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Football Poll: Newtown moves to No. 4, Ansonia falls to No. 10

Newtown's Jared Pearson celebrates his first-quarter touchdown vs. Ansonia during Friday's 14-8 Newtown victory (Photos: Peter Hvizdak - click photo for more)

There was a slight shakeup in the midseason poll following Newtown’s 14-8 victory over Ansonia. But not as big as you might think. Newtown leaped from No. 5 to No. 4, taking over for Ansonia. Despite their loss, the Chargers didn’t drop out of sight. They now sit at No. 10, with Ledyard and Brookfield, […]

MSG Varsity’s Quick Hits on Ansonia-Newtown: “I take nothing away from The Streak,” but…

MSG Varsity's Jimmy Cavallo (left) and Mike Quick break down Newtown-Ansonia on Quick Hits: Connecticut.

A lot of posters and readers of this space will enjoy this one. The biggest news out of Connecticut football this week was, of course, the big one up at Blue and Gold Stadium. Ansonia saw its 48-game win streak come to a close vs. Newtown, one short of Cheshire’s state record. So, of course, […]

Football Week 6 Notes and Game Balls: McMahon (5-1) grounds-n-pounds high-flying Stamford

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It’s the era of the spread offense across the state. Just don’t tell McMahon that. The Senators did not attempt a pass in a 49-21 victory over Stamford this past Friday. McMahon rushed for 383 yards, led by senior Kentrell Snider, who scored on runs of 75 and 61 yards. “It’s no secret what we […]

CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16

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BRISTOL >> The Central Connecticut Conference officially announced Monday afternoon a major realignment of its divisions for all sports for the 2015-2016 school year, as reported in The Middletown Press during the summer and again Monday. For boys and girls soccer, boys and girls cross-country, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls outdoor […]

Day of New London Top 10 Coaches Poll: Southington assumes No. 1 spot

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The Day of New London’s Top 10 Coaches poll was affected by last week’s proceedings much more than the GameTimeCT Media Top 10. Southington is the coaches’ new No. 1. The Blue Knights assume the position after a thorough 48-0 victory over Hall, not to mention Ansonia’s loss to Newtown. Ansonia had been receiving two […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 6)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 6. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Shelton 4. Cheshire 5. Darien 6. St. Joseph 7. Newtown 8. Xavier […]

Watch ‘Cookoo’: Brunswick’s crazy trick play to beat Salisbury

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We’re not waiting for ‘Plays of the Week’ for this beaut. From the Brunswick School in Greenwich Saturday night, a play that’s gone national via ESPN Sportscenter’s Top 10 Plays. Down 21-20 with less than one minute remaining, Brunswick pulled off an epic trick play to defeat Salisbury 28-21. From The Greenwich Time’s story by […]

Watch: Larry McHugh’s remarks at his Xavier field dedication; Plus XHS Falcon Talk interviews

Larry McHugh speaks to the crowd at the dedication of the Xavier High School Field in his name Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014 at Xavier High School in Middletown. Xavier beat West Haven 27-7. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

On Saturday, Larry McHugh was honored with the naming of the sparkling new field behind Xavier High School in his honor. The legendary coach and Middletown community leader won 152 games at Xavier High school in 20 years, from 1963-1983, and coached the Falcons to a then-record 34-game win streak. McHugh is a longtime president […]

WATCH & LISTEN: Radio replay, Video highlights of Newtown-Ansonia

Newtown players celebrate with their fellow students after their 14-8 victory over Ansonia on Oct. 17, 2014 (Photo Peter Hvidzak)

Listen to a replay of IvyRadio’s coverage of Newtown’s 14-8 victory over Ansonia, which ended the Chargers’ 48-game win streak short of Cheshire’s 49-game state record. Just click on the window above, settle back and enjoy coverage from Kyle Brennan and Mike Sportini. You can also watch the GameTimeCT video highlight reel below. Slideshow: Newtown […]

Ray Curren’s Inside the SCC: Xavier turns back to clock Saturday with field dedication; Hand-Prep dispute

Xavier's Robert Baldo runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter as West Haven's Drew Highsmith defend Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014 at the newly dedicated Larry McHugh Field at Xavier High School in Middletown. The Xavier Falcons defeated the West Haven Blue Devils 27 -7. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

Before Friday night lights in Connecticut, there was Saturday morning sunshine. We’re talking well before the thing we know as the Southern Connecticut Conference two decades ago, and era that the current players obviously weren’t around for. But back in the 1970s and 80s (and before that), many of the schools we know in the […]

The Show Week 6: Newtown’s George, Santella, DeVellis; Danbury’s Ecke

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After an action-packed Week 6, which included Newtown’s takedown of Ansonia, the SWC’s dominance over the NVL, Fairfield Prep’s controversial win over Hand, GameTimeCT’s Sean Patrick Bowley, Republican-American’s Kyle Brennan join Mike Sportini in an attempt to break it all down on the latest edition of ‘The Show’ Sunday morning. Joining the crew was Newtown […]

Week 6 High School Football Schedule / Results

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WEEK 5 Results / Story Links WEEK 6 Schedule Thursday, Oct. 16 SWC/NVL Challenge New Milford 48, Kennedy 8 Friday, Oct. 17 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury 21 E.Hartford 0 CCC DIV. I WEST Southington 48 Hall 0 New Britain 41 Simsbury 10 CCC DIV. II EAST E.O. Smith 48 Bulkeley/HMTCA 12 Wethersfield 57 Hartford Pub. 27 […]

Submit your PLAYS OF THE WEEK!

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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 […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven football roundup: Kehoe’s four TDs lead Cheshire Academy to victory

Patrick Kehoe completed 21-of-26 passes for 285 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cheshire Academy football team to a 45-14 prep school win over Berkshire Prep on Saturday in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Branford Feamster had four receptions for 100 yards including a 65-yard touchdown pass and Cory Stefanik caught four passes for 55 yards and […]

Football: Connor Field runs into record book in Granby win over Nonnewaug

Granby's Connor Field rushed for 312 yards in the Bears' 24-0 win over Nonnewaug. Field broke the Connecticut State record with his fourth straight 300-yard game. Pete Paguaga - New Haven Register

WOODBURY >> Granby’s football team had its fourth straight Field day in an historic 24-0 win over Nonnewaug Saturday afternoon. Connor Field, a 5’11” junior, broke a Connecticut high school record with his fourth straight 300-yard rushing game in the Bears’ first shutout of the season. Connecticut Record Book Field scored all the points against […]