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 […]

Boys soccer: E.O. Smith coach John Blomstrann wins 500th game

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E.O. Smith boys soccer coach John Blomstrann became the first soccer coach, boys or girls, in state history to achieve 500 victories. Blomstrann did so on Monday, as Matt Conyers of the Hartford Courant covered the milestone win by E.O. Smith, 4-1 over Rockville. E.O. Smith reached the Class LL state tournament final in his […]

State’s longest winning streaks by sport

The following are confirmed state records for winning streaks. There are other streaks we are trying to confirm. Feel free to add win streaks for sports that are not listed in the comments section and we will work to confirm. Football: 49, Cheshire (1991-96) Boys basketball: 80, Middletown (1975-78). Girls basketball: 62, Seymour (1996-99) and […]

Game-by-game comparison of Cheshire, Ansonia football win streaks

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CHESHIRE 1991-1996 ANSONIA 2011-2014 1991 – Housy 2011 No. 1: North Haven 35-0 No. 1: Torrington, 49-20 No. 2: Woodland, 36-6 1992 No. 3: Derby, 59-19 No. 2: Sheehan 34-27 No. 4: Holy Cross, 45-13 No. 3: Seymour 41-14 No. 5: Seymour, 41-6 No. 4: Derby 15-6 No. 6: Watertown, 51-14 No. 5: Amity 41-6 […]

The 2014 Connecticut High School Football record book is here

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Connecticut high school football saw quite a few state records fall last season. Ansonia’s Arkeel Newsome became the state’s all-time leading rusher and then went on to become the state’s first 10,000-yard rusher. He also set the state’s single-season rushing record and scored the most touchdowns in a season. Tanner Kingsley of Woodland broke Casey […]

Connecticut Boys Basketball Career Coaching Wins Leaders

A look at the career leaders in coaching wins for boys basketball in the state of Connecticut. Records based through 2013-14 season. x-indicates still active.   Coach Schools Wins Vito Montelli St. Joseph 878 Charlie Bentley Harding 655 x-Tony Falzarano Putnam, Tourtellotte 609 x-Nick Augelli Crosby 601 x-Mike Walsh Trinity Catholic 576 Gene Reilly Portland […]