AVON — When Justin Barron hauled in a strike from Suffield Academy teammate Tyler Van Dyke with just over five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of the NEPSAC Class A Kevin Driscoll Bowl, it seemed like a perfect coda to an incredible journey, a wonderful career and a glorious, unbeaten championship season. But […]
From the start, coach John Acquavita’s goal for Wilbur Cross was to get better every week. He knew there would be tough times, with an inexperienced line and other challenges.
The Governors weren’t positive…
Erickson League champ Avon Old Farms and Central New England champ Suffield Academy will meet for the Class A New England Championship this Saturday in the Kevin Driscoll Bowl, the NEPSAC announced Sunday. Avon Old Farms, with a roster that features quarterback Tyler Phommachanh, of Stratford, DB Marcus Tracey of Bridgeport, and DB Marco Scarano […]
GREENWICH — Avon Old Farms School quarterback Tyler Phommachahn eluded pressure, scrambled to his left and lofted a pass into the left corner of the end zone, while falling to the turf in overtime of Saturday’s Erickson Le…
[Vitals] COACH —PIERCE BRENNAN (2nd year, 7-2) CONFERENCE — Erickson League PLAYOFF CLASS — NEPSAC A HOME — George M Trautman Athletic Field, Avon 2018 RECORD — 7-2, Erickson League co-champions; Lost to Buckingham Browne & Nichols in NEPSAC A Bowl, 21-0 2019 OPENER — Sept. 21 vs. Trinity-Pawling, 3 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps | […]
Below is a living list of Connecticut natives or prep school football players in the Class of 2019 who have signed national letters of intent to play in college, or have given a verbal commitment leading into National Signing Day. Players have the opportunity to sign early on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. National Signing Day for […]
AVON — They marched up in waves, friends and family, coaches and mentors, teammates and peers.
One group after another, they surrounded Taisun Phommachanh and smiled for snapshots. From Pop Warner coaches from Bridgeport to the…
The 2018 All-New England Preparatory School Athletic Conference football teams. Class A Players of the Year Hunter Burns, Choate Rahsul Faison, Salisbury Jared Martino, Cheshire Academy Linemen of the Year Kevon Darton, Worcester Academy Jaedon Roberts, Avon Old Farms Suffield Academy Tyler Van Dyke, QB Jaden Dottin, WR Zedane Williams, LB Deerfield Academy Jackson McCarty, […]
The NEPSAC released its 2018 football bowl championship schedule Sunday morning. All games are Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. The games were selected by a bowl championship committee. Central New England champion Choate (9-0), winners of four-consecutive New England titles and 47-straight games under coach L.J. Spinnato, will face Cornelius Johnson and Erickson League […]
After coming from behind to beat Salisbury School last week and edging Taft School two weeks ago, the Brunswick School football team couldn’t compete its comeback against host Avon Old Farms School on Saturday.
The Bruins suffered their first …
WATERTOWN — Teely Rhyne wasn’t pleased with his performance in Taft School’s crushing loss to Brunswick last week. The tailback gained a mere 30 yards on 12 carries and Brunswick made a goal-line stand as time expired to hand the Rhinos their first loss of the season. With Taft in danger of losing their second-consecutive […]
Vitals COACH — PIERCE BRENNAN (1st year) CONFERENCE — Erickson League PLAYOFF CLASS — NEPSAC A HOME — George M Trautman Athletic Field, Avon 2017 RECORD — 8-1 (7-0 Erickson) 2018 OPENER — Saturday, Sept. 22 vs. Trinity-Pawling, 3 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE | TWITTER: @AOF_Football Top Players TAISUN PHOMMACHANH, Sr. QB (6-3, 215) JAMEL SMITH, Sr. RB/DB (5-9, 180) JAEDON ROBERTS, Jr. […]
GREENWICH — Holding a two-goal lead on rival Avon Old Farms School early in third quarter, the Brunswick School lacrosse team was embroiled in one of its closests games of the season Wednesday afternoon.
Yet the way this season has transpired …
Derrick Lewis vividly remembers the first football game he coached at Jonathan Law — and not solely for the reasons one might think. On paper, the 2014 season opener wasn’t much of a game. The final score — Harding 38, Law 10 — might’ve elicited a few oohs and aahs, but it wasn’t one that […]
Former Harding and current Avon Old Farms quarterback Taisun Phommachanh announced Saturday his commitment to play at Clemson University. Phommachanh, who is considered the country’s No. 1 dual-threat quarterback and No. 88 prospect overall in the Class of 2019 by recruiting site 247 Sports, chose Clemson over offers from several other major programs including Florida, […]
Former Notre Dame-West Haven star receiver Nico Ragaini has accepted a scholarship offer to play at Iowa, the website Hawkeye Nation reported Monday night. Ragaini will leave Thursday to enroll for the spring semester. Ragaini, the 2016 New Haven Register Male Athlete of the Year and a three-time New Haven Register All-State first team selection, […]
GREENWICH — Avon Old Farms School is one of the squash teams Brunswick School looks forward to playing against every season — and for good reason.The Winged Beavers are one of the teams that present a challenge to the powerhouse Bruins, wh…