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What has changed in 60 years of covering high school football? What about 2017?

Bob Barton watches the Avon High football team play a few years back.

Nearly 60 years ago, Bob Barton covered his first high school football game for the New Haven Register in the fall of 1957. He has been at it ever since. What has changed about high school football in Connecticut? What has stayed the same?

What can we expect this year on the gridiron in 2017? What are some of the great games to see in the state this fall. Bob, the long-time co-editor of the state football record book and state football historian, provides his thoughts in his annual preseason column.

GameTimeCT: Sixty years of seeing the state’s best

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