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High school football

Big runs propel Killingly (13-0) to Class M title; St. Joseph’s outduels Ansonia

NEW BRITAIN, Dec. 11 – It didn’t look good for the Killingly High football team early in the second quarter. Trailing by seven points, Joel Barlow’s David Cusick blocked a punt giving the Falcons the ball on the Killingly 26-yard line. On the next play, Joel Barlow’s Alex Stillman raced around the end for theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Canton High athletes earn All-State honors, others earn All-NCCC honors

CANTON – Three Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field this fall while 14 other athletes earned All-Conference honors. Senior goalie D.J. Clement earned All-State honors in boys soccer, senior Emily Gabrielian was named to the first team All-State team in field hockey while senior Max Sparks earned All-State honorsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Rookie QB Attianese runs for 3 TDs in Granby’s 19-8 win over Canton

GRANBY, Nov. 22 – Granby High sophomore Samuel Attianese has gotten in some snaps at quarterback in practice this fall and a few snaps scattered throughout the season. It wasn’t enough for him to consider himself a quarterback. Attianese came in at quarterback in Wednesday night’s Thanksgiving Eve game with Canton after starter Jackson RomeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury blanks Avon for sixth straight win and Valley Gridiron Classic title

SIMSBURY, Nov. 21 – Two years ago, the Simsbury High football finished with a 1-9 mark, giving up a school-record 371 points. A year ago, the Trojans finished at .500 with a 5-5 record. This fall, Simsbury dropped three of their first four games to then-No. 2 Southington, East Hartford and South Windsor, who isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Burgos runs for three TDs but Plainville scores in final minutes to beat Falcons

AVON, Nov. 11 – Plainville quarterback Frank Griffin ran for a three-yard touchdown with 2:13 remaining to lift the visiting Blue Devils to a 28-21 victory over Avon in a CCC Division III contest Saturday, spoiling Senior Day for the host Falcons. Griffin ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw two touchdown passes asContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite throwing for record 225 yards through the air, Rockville stops Canton

VERNON, Nov. 10 – Junior quarterback Dugan Lloyd completed 11-of-24 passes for a school record 225 yards and one touchdown but it wasn’t enough as Rockville High won their first game of the season with a 42-22 Pequot Uncas decision Friday night. Lloyd also ran for two touchdowns. Receiver Donovan Macklin caught three passes forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Nieves runs for 214 yards, 2 TDs to help Simsbury win fifth straight; Granby falls

GLASTONBURY – For the third time this fall, Rafael Nieves rushed for over 200 yards in a single game. Nieves ran for a team-high 214 yards and two touchdowns to help the Simsbury High football team win their fifth straight game with a 24-7 CCC Division I win over Glastonbury on a frigid Friday night.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury wins fourth straight game while Avon, Canton held scoreless on Friday

MANCHESTER, Nov. 3 – The Simsbury High football team won their fourth straight game on Friday night as the Trojans pitched their first shutout in three years in a 24-0 CCC Division victory over Manchester. The last time that Simsbury shutout an opponent was in October 2014 with a win over South Windsor. It wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton snaps long losing streak with hard-fought victory over Nonnewaug

CANTON, Oct. 28 – After giving up two touchdowns and the lead in the final 1:32 of the second quarter, the Canton High football team took command in Saturday’s Pequot Conference game with Nonnewaug on the turf field at the high school. Canton ate up 11:15 of the third quarter with a methodical drive andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite injuries, Avon outlasts Bulkeley co-op team, 35-6 for third victory

AVON, Oct. 27 – Like many teams, the Avon High football team is struggling with injuries. For their teammates, it is an opportunity to hit the field and make some plays. “We had a lot of kids with injuries,” Avon High coach Sal Cintorino said. “We had some untested kids and they had to stepContinue ReadingContinue Reading