Tag Archives: Football

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

Canton, Avon football teams both shutout in Friday night action

CANTON, Oct. 20 – Quarterback Jameson Gill threw three touchdown passes as the Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby co-op football team blanked Canton, 32-0, Friday night in a Pequot Uncas Division contest under portable lights on the turf field. Gill threw two touchdown passes to Luke Holsey. Zach Bilas returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdownContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby erases 14-point halftime deficit but falls to Tigerhawks in overtime

GRANBY, Oct. 20 – Trailing by 14 points at halftime, the Granby High football team 22 consecutive points to take an eight-point lead in the fourth quarter. But the Sport Science Medical Academy (SMSA)/University High/Classical co-op football team rallied to tie the game and won it in overtime in a 48-40 overtime win in PequotContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Defense helps Avon outlast Northwest Catholic and earn second win of season

WEST HARTFORD, Oct. 7 – Avon’s Jadon Folkwein had the big game-winning touchdown run on Saturday against Northwest Catholic – a 53-yard scamper in the fourth quarter that put the Falcons ahead for good as Avon snapped a three-game losing streak with a 10-7 victory over the Lions in CCC Division III play. But thisContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Fast start propels Ellington past Canton ’11’ for first victory of the season

ELLINGTON, Oct. 7 – The Ellington High football scored 27 unanswered points to open Saturday’s Pequot Conference Uncas Division contest and rolled to a 41-8 victory over a young Canton team. Nick Abbuzzese and Robert Martinez-Ecker each ran for two touchdowns as the Purple Knights (1-4, 1-3 Pequot Uncas) earned their first victory of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Newest edition of state football record book is released

The Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance is pleased to release the 2017 Connecticut high school football record book.  This is the 18th edition of the record book, a compilation of records and historical information from newspapers, team statisticians, coach’s records and individual research. Some of the new information in this year’s record book includes: The leading scorer in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

RHAM pulls away in second half to hand Avon second straight defeat

AVON, Sept. 23 – Running back Jadon Folkwein ran for a team-high 115 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries but RHAM was able to score 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to hand Avon their second straight loss on Saturday with a 26-13 decision in CCC Division III East action. Avon (1-2, 0-2Continue ReadingContinue Reading