Tag Archives: Pequot Conference

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

Yellowjacket defense dominates as Gilbert/NWR beats Canton, 38-8

CANTON, Sept. 30 – The Canton High football can’t afford to make too many mistakes. Visiting Gilbert/Northwestern caused five turnovers Saturday and Billy Komons ran for a game-high 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Yellowjackets to a 38-8 Pequot Uncas Division victory over Canton. Gilbert/NWR quarterback Chase Sanden intercepted three passes as theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Interception return for a TD lifts Granby past Ellington, 14-7

GRANBY, Sept. 29 – Sophomore Sam Attianese intercepted a pass and ran it back 70 yards with 8:22 left in regulation to lift the Granby High football team to a 14-7 Pequot Conference Uncas Division win over Ellington Friday night. Not only did Attianese’s interception and touchdown give the Bears the win but it wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lewis Mills returns to Sassacus Division in Pequot Conference football

BURLINGTON – Once again, the Lewis Mills High football team will be playing in the Sassacus Division of the Pequot Conference as the league realigned for the fifth time in the last five years. The Spartans, who were 4-6 a year ago, will be challenged by tough Pequot Conference opponents from Valley Regional/Old Lyme, Morgan,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

For fifth straight year, Pequot Conference realigns their divisions

For the fifth time in the last five years, the Pequot Football Conference has realigned due to the fluctuating number of teams in the league. It was been as high as 22 in 2012 and has been as low as 17 a year ago. This year, the Pequot Conference will have 18 teams – splitContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pequot Conference confirms there will be champions in four divisions this year

The Pequot Conference will award championships in football this fall to teams in four divisions –Sassacus South, Sassacus North, Uncas West and Uncas East, athletic directors in the league confirmed in a meeting on Thursday. The league had hoped to award championships in two divisions – Uncas Division and Sassacus Division. But that plan wasn’tContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Veteran football coach Mike Guy hired to lead grid squad in Canton

CANTON, Feb. 3 – Veteran high school coach Michael Guy has been hired as the next head football coach at Canton High. Guy, the longtime head coach at Housatonic Valley from 1975 through 2003, was hired earlier this week, Canton athletic coordinator Craig DeAngelis confirmed. Guy replaces Chris Currier, who resigned in December following aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Scary-good performance by Ellington in win over Canton; Mills wins 2nd straight

ELLINGTON, Oct. 31 – On a Halloween afternoon, the Ellington High football team put together a scary performance at the expense of Canton. The Purple Knights scored five touchdowns in the first 14 minutes of Saturday’s Pequot Conference game in a 48-12 victory. Junior running back Izaiah Castro-Vega ran for 119 yards and two touchdownsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Balanced effort leads Yellowjackets past Canton under the lights

CANTON, Oct. 2 – Billy Komons ran for 151 yards and a touchdown to lead the Gilbert/Northwestern football team to a 29-7 Pequot West Division victory over Canton Friday night under portable lights at the high school. Four different Gilbert players ran for touchdowns including Komons, Ben Schiffer, E.J. Claman and Gabriel Schwartz. Kyle KulinskiContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lewis Mills grid team hopes to continue growth and pick up additional victories

BURLINGTON – The Spartans are finally home for good. After several years of playing home games at Muzzy Field in Bristol, the Lewis Mills High football team can play at home in the shadow of their own school. Third-year coach Jose Santana is hoping that a more experienced squad with 10 returning starters can pickContinue ReadingContinue Reading