THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.

Whalers have become believers under Roman

The New London football team is slowly beginning to believe in what first-year head coach Juan Roman has been preaching to them, and the wins have followed.

West Haven giving foes the Dickens, and all the usual Tuesday fun. Sorry about that pun

Howdy, Are you a Division I football coach in the market for a nose guard to add to your 2017 recruiting class? If so, then West Haven head coach Rich Boshea has just the man for you to meet. Matter of fact, Boshea wishes you’d...

Both coaches claim underdog status in New London-Killingly matchup

Howdy, New London head coach Juan Roman made it a point of emphasis discussing this Friday’s home game against Killingly. “Right now, we’re the underdogs,” Roman said. “They were the team in the...

WARRIORCATS Warriorcats-up, games of note, notables, polls, and other things

Howdy, Tim King was worried well over a week before his Valley Regional/Old Lyme Warriors playing Ellington last Friday, but that’s what coaches do. Coaches have an innate ability to...

There's a 'D' in 'Montville'

The Montville Indians returned the majority of their defense and will rely on them while their inexperienced offense gets up to speed.

HUZZAH — the 2016 football schedules are here!

It all starts with you, Foran and Wilbur Cross.

Dominant Darien, Bloomfield is not afraid, rankings, minutia, and MUCHAS GRACIAS.

What in the hell are we going to do until next season with the 88 hours a week that we put into this beautiful mess?

YOUR championship previews

We're going to miss you dearly, sweet football.

YOUR semifinal repository~!

The beatings just outnumbered the thrillers. BLEH.

YOUR quarterfinal review and repository

Ain't football in the mud great?

YOUR quarterfinal preview MAGNUM OPUS

Magnum P.I. was also the blueprint for a TV detective drama. So awesome. Also, we wrote a lot of WORDS in the previews herein because suckers must know and we <3 YOU so dang much.

BRACKETOLOGY REDUX: The Berlin Effect

All our work shot to hell. We're like Sisyphus if he wore tie dyes and listened to Meshuggah.

Ledyard's Ebdon flourishing in his new role

Ledyard senior Ty Ebdon has adjusted to life this season as a quarterback in a run-based offense.

BRACKETOLOGY v. 3.0, the ROBOABACUS is back, classy Manson, Top 10s, blah-blah-blah-blah.

Buddha bless you, Matt Fischer, for both you and your ROBOABACUS.

Ledyard nose tackle Daggett getting more chances to punish opponents at fullback

Ledyard nose tackle Tannor Daggett, a 5-foot-10, 285-pound senior, is getting to dish out more punishment playing fullback.