THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.

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Howdy,Tom Yantz of the Hartford Courant and a Polecat Worldwide go-fer were both invited by CPTVSports to talk on its championship preview show.

YOUR SEMIFINAL DEPOSITORY

Howdy,Today is going to be a very busy day.

YOUR final playoff update (maybe), hold the BRACKETOLOGY, and Thanksgrabbing WORDS

Howdy,Let’s make one thing perfectly clear — the maths confuse us.

Nine most important games, BRACKETOLOGY (rerun), STORYTIME, and 2,192 other words

Howdy,There are 67 games in the final week of our regular season, and every one of them is of vital importance to someone.

Newtown's title defense, FCIAC championship going bye-bye, and 1,202 other words

Howdy,Newtown’s offense scored six times Thursday during its 42-0 beat down of Brookfield in the South-West Conference championship game.

YOUR SWC championship preview, Wolcott wounded, STORYTIME, and 754 other words

Howdy,Week 11 features a meager 19 games in this, our rapidly aging football season.

Get your playoff forecast via an absurdly long BRACKETOLOGY (and 2,918 other words)

Howdy,Four spots have been (unofficially) clinched for the CIAC state playoffs. That leaves TWENTY EIGHT berths available.

YOUR Week 9 itinerary, STORYTIME, and 1,274 other words

Howdy,No time for a lead-in. We can’t think of anything smart or funny to write anyways (not that it’s ever stopped us before).

St. Joe's woes, BRACKETOLOGY, rankings, and 1,818 other words

Howdy,The plan was to regale you with tales from last Saturday’s mondo-important New Canaan-St. Joseph game.

Whalers are making the grade, Berlin's daffy win, and 1,208 other words

Howdy,The New London High School football team has put up some pretty impressive numbers this year.