THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.

HEY! Gaze upon the matchups for the 2018 ECC-SCC-SWC scheduling alliance

Howdy, It’s never too early to start fantasizing about football, so here are the 2018 matchups for the Eastern Connecticut Conference, Southern Connecticut Conference and South-West Conference scheduling alliance. The ECC's

YOUR (F)CIAC footballs final previews

This is the end, beautiful friend.

YOUR semifinal review and repository, or, "It's an FCIAC World"

FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. FCIAC. Get used to it.

YOUR CIAC football semifinal previews.

As your attorneys, we advise you to watch Ridgefield at Shelton. Or Notre Dame-West Haven at New Canaan. This is America, though, so you're free to choose any game. EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT.

YOUR quarterfinal review and repository

We're so, so sorry that we didn't preview the quarterfinals for you.

Berlin has heart, and BRACKETOLOGY (through Saturday!)

We managed to update BRACKETOLOGY three daze in a row. Our brains have become gooey.

BRACKETOLOGY, or, "The Devil Is In the Details"

So does that mean that CIAC football playoff point system was created by. .... SATAN?

Seymour not a nice neighborino to Oxford, Whoa (Tyler) Nelli, everything else you've grown to love about the Tuesday Polecat.

The Wldcats did everything but slash the tires on Oxford's bus and push it down a ravine.

Local playoff focus (life is real good if you're a Whaler), Week 10 review, notables, etc.

New London has clinched a playoff berth and has the chance to keep two rivals out. Life is real fun right now if you're a Whaler.

A day late, but never short (especially with you), BRACKETLOGY

Never forget the teachings of Kurt Vonnegut.

New London a win away from states

One more win and your in, Whalers.

Area playoff outlook and STATEWIDE weekend review. It's everything you could want under one roof

The New London football team enjoyed their bye week by watching their CIAC Class L playoff odds get better-and-better.

New Canaan still Ram(s) tough, New London goes hard on defense, polls, the week ahead, etc.

They do football differently in New Canaan than in other parts of the state.

NFA, Ledyard, Stonington, Week 7 revue, notables, etc.

Norwich Free Academy wouldn’t make the CIAC Class LL playoffs if the season ended this week. The top eight teams qualify in each class and the Wildcats are ranked 12th.

Waterbury Career Academy went berserk, weekend review, polls, notables, etc.

Howdy, Waterbury Career Academy had scored 50 points, yet trailed the Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech co-op by 14 points entering the fourth quarter last Thursday. WCA head...

Four local schools are positioned well in CIAC playoff picture

Time continues to speed along in football. Six weeks have passed. Six weeks remain. The CIAC playoffs are getting closer, and four area teams are in good standing.

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