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High School Thanksgiving Football

November 26, 2015 @ 10 a.m.
Wildcats
NFA
Whalers
New London
Colonels
Ledyard
Falcons
Fitch
Vikings
East Lyme
Lancers
Waterford
Bears
Stonington
Bulldogs
Westerly

NFA holds on to beat New London 9-8 in nation's oldest rivalry

The game featured as many safeties (two) as touchdowns and didn't have any bearing on state tournament berths or league titles. It was all about the rivalry.

High School football / Week 12 capsules

A preview of the Week 12 high school football games

Thames River a win away from its first CIAC playoff berth

The Thames River co-op will earn its first CIAC playoff berth with a win at rival Quinebaug Valley on Wednesday night.

Fitch, Ledyard feel lost without chance to play for Colonel Ledyard Sword

Fitch head coach Mike Ellis Jr. and Ledyard senior Walker Lenz have spent almost every Thanksgiving Day of their lives at a high school football game. Ledyard head coach Mike Serricchio was looking forward to being in his first one.

Stonington falls to Westerly 28-7

Westerly, a heavy favorite, pulled out a 28-7 win over winless Stonington but led by just seven early in the fourth quarter.

OPINION

Rivalry interrupted

How dispiriting that the scheduling of the oldest high school football rivalry, dating to 1875, is being shifted not because of weather or crisis or convenience, but apparently because of some misguided young males.

Thanksgiving should transcend our differences

Breaking bread together and expressing gratitude transcends one people, one culture and one nation.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Don't let Thanksgiving become a mere speed bump in the race to Christmas

SPECIAL REPORTS