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  • Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs

    Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs
    Top seeds: Sacred Heart-Griffin, Geneseo, Normal U-High. Last season: Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin defeated Montini 38-28 for the title. Favorite: Sacred Heart-Griffin. Dark horse: Decatur MacArthur. Best first-round game: Solorio-Marian...
  • How The Courant's State, Area High School Football Top 10 Fared

    How The Courant's Top 10 state and area high school football teams fared in Week 7: State 1. Southington (6-0): Defeated Conard-West Hartford, 41-6. 2. Darien (7-0): Defeated Ridgefield, 50-23. 3. Newtown (7-0): Defeated Brookfield, 21-14. 4. New...
  • Berlin Remains Unbeaten

    Berlin Remains Unbeaten
    WEST HARTFORD — When asked what the foundation was for Berlin's 27-8 victory over Northwest Catholic Saturday, Berlin quarterback Alec Norton made a fist. "We don't have any singular stars," he said while raising his right index finger. He...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • A look at District 11 football playoff races, EPC South standings entering Week 10

    A look at District 11 football playoff races, EPC South standings entering Week 10
    We have completed nine weeks of the high school football regular season. With one week to go, many of the District 11 playoff berths are decided. District 11 will hold a conference call with reporters Monday to update scenarios for the remaining...
  • In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will

    In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will
    Cardinal Francis George has announced that he has written Chicago's Roman Catholic schools into his will. "While waiting for the Pope's appointment of the ninth Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich, I reflected often on our Church in Chicago...
  • Coach's stitchwork got Allen High School field hockey team to playoffs

    The late summer ruling that kept boys from playing field hockey, most painfully on teams with playoff aspirations, hit Allen as hard as any. The Canaries' success in developing male goalkeepers and forwards over the years is common knowledge. Weeks...
  • After snapping four-game losing streak, Dieruff is looking for a strong finish and playoff berth

    After snapping four-game losing streak, Dieruff is looking for a strong finish and playoff berth
    The road to respectability often comes with some potholes. That's what Dieruff has encountered this season. Having gone 5-5 in 2013 after posting just one win over the previous four seasons, the Huskies had high hopes entering this season. However,...
  • EPC football capsules for Week 9

    Freedom at Easton •When: 7 tonight. •In the spotlight: Freedom struggled to slow a mobile quarterback last week, as Parkland's Devante Cross ran for 143 yards. Easton also has a quarterback who can take off in Trey Durrah, so the Patriots...
  • Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod

    Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod
    PHILADELPHIA — Same-sex marriage and Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics "can't be a reality in our lives," Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a gathering of conservative Catholics this week. His remarks seemed to...
  • High School Football Week 7: Five Games To Watch

    High School Football Week 7: Five Games To Watch
    The Courant's high school football games to watch for Week 7: FRIDAY Bristol Eastern (4-2) at Windsor (6-0), 7 p.m. Why it's big: CCC Division II West matchup with Bristol Eastern looking for a signature victory and Windsor seeking to continue to...