O'Connell A Prized Chess Piece For New Canaan Football Team

O’Connell A Prized Chess Piece For New Canaan Football Team

NEW CANAAN — In evaluating Ryan O’Connell’s value to the New Canaan football team, it is probably best to start with the positions he cannot play rather than the long list of options afforded his coach, Lou Marinelli.

So don’t expect to see O’Connell on either the offensive or defensive lines. Tight end is out. Linebacker too.


Unique Skill Set Earns Greenwich's Paul Williams Chance To Play At Fordham

For Greenwich’s Paul Williams, The Chance To Play College Football Proved A Snap

GREENWICH — When Paul Williams is asked what position he plays for the Greenwich High School football team, his first response is linebacker.

Then, as if a footnote, he adds he is also the long snapper.

“People hear that and they say it is unique,” Williams said with a smile. “How many people do it or want to do it? It does open up a lot of doors.”


Ridgefield's Optimism Due In Part To Passing Fancy

Ridgefield’s Optimism Due In Part To Passing Fancy

RIDGEFIELD — Tommy Jordan, the former star Ridgefield High School lineman, was working with his alma mater recently when coach Kevin Callahan asked him if he thought the Tigers used the right offense his senior year.

Jordan, whose college career at Florida was cut short by injury, according to Callahan had a succinct response: “No, we should have been in the spread.”