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Norwalk’s Krost A 74-Year-Old Quarterback Trying To Get To The Super Bowl

NORWALK — Lee Krost had his first flirtation with the NFL 50 years ago. He was a semi-professional player with the Richmond Vikings when he was given a tryout by the Baltimore Colts.

Only one thing stood in his way.

“They had this young little skinny guy. His name was Unitas,” said Krost with a smile, referring to Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas.

Now, a half decade later, Krost in a way is trying to get back to the NFL.

Not bad for a 74-year-old quarterback.

FCIAC

Girls Basketball 2013-14: A Strong Posse In Pursuit of Danbury

There seems to be more of a buzz on the eve of the new FCIAC girls basketball season than in recent years.

Perhaps it is because there appears to be more good teams in the upper echelon.

Danbury has defeated Trumbull the past two years in the championship game. There is a pack of talented teams harboring realistic chances of getting the opportunity to play for the title in February.

FCIAC

The Postgame: New Canaan Advances With Quietly Effective Offense

MILFORD — The New Canaan offense was held to a season-low output in its 17-0 win over North Haven on Saturday afternoon at Jonathan Law High School in the semifinal round of the Class L playoffs.

But the Rams made enough big plays when they had to, and succeeded in part by making use of the strategy the Indians had ridden.

New Canaan rushed for 257 yards and, in a statistic North Haven needed to win, held a 27:54-20:06 edge in time of possession.