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Rams by the numbers: Zach Allen, Boston College, and the NFL Draft

New Canaan’s Zach Allen, a senior at Boston College, pressures former Clemson QB Deshaun Watson — Boston College Athletics photo New Canaan’s Zach Allen, a 2015 graduate of NCHS, was in the spotlight this weekend when he was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 NFL Draft. Allen recently wrapped up a spectacular career […]

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Arizona Cardinals draft New Canaan’s Zach Allen with first pick of 3rd round

Zach Allen (44) of New Canaan sacks St. Joseph quarterback Lars Pederson during the Rams’ football victory over the Cadets on Nov. 1, 2014. — Dave Stewart photo The next step in Zach Allen’s football odyssey took place on Friday night when the former New Canaan star and 2014 New Haven Register All-State Player of […]

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After brilliant Boston College football career, New Canaan’s Zach Allen awaits NFL Draft

Boston College defensive end Zach Allen (2) in action during a game against Clemson in November. — AP Photo/Elise Amendola It was a little more than a month ago when New Canaan’s Zach Allen, during the Boston College pro day in Chestnut Hill, Mass., had a chance to reflect on the past and look forward […]

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Greenwich shuts out New Canaan 34-0 for CIAC Class LL state title

Greenwich head coach John Marinelli and his father, New Canaan head coach Lou Marinelli at midfield following the Class LL final at Boyle Stadium. John’s Cardinals defeated Lou’s Rams 34-0. — Dave Stewart photo With A.J. Barber catching and throwing touchdowns, Gavin Muir consistently moving an up-tempo offense and the defense displaying its usual dominance, […]

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New Canaan football’s remarkable ride ends in state final loss to Greenwich

New Canaan receiver Wyatt Wilson keeps his eyes on the ball while Greenwich’s Ryan Raybuck defends during the Class LL football final on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Boyle Stadium. — Dave Stewart photo The emotions were overflowing following the Greenwich Cardinals’ 34-0 win over the New Canaan Rams in the Class LL football final at […]

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New Canaan defense hits stride, faces huge challenge in Class LL football final

New Canaan’s Kieran Buck (12) gets away from a Darien tackler after recovering a fumble in the fourth quarter of the Turkey Bowl in Stamford. Harrison Skyrm (55) knocked the ball loose on the play. — Dave Stewart photo The New Canaan Rams have had their backs to the wall for the past two months […]

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An emotional week of triumph, tragedy and family for Greenwich coach John Marinelli

Greenwich High School head football coach John Marinelli, right, hugs his father, Lou Marinelli, the head coach of the New Canaan High School football team at the end of a game in Greenwich on Oct. 14, 2017. — Bob Luckey Jr. Photo Since taking the reins of the Greenwich football program in 2015, John Marinelli […]

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Tickets for the Class LL football championship are available online

New Canaan senior JR Moore gets away from a coupe of Shelton defenders during the CIAC Class LL quarterfinals on Tuesday night. — David G Whitham photo Tickets for the CIAC Class LL football championship game between the New Canaan Rams and Greenwich Cardinals can be purchased online at GoFan.com. The Class LL final will […]

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Class LL football final moved to 10 a.m., Saturday, at Boyle Stadium

New Canaan senior co-captain Quintin O’Connell (20) celebrates a touchdown with Luke Morton (3) and Zach LaPolice (7) during the Rams’ win over Shelton in the Class LL quarterfinals on Tuesday, Nov. 27. — David G. Whitham photo The Class LL football final between the New Canaan Rams and Greenwich Cardinals has been moved to […]

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The Class LL Football Final by the Numbers: New Canaan, Greenwich and a clash of titans

New Canaan senior co-captain Quintin O’Connell in action during the Class LL semifinals on Sunday. O’Connell has 25 receptions for 248 yards in two playoff games so far. — Dave Stewart photo The New Canaan Rams and Greenwich Cardinals will clash for a state football championship on Saturday and this edition of Rams by the […]

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