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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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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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Greenwich football overpowers New Canaan 42-14 at Dunning

New Canaan’s AJ Rakoczy (8) and Jack Defrancesco (14) wrap up Greenwich’s Tysen Comizio (40) during Saturday night’s football game at Dunning Field. — Dave Stewart photo Saturday night’s Greenwich-New Canaan showdown was hyped as a heavyweight battle of two premier FCIAC football programs. And for the 3,000-plus fans that packed Dunning Field, the Cardinals […]

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Saturday night fever: New Canaan football hosts Greenwich under the lights at Dunning

The New Canaan defense chases down Greenwich quarterback Gavin Muir during last year’s football clash at GHS. — Dave Stewart photo John Marinelli left the New Canaan football program in 2015 to begin work on re-establishing the Greenwich Cardinals as an FCIAC and state powerhouse. During his first match-up against his former team the hype […]

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