Connecticut Top 25 Poll – Week 13 (Public)

November 27, 2023

By Nick Dalessio NEFJ Correspondent Playoff time. Here’s our latest Top 25 as the postseason ramps up… 1. Naugatuck, Next Game: 11/28 vs. No. 21 Darien  The Greyhounds were able to beat previously undefeated Ansonia 42-22. They used two quarterbacks in the game- senior Jett Hall and junior Ethan Jones. Jones completed two passes, both for touchdowns. Hall rushed for 228 yards and two scores. 2. Staples, Next Game: 11/28…


Cheshire Academy 35, Avon Old Farms 28 – Cats win thrilling Drew Gamere Bowl

November 17, 2023

By Jake Klein NEFJ Correspondent CHESHIRE, CT — When Dante Reno transferred from Loomis Chaffee to Cheshire Academy ahead his senior year, a lot changed. His commute to school was more than a half hour longer. He turned over the Pelicans’ red and white for the navy blue and gray of the Cats. He was playing for his fifth high school coach in as many years. Friday night’s 35-28 Drew……


CIAC Top 25 poll – Week 7 (Public)

October 16, 2023

By Nick Dalessio NEFJ Correspondent 1. Greenwich, Next Game: 10/20 at Trumbull The Cardinals were victorious over another top 10 opponent. Senior running back George Vomvolakis rushed for 105 yards and a score. Senior quarterback Rocco Grillo passed for 186 yards and two touchdowns, completing 69% of his passes. 2. Cheshire, Next Game: 10/27 at Notre Dame-West Haven The Rams trounced Hamden 41-0. Senior ATH Jeffery Gonzalez scored three total……


Greenwich off to another fast start with Vomvolakis brothers leading the way

October 6, 2023

Perennial Connecticut state championship contender Greenwich is 4-0 and looks like its usual dominant self. While the program regularly rolls out outstanding athletes and has throughout its history – its most notable alum is Steve Young – Peter and George Vomvolakis are creating their own brotherly legacy. Peter is the bigger but younger brother (a junior) playing on both sides of the line, while George – who’s also a team…