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SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE

23rd Annual All-Conference Football Banquet Held

The SCC held its 23rd annual All-Conference Football Banquet on January 9 at Anthony's Ocean in New Haven.  Sixty-nine All-Conference players were recognized along with the OrthoNOW/SCC Players and Coaches of the Year.  In addition the three 2016 "tier" champions - West Haven (I), Hillhouse (II) and Sheehan (III) were feted.

Click here for the All-Conference player bios (pdf)

Click here for the event program (pdf)

 

OrthoNOW SCC Football Players of Year:  Nico Ragaini (Notre Dame, Tier 1), Zach Davis (Sheehan, Tier 3), Matt Brehon (Hillhouse, Tier 2) - photo by Bill O'Brien

SCC, SWC, ECC Announce Football Scheduling Partnership

Three Connecticut high school football leagues have announced a two-year scheduling partnership that will involve 39 total teams and at least 80 games over the next two seasons (2017 and 2018).  Twenty-two teams from the Southern Connecticut Conference, including league newcomers Harding and Bassick, along with 12 from the South-West Conference and five from the Eastern Connecticut Conference have agreed to a scheduling partnership that will begin in 2017. 

Harding and Bassick Will Join Southern Connecticut Conference as Associate Members for Football

Warren G. Harding and Bassick high schools will join the Southern Connecticut Conference as associate members in the sport of football, starting with the 2017 season.  The SCC athletic directors and principals unanimously voted to invite the two Bridgeport-based schools into the league for football earlier this month.   The addition of the two schools brings the SCC’s football-playing schools total to 22.  The league will most likely remain in three-tier format with Harding joining tier two, and Bassick in tier three.  The league is currently in the process of setting up a two-year schedule (2017and 2018).

Refurbished Bowen Field Dedicated

 

Hillhouse's JT Gardner and Creed/Career/Whitney Tech's Jhavion Haddock cut the ribbon to begin play on the new Bowen Field (Photo by Bill O'Brien)

Although it opened in 1947, Bowen Field in New Haven had never seen a game played under the lights.  Since the SCC was founded in 1994, the New Haven schools (Hillhouse/Wilbur Cross) were the last football teams in the SCC to play during the day.  in 2016, Creed/Career/Whitney Tech became the SCC's 20th football team, and on September 9, Bowen Field was re-dedicated with a pre-game ceremony.   Ironically, the first game was two New Haven schools - Hillhouse vs. Creed/Career/Whitney Tech.  Hillhouse prevailed, 35-0.

Here are some media accounts

Field Renovations Complete (New Haven Register, July 20)

Hillhouse Christens Bowen Field (GameTimeCT.com, Sept. 9)

Inside the SCC: Sparking Bowen Field (GameTimeCT.com, Sept. 11)

SCC Football - Thanksgiving Results


Week #11 Schedule - Nov. 17

Xavier 42, at Wilbur Cross 0

at Foran 47, Creed/Career 30

at East Lyme 28, Jonathan Law 14

East Haven 29, at Brien McMahon 10

 

Week #12 Schedule – Thanksgiving – Nov. 24

at Daniel Hand 44, Guilford 0 (Nov. 23)

at Southington 47, Cheshire 20

at North Haven 49, Amity Regional 14

at Shelton 44, Derby 8

at West Haven 28, Fairfield Prep 21

Hilhouse 33, at Wilbur Cross 20

at East Haven 14, Branford 0

Sheehan 58, at Lyman Hall 22

at Foran 43, Jonathan Law 21

Notre Dame 55, at Hamden 6

 

 

 

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