The Coach

The Coach

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My Favorite Week of the Year and My Favorite Holiday; 21 Spots Clinched

Ah it's that time again - my favorite week of the year - the week of my favorite Holiday - THANKSGIVING -. Don't ask me why, but I have always loved Thanksgiving - the days leading up to it and the weekend days after it. 

It's a time to give thanks for all that we have - I love it because I host it - and my family comes and we feast together. I love it because of all the great food that is served at this 1 meal - from soup to dessert.

I love it because of High School Football - the end of the regular season - and the revealing of all the Playoff matchups for the CIAC State Tournament.

21 teams have clinched Playoff berths - only 11 remain.

The following teams have clinched Playoff Spots:

Class LL(6)  Shelton, Darien, Southington, Newtown, Greenwich, New Britain

Class L (4)  Naugatuck, Hand, Middletown, Maloney

Class M (5) St. Joseph, Sheehan, Berlin, Killingly, Cheney Tech

Class S (6) Bullard Havens, Ansonia, Stafford/East Windsor/Somers, Cromwell/Portland, Bloomfield, Woodland

24 teams are still alive for the final 11 Spots

My Broadcast Schedule this week

WEDNESDAY  The Thanksgiving Eve Extravaganza in Studio Show 7:05pm on News Radio 960, & iHeartradio

THURSDAY The Thanksgiving Day Spectacular - Branford at East Haven 10:05am on News Radio 960, & iHeartradio - plus you can WATCH the game, with the Audio Play by Play, by going to, go to On Air, click on High School Sports. Or you can watch it on the 960WELI Facebook Page.

I will have all the final scores of all the games  and all the Playoff Matchups before I leave the air.

Which teams take the final  11 spots - which Thanksgiving rival will knock out their opponent and which teams will win and clinch a spot - like I say - it's my favorite week of the year  - but by the end of the week - we'll know the 32 teams in the State Tournament - oh Baby!

Photo: Football Clip Art

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