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Raider football back at it, UConn football and both hoop teams in action this weekend.

POSTED November 07, 2015
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


TORRINGTON: The Torrington Raiders football team gets back into action tonight at the Robert H Frost Complex on the grounds of Torrington High School as they start the final run towards a possible State playoff game.

After being humbled by Ansonia two weeks ago in a game watched by more the 2500 fans, the Raiders will look to bounce back against a team in Sacred Heart that comes in 0-7 but might also be the perfect team for the Raiders to overlook.

This is their final home game of the 2015 regular season and finishing 9-1 is critical if Torrington hold and chance of a home game in December.

Following this match up, the Raiders travel to take on St Paul next Friday at six before their season ending match up against Watertown on Thanksgiving Day at 10:15 am.

The Falcons put up 52 points in their loss to Wolcott last week so they can put up some numbers when needed and everybody knows Turkey Day is a toss-up game, regardless of the team’s records coming in.

….Nice job by Dennis Fowler and the Mills girls in grabbing a share of the Berkshire League title with their 2-1 win over previously unbeaten Housatonic.

His motivation tactics are second to none around here and he certainly got the best out of his defenders, especially Hannah Anderson who shut down high scoring forward Lauren Segalla.

Count on both teams doing their best to make noise in the upcoming state tournament.

….Loving this 70-degree weather, one day closer to spring, I say.

….Are the Mets still playing?

….The UConn men and women will be in action this weekend in their final respective exhibitions.

Kevin Ollie and the men play on Saturday at the XL Center against the University of New haven while Geno Auriemma and the women take on Vanguard on a day that the 2014 Championship banner will be raised and the players rings distributed.

Can we book Indianapolis yet for the women’s Final Four?

...The UConn football team travels to take on Tulane on Saturday, in search of a .500 record.

Tulane is 2-6 this season while the Huskies are 4-5 and looking to start a winning streak after beating ECU by a 31-13 score a week ago.

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