FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Are you ready for some football?
High school football, that is.
The regular season in Fairfield County starts this week with games beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 10 and continuing through Saturday, Sept. 13.
Among the featured matchups, defending Class L state champion New Canaan, No. 25 in the latest MaxPreps Northeast Region rankings , visits Daniel Hand of Madison under the Friday Night Lights on the new Strong Field at The Surf Club.
Here's a rundown of opening games:
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Ridgefield at Cheshire, 6 p.m.
Harding at Jonathan Law, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Brien McMahon at Wilbur Cross, 4 p.m.
East Haven at Bassick at Kennedy Stadium, 6:30 p.m.
Bridgeport Central at North Haven, 7 p.m.
Guilford at Wilton, 7 p.m.
New Canaan at Daniel Hand at Surf Club, 7 p.m.
Stamford vs. Fairfield Prep at Fairfield Ludlowe, 7 p.m.
St. Joseph at Notre Dame-West Haven, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12
Darien at Hillhouse at Wilbur Cross Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.
Foran at Fairfield Warde at Tetreau/Davis Field, 7 p.m.
Greenwich at West Haven, 7 p.m.
Hamden at Danbury, 7 p.m.
Lyman Hall at Fairfield Ludlowe at Taft Field, 7 p.m.
Shelton at Trumbull, 7 p.m.
Stratford at Joel Barlow, 7 p.m.
Weston at Bethel, 7 p.m.
Xavier at Staples, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Norwalk at Westhill, 1:30 p.m.
Sheehan at Trinity Catholic, 2 p.m.
Cheshire Academy at Brunswick, 3 p.m.
Loomis Chaffee at Avon Old Farms, 3 p.m.
Riverdale Country Day at King, 3 p.m.
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