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Fighting the Odds, BANC Raiders Head to Playoffs Vs Cos Cob Crushers on Sunday

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In season one the BANC Raiders did not win a single game. Last year, they rose to two wins. And this year, their three victories propelled them into the GFYL’s fourth playoff seed. The BANC Raiders will dress 15 players this Sunday, Nov 12 for their playoff bout against the Cos Cob Crushers who are 8-0. Continue Reading →

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GYFL: A Storied Institution Adapts to Changing Times

Frank Sarcone, president of the board of GYFL didn’t mince words talking about how awareness of concussions has had an impact on how many kids sign up for football. He said there are other sports vying for kids’ limited free time — everything from crew, to soccer and flag football. However, he said, many changes have been made within GYFL in terms of how the game is taught, training and certifications for coaches, and use of the King-Devick test, which eliminates the guess work when it comes to concussions. Continue Reading →

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