2018 Schedule is here!

2018 - Varsity

Overall 0-0; 0-0 NVL Copper Division

Date/Time Opponent Result
Fri. 9/7 7:00pm at WCA (Municpal Stadium)
Fri. 9/14 7:00pm Holy Cross
Fri. 9/21 6:00pm at Oxford

Chargers fall in State Finals, 42-36.

The Ansonia Chargers fell in this years Class S State Championship game by a score of 42-36 to St. Joseph's.

Led by senior rb Markell Dobbs (40/251/3TD's) the Chargers fell just short of the win. Justin Lopez (5/109 and a TD) also played a great game for the Chargers.

It was the 8th straight appearance in a State Final by Ansonia, and they are 4-4 over the span.

Ansonia Beats Stafford, head to Class S Final!

The Ansonia Chargers beat the Stafford/Somers/E.Windsor Bulldogs 52-19 in the Class S Semi-Final game Saturday.

Playing without Starting QB Justin Lopez, the Chargers did not pass or punt the entire game. Tyler Cafaro got the start in Lopez's stead. Markell Dobbs ran for 147 yards on 13 carries, and scored 3 TD's. Shaykeem Harmon scored on a 37 yd. INT return, to go with a 47 yd. run. John Picheco and Darwin Amaya also added scoring runs for the Chargers.

Thanksgiving: Ansonia beats Naugatuck 46-28!

The Chargers wrapped up the regular season 10-0, by beating the Naugatuck Greyhounds 46-28 on Thanksgiving morning.

Sr. RB Markell Dobbs ran 34 times for 406 yards. He also scored 6 TD's and 5 2 pt. conversions, accounting for all Ansonia's points.

Ansonia will open the CIAC Class S playoffs with a home game against #8 seed Seymour at 6:30 pm this Tuesday!

Ansonia beats Holy Cross, 50-6. Improves to 9-0.

The Ansonia Chargers beat the Holy Cross Crusaders 50-6 on a rare Saturday game at Holy Cross High School to improve to 9-0 on the year.

Playing without star running back Markell Dobbs (held out of the game for precautionary reasons), Junior Running Back Darwin Amaya filled in quite nicely, as he ran for 4 TD's on runs of 8, 48, 20, & 1 yds.

Senior Justin Lopez returned a punt 70 yards for another score, and also intercepted a Cross pass. Sophomore RB Shaykeem Harmon also scored on a 9 yard run for Ansonia.

Saturday's game vs. Holy Cross moved to 11:00am

The game against Holy Cross scheduled for this Saturday, 11/11 for 1:00 pm has been change to an 11:00am start at the request of Holy Cross.

Ansonia 50, St. Paul Catholic 0. The Chargers move to 6-0!

The 5-0 Chargers faced the 5-0 St. Paul Falcons at Jarvis on Friday night.

After an opening drive by the Falcons that took up almost the first 9 minutes of the game, but stalled near the Chargers 30 yard line, Ansonia took over.

Sr. Markell Dobbs ran 8 times for 288 yards (36 ypc avg.) and scored 5 TD's on runs of 61, 27, 42, 80, and 60 yards. Jr. Running Back Darwin Amaya also scored on a run of 32 yards.

Sophomore Garrett Cafaro was a perfect 6-6 on extra points, and So. Shaykeem Harmon also ran in a 2 pt. conversion.

Ansonia moves to 5-0 with win over Kennedy

The Ansonia Chargers improved to 5-0, beating the Kennedy Eagles by a score of 48-6 Thursday night in Waterbury.

Brent Washington hauled in 3 TD passes from Justin Lopez, while Markell Dobbs scored twice on the ground. Cody Teodosio, Darwin Amaya, and Lopez also scored Charger Touchdowns!

Next game is at home at Jarvis Stadium, Friday night, 10/20 vs. St. Paul Catholic.

Win Number 800! Ansonia 62, Torrington 6

The Ansonia Chargers became the first team in state history to record 800 wins by beating Torrington 62-6 Friday night at Jarvis.

The Chargers scored the first 3 times they touched the ball. Markell Dobbs rushed for 101 yards and 2 TD's on only 4 carries, and also added a 40 yd punt return TD.

QB Just Lopez also ran for 2 TD's, and threw a 39 yd TD to Brent Washington.

Darwin Amaya and Shaykeem Harmon also added rushing TD's.

Next game is Thursday 10/5 at 6:00pm vs. Kennedy at Municpal Stadium in Waterbury

Chargers 3-0, looking for win number 800!!

The Chargers beat Oxford last Friday. 43-0. The defense got their first shutout of the season. The offense was again led by Markell Dobbs (7/146) who score 2 rushing TD's along with a 44 yard punt return!

Come out to Jarvis tonight to Cheer on the Chargers as they go up against Torrington at 7:00 PM. The Chargers are looking for win number 800 in school history!!

Ansonia 54, WCA 6. Chargers move to 2-0

The Ansonia Chargers won their first road contest in grand fashion Friday night, beating the Spartans of Waterbury Career Academy 54-6.

Markell Dobbs again led the Chargers attack, running for 181 yds and 4 TD's. Justin Lopez, Darwin Amaya, Shaykeem Harmon, and Terjuan Burneyalso scored for Ansonia.

Next up vs. Oxford at home this Friday at 7:00!

Chargers open 2017 with a big win at home!

The Ansonia Chargers began their quest for title number 21 in grand fashion Friday night, beating the Wolcott Eagles 61-6. The Chargers scored every time they had the ball in the first half, and led 53-6 at halftime.

Led by Sr. Captain Markell Dobbs (14/161/2 TDs) and Jr. Darwin Amaya (4/54/2 TDs), the Chargers got going early. Sr. Captain Cody Teodosio led the receivers with 2 catches for 37 yards and a TD.

The Chargers are now 31-0 all-time against the Eagles since the series began in 1987.

2017 Schedule has been released!

2017 - Varsity

Overall 10-0; 4-0 NVL Copper Division

Date/Time Opponent Result
Fri. 9/8 7:00pm Wolcott W 61-6
Fri. 9/15 7:00pm at WCA (Municpal Stadium) W 54-6
Fri. 9/22 7:00pm Oxford

State Championship Banquet March 24!

The Ansonia Gridiron Club will host a banquet next month celebrating the high school football team’s 20th state championship title.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, March 24 at the Colonial Tavern in Oxford.

Donation is $40 per person.

Ansonia wins 20th State Championship!

The Ansonia Chargers beat the Rocky Hill Terriers 28-21 to capture their 20th
CIAC State Championship!!!

2017 Schedule

2017 - Varsity

Overall 9-0; 4-0 NVL Copper Division

Date/Time Opponent Result
Fri. 9/8 7:00pm Wolcott W 61-6
Fri. 9/15 7:00pm at WCA (Municpal Stadium) W 54-6
Fri. 9/22 7:00pm Oxford

Annual Recognition Dinner!

The Ansonia Gridiron Club has announced that their annual Recognition Dinner will be held on Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The event will be at the Adratic Marchegian Club, Hawthorne Avenue, in Derby.
The Gridiron Club will honor former players Pat, Tim and Terry McNamara and also the state championship teams of 1976 and 1977.
Reserved tables and also individual tickets for the prime rib dinner are $40 and can be obtained by calling Rob Lisi Jr. at 203-231-5197 or by emailing at roblisi3@hotmail.com or robert.a.lisi@lmco.com

2016 Schedule

2016 - Varsity

Overall 10-0; 4-0 NVL Copper Division

Date/Time Opponent Result
Fri. 9/9 6:30pm at Wolcott W 62-21
Fri. 9/16 7:00pm Waterbury Career W 44-0
Fri. 9/23 6:00pm at Oxford

State Semi-Finals: Ansonia 35, Windham 14

The Chargers beat the Windham Whippets 35-14 to advance to their 5th Straight Championship game.

The weather was awful - cold and very rainy. But that didn't stop running backs Tyler Bailey (110 rush yds., 3 TD's) and Tajik Bagley (124 rush yds). from controlling the football on the ground.

Bailey scored on runs of 9, 15, and 8 yards. Witold Gul caught a 29 yard TD pass from JaiQuan McKnight. Armani Rivera also scored on an 8 yard run,

Thanksgiving: Ansonia 47, Naugatuck 12

In the highly anticipated matchup between two of the NVL's top teams, Ansonia came out on top - convincingly.

Behind the running of Tajik Bagley (30 - 169) who scored rushing touchdowns of 3, 7, 8, and 1 yard and also threw a 43 TD pass to Witold Gul
- the Chargers dominated both sides of the ball.

The Defense - led by Tyler O'COnnell and Tyler Doy they sacked Naugatuck QB Jason Bradley 4 times, and also forced three turnovers, They also held Bradley (one of the top QB's in the state) to 10 of 23 passing with 1 TD, and 2 INT's.

2014: Ansonia 43, Kennedy 8

The Chargers moved to 9-1 on the season, beating the Kennedy Eagles 43-8 on Senior Night at Jarvis Stadium.

Tajik Bagley ran for 3 touchdowns, and ran for 259 yards, while Tyler Bailey caught 2 TD passes from Ja'Quan McKnight. Jevonne Lashley also scored for the Chargers, who led 43-0 in the 4th quarter.

With the win, Ansonia has almost clinched a playoff spot in class S, just needed a few bonus points to qualify.

The Chargers are off this week. Their next gam will be at home on Thanksgiving Day vs, Naugatuck at 10:30 am

Chargers scramble to down Woodland, 30-28

The Chargers rallied with 2 Touchdowns in the final 2 minutes to defeat Woodland, 30-28. Both of the the touchdowns cam on 4th & goal throws from MCKnight to Tyler Bailey.

2014: Ansonia 42, Holy Cross 6

The Chargers rebounded from their first loss in over 3 years by beating Holy Cross 42-6 at Nolan field.

Led by RB Tajik Bagley(4 rushing TD'S) and WR Witold Gul (2 TD catches), the Chargers respnonded after trailing early 6-0., putting up 42 unanswered points.

Bagley ran for 151 yards on 23 carries, and Gul caught 3 passes for 123 yards. QB Jai'Quan McKnight completed 5 of 7 passes for 176 yards in the win.

Check out the game photos Here

2014: Newtown 14, Ansonia 8

Ansonia saw their 48 game winning streak come to an end, losing a hard-fought defensive battle to #5 Newtown. Ansonia trailed 7-0 at halftime, then 14-0 before Tyler Bailey hauled in a 19 yard pass from McKnight, then McKnight ran in a 2 pt conversion.

The Chargers has their chance in the 4th qtr, twice driving deep into Newtown territory, but were just unable to finish.

Next game is Friday at 7:00 pm vs. Holy Cross - home at Nolan Field, Come out and support your Chargers!!

Ansonia 61, ST. Paul 35

The usually dominant Ansonia Defense got of to a shaky start in this one, but the offense and special teams picked it up. Jai'Quan McKnight scored on a long kickoff return, and ran fro another score, while Tyler Bailey score 4 TD's, 3 on the ground and one on a 61 yard punt return. Tajik Bagley ran for 2 scores.

Sorry, no photos this week.

Next game: Friday at Newtown at 7:00pm. Everyone, come out and support Big Blue as they attempt to tie Cheshire's state record for most consecutive wins at 49!!! Be there!!

Ansonia on Traditions TV

Ansonia Football was featured on a television show on Sports New York (SNY) called Traditions. The Traditions crew filmed the Chargers as they practiced leading up to the game versus Watertown. Past and present coaches and players were also interviewed.

Click here if you would like to purchase a copy of the show (DVD).



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