Live: Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 football semifinals and championship
Watch the final four teams of the 32-school Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 football tournament live (or later on-demand) in streaming HD on the HAN Network on Saturday, July 9. All three of those final games, beginning at 1 p.m., in the double-elimination tournament can be seen in the video player below:
• In the first semifinal (in the winner's bracket) Cheshire Academy will play Brunswick School (Greenwich) at 1 p.m.
The ninth Grip It and Rip It tournament at New Canaan's Dunning Field started with 32 teams playing in four divisions of round-robin play on Friday. After that they were seeded into a double-elimination tournament that begin Saturday morning. You can view a live bracket of the tournament here.
On Friday, HAN Network's Frank Granito and John Kovach hosted a special edition of Nutmeg Sports during the opening of the two-day tournament, featuring interviews with players, coaches and more. Click here to watch that show. You can read more about the tournament in this preview story.
HAN Network is the official broadcast partner of the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the premiere high school sports league in Connecticut. We'll return with more live, streaming HD broadcasts of FCIAC sports in September — including football, soccer, volleyball and field hockey.