Connecticut High School Football

High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.

Live updates: High School Football Week 2

Get live updates from reporters and fans from all the games as we enter week 2 of the high school season. You can join the conversation by using #cthsfb for all you football tweets. [Read More]

Uni-Browse: Hand, New Canaan, Stamford and Prep

Welcome to the first football edition of Uni-Browse. I will get to the uniforms from games I cover but if you see a cool uniform from a game I do not attend, please send me a picture either through Twitter @EricsonSports or email Enjoy! [Read More]
Peter Archey and the Darien Blue Wave remain at No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 2

Hearst Connecticut Media’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs (points, first-place votes in parentheses): 1. DARIEN (1-0) (54 points, 2 first-place votes): Quite a second-half effort by the Blue Wave, outscoring Hillhouse 33-7. 2. NEW CANAAN (1-0) (51, 3): Rams made perhaps the biggest statement in Week One, winning at Hand […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8, FCIAC, NVL, SCC, SWC
Darien's Timmy Graham throws a pass in a 47-25 win over Hillhouse on Friday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Week 1: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SCC/FCIAC Challenge: For the second straight year, the FCIAC got the edge in the battle between power conferences, after Trinity Catholic routed Sheehan 33-3 on Saturday. The FCIAC won 9-8, and several heavyweight matchups lived up to their top billing. The best of them all might’ve been New Canaan edging Hand at the […] [Read More]
Shelton quarterback Mark Piccirillo. (Bob Luckey/staff photographer)

Week 1 review: The top performers

Offense Dequan Woods, Harding: 3 TDs — runs of 1 and 11 yards and 13-yard pass from Taisun Phommachanh — in 38-10 rout of Law. Phommachanh, a freshman QB, who threw for 278 yards, also connected on a 69-yard TD pass to Tyshawn Walker (7 catches for 140 yards) and a pair of  2-point conversions. […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC , FCIAC , High School Football , NVL , SCC | More
Trinity Catholic's Anthony Lombardi throws a pass during Saturday's win over Sheehan. (Lindsay Perry/staff photpgrapher)

Trinity Catholic heading in the right direction

They can look ahead. Without baggage. That was the most important news in Trinity Catholic’s 33-3 pasting of Sheehan on Saturday. After an 0-11 campaign in head coach Donny Panapada’s first season at his alma mater, the Crusaders can puff out their chests by winning Week 1 of the 2014 football season.Rest assured, there will […] [Read More]

Westhill starts on positive side against Norwalk

A year after posting its first winning season in recent memory, Westhill kicked off the 2014 campaign with a 36-21 win over Norwalk at home Saturday. Josh Exantus ran for 141 yards and 4 touhdowns as the Bears could not slow down the Vikings running game. New Westhill QB Frankie Marcucio showed poise under center, […] [Read More]

Abbott Tech-Immaculate victorious in team debut

The Abbott Tech-Immaculate co-op football team wrote the first chapter of its history on Saturday, and their book is off to an exciting start. A tough running game and four touchdowns by Dominique Rogers led the United to a convincing 35-8 victory against Platt Tech at Foran High School.   Sustaining a ground attack Seemingly […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC