High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
WHAT’S HOT OWN THE NIGHT(HAWKS): If there was ever a time to take Newtown seriously, it’s now. The Nighthawks didn’t shy away from the spotlight against Ansonia on Friday. Instead, they embraced it. They weren’t fazed, unlike so many others, by Ansonia’s mystique. The Nighthawks outmuscled the Chargers on their way to program-defining 14-8 win […] [Read More]
Offense Jaret DeVellis, Newtown: Rushed for 146 yards on 19 carries as the Nighthawks beat Ansonia 14-8 oto snap the Chargers’ 48-game winning streak. Tyler Hansen, New Milford: 11 completions for 215 yards and 4 TDs and a 28-yard run for another score in 48-8 rout of Kennedy. Mark Piccirillo, Shelton: Threw 3 TDs (37, […] [Read More]
A dominant second half paved the way for Capital Prep to claim a 43-14 victory over Abbott Tech-Immaculate Saturday night. Capital Prep’s defense pitched a second half shutout, and its offense Wearing them down With less than a minute left in the half, Abbott Tech-Immaculate scored what looked to be a potential tide-turning touchdown on […] [Read More]
Greenwich withstood a second half offensive surge by Trumbull, winning 34-15 on homecoming at Cardinal Stadium. [Read More]
After a 42-0 thumping of Trinity Catholic on Saturday, Darien coach Rob Trifone provided a reminder to everyone. “People don’t realize how young we are,” he said. “We’re veterans on the line, but young in a lot of other spots. They’re growing up, week by week.” Darien, ranked second in the state, is now 6-0. […] [Read More]
Ansonia coach Tom Brockett said earlier this week that Newtown was probably the Chargers’ biggest opponent this season, in terms of size. On Friday, the Nighthawks proved they’re likely also one of, if not the fastest team the Chargers will see. That proved especially true on defense, as the Nighthawks shut down the high-powered Chargers 14-8 […] [Read More]
In muddy conditions in Seymour, Bethel put an end to its two-game losing streak by bouncing back with a 17-0 victory. Pitching a shutout It’s been a bit of an up-and-down campaign thus far for Bethel’s defense, but sure tackling and a nose for the football allowed the unit to earn a shutout. “They […] [Read More]