Connecticut High School Football

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

Saturday Live Scoring Updates

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Welcome back to our weekly live high school football scoring updates feature. If you can’t get to the game, but want to follow everything that’s happening across the Connecticut High School Football world live, just click the window below. We will be covering as many games as possible with our staff. Some of the games […] [Read More]
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Friday Night Postmortem

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Now, for the Friday night postmortem. All of the Class LL schools held serve. Central crushed Stamford, 37-0 Greenwich hammered Westhill, 45-7 Staples’ defense — as expected — gave new QB Keith Gelman a break and smothered Ludlowe, 38-0 Ridgefield rolled through McMahon, 42-6 (How many more verbs can I think of?) … Hamden battered […] [Read More]
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Ansonia 44, Derby/O’Brien Tech 14 (The Movie)

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After a tense first-half, it appears nothing has changed since Ansonia and Derby last clashed on a football field. Ansonia and, more to the point, Montrell Dobbs and his offensive line dominated the line of scrimmage, erased an early deficit and won the first meeting of these border rivals since 2003 convincingly — pretty much […] [Read More]

Live Friday Night High School Football Scoring Updates

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Welcome back to our weekly live high school football scoring updates feature. If you can’t get to the game, but want to follow everything that’s happening across the Connecticut High School Football world live, just click the window below. We will be covering as many games as possible with our staff. Here are some of […] [Read More]
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Ansonia-Derby: Finally, A Valley Classic Renewed

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From the moment the Naugatuck Valley League finally said, ‘We do,’ and approved the marriage with its long lost step child, the anticipation for this moment has been palpable. You could just taste the impending venom and bile on your tongue. Every resident from Pulaski Highway, to Main Street, across the Naugatuck River, to Pershing […] [Read More]

Sean Patrick Bowley’s Guide To This Week’s Games: Week 7

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FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Shelton (3-3) Hillhouse (3-3) 2:30 Shelton always has problems at Bowen Stamford (2-4) Central (5-1) 6 Watch that Greenwich hangover, Central Hamden (5-1) Fairfield Prep (0-6) 6 Prep wishes it had Hamden’s problems Abbott Tech (1-4) Platt Tech (2-4) 7 Wow. PT’s Grate is state’s leading rusher McMahon (2-4) Ridgefield […] [Read More]
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Staples’ Pacilio done

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Staples quarterback Brandon Pacilio will have surgery on his broken ankle this week, officially ending his high school football career, coach Marce Petroccio confirmed Wednesday night. Pacilio broke the ankle in the second quarter of Staples’ 40-0 victory over Harding at Hedges Stadium. Initially, Petroccio said there was an outside chance the injury wasn’t severe […] [Read More]
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New Canaan 35, St. Joseph 25 (The Movie)

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While you were all busy voting on our players of the week on the main site (what? you haven’t done it? Well get busy: http://connpost.com/highschoolfootball) I finally got a chance to cut together highlights from Saturday’s big performance from — yes, I’ll say it — the state’s No. 1 football team. New Canaan and quarterback […] [Read More]

Wednesday’s live chat moves to MSG Varsity

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It’s suddenly getting real busy around here so, I’m sorry to say, we will have to skip the online live high school football chat for this Wednesday. Yeah, there’s just too much going on with us football writers. Dave Ruden has a couple of big projects he’s working on for the newspaper, so he was going […] [Read More]
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The Elite 8: Week 7

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And, finally, we bring you the Elite 8 power rankings for Southwest Connecticut, where, frankly the best football is played year-in, year-out. I had a real, real, real tough time sifting through my memory, basing what I’ve seen, heard and what I know about our fair region’s top teams, and then matching that up against […] [Read More]