Connecticut High School Football

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

Denton: Central boys basketball to forfeit one game

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The CIAC has ruled the Central boys basketball team will forfeit its season-opening victory over Staples for the use of an ineligible player, according to Bridgeport citywide athletic director Jim Denton. Central, which self-reported the violation, falls to 10-1. Staples, the beneficiary of the forfeit, improves to 6-6. The game also counts toward the FCIAC […] [Read More]

Connecticut McDonald’s All-American basketball team nominees

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The Connecticut nominees to the All-American boys and girls basketball teams have been announced. …No big surprise, many of the boys are from prep school teams like Hotchkiss, Kent, Suffield, etc. Nobody really regional on the boys nominations that I’m aware of, except Luke Matarazzo from Shelton. From the release: Thirty-four Connecticut high school basketball […] [Read More]

AJ Albano is McMahon’s football coach

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Boy, word moves fast. I got word around noon today that Darien defensive coordinator A.J. Albano was about to be named the next coach at McMahon. But quickly after confirming through sources, I learned it was already out there by our old buddy Matt “Mr. Norwalk Sports” Doran.. Then I talked to our boys at […] [Read More]

CSWA top 10 poll released

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(First Place Votes) Rank 1.Bridgeport Central (11) 2.New Britain (6) 3. Stratford 4. Hillhouse (1) 5.Hyde Leadership 6. New London 7. Holy Cross 8. Bloomfield 9. Sacred Heart 10. Harding Central is No.1 and Harding cracks the top ten for the first time all season. Stratford moves ahead of Hillhouse, who lost last week. So…what […] [Read More]

Beyond The Arc with Henry Chisholm webisode 4

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It’s George French at Derby/O’Brien Tech

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George French, a volunteer assistant coach, has been selected to take over the Derby/O’Brien Tech football program. French is a 1999 Derby graduate who attended Merrimack College. He was recommended by a seven-man panel, which included Derby Mayor Tony Staffieri and principal Fran Thompson, and approved by the board of education Thursday night. [Read More]

It’s Tom Shea at Fairfield Prep

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Fairfield Prep said it would scour the state for a coach who would revive their proud football program. But ultimately the administration decided it would just stay in-house and turn back the clock. The school Thursday announced the hiring of freshman coach, English teacher and alumnus Thomas Tom Shea (his real name is William), who […] [Read More]

CSWA boy’s basketball poll released

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Only one Bridgeport team cracks the CSWA poll this week. Central moves up to two after Sacred Heart (the previous two) dropped a game last week. RankTeam (First Place Votes) Rank 1.Hillhouse (19), T2.Bridgeport Central (2), T2.New Britain, 4.Stratford, 5.Hyde Leadership, 6.Holy Cross, 7.New London, 8.Sacred Heart, 9.Bloomfield, 10.East Catholic 103NR [Read More]

Beyond The Arc with Henry Chisholm, webisode 3

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Walter Camp All-Connecticut Football Team

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Here’s the Walter Camp All-Connecticut team released during the weekend’s festivities. Offense: OL–Sean Berglund (Wolcott), Jamie Daniels (New London), Ernest Wiggins (Central), Conor Hanratty (New Canaan), Chris Valenti (Bethel) WR–Brendan Rankowitz (Staples), Cody Newton (New Canaan) TE–Jake Santora (Staples) QB–Greg Palmer (Cheshire) RB–Julian Hayes (Xavier), Ben Crick (Pomperaug). Defense: DE–A.J. Wilcox (Ledyard), Cameron Davis (Hamden); […] [Read More]