Connecticut High School Football

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

Central basketball earns berth to “MaxMadness” national championship tournament

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Oh, you thought the Central boys basketball season ended with the Class LL championship and the No. 1 ranking in Connecticut? Well, guess what: there’s still more basketball to play. The state championship and No. 1 ranking has earned the Hilltoppers a spot in MaxPreps.com‘s national high school championship tournament, appropriately dubbed “MaxMadness.” It’s an […] [Read More]

Central is No. 1

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As expected, Central was correctly voted No. 1 in the final CSWA State Polls today after a tremendous 27-1* season The Hilltoppers destroyed practically all-FCIAC comers in the regular season, won the FCIAC and then ripped through the ultra-tough Class LL championship bracket and toppled a very tough and motivated Hillhouse squad in the title […] [Read More]

Saturday Championship Central: Live Scoring updates all day

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We’re live at all the CIAC state championship games today — Division III and I hockey, and all of the CIAC girls and boys basketball championships at Mohegan Sun Arena. Our featured games, which will include live video highlights and interviews, will be the following: The Division III hockey championship game between Guilford and Brookfield/Bethel/Danbury […] [Read More]

Live High School Hockey Semifinal Scoring Blog

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We’re at Ingalls Rink in New Haven all night for the Division I hockey semifinals. Click the window below to follow along. Live High School Tournament Scoring Blog [Read More]

Dream Final: Central vs. Hillhouse (Pick the winner)

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We didn’t get a rematch of the FCIAC championship game in the Class LL championship at Mohegan Sun. But it’s probably just as well. Central and St. Joseph already settled the issue back then. What we have now is, in my opinion, a lot more enticing. New Haven vs. Bridgeport. Two storied basketball towns duking […] [Read More]

Mohegan Sun state basketball championship game times set

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Just got the word via the CIAC on Twitter, the state championship girls and boys basketball championship times at Mohegan Sun Arena are set. Here’s the schedule: Class LL boys: (Central/Sacred Heart) vs. (St. Joseph/Hillhouse), Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Class L boys: Stratford vs. New London — Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Class M boys: (Abbott Tech/Bloomfield) vs. […] [Read More]

Live Blog: HS Basketball semifinal scoring updates

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Sean Patrick, We’ll be taking our St. Patty’s Day festivities to New Haven and New Britain for the Class LL boys basketball semifinal games. Central takes on Sacred Heart in one semifinal at the New Haven Athletic Center at 7 p.m. St. Joseph takes on Hillhouse at Central Connecticut State […] [Read More]

Live High School Tournament Updates

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Stratford takes on Wilbur Cross in the Class L boys basketball semifinals; Masuk takes on Brookfield/Bethel/Danbury in the Division III hockey semifinals… Can’t go? Follow all the action here on our live scoring blog. We’ll also have reports from Guilford-Northwest Catholic hockey and some of the other regional games. Live High School Tournament Updates (March […] [Read More]

Tonight: Live High School Tournament Scoring updates

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We begin the final week of the winter sports season, but there’s so much more on tap for the next few days. Tonight, we’ll have correspondents at the major Class LL boys basketball quarterfinals: Harding-Sacred Heart and Central-New Britain at the New Haven Athletic Center. We have St. Joseph vs. East Hartford in East Haven. […] [Read More]

Want to criticize officials? CIAC says it’ll cost you

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The CIAC has recently announced new legislation that enables it to punish coaches of member schools who publicly criticize basketball referees. The rule, which goes into effect immediately, comes on the heels of Hillhouse boys basketball coach Kermit Carolina’s berating of officials following a close victory (yes, victory) over Xavier in Middletown last month. According […] [Read More]