Connecticut High School Football

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

Football, football, football

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Aside from a note or two, it’s been a while since we’ve touted high school football on this space. But the offseason news has been piling up again the dam, so why not open the sluice gates to relieve the pressure: Movin’ On The NFL just concluded its draft and, we’re pleased to say a […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Thursday was a big day for baseball as a few games that were postponed earlier in the week were finally played. Would Amity/ND-West Haven live up to the hype, how about the St. Joseph/Trumbull rivalry? Here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Assertive —Amity and ND-West Haven finally played after being postponed twice this week […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Another unbeaten team went down on Wednesday as the weather finally let our teams play some baseball, well sort of. Wednesday was a windy, cold day but it couldn’t cool off some of the hotter teams like Amity, Law and Masuk. Grab a blanket, here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Law of the land […] [Read More]

Westhill, St. Joseph to resume tie game

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By Henry Chisholm Correspondent The Westhill/St. Joseph game at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, N.Y. that ended in a tie will resume on Tuesday, May 11 at 3:45. The game will pick up from the eighth with the score tied at 7. The game was initially played last Saturday but was called due to darkness after Westhill […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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The weekend’s over so lets take a look at the Player of the week from last week, but first, a few things that caught my eye from the weekend. Good eye Can I borrow a field? —St. Joseph and Westhill did end in a tie on Sunday. The two teams played to a 7-7 tie at […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Don’t look now but, I think another run just scored. Yesterday was not a good day for pitchers as numerous teams scored double-digit runs. However in Cooperstown, neither St. Joseph nor Westhill could get enough to avoid kissing their sisters, well sort of. Here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Plated —There were 17 games […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Notre Dame-Fairfield was caught in another close game, St. Joseph was caught in a unfamiliar position and a Shelton player did something that had only been done twice in the last 12 years. Don’t get caught napping, here’s what caught my eye. Good Eye Third times the charm — Shelton’s Eric Christensen became the third […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Monday had a fair share of close games and good matchups. Foran and Law had a rematch of the 2009 SCC championship, ND-West Haven traveled to Fairfield to take on Prep and Ludlowe brought the lumber to Darien. Yeah, I know its Wednsday but, look! Here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Deja vu —Law […] [Read More]

The Diamond Report

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Governor’s Cup All-Star Rosters Announced

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Took a trip with former Trumbull coach and St. Luke’s assistant Jerry McDougall to Cromwell for the unveiling of the rosters for the Connecticut-Rhode Island Governor’s Cup All-Star football game, which will be played June 26 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford (7 p.m.) It’s pretty good list, considering the usual spate of big-time college […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Last week is over and done with so lets take a look at who had the best performance, or performances, from the last seven days. The Touch ‘Em All Player of the week is…. drumroll please. Tie Julian Sobin, Ansonia —Hit two homers in three games last week. David Speer, Staples –-Struck out 15 in a […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Friday’s in the books and a few teams marked one in the win column. Would winless Trumbull be one of those teams? Could Staples keep its perfect start umblemished against Westhill? Don’t close the book just yet, here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Ken-I-rake — ND-West Haven’s Conor Keniry kept the Green Knights perfect with […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Getting tired of blowouts? Well Thurdsay’s action had just what the doctor ordered. Prep has been lighting up the ball, but would Lyman Hall turn off the Jesuits hot bats? Ansonia looked to get above .500 against Crosby and Stratford gave Newtown a run for its money. All that and more, here’s what caught my […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Some teams got over the hump on Wednesday but, who says we can’t go back and do it again? St. Joseph was caught in a nailbiter with Ridgefield, Fairfield Warde was back on the diamond after giving up 21 runs in a loss to Staples and speaking of Staples, David Speer was back on the […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Tuesday’s slate of games was pretty light, but there was no shortage of drama in the Trumbull/Stamford game. Also Fairfield Prep is coming off a tough loss to Bunnell, would the Jesuits be able to bounce back against Hand? Well, theres only one way to find out, here’s what caught my eye. Good eye Triple-double […] [Read More]

The Diamond Report

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Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Hate Monday’s? Well you wouldn’t if you were at the Fairfield Warde-Staples slugfest that featured six dingers or the Lyman Hall-West Haven game that went down to the wire. Well, if you weren’t there and you had a rough Monday, I’ve got you covered with all of Monday’s action. Here’s what caught my eye. Good Eye […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Saturday baseball is behind us and there are several teams that are glad to see it go. There were blowouts galore on Saturday and a couple of nailbiters peppered in as well. Here’s what caught my eye. Good Eye Mercy rule — There were 10 games reported to the Post last night, four of them […] [Read More]

No Davidson for Sherrod

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Stratford’s Brandon Sherrod is not headed to Davidson. Davidson signed another player so the school is off the table as an option for the center according to Stratford A.D. Bob Baird. [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at high school baseball

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Rain, rain go away was the theme of Friday’s games with seven games being postponed. Four of those games are being played today but, lets go back and see who shined on a rainy Friday. Good Eye Seventh heaven — Shelton improved to 2-0 with a 4-3 win over Career thanks to a seventh inning […] [Read More]

Sherrod headed to Davidson?

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Stratford’s Brandon Sherrod is visiting Davidson this weekend. The 6-5, center has been recruited by UMass-Lowell and Sacred Heart among a few others. Davidson is also interested. Sherrod has yet to make a decision. In a conversation I had with him at the Sterling House Celebrity Breakfast on Wednesday, Sherrod told me of his visit […] [Read More]

High school baseball results from Friday

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Staples 15, Central 1 Oxford 8, Bullard-Havens 1 Derby 15, Platt Tech 0 Fairfield Ludlowe 5, Westhill 0 Wilton 5, Fairfield Warde 4 Shelton 4, Career 3 Hamden Hall 4, Greens Farms Academy 0 New Milford 4, Abbott Tech 1 Greenwich 5, McMahon 0 Amity at Branford, ppd. to today, 3 Fairfield Prep at Hand, […] [Read More]

Touch ‘Em All: An inside look at High School baseball

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High school baseball is back, I hope you read the guide to H.S. baseball in the post, if not here is the link .  http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Guide-to-the-2010-baseball-season-437840.php Here is a look at some of the things from opening day that caught my eye. Good Eye The 10 spot —Fairfield Ludlowe scored10 runs on ND-Fairfield in the fourth […] [Read More]