Connecticut High School Football

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

Thanksgiving Eve Primer – Live Scoring Updates & Radio Schedule

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Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the greatest 24-hours of the Connecticut sports calendar. Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee or some breakfast and head over to their favorite Thanksgiving Day rivalry game. It is a day where records are thrown […] [Read More]

Prank goes wrong for Darien

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A little more than 24 hours before their huge meeting with Darien in the Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving, New Canaan awoke to a pretty bad joke. Their field and their school had been vandalized with Darien Blue Wave paint. It was on the school’s doors, signs and on the field house plaza of Dunning Stadium. […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Football 2010 – Preview & Pick the Winners!

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It’s that time of year again… the Greatest Sporting Day of the Year in Connecticut. Rivalry Week. Thanksgiving Week. A day where every game means something — be it pride, a winning season, a .500 season, precious playoff points, bragging rights — and it’s played in front of, most likely, your largest crowd of the […] [Read More]

The Elite 8 – Thanksgiving Week

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And now, the Elite 8 for Thanksgiving Week. Only two more left, the end of the regular season, and the end of the playoffs. Here we go… TRENDING UP New Canaan — New Canaan fans got what they wanted, a Darien victory in the FCIAC championship game. Now the Rams have to go out there […] [Read More]
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High School Football Polls – Thanksgiving Week

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Not a lot of games this week, but a few important ones. The CSWA has decided against a poll, but NHR and Day of New London are running theirs. And here they are… ♦♦♦ NHR STATE MEDIA POLL Team Record Pts. LAST 1 Xavier (15) 9-0 702 1 2 Masuk (9) 9-0 686 2 3 […] [Read More]

FCIAC Championship replay (Darien 17, Trumbull 7)

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Just a quick recap for posterity: The 2010 FCIAC championship game between Trumbull and Darien at McDougall Stadium on Friday. Like we discussed in the aftermath, this victory was a mission statement from Darien, a message to the rest of the state as it heads into the Turkey Bowl clash with New Canaan. It was […] [Read More]

ThE mAd cIaC fOoTbAlL pLaYoFf sCiEnTiST! – Class S

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Gnaw-gnaw-gnaw-gnaw-gnaw! It’s maddening, isn’t it? Never fear! We have three down, one to go! His Madness loves this playoff system. So many clinched, so few scenarios to figure out. Not like last year when it took him 24 hours to put it together. And you don’t need to be mad to figure this one out,  […] [Read More]

ThE mAd cIaC fOoTbAlL pLaYoFf sCiEnTiST! – Class M

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His Madness llllllooooooveess CLASS M. It’s MAD I tells ya! MAD! So many teams. So much madness. Figuring it out on Thanksgiving will be enough to dump you into the loony bin! And did His Madness overhear George DeMaio and Matt DeMaio call this division the Berlin Invitational on the radio the other day? His […] [Read More]

ThE mAd cIaC fOoTbAlL pLaYoFf sCiEnTiST! – Class L [UPDATED]

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Heee hee hee! His Madness says we’ve only just begun. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg and owlet’s wing, […] [Read More]

ThE mAd cIaC fOoTbAlL pLaYoFf sCiEnTiST! – Class LL [UPDATED]

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Week 10 is in the books and now it’s time to unleash the man. Welcome… to the LA’bor-atory. (THUNDERCRRRRRAACK!) HAAAAA HAAA HAAA HAAA HAAAA HAAAAAA!!!!! The Mad CIAC Playoff Scientist is in. And he’s been pretty ticked off lately with all of these confounded computer programs doing all the heavy lifting, allowing regular citizens cut […] [Read More]