Connecticut High School Football

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

Scholar-Athlete Dinner: Coach Mac’s emotional bow

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Staples coach Marce Petroccio spent much of the early stages of the Fairfield County Chapter of the National Football Foundation-College Hall of Fame’s Scholar-Athlete banquet at the Continental Manor in Norwalk, nervously going over a couple of pages of notes of a speech he had written. Petroccio has given perhaps thousands of speeches in his […] [Read More]

Fairfield County Chapter Scholar-Athletes announced

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The Ralph DeSantis Fairfield County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame is holding its annual scholar-athlete dinner Tuesday night at the Continental Manor in Norwalk. The banquet begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $50 to attend. Congratulations to all of these fine young men. School Coach Student Nominee Bassick Frank Marcucio […] [Read More]

‘Frontline’ puts high school football under the microscope

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After great short on the NCAA and March Madness a couple of weeks ago, the PBS investigative program Frontline turned its attention to the culture of high school football with “Football High” last night. Naturally, it wasn’t all pom-poms and pep bands. Frontline examined some of the darker aspects of the sport as it visited […] [Read More]