Connecticut High School Football

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

The 2011 CHSCA All-Star Team: Overall

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The Connecticut High School Coaches Association unleashed its all-state teams for 2011. We’re publishing these in three installments, overall, Class LL and L, Class M and S. Click here for the individual teams: Class LL & L | Class M & S The following is the All-State Team. The best of the best. Players who […] [Read More]

CHSCA All-State Teams: Class LL & L

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Continuing our coverage of the 2011 all-state teams with Class LL and Class L. 12 men per team. Players who made the overall Connecticut all-state team are not included. Class LL OFFENSE OFFENSIVE LINE — Chris Simmons, Manchester; Jamie Horosko, Newtown; Zach Voytek, Trumbull; Serg Jean-Baptiste, Fairfield Prep WIDE RECEIVERS – Sebastian Little, Cheshire; Andrew […] [Read More]

CHSCA All-State Teams: Class M & S

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Getting these teams are like getting the secret formula to coke. In this case, you have to drive up to Southington and snap pictures of the few sheets coaches have in their folders out at this secret meeting for all-state pictures. Done and Done. Without further ado, the Coaches All-State Teams. This is the real […] [Read More]

2011 All-SWC Football Teams

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The SWC football all-star teams were also announced a few weeks ago. Here they are. FIRST TEAM Brian Birdsell Bethel Phil Daluz Bethel Brandon Schmidt Bethel Peter Serencsics Bethel Joey Acquanita Brookfield Leaon Gordon Brookfield David Depoi Brookfield David Camille Bunnell Jared Vasquez Bunnell Bryan Castelot Bunnell J.J. Bivona Bunnell Jawad Chisholm Bunnell Patrick Fahey […] [Read More]

2011 All-SCC Football Teams

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The SCC released its All-Conference team a few weeks ago. Here it is: Division I Offense WR: Nick Vitale (Hand), Tahir Manning (West Haven), Ryan Jacobucci (Xavier) TE: Ryan Murphy (Xavier) OL: Serge Jean-Baptiste (Fairfield Prep), Austin Wezenski (Xavier), Joe Ortoli (Shelton), Dennis Flanagan (Amity) QB: Tyler Vallie (Amity), Pat D’Amato (Xavier), Michael Ecke (Cheshire) […] [Read More]

2011 All-FCIAC Football Teams

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The FCIAC has announced its All-Conference teams. It is broken up into the three divisions, first team, second team, honorable mention. All-FCIAC East FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Postion Name School # Height Weight Year QB Matt Milano New Canaan 15 6’3″ 193 12 QB Henry Baldwin Darien 5 6’3″ 180 11 RB Devon Lofton Warde 5 […] [Read More]

Who are your Regional Players of the Year?

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The 2011 season is over. Girls basketball is already live. Boys basketball and hockey and wrestling etc, etc get underway this week. But we’re not done with high school football just yet (are we ever?). While football teams from all over say goodbye to their seniors, welcome their freshmen and dive into the long offseason, […] [Read More]
Categories: All-State

That’s a Wrap: The 2011 Season and Final Elite 8

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Welcome to the end of the 2011 season. The best three teams in the state were Xavier, Hand and Ansonia. Xavier was No. 1. The 2011 Falcons looked like the 1985 Chicago Bears out there this season, hammering all opponents into submission with a bone-crushing defense and a huge and physical offensive line that opened […] [Read More]

It’s unanimous: Xavier is No. 1 again

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Xavier has been voted the No. 1 team in the NHR’s state media poll for the second-consecutive year. This time, it was unanimous. Xavier was simply dominant in 2011. It earned its second-straight unbeaten, 13-0 season, capped with 42-7 victory over FCIAC Champion Staples in the Class LL championship game. Fellow SCC Division I team […] [Read More]

So who’s No. 1? Xavier, Hand or Ansonia?

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We start every new football season looking back on the season that preceded it, transferring what we remember from the December before and planting it in September. Week by week, we readjust our preconceptions from there. Teams are never what they were the season before. A team may feature the same names and duplicate its […] [Read More]