Connecticut High School Football

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

Walter Camp’s 2011 All-State Team

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A little slow on getting this out because — well — I’ve been taking a long (and dare I say, well-deserved) break from the beat. However, last week was Walter Camp banquet weekend and the organization, in addition to doling out honors for the top college football players in the country, handed down its Connecticut […] [Read More]

Twist of fate: Montrell Dobbs commits to Temple

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Montrell Dobbs’ roller coaster of a recruiting ride is finally over. After some flirtation with UConn and then Marshall, the  2010 Connecticut Post MVP and all-state football player from Ansonia will be going to Temple. Dobbs’ choice was first reported by the NVL Football Blog on Tuesday. We caught up to Dobbs today to ask […] [Read More]

Matakevich makes it official: It’s Temple

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Former St. Joseph standout Tyler Matakevich gave his verbal commitment to Temple today. “Oh my God,” the 6-foot-1, 213-pound linebacker said. “I’m so happy to finally get this done after all that hard work. It’s finally paid off.” Matakevich was a two-time all-state player who led the Hogs to back-to-back state championship victories in 2009-10. […] [Read More]

Ansonia’s Arkeel Newsome makes MaxPreps’ All-American sophomore team

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Ansonia sophomore tailback Arkeel Newsome has added another honor to his stacked mantle. The first-team All-State and Connecticut Post MVP was recently named to the 2011 MaxPreps U.S. Air Force All-American Sophomore team. The 5-foot-7 back, who broke the state’s single-season rushing record for the 14-0 Class M champions, makes the team as one of four […] [Read More]