Connecticut High School Football

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

Former Foran football coach Ken Walker dies

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It’s a sad morning in Milford. Milford sports institution Ken Walker, who coached both football and baseball and taught physical education at Foran High School for decades, died last night of an apparent heart attack. He was 60 years old. He died just six days before his 61st birthday on July 4. Walker was the […] [Read More]

Newsome picks up UConn, UMass offer

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And so it begins. Ansonia’s soon-to-be junior tailback Arkeel Newsome has been offered scholarships by UConn and UMass, according to Ansonia coach Tom Brockett. As a sophomore, the 5-foot-8 Newsome ran for 3,763 yards and scored 62 total TDs, shattering the Connecticut single-season rushing record last season. He lead Ansonia to an unprecedented 14-0 record […] [Read More]

Ladies and Gentlemen: Your 2012 Football Schedules

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The spring sports are winding down, there’s spring football going on (though, looking at my recent work, you wouldn’t know it here on the football blog), we are T-minus 10 weeks from the start of practices for teams they aren’t practicing now, T-minus 11 weeks for the teams that are and T-minus 14 weeks to […] [Read More]
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Cheshire solves its head coaching quandary (for now)

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Cheshire High School has, temporarily at least, filled its head coaching vacancy. And, of course, they’re keeping it in-house. The school is expected to announce today that wide receivers and junior varsity coach Don Drust is taking over for ousted/resigned coach Mark Ecke on an interim basis. The story, citing sources, was first reported by […] [Read More]
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