Connecticut High School Football

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

Scrimmage Bowl MMXII goes to Ansonia; and a full scrimmage schedule (updated)

We’re just about to Labor Day, and y’all know what that means: Connecticut is just under two weeks away from actual high school football games. (ugh). No worries, there will be football played all across the state, just not the kind that counts– unless, of course, you were at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven […] [Read More]

Coggins back to Sacred Heart and a Naugy investigation update from Rep-Am

After all the craziness of the past summer involving Boston College commit David Coggins and former Naugatuck coach Rob Plasky’s alleged attempts to woo him and Javon Martin into Greyhound uniforms, we’ve finally come full circle. The Republican-American’s Mark Jaffee reports that Coggins will return to Sacred Heart-Waterbury. The school and Meme Martin, Coggins’ legal […] [Read More]

Oh, by the way: There is a 2013 SWC-NVL Challenge, too.

Lost amid all of the sudden bile and rancor over the finer points of the SCC-FCIAC Football Challenge in 2013 is that the NVL and SWC have hammered out a similar agreement to match their leagues against eachother during the 11-game 2013 season, as well. In fact, they have had an agreement since last year. […] [Read More]

2013 SCC-FCIAC Challenge being tripped up by details (updated)

The FCIAC voted Tuesday night to approve its cross-league matchup with the SCC in the 11-game 2013 season. The coaches have long agreed to a tentative proposal that would have the two powerhouses play in opening week, with matchups to be determined after the 2012 season has concluded. Though the SCC coaches are on board […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, SCC

MaxPreps profile: Ansonia’s Newsome on pace for national rushing record

Feeling down about Connecticut’s performance against Don Bosco Prep in a scrimmage? No worries Nutmeggers. You got yourself a big dose of Connecticut hubris just by visiting MaxPreps this morning. Former NewsTimes reporter Jim Stout, now the Eastern U.S. media manager of the wildly popular CBS Sports high school site, and videographer Adam Spencer spent […] [Read More]

Don Bosco stomps Greenwich in scrimmage (of course)

Forget the idyllic photo above. It doesn’t sound like the Greenwich-Don Bosco Prep scrimmage looked very pretty. Greenwich 7…. Don Bosco Prep 42 Whoever was manning the game for MSG Varsity’s Mike Quick (and it might have been Mike) summed it up thusly: Bosco’s Quam Muhammad showed Greenwich what NJ football is all about today […] [Read More]

Greenwich tangles with Don Bosco in scrimmage today

Talk about starting the preseason with a tough opponent. The Greenwich High School football team will travel to Ramsey, N.J., Tuesday to scrimmage national power Don Bosco Prep at 5 p.m. How good is Don Bosco Prep? Here’s a quick glance at the Ironmen. They are coming off their third consecutive undefeated season – a […] [Read More]
Categories: Fall Practice, FCIAC

Preseason 2012: 5 Pressing Questions for the SCC

Ah, the mighty, mighty SCC. Diamonds runneth over in the SCC’s chest of swag. And nobody swaggers quite like the SCC. Why shouldn’t they? The conference staked its claim as the best in the state in 2012. It features a two-time defending Class LL champion and state No. 1 in Xavier, the defending Class L […] [Read More]

Let the scrimmages begin! Hand, Berlin & Central highlights

To kick off the first scrimmage week, we headed over to Route 108 to partake in a pair of practices Saturday. We started at Shelton and then hit West Haven at St. Joseph. It was more of a fact-finding mission, first of the year, in preparation for our SCC Pressing Questions bit which will be […] [Read More]

Naugatuck’s Rob Plasky resigns amid investigation

WFSB Channel 3 Rob Plasky, the longest-tenured football coach in the NVL, has resigned as Naugatuck football coach amid allegations that he violated CIAC rules by  providing money to the foster mother of All-American wide receiver David Coggins, the Naugatuck Patch has reported this morning. Plasky submitted his resignation this morning to Naugatuck principal Jan […] [Read More]