Connecticut High School Football

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

The Clinch Is In: Masuk, Southington, Wolcott (now Xavier) among new playoff qualifiers [Updated]

♦♦♦ UPDATE (Tuesday): Xavier has clinched a spot with its 42-7 victory over West Haven on Monday night. UPDATE: Apparently we jumped the gun and HAL wasn’t ready for a roll-out until after O’Brien Tech and Wolcott Tech officially ended Week 9. We’ve been properly scolded by CIAC. The link’s information may or may not […] [Read More]

Laxworm’s ‘The Show': Wrapping Week 9; Bunnell’s Craig Bruno; Kyle Brennan talks playoffs

Laxworm talked Week 9’s nuttiness and spoke to Bunnell coach Craig Bruno about his team’s struggles and his coaching philosophies in the first half hour. Later, we spoke with the Rep-Am’s Kyle Brennan — who has fast become the new CIAC playoff points guru this season — breaks down last week’s state playoff qualifiers and […] [Read More]

‘About Last Weekend’ Week 9: Answered prayers in Stamford and other craziness

So that happened Saturday afternoon. It was delicious, poignant high-stakes moment in the narrative of the 2012 high school football season. As we endlessly discussed through two football-free weeks, Trinity Catholic needed to beat Darien and St. Joseph to stake a claim to the FCIAC championship and, by extension, tick off the guys in Westport […] [Read More]