Connecticut High School Football

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

State Quarterfinal Tuesday: Staples, Hillhouse win big in snow bowls

CLASS LL —Staples 42, West Haven 0 CLASS M — Hillhouse 34, St. Joseph 14 | Berlin 41, Bullard-Havens 14 CLASS S — Hyde 15, Rocky Hill 14 A year ago, torrential rain played havoc with the CIAC state quarterfinals. On Tuesday night, Mother Nature decided to test the playoff field again, this time with […] [Read More]

Dave Cadelina steps down as Central football coach

It wasn’t that long ago that Central football was one of Connecticut’s most downtrodden programs. Then the school hired Dave Cadelina and began one of the great turnarounds in state football history. Now, after 16 years, 93 victories, a pair of state tournament appearances and two FCIAC championship game appearances, Cadelina has decided to hang […] [Read More]

State Quarterfinal Primer and Live Updates: The FCIAC-SCC Challenge [Updated]

For a good part of the last year, the good folks from the state’s two biggest and mightiest leagues — the Southern Connecticut Conference and the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference — have been attempting to help each other out. Beginning next year and concluding in 2014, the CIAC will allow teams to schedule an […] [Read More]

Weather causes state quarterfinal postponements [Updated: 12:51]

We thought this would happen. With a bout of rain and snow beginning to hit the region, a few state quarterfinal games have already been postponed until Wednesday. TWELVE of the 16 games have been ppd. as of 12:51, pushing all but one of the semifinal games to Sunday, Dec. 12 at TBA. Click here […] [Read More]