Connecticut High School Football

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

2013 FCIAC-SCC Challenge dates set

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The SCC has released the times and dates for next year’s SCC-FCIAC Challenge. Adjust your Outlook Calendars or whatever accordingly. The ‘Challenge’ games are the games born of the league arrangement and the 11-game CIAC schedule. There are 17 overall. Amity, Norwalk, Westhill and Branford are not involved. The ‘bye week games’ are one schools […] [Read More]

Pick your 2012 regional all-star team

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The 2012 season is over and while football teams from all over say goodbye to their seniors, welcome their freshmen and dive into the long offseason, there’s still one final bow to make in the 2011 season. It’s time to recognize the best players in the region. Who was the best of the best of the […] [Read More]

Coaching hot stove is a blazin: Hocter resignation makes 13 (updated)

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Back to business… With doubt rising from his administration and maybe himself throughout a 2-8 season, Bryan Hocter resigned at Stamford Tuesday just a half hour before athletic director Jim Moriarty was scheduled to meet with two assistant principals. The Black Knights went 7-2 in 2011, but finished this season by losing eight consecutive games […] [Read More]
Categories: Connecticut, FCIAC, SWC

Obama responds to Newtown football coach’s message on a whiteboard

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The message Newtown football coach Steve George and teacher Bob Pattison left on their classroom whiteboard Saturday night was simple and direct. It could have been a message to George’s players in a Newtown locker room. This one was for the President of the United States. President Barack Obama was on his way to Newtown […] [Read More]

Pray For Newtown

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I woke up Friday morning around 10 a.m., went to my computer and I had just written and was about to send a text message to Newtown coach Steve George, asking him who from his team we should consider for our all-star team, when Kory Brown of Brookfield rocked my Twitter feed with the awful […] [Read More]

The 2012 CHSCA All-State Football Teams: OVERALL

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The Connecticut High School Coaches Association has unleashed its all-state teams for 2012. We’re publishing these in five installments, overall, and the individual classes. These teams are voted by the members of the CHSCA. Here are the four Class teams: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S The following is the […] [Read More]

2012 CHSCA All-State Team: CLASS LL

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The 2012 Class LL All-State football team, as voted on by the members of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. All-state is divided into five: the four playoffs classes plus an overall all-state team. Players who make the overall team do not make the Class teams. Click the links below for the other teams. OVERALL […] [Read More]
Categories: All-State, Connecticut

2012 CHSCA All-State Team: CLASS L

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The 2012 Class L All-State football team, as voted on by the members of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. All-state is divided into five: the four playoffs classes plus an overall all-state team. Players who make the overall team do not make the Class teams. Click the links below for the other teams. OVERALL […] [Read More]
Categories: All-State, Connecticut

2012 CHSCA All-State Team: CLASS M (updated)

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The 2012 Class M All-State football team, as voted on by the members of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. All-state is divided into five: the four playoffs classes plus an overall all-state team. Players who make the overall team do not make the Class teams. Click the links below for the other teams. OVERALL […] [Read More]
Categories: All-State, Connecticut

The 2012 CHSCA All-State Team: CLASS S

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The 2012 Class S All-State football team, as voted on by the members of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. All-state is divided into five: the four playoffs classes plus an overall all-state team. Players who make the overall team do not make the Class teams. Click the links below for the other teams. OVERALL […] [Read More]
Categories: All-State, Connecticut