Connecticut High School Football

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

End of an Era at Masuk: John Murphy steps down

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John Murphy, the most successful coach in Masuk and SWC football history, is calling it a career at football program he turned into a state powerhouse. Murphy’s name annually comes up as a candidate to coach elsewhere. Yet he spent 15 years in Monroe, won 159 games, six SWC championships and three state championships. This […] [Read More]

Peter Stokes resigns at Trinity Catholic

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♦♦♦ Throughout his 15 years as a football coach at Trinity Catholic High School, first as an assistant and, for the last four, at the head position, Pete Stokes has always referred to his team as a family. But it became evident to Stokes a year ago that he had another family he had to […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield County, FCIAC

Rick Davis, former Danbury coach, dies after yearlong illness

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♦♦♦ Rick Davis, a beloved coaching figure in Danbury and the FCIAC who once took the Hatters within yards of playing for a state championship, died Monday after a yearlong battle with cancer. Davis, who coached Danbury from 2001-2008, died at his daughter’s home in Maryland, where he had been receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield County, FCIAC