Connecticut High School Football

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

St. Joseph tops Ledyard to win second straight state title

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Mufasha Abdulbasir and Lars Pedersen each scored a pair of touchdowns as St. Joseph ran away with the Class M-Small championship, besting Ledyard 37-7. Turnover on downs Ledyard had a strong finish to the second quarter after finding some rhythm on offense. Ledyard scored a touchdown with 1:20 to go in the half, and prevented […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, FCIAC, State Playoffs

Brookfield captures Class M-Large championship by blanking Berlin

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The Class M-Large championship belongs to Brookfield, which pitched a 14-0 shutout against Berlin Thursday evening at New Britain’s Willowbrook Park.   Brookfield defense There’s really nowhere else to start. The Bobcats swarmed from start to finish, racking up nine sacks, including four by Bobby Drysdale and three from Nick Seis. “(Bobby Drysdale) is a […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, State Playoffs, SWC

Xavier edges Newtown for a return trip to Class LL final

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Locked in a tight game late in the fourth quarter of its 13-7 win over Newtown in the Class LL-Small Division semifinals, Xavier coach Sean Marinan faced a crucial decision. The Falcons led 13-7 in the fourth quarter and had the football inside the Newtown 10-yard line. On 4th-and-5, Marinan debated kicking a field goal […] [Read More]
Not sure if snow is in the forecast but Darien vs New Canaan at Boyle stadium is always entertaining.

New Canaan and Darien to play for FCIAC championship

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The two teams have been on a collision course all season and now the top two teams in the FCIAC will face each other once again for the FCIAC championship. The state’s No. 2 New Canaan and No. 3 Darien will meet Thanksgiving morning at Boyle Stadium at 10 a.m. for the FCIAC title with […] [Read More]

Video: Westhill wins 2OT thriller over Ludlowe

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Westhill and Ludlowe slugged it out defensively Friday night until the game went to 2 overtimes with Westhill taking a thrilling 23-20 win at Taft Field on a  1-yard run by Blake Newcomer in the second frame. [Read More]
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Elite 8 Week 5: New Canaan, Darien, Ansonia on top

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Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top regional high school football programs: 1. NEW CANAAN (65 points, 5 first-place votes) (4-0 record): A few too many penalties, but otherwise a nice win at Warde. 2. DARIEN (64, 2) (4-0): Overcame a 17-0 deficit in the second half to beat St. Joseph. 3. ANSONIA (56, 1) (4-0): […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC , Elite 8 , FCIAC , NVL , SCC | More

Video: McMahon outlasts Westhill

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McMahon outlasted Westhill in a battle of field position and defense Friday afternoon in Stamford, beating the Vikings 19-14.   [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC

Video: Darien comes back to shock St. Joseph

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Darien rallied from down 17-0, beating St. Joe’s 21-17 to remain unbeaten at 4-0 in a thrilling contest. [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Fairfield County, FCIAC

Video: New Canaan holds off Greenwich

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New Canaan defeated Greenwich 35-20 at Dunning Field Saturday, giving coach Lou Marinelli his 300th win.   [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Fairfield County, FCIAC

Video: Newtown rolls over Pomperaug

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Newtown completely dominated Pomperaug last night, winning 49-3 at Blue and Gold Stadium. [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, SWC