Connecticut High School Football

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

Week 5 wrapup

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Week 5 in Connecticut High School football had some lopsided wins and some surprises. Here are the games Hearst Connecticut Newspapers covered with links THURSDAY FCIAC Bassick 34 Central 12 First win for Lions over Central since 1990. FRIDAY FCIAC Ridgefield 48 Stamford 22 The Tigers got back on track after loss last week, Black […] [Read More]

Week 4 wrapup

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Top teams starting to separate themselves now but a few pesky teams still sitting at 4-0 or 3-1 as we round the first bend of the season. Here are the games Hearst Connecticut Newspapers covered this week with links to stories. FRIDAY FCIAC New Canaan 45 Warde 21 The Rams continue rolling, opening up a […] [Read More]

Greenwich runs past Trinity Catholic

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After two humbling losses, Greenwich got back on the winning track, defeating host Trinity Catholic, 42-14. The game marked the starting debut of junior quarterback Matt Marzulla, who was solid throughout. Here’s a look at what transpired Saturday at Trinity Catholic. FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE: Greenwich’s running game was the best it’s been so far.¬† […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC

Local coaches up for national honor

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USA Today is running a poll to pick the best high school coach in America and is putting up several candidates from each state and, not surprisingly, several of the coaches are from our area. You can go vote for your favorite coach on the USA Today High School Sports website. The candidates are. Craig […] [Read More]

Week 3 wrap up

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Week two was a lot to live up to and week 3 did not come close to matching the drama produced the previous week with most of highly anticipated matchups turning into blowouts. Here are the games covered by Hearst Connecticut Newspapers with links to the stories. FRIDAY FCIAC Norwalk 35 Harding 28 The Presidents […] [Read More]

New Canaan cruises past Greenwich

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Talk about an impressive performance. After routing Daniel Hand and Bassick its first two games of the season, New Canaan dominated another foe on Saturday, downing Greenwich, 66-20 at Cardinal Stadium. With a versatile offense loaded with receiving and running threats and a stingy defense, it doesn’t look like anyone will stop the Rams for […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC

Week 3 Guide to the games

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THURSDAY NVL | By Chris McNamee Derby (2-0) at Wilby (2-0), 6:30 pm: Red Raiders aiming for 3-0, but will have to win on the road to get there.   FRIDAY ¬† FCIAC | By Scott Ericson Stamford (0-2) at Trumbull (1-1) 7 pm: The Eagles avoided going 0-2 with a win against Warde, but […] [Read More]

Coaches and Media polls week 2

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Any first place votes in parentheses The Day of New London Coaches Poll T1. Ansonia¬† (6) 2-0 T1. New Canaan (5) 2-0 3. NFA (2) 1-0 4. St. Joseph 2-0 5. Southington 2-0 6. North Haven 2-0 7. Darien 2-0 8. Middletown 2-0 T9. Shelton 2-0 T9. Windsor 2-0   New Haven Register Media Poll […] [Read More]

Darien dominant in win vs. Greenwich

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In the first game between Darien and Greenwich since the 2008 season it was all Blue Wave. Looking unstoppable at times offensively, while playing strong defense throughout, Darien rolled to a 42-21 victory over visiting Greenwich, raising its record to 2-0. Here were some key factors to the Blue Wave’s big win. SETTING THE TONE: […] [Read More]

Wild week 2 wrap up

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Week 2 of the regional high school football season was, in a word, wild. The No. 1 team in the state, Xavier, lost to North Haven, Darien thumped Greenwich, St. Joe’s beat Fairfield Prep on a Hail Mary, Newtown won an emotional home opener and Hand won in the final seconds against Hillhouse. Here are […] [Read More]