Connecticut High School Football

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

Ludlowe holds off Norwalk

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Ludlowe and Norwalk both like to ground and pound and that is what we got Saturday at Testa Field. The Falcons only had the ball twice in the first half as the Bears controlled the clock but that was ll they needed, scoring on their second possession. Ludlowe’s other score came off a bad snap […] [Read More]

Trumbull, Greenwich put on a scoring show

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If you enjoy watching games featuring non-stop scoring and big plays practically every possession then Friday night’s showdown between host Trumbull and Greenwich was right up your alley. The Eagles raised their record to 5-1 overall and 5-0 in FCIAC play with a dramatic 50-44 victory over the Cardinals (3-3, 2-3 FCIAC) in a game […] [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]

Staples rolls Westhill

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I thought Westhill may be able to stay somewhat close, like within three touchdowns, to Staples after reading about the Wreckers struggles vs Wilton last week. I was wrong. Staples scored early and often, beating the Vikings 63-14, and it wasn’t that close. Staples did everything right, Westhill did almost everything wrong. Against a mediocre […] [Read More]

Ridgefield vs St. Joseph preview

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St. Joseph Head Coach Joe Della Vecchia and Ridgefield Head Coach Kevin Callahan have known each other almost their entire lives. Growing up down the street from each other as kids and working together when Callahan was the at coach Notre Dame of Fairfield and Della Vecchia was his assistant, the two will not need much […] [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]

Harding is 2-0, beats Stamford

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After the game was over and the handshakes completed, Harding Coach Jack Cochran ran toward his team and slid in his shorts along the turf into the huddle. His players went wild. To say Cochran has turned things around up there this year is an understatement. Going 2-0, after winning 14-3 over Stamford tonight,  is […] [Read More]

Coaches and Media polls

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Any first place votes in parentheses The Day of New London Coaches Poll 1. Xavier-Middletown (4)   1-0 2. Ansonia (4)  1-0 3. New Canaan (2)  1-0 4. Norwich Free Academy (2)   0-0 5. St. Joseph-Trumbull   1-0 6. Greenwich (1)     1-0 7. Southington    1-0 8. Middletown   1-0 9. Windsor    1-0 10. West Haven    0-1 New Haven […] [Read More]