Connecticut High School Football

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

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]

Staples outlasts Danbury

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  BY RYAN LACEY Danbury pushed Staples to the brink in an entertaining FCIAC battle Friday night, trading touchdowns until the Wreckers had the final say, 43-34. On another night, it would have been the Hatters celebrating a rare victory. In between the hash marks, Danbury gave Staples everything it could handle. The visitors outgained […] [Read More]

McMahon stays undefeated

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Any hope Stamford had of pulling off an upset were dealt a blow just a minute into the game when the Black Knights fumbled the opening kickoff and gave up a touchdown two plays later. Another Stamford fumble, this one in the McMahon red zone, and another Senators touchdown and that was pretty much that […] [Read More]

Week 6 Guide to the Games

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THURSDAY  NVL-SWC Crossover | By Gene Moretti & Rich Gregory Masuk (4-1) at Ansonia (5-0), Thursday, 6:30: Well, Masuk got caught looking ahead in loss to Pomperaug last week. Now Panthers get to see if Arkeel Newsome and Ansonia for real. Brookfield (4-1) at Wilby (3-2), 6 pm: Both teams have only lost to quality […] [Read More]

Elite 8: New Canaan stays on top

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Hearst Connecticut’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs:   1. New Canaan (5-0): Maybe a team from Massachusetts can slow down the Rams? 2. Ansonia (5-0): Chargers facing their toughest test thus far in Masuk. 3. St. Joseph (5-0): Bassick in the line of fire this week. 4. Newtown (5-0): Nighthawks […] [Read More]

5 unbeatens remain in FCIAC

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Half way through the FCIAC football season and there are currently 5 unbeaten teams at the top of the standings. The good thing about this year as opposed to years past is the unbeaten teams all play at least one other unbeaten before the year is out, making the possibility of more than one team […] [Read More]

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]

New Canaan dominance continues

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In yet another runaway victory, New Canaan scored 49 first half points to make it five-for-five to start the season with a 49-7 triumph over visiting Danbury. The Rams average margin of victory increased to 32.6 points on the season. EVERYONE GETS A TURN: Everyone seemed to have a hand in New Canaan’s 338 total […] [Read More]

Darien rebounds with convincing win at Warde

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Darien bounced back from its first loss of the season against St. Joseph with a comfortable 31-6 road victory against Fairfield Warde Friday night. AIRING IT OUT: Darien came out with every intention of letting it fly Friday night. From a long incompletion on its first play from scrimmage until the point where the game […] [Read More]

McMahon routs Harding to start 5-0

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Harding had a promising start to Saturday’s game against Brien McMahon, jumping out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on TJ Killings’ 54-yard catch. It all, however, eventually went downhill for the Presidents. Riding a punishing ground game headed by junior Timmy Hinton, the Senators routed Harding 41-13 at Hedges Field to move […] [Read More]