Connecticut High School Football

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

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]

Trumbull airs it out

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Hard to imagine the numbers Trumbull quarterback Nick Roberts would have put up if the Westhill offense could have kept the game close. As it was, Roberts went for 362 yards and 6 touchdowns in just one half of play as the Eagles throttled Westhill 49-16. Not only was Roberts on the bench in the […] [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, FCIAC, Twitter

The night the lights went out in Greenwich

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Austin Longi is a game-changing player and his skills were on display Friday night in Greenwich, returning a punt for a touchdown and breaking off a long run from scrimmage. He also put a hard hit on Norwalk quarterback Jeremy Linton, leading to him having to leave the game a few plays later. The Bears […] [Read More]

Elite 8: New Canaan is No. 1

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Hearst Connecticut’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs: New Canaan: Rams have not been held under 40 and have a defense to match. Ansonia: Arkeel Newsome is good at football, rest of Chargers pretty good, too. St. Joseph: The Cadets begin 6-week road trip at Wilton. Newtown: Newtown let up some […] [Read More]

Week 5 Guide to the Games

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THURSDAY FCIAC | By Scott Ericson Bridgeport Central (0-4) at Bassick (0-4) 6:30 pm: City games in Bridgeport always draw a crowd and the winner here gets an inside track to the City championship. NVL | By Gene Moretti Seymour (2-2) at Sacred Heart (0-4), Thursday, 6 pm: Sacred Heart has allowed nearly 55 points […] [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

Abdul Basir, ground game help St. Joseph down Darien

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Senior quarterback Jordan Vazzano had carved up defenses through the air, tossing 12 touchdowns over St. Joseph’s first three wins. For the first time this year, he didn’t throw any Saturday. He instead rushed for two scores, as did junior tailback Mufasha Abdul Basir in a 28-14 win over Darien at home. Abdul Basir piled […] [Read More]