Connecticut High School Football

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

Coming Attractions Wars III: Ellington/Somers

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It doesn’t quite follow the ‘coming attractions’ motif like Stamford and New Canaan, but Ellington/Somers released their 2013 football hype machine video today. The show is set — perfectly, we’d say — to Jason Aldean’s ‘The Only Way I Know:” “Well I grew up in one of them old farm towns / Where they hit […] [Read More]

That’s a Wrap! Thanksgiving 2012

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A look as who did what on Thanksgiving Week 2012. Compiled by executive sports editor Gary Rogo and the Hearst CT sports staff. BULLDOZERS Joey Zelkowitz, Staples: Ran for FCIAC-title game record 317 yards on 20 carries and scored three TDs, as Wreckers won the league championship for second straight year. John Shannon, Bullard-Havens: Helped […] [Read More]

‘About Last Weekend’ Week 9: Answered prayers in Stamford and other craziness

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So that happened Saturday afternoon. It was delicious, poignant high-stakes moment in the narrative of the 2012 high school football season. As we endlessly discussed through two football-free weeks, Trinity Catholic needed to beat Darien and St. Joseph to stake a claim to the FCIAC championship and, by extension, tick off the guys in Westport […] [Read More]

Foran 50, Notre Dame-WH 35 (The Movie!)

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♦♦♦ This Monday, we’re all agog over the man who said Big Foot attacked his RV in the woods of Pennsylvania, hundreds of miles from Sasquatch’s normal stomping grounds of the Pacific Northwest. Psst. Want to see a real rare sight? Let’s try Foran’s 50-35 victory over Notre Dame-West Haven Saturday night, courtesy of ‘RickVolk21‘ […] [Read More]
Categories: Featured Videos, SCC

Watch! St. Joseph 35, Darien 28 – The [double overtime] Movie!

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Finally, our last high school football video of the week. Phew. Took us long enough, right? We saved the best for last: St. Joseph’s big 35-28 double-overtime victory on homecoming day in Darien. Thanks to some big plays from the highly-regarded Blue Wave, the Hogs found themselves down 28-14 early in the second half. But […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, Featured Videos

WTNH: Friday night Week 2 highlights

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You saw the roundup, now watch the highlights via WTNH of the Week 2 Friday games. Noah Finz mostly has the goods on the SCC — including How Guilford built a shocking 14-0 lead on West Haven, and the Top 10 battle at Bowen Field between Hand and Hillhouse. WTNH also threw the SWC a […] [Read More]

CPTV Sports highlights: Brookfield squashes Bunnell

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There were plenty of insane results from Week 2′s games, not the least of which was Brookfield’s dismantling of Bunnell Friday night in an SWC game. As we’ve mentioned, it was a coming out party for junior quarterback Brad Westmark and new-look Brookfield, which was practically unstoppable on offense and tough on defense. The Bobcats […] [Read More]

Greenwich 20, Ridgefield 7 (The Movie!)

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The Hearst CT cameras headed up to Lancaster Field at Tiger Hollow to catch highlights from the Greenwich-Ridgefield extravaganza that had been built up all summer. Greenwich, which came to Ridgefield with starting quarterback Liam O’Neil in a cast and backup quarterback Jose Melo in a knee brace, needed this one badly to have any […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Eve Primer and Live Scoring Blog

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Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the greatest 24-hours of the Connecticut sports calendar. Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee or some breakfast and head over to their favorite Thanksgiving Day rivalry game. It is a day where records are thrown […] [Read More]

Ansonia wins NVL Championship (with video) and your latest playoff musings

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From the outset, it appeared if every notion about Ansonia-Holy Cross II would come to fruition. Holy Cross punt. Arkeel Newsome. One carry. One touchdown. By the time the Holy Cross coaching staff had finished screamed “C’mon! That was too easy!” at their players, Newsome added another touchdown on the Chargers’ second possession. The rout […] [Read More]