Connecticut High School Football

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

Guide to Week 6′s Games

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Guide to Week 5′s Games

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We’re a little behind schedule what with the sad news of Jerry McDougall‘s death. If you haven’t seen all of the amazing words from family, friends and colleagues of the late great Coach, it’s worth checking out. Some heavy hitters have weighed in with their memories. If you have something you want to say, feel […] [Read More]
Categories: Guide To The Games

The Guide to Week 3′s Games

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Here is your Guide for Week 3′s regional high school football games. FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Bassick (0-2) Wilton (2-0) 6 Get excited for your Warriors, Wilton O’Brien Tech (1-1) Capital Prep (2-0) 6:30 Honeymoon’s over, Condors Warde (1-1) New Canaan (2-0) 7 TV show ‘Traditions’ wants a happy ending Trumbull (1-0) Ludlowe (0-2) […] [Read More]

Week 2′s Guide to the Games

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Welcome to Week 2. Could be a spot of rain on the way (there is actually a flood watch in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday) so check here for the latest radar. We’ll try to update these if any postponements come in. For now, game on. UPDATES 9/23: Cheshire at Hillhouse is now 3 p.m. […] [Read More]

Guide to the Games: Week 1

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THURSDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY New Canaan (0-0) Bassick (0-0) 6 Feels like NC always opens with Bassick Torrington (0-0) Ansonia (0-0) 6 OK, Torrington. Go ahead. Dazzle us. Sheehan (0-0) Law (0-0) 7:30 Wear track shoes, not cleats, Law. Sacred Heart (0-0) Woodland (0-0) 6 Without Coggins, Hearts broken. FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY […] [Read More]

Week 9 Primer – Judgment Weekend

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♦♦♦ Welcome to the first day of the rest of your season. For most of us, Week 9 is the last week of the regular, regular season. It’s the end of the idyllic Friday night football portion of our schedule. It’s the last regular season game without fanfare attached to it. Aside from a few […] [Read More]

Guide To This Week’s Games – Week 9

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Ladies and gentlemen … your Guide To This Week’s high school football games for Week 9. We’re almost home. THURSDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Woodland (6-2) Sacred Heart (5-3) 6 OK, THIS is for the NVL Copper title. Right? ♦♦♦♦ FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Wilton (3-5) Ridgefield (5-3) 6 OK. Who’s got more pride? […] [Read More]

Week 8 Primer: Eddie Mac’s milestone

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Perhaps a 100 people or so trudged to cold and rainy East Haven High School  to watch West Haven take on Wilbur Cross Thursday night. Maybe more than 200 were present when you included the players and coaches on the field. This relatively small band of participants and followers witnessed one of the wildest games […] [Read More]

Guide to this Week’s Games: Week 8

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Clip ‘n’ Save. It’s your regional Guide To This Week’s high school football games: FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Branford (1-6) Hillhouse (4-3) 2:30 Acs had Xavier beat last week. Shelton (4-3) Fairfield Prep (3-4) 6 If only Gaels could get offense humming… Ludlowe (0-7) Sheehan (1-6) 6 Bottom of FCIAC vs. Bottom of SCC […] [Read More]

Week 7 Primer: Masuk-Bethel it is (with a caveat)

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The masses have spoken on this Week 7: You want me at Bethel-Masuk. Ask and you shall receive! …But this appearance comes with a warning. Bethel has to show up, and I mean not be down by 3 TDs at halftime. It has to compete and give mighty Masuk a run. Otherwise I’m slinking off […] [Read More]

Guide To This Week’s Games – Week 7

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Here’s your guide to this week’s high school football games. Week 7. Lots of good ones out there. Take your pick. FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Ridgefield (5-1) McMahon (3-3) 7 Been pretty quiet up there, Ridgefield Central (4-2) Stamford (4-2) 6 These teams switch uniforms at midseason? Derby/O’Brien (3-3) Ansonia (6-0) 7 This rivalry […] [Read More]

Week 6: We’re Halfway Home

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♦♦♦ WALK OUTSIDE. Take a breath. Look around. See that? Feel that? Taste that? There’s a chill in the air. Brilliant oranges, yellows and reds are blooming from the trees. The ground crackles and snaps beneath your feet. We’re knee-deep in autumn. And those crowds on Friday night, they buzz just a little bit louder […] [Read More]