Connecticut High School Football

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

Plenty of defensive highlights for Newtown in title-game victory

  He started on the varsity team as a freshman, which is a rarity in any high school football program, and even more so in one as talented and deep as Newtown High School’s. And although he’s only a sophomore, linebacker Ben Mason has been an impact player for the Nighthawks all season, especially in […] [Read More]

Uni-Browse: North Haven, Darien, New Canaan

North Haven, Darien in black and New Canaan this week. We will be back with a Uni-Browse during the playoffs. [Read More]

Live updates: HS football week 11

Get live updates from all the games and join the conversation by using #cthsfb on your tweets. [Read More]

Guide to the Games: Week 11

THURSDAY SWC Championship Newtown (10-0) vs. Brookfield (9-1) 7 p.m. (at Pomperaug High): Nighthawks are bidding for third straight conference title, including two in a row over Brookfield. CSC Platt Tech (2-6) at Prince Tech (7-2) 2 p.m.: Panthers — losers of three of their last four — will need a strong effort to curb […] [Read More]
Matt Cognetta and the New Canaan Rams are No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 11

Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the region’s top high school football programs: 1. NEW CANAAN (68 points, 5 first-place votes) (9-0): Rams rolling into FCIAC championship game. 2. DARIEN (65, 3) (10-0): Blue Wave wiped out North Haven, looking to stay unbeaten against rival Rams next. 3. NEWTOWN (53, 1) (10-0): SWC final rematch with Brookfield […] [Read More]

Week 10: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SOARING BACK INTO THE RACE: After losing three games to start the season, Greenwich looked like an extreme longshot to make the playoffs. However, with the help of a seven-game win streak and the sudden parity in Class LL, the Cardinals’ odds are now alive and well. The Cardinals (7-3) are currently sitting […] [Read More]

Top performers: Week 10 review

Offfense Mark Piccirillo, Shelton: QB rushed 31 times for 141 yards and 2 TDs in 38-28 defeat of West Haven. Piccirillo also passed for 226 yards and two scores.Teammate Peter Hoff ran for 65 yards and 1 TD and caught a 30-yard pass for another score. Stephen Longley, Foran: Rushed for 148 yards and 3 […] [Read More]

Video: Darien rolls over North Haven

Darien shutout North Haven 31-0 Saturday in Darien The Blue Wave moved to 10-0 with the victory. [Read More]
Not sure if snow is in the forecast but Darien vs New Canaan at Boyle stadium is always entertaining.

New Canaan and Darien to play for FCIAC championship

The two teams have been on a collision course all season and now the top two teams in the FCIAC will face each other once again for the FCIAC championship. The state’s No. 2 New Canaan and No. 3 Darien will meet Thanksgiving morning at Boyle Stadium at 10 a.m. for the FCIAC title with […] [Read More]

Newtown, Brookfield set for SWC title tilt

With New Fairfield now safely in its rear-view mirror, the Newtown High School football team can now start looking ahead to – and preparing for – its clash with rival Brookfield in the South-West Conference title game. Just like last year, border-rivals Newtown and Brookfield will meet in the conference title game. This year’s game […] [Read More]