Connecticut High School Football

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

Top performers: Week 2 review

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Offense Jai’Quan McKnight and Tyler Bailey, Ansonia: McKnight, a senior QB, gained 155 yards with TD runs of 45 and 34 yards on 19 carries while junior RB Bailey added 77 yards and 2 TDs on 17 carries in 36-6 victory over Derby. It was the Chargers’ 45th straight win, four shy of Cheshire’s state […] [Read More]

Abdul Basir owns the day against Prep

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This time around, it didn’t take a Hail Mary for St. Joseph to beat Fairfield Prep. Instead, the Cadets gave the ball to Mufasha Abdul Basir and watched him run. Abdul Basir rushed for 272 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries to lead the Cadets to a runaway 48-33 win over the Jesuits. “I […] [Read More]

Longley stars in Foran’s loss to West Haven

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Foran’s passing game sputtered early against West Haven, but running back Stephen Longley sparked the Lions’ offense with a career night. The senior rushed 15 times for 100 yards and three touchdowns, albeit in a losing effort, 38-28 to West Haven on Friday. “He’s a heck of a player,” Foran coach Jeff Bevino said. “He’s […] [Read More]

Excitement building in Danbury as Hatters, United both start season 2-0

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Sure, it’s only the second week of the season, but there is still a lot to get excited about if you’re a high school football fan in Danbury, as both of the city’s teams have started the season 2-0. The newly formed Abbott Tech/Immaculate co-op ran over, around and through Wilcox Tech Friday evening for […] [Read More]

Video: Danbury wins ugly over Norwalk

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Danbury and Norwalk combined for 8 turnovers with Danbury holding on for a 14-6 win. Neither team did much on offense but we have a few highlights to share with you including the game-clinching interception with less than a minute to go in the game.   [Read More]

Live updates: High School Football Week 2

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Get live updates from reporters and fans from all the games as we enter week 2 of the high school season. You can join the conversation by using #cthsfb for all you football tweets. [Read More]

Uni-Browse: Hand, New Canaan, Stamford and Prep

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Welcome to the first football edition of Uni-Browse. I will get to the uniforms from games I cover but if you see a cool uniform from a game I do not attend, please send me a picture either through Twitter @EricsonSports or email Scott.Ericson@scni.com Enjoy! [Read More]
Darien's Timmy Graham throws a pass in a 47-25 win over Hillhouse on Friday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Week 1: What’s hot, what’s not?

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WHAT’S HOT SCC/FCIAC Challenge: For the second straight year, the FCIAC got the edge in the battle between power conferences, after Trinity Catholic routed Sheehan 33-3 on Saturday. The FCIAC won 9-8, and several heavyweight matchups lived up to their top billing. The best of them all might’ve been New Canaan edging Hand at the […] [Read More]
Shelton quarterback Mark Piccirillo. (Bob Luckey/staff photographer)

Week 1 review: The top performers

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Offense Dequan Woods, Harding: 3 TDs — runs of 1 and 11 yards and 13-yard pass from Taisun Phommachanh — in 38-10 rout of Law. Phommachanh, a freshman QB, who threw for 278 yards, also connected on a 69-yard TD pass to Tyshawn Walker (7 catches for 140 yards) and a pair of  2-point conversions. […] [Read More]
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Trinity Catholic's Anthony Lombardi throws a pass during Saturday's win over Sheehan. (Lindsay Perry/staff photpgrapher)

Trinity Catholic heading in the right direction

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They can look ahead. Without baggage. That was the most important news in Trinity Catholic’s 33-3 pasting of Sheehan on Saturday. After an 0-11 campaign in head coach Donny Panapada’s first season at his alma mater, the Crusaders can puff out their chests by winning Week 1 of the 2014 football season.Rest assured, there will […] [Read More]