Connecticut High School Football

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

Week 5 Primer and Live Updates: The Storm Arrives

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… It’s judgement night in the SCC: Hand and Xavier will kick off in the Rumble at Palmer Field. Hillhouse and North Haven tangle in the fray at Vanacore Field. Fairfield Prep takes on Cheshire in the fight at the Maclary Complex. There’s so much to say, so much to talk about. Elsewhere Liam O’Neil […] [Read More]

Week 5 Primer and Live Updates

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Welcome to the midpoint of the 2012 high school football season. In case you haven’t noticed, there are some big games afoot and we’re beginning to separate the contenders from the pretenders. We’ll have links and more published later. But, tonight, we’re watching a couple games with local flavor. Central faces Bassick at 4. Ansonia […] [Read More]
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‘About last night…’ Week 4: Blowout City

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Jeez, kids. What got into your pregame pasta dinners this week? As the scores rolled across our ticker Friday night, it was blowout, after blowout, after blowout. “Look at all these points being scored,” WELI’s George DeMaio cooed as the night’s action was read to him on his Friday night broadcast. “Unbelievable.” They came in […] [Read More]

Week 4 Primer and Live Update Blog

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Week 1 Primer and Live Updates

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Good afternoon and welcome once again to the magnificent, incredible, spectacular spectacle that is high school football. The slate is stacked with great games on this 2012 Week 1. We’re expecting thrills, chills and spills tonight and tomorrow as everybody gets up and rolling. So up, up an at ‘em. Let’s see what stuff our […] [Read More]
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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]

Week 5 Primer and Live Updates: McDougall memorials

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Welcome to Week 5, the midpoint of the 2011 high school football season. And the big news of the day is, what else? Rain. Rain. And more rain. This is — what? — the third week of heavy rain forecasts already? (Check here for the latest) So get ready for a few postponements tonight and […] [Read More]

Week 3 Primer and Live Scoring Updates: Less 2010 and more 2011, please

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Something’s not right here. We’re about to begin Week 3 of the 2011 Connecticut high school football season, but, I’ve gotta be honest with you, it still has that 2010 taste to it. Don’t get me wrong. 2010 was fun. Plenty exciting. But I’ve already seen that movie. We’ve already lived that day. Paraphrasing Phil […] [Read More]

Week 2: Saturday Live Update Dashboard

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Good morning. What can we tell you? Oh, yes. Football. Lots of football. Recaps, get your game stories and recaps here, plus the live update blog. Lots of games were¬† postponed to today (inexplicably, unless maybe you had grass. It rained, but not nearly enough to be a problem. Especially for you turf schools. C’mon […] [Read More]
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THANKSGIVING DAY WRAP: Mutual admiration in Darien, all aboard the Greyhound & the comeback kids

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The Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowl between Darien and New Canaan had all the makings of a bloodbath, the salvo fired from a select few players on the Darien football team with their pregame bluewash at Dunning Stadium. New Canaan’s blood boiled when its residents saw the midnight decorations at their school Wednesday morning. Heck, police […] [Read More]