Connecticut High School Football

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

Live Updates: Class LL championship Xavier vs. NFA

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No. 5 Norwich Free Academy vs. No. 3 Xavier WHERE/WHEN — Rentschler Field, East Hartford; Friday, 7 p.m. ON THE AIR — Radio: WELI 960-AM | TV: CPTV Sports | Online: ESPN 3, Watch ESPN app TICKETS — $10 COACHES — Norwich Free Academy: Jemal Davis: 5th year (40-14, 0 state titles); Xavier: Sean Marinan […] [Read More]

2012 Class S championship preview: Ansonia vs. North Branford

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♦♦♦ No. 1 Ansonia vs. No. 3 North Branford WHEN/WHERE — Saturday, 10:35 a.m., Rentschler Field, East Hartford ON THE AIR — Radio: WELI 960-AM; TV: CPTV Sports; Online: ESPN 3, Watch ESPN app COACHES — Ansonia: Tom Brockett (7th year, 84-7, 3 state titles); North Branford: Mark Basil (11th year, 82-34) RECORDS — Ansonia: […] [Read More]

2012 Class M championship preview: Berlin vs. Hillhouse

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♦♦♦ No. 2 Berlin vs. No. 4 Hillhouse WHERE/WHEN – Saturday, 2:35 p.m. at Rentschler Field ON THE AIR — Radio: WELI 960-AM | TV: CPTV Sports | Online: ESPN 3, Watch ESPN app COACHES — Berlin: John Capodice (9th year, 82-21-0); Hillhouse: Tom Dyer (6th year, 50-17, 1 state title). RECORDS — Berlin: 11-1 […] [Read More]

2012 Class L championship preview: Windsor vs. Hand

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♦♦♦ No. 2 Windsor vs. No. 1 Hand WHERE/WHEN – Rentschler Field, East Hartford, Saturday, 5:35 p.m. ON THE AIR — Radio: WELI 960-AM | TV: CPTV Sports | Online: ESPN 3, Watch ESPN app TICKETS — $10 COACHES — Windsor: Rob Fleeting (4th year, 38-5); Hand: Steve Filippone (24th year, 200-61-5, 6 state titles). […] [Read More]

2012 Class LL championship preview: NFA vs. Xavier

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♦♦♦ No. 5 Norwich Free Academy vs. No. 3 Xavier WHERE/WHEN — Rentschler Field, East Hartford; Friday, 7 p.m. ON THE AIR — Radio: WELI 960-AM | TV: CPTV Sports | Online: ESPN 3, Watch ESPN app TICKETS — $10 COACHES — Norwich Free Academy: Jemal Davis: 5th year (40-14, 0 state titles); Xavier: Sean […] [Read More]

2012 All-SWC football teams

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♦♦♦ The SWC has released its 2012 All-Conference football teams. All Conference 1st Team All Conference 2nd Team Joe Piatnik Bethel Ian Melvin Bethel Cal Daniels Bethel Nick Silva Bethel Pete Serenciscis Bethel James Giannone Bethel Brad Westmark Brookfield Liam Clancy Brookfield Boeing Brown Brookfield Sam Johnson Brookfield Tom Salvatore Brookfield Kyle Spera Brookfield Terrence […] [Read More]

2012 All-SCC football teams

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♦♦♦ The mighty Southern Connecticut Conference released its 2012 all-conference football teams Tuesday. Division I Offense Offensive line: Dennis Flanagan (Amity), John Thomas (Hamden), Zack Creeron (Xavier), Greg Purcell (Amity) Wide receiver: Kris Luster (Xavier), Chris Perry (Notre Dame), Kyle Drost (Shelton), Kyle Anderson (Daniel Hand) Running back: DeAngelo Berry (Xavier), Ervin Philips (West Haven), […] [Read More]

PlayOn! Sports Replay: Newsome sets TD record, Ansonia defeats Hyde in S semifinals

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♦♦♦ Presented, without further comment, the full CPTV/Playon! Sports broadcast of Ansonia’s 41-13 victory over Hyde in the Class S semifinals on Sunday. Ansonia back Arkeel Newsome set Connecticut’s career touchdown record (breaking former Chargers’ great Alex Thomas’ mark back in 2007. Ansonia reaches its 26th state championship game. They take on North Branford in […] [Read More]

State Championship Luncheon: Constestants meet at Rentschler field (video)

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♦♦♦ Players from the eight state football finalists gathered Monday at Rentschler Field for the annual state championship luncheon. Players walked awestruck into the stadium’s banquet hall and across the field below. They mingled near each other. They took pictures. They dined on a massive catered lunch. Oh, and they were peppered with questions by […] [Read More]

Semifinal Sunday: NFA wrecks Staples’ mojo, Fairfield County silenced

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CLASS LL – NFA 30, STAPLES 28 | XAVIER 30, GLASTONBURY 13 CLASS L — HAND 42, MASUK 23 | WINDSOR 27, NEW CANAAN 21 CLASS M – BERLIN 21, WESTON 7 | HILLHOUSE 48, MONTVILLE 26 CLASS S – ANSONIA 41, HYDE 13 | NORTH BRANFORD 62, WOODLAND 27 With big smiles, massive hugs, […] [Read More]