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Elite 8: New Canaan stays on top

Hearst Connecticut’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs:   1. New Canaan (5-0): Maybe a team from Massachusetts can slow down the Rams? 2. Ansonia (5-0): Chargers facing

5 unbeatens remain in FCIAC

Half way through the FCIAC football season and there are currently 5 unbeaten teams at the top of the standings. The good thing about this year as opposed to years past is the unbeaten teams all play

Top performances: The stars of Week 5

GUNSLINGERS Nick Roberts, Trumbull QB: Completed just 10 passes, but those completions went for 362 yards and 6 TDs (73 and 11 yards to Eric Anderson, 90 to Thomas Hayduk, 13 to Quentin Brunetti, 95

Week 5 wrapup

Week 5 in Connecticut High School football had some lopsided wins and some surprises. Here are the games Hearst Connecticut Newspapers covered with links THURSDAY FCIAC Bassick 34 Central 12 First win

New Canaan dominance continues

In yet another runaway victory, New Canaan scored 49 first half points to make it five-for-five to start the season with a 49-7 triumph over visiting Danbury. The Rams average margin of victory

Darien rebounds with convincing win at Warde

Darien bounced back from its first loss of the season against St. Joseph with a comfortable 31-6 road victory against Fairfield Warde Friday night. AIRING IT OUT: Darien came out with every intention

McMahon routs Harding to start 5-0

Harding had a promising start to Saturday’s game against Brien McMahon, jumping out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on TJ Killings’ 54-yard catch. It all, however, eventually went downhill for the

The night the lights went out in Greenwich

Austin Longi is a game-changing player and his skills were on display Friday night in Greenwich, returning a punt for a touchdown and breaking off a long run from scrimmage. He also put a hard hit on

Breakout game for Bethel’s Willsey

It was quite the breakout performance for Bethel High running back Jared Willsey on Friday. The junior ran the ball 18 times for 118 yards and three second-half touchdowns in Bethel’s 41-14 victory

Smith lifts Fairfield Prep over previously unbeaten Shelton

Fairfield Prep already had one fourth-quarter lead erased by a top-10 team this season. On Friday, junior quarterback Colton Smith made sure they didn’t have another. Smith’s fourth touchdown run of