Connecticut High School Football

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

2012 All-FCIAC football teams

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♦♦♦ The All-FCIAC football teams have been announced. Three Divisions. Three teams and three coaches of the year for each division. Peter Stokes of Trinity Catholic won FCIAC East Coach of The Year. Marce Petroccio of Staples won FCIAC West Coach of the Year. A.J. Albano of McMahon won FCIAC Central Coach of the Year. […] [Read More]

Championship Saturday links: Online replays of all four championship games

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♦♦♦ The media coverage of the four state championship games was, in a word, unprecedented. In addition to all of the usual media types, Hearst CT (that’s us), the New Haven Register, The Day of New London, The Republican-American, The Hartford Courant, etc., we saw an explosion of online and TV coverage. This year, CPTV […] [Read More]

Class L: Rogers kickstarts Hand’s second straight championship

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♦♦♦ HAND 23, WINDSOR 6 EAST HARTFORD — Dan Rogers and his twin brother Pat really had no choice. Their parents divorced. The two Weston football stars had to pack up and move to another part of the state. New town, a new school, new friends, a whole new football team. When they moved to […] [Read More]

ANSONIA AGAIN: Chargers win record 18th, back-to-back state championships

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♦♦♦ ANSONIA 59, NORTH BRANFORD 26 North Branford struck first. Ansonia struck harder and more often. Titletown added a record 18th trophy to its already jam-packed display case Saturday, using a dazzling display of offense and defense to topple unbeaten North Branford 59-26 in the Class S championship game at Rentschler Field. Arkeel Newsome ran […] [Read More]

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]