Connecticut High School Football

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

Guide to the Games: Week 5

FRIDAY FCIAC | By Scott Ericson St. Joseph (3-1) at Wilton (3-1) 6 p.m.: The Cadets hoping to rebound after a collapse at Darien last week, visit a surprising Warriors team. Greenwich (1-3) at Norwalk (1-3) 7 p.m.: The Cardinals road to redemption and possibly a Class LL playoff spot began last week. New Canaan […] [Read More]
Jamar Greene addresses his team in an early season practice.
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Stamford’s Greene honored by N.Y. Jets

  Stamford coach Jamar Greene was asleep when his defensive coordinator called him last week. He told Greene he had won coach of the week and would be going to the Jets game but Greene was confused because he was already planning on going to see the Jets play Denver this weekend, with the very […] [Read More]
Elite 8

Elite 8 Week 5: New Canaan, Darien, Ansonia on top

Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top regional high school football programs: 1. NEW CANAAN (65 points, 5 first-place votes) (4-0 record): A few too many penalties, but otherwise a nice win at Warde. 2. DARIEN (64, 2) (4-0): Overcame a 17-0 deficit in the second half to beat St. Joseph. 3. ANSONIA (56, 1) (4-0): […] [Read More]
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McMahon's Tim Hinton carries the ball in a 19-14 win over Westhill on Friday. (Photo by Lindsay Perry)

Week 4: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT DON’T FORGET US: McMahon didn’t have much to show for its 8-2 campaign last year, finishing two spots outside the Class LL playoff field, but the Senators were a surprise nonetheless. Not many prognosticators viewed them as an eight-win team, regardless of schedule. The Senators have seemingly carried that momentum into this year, […] [Read More]
Shelton QB  Mark Piccirillo.

Top performers: Week 4 review

Offense Jai’Quan McKnight and Tajik Bagley, Ansonia: QB McKnight rushed for 2 TDs and threw for another in a 43-8 defeat of Seymour. Bagley rushed for 154 and 3 TDs in the first half. Tim Graham, Darien: QB tossed TD passes of 33 yards to Todd Herger and 35 yards to Colin Minicus as the […] [Read More]

Video: McMahon outlasts Westhill

McMahon outlasted Westhill in a battle of field position and defense Friday afternoon in Stamford, beating the Vikings 19-14.   [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC
Stamford QB Jalen Brown.

Stamford stuns Staples in wild contest

Stamford football coach Jamar Greene had no idea how his high-powered offense would fare when it traveled to Westport to take on Staples, which hadn’t given up a touchdown in three games. It didn’t take long to find out. The Black Knights meant business when they scored touchdowns four of its first five drives, eventually […] [Read More]

Ansonia brushes aside challenge from Seymour

As shown by the #BeatTheStreak hashtag on Twitter, Seymour was clearly amped about the opportunity awaiting them. The Wildcats, like so many others, wanted to be the team to end Ansonia’s pursuit of the state’s record win streak. It didn’t work out so well for Seymour. “Everybody we play wants to beat the streak. They […] [Read More]