Connecticut High School Football

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

Barlow edges New Fairfield

Stymied for most of the night, the Barlow offense scored a late touchdown and hit a two-point conversion to take a one-point lead over visiting New Fairfield, ultimately going on to a 10-7 victory.   89 yards in 22 plays That’s what Barlow did to score the game-winning touchdown and two-point conversion. Barlow didn’t attempt […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

Video: Danbury wins ugly over Norwalk

Danbury and Norwalk combined for 8 turnovers with Danbury holding on for a 14-6 win. Neither team did much on offense but we have a few highlights to share with you including the game-clinching interception with less than a minute to go in the game.   [Read More]

Live updates: High School Football Week 2

Get live updates from reporters and fans from all the games as we enter week 2 of the high school season. You can join the conversation by using #cthsfb for all you football tweets. [Read More]

Uni-Browse: Hand, New Canaan, Stamford and Prep

Welcome to the first football edition of Uni-Browse. I will get to the uniforms from games I cover but if you see a cool uniform from a game I do not attend, please send me a picture either through Twitter @EricsonSports or email Enjoy! [Read More]
Peter Archey and the Darien Blue Wave remain at No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 2

Hearst Connecticut Media’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs (points, first-place votes in parentheses): 1. DARIEN (1-0) (54 points, 2 first-place votes): Quite a second-half effort by the Blue Wave, outscoring Hillhouse 33-7. 2. NEW CANAAN (1-0) (51, 3): Rams made perhaps the biggest statement in Week One, winning at Hand […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8, FCIAC, NVL, SCC, SWC
Darien's Timmy Graham throws a pass in a 47-25 win over Hillhouse on Friday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Week 1: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SCC/FCIAC Challenge: For the second straight year, the FCIAC got the edge in the battle between power conferences, after Trinity Catholic routed Sheehan 33-3 on Saturday. The FCIAC won 9-8, and several heavyweight matchups lived up to their top billing. The best of them all might’ve been New Canaan edging Hand at the […] [Read More]
Shelton quarterback Mark Piccirillo. (Bob Luckey/staff photographer)

Week 1 review: The top performers

Offense Dequan Woods, Harding: 3 TDs — runs of 1 and 11 yards and 13-yard pass from Taisun Phommachanh — in 38-10 rout of Law. Phommachanh, a freshman QB, who threw for 278 yards, also connected on a 69-yard TD pass to Tyshawn Walker (7 catches for 140 yards) and a pair of  2-point conversions. […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC , FCIAC , High School Football , NVL , SCC | More
Trinity Catholic's Anthony Lombardi throws a pass during Saturday's win over Sheehan. (Lindsay Perry/staff photpgrapher)

Trinity Catholic heading in the right direction

They can look ahead. Without baggage. That was the most important news in Trinity Catholic’s 33-3 pasting of Sheehan on Saturday. After an 0-11 campaign in head coach Donny Panapada’s first season at his alma mater, the Crusaders can puff out their chests by winning Week 1 of the 2014 football season.Rest assured, there will […] [Read More]