Connecticut High School Football

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

Video: McMahon defeats Ludlowe, stays unbeaten in FCIAC

McMahon beat Ludlowe 27-7 in Norwalk Friday night to stay atop the FCIAC power point standings.   [Read More]

St. Joseph’s offense thwarted by New Canaan

In the days leading up to Saturday, New Canaan linebacker Zach Allen met his teammates at 6:30 a.m. for one-hour film sessions. The subject: No. 6 St. Joseph. “We were just preparing for them. When we saw a formation, we knew what was coming,” Allen said following the Rams’ 41-14 win on Saturday. “Our coaches, it’s just […] [Read More]

Kick coverage breakdowns worry Derby’s French in rout

Derby coach George French had considered the Red Raiders’ special teams a strength, so seeing Seymour return two kicks for touchdowns on Thursday certainly caught his attention. “This was not good,” French said following Derby’s 62-44 win over Seymour. “We had to change some things this game because of some injuries, but we have to go back […] [Read More]

Live updates: High school football, Week 8

Week 8 of the high school football season kicks off a day early thanks to Halloween. Follow along and join the conversation on Twitter with #cthsfb. [Read More]
New Cananan and St. Joseph meet Saturday in a rematch of the FCIAC championship.

Guide to the Games: Week 8

THURSDAY NVL | By Doug Bonjour Seymour (4-2) at Derby (5-1) 6 p.m.: Red Raiders own the NVL’s longest winning streak at four games. They’d be wise to extend that streak with Naugatuck, Wolcott and Shelton still on the schedule. Oxford (0-6) at Sacred Heart/Kaynor (0-7) 6 p.m. (at Municipal Stadium): Coming off a bye, […] [Read More]

Elite 8 Week 8: New Canaan, Darien, Newtown are Top 3

Hearst Connecticut Media’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs (first-place votes in parentheses): 1. NEW CANAAN (37 points, 3 first-place votes) (6-0 record): Rams face their sternest test of the season Saturday at St. Joseph in FCIAC championship rematch. 2. DARIEN (36, 1) (7-0): After winning at Tiger Hollow, Blue Wave […] [Read More]
Quarterback Colton Smith (pictured) led Fairfield Prep to a 51-28 win over Cheshire last Friday. (File Photo)

Week 7: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SMITH SURGING: As Colton Smith goes, so goes Fairfield Prep. Last Friday, in a game Prep needed to have, Smith racked up a ridiculous 563 total yards. Smith passed for three touchdowns and rushed for two more scores as the Jesuits (5-2) beat Cheshire 51-28 to stay in the thick of the Class LL […] [Read More]

Top performers: Week 7 review

Offense Colton Smith, Fairfield Prep: A remarkable 563 yards of total offense in 51-28 domolition of previously unbeaten Cheshire. 12-of-24 passes for 342 yards and 3 TDs nad 221 yards rushing and a TD on 24 carries. Mark Piccirillo Shelton: Senior QBPiccirillo rushed for 217 yards and 2 TDs in a 33-20 win over Hand. […] [Read More]