Connecticut High School Football

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

The Elite 8 – Week 6

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Ladies and Gentlemen, your Elite 8 for Week 6. We’ve reached the regular season’s midpoint and there hasn’t been a ton of movement from last week, just some slight tweaking to the Top 8. TRENDING UP Ansonia – Montrell Dobbs ran buck wild and the Chargers made their showdown with undefeated, preseason NVL favorite Wolcott […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8

State Polls for Week 6

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Here are your state polls for Week 6. We have a few NVL sightings in this week’s tally. Ansonia’s victory over Wolcott last week has given the Chargers a firm hold on a Top 10 spot among all the state’s voters. They’re now nine in most polls, 8 in the coaches. Naugatuck also moves into […] [Read More]

Your High School Football Week 5 Wrap-up

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Well … so much for that. Neither wind nor rain nor fired-up Bulldogs could stop the Masuk train Friday night. The Monroe Express to Brookfield (site of the SWC championship game) plowed through the Bulldogs with a somewhat deceptive, yet convincing 45-0 victory. Instead of a sterling finish to an uplifting upset, we got seven […] [Read More]

Week 5 Primer: UnderDawgs!

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It’s safe to say we’ve made a pretty big deal about Masuk in this space since the season started. Justifiably so. Masuk 2010 brings its usual offensive prowess, this time QB Casey Cochran, RB Colin Markus, the sure-handed receivers, the strong offensive line. And then there’s the defense, aggressive, fast, explosive. Jon Testani, Shawn  Flynn, […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

Week 5: Guide to the Games

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Need to know where to go and what to expect? Here’s the road map: Your Guide to the Week 5 Games. Tread lightly. TODAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Cheshire (2-2) Wilbur Cross (3-1) 3 Rams come to NH a wounded animal Platt Tech (0-4) Cheney Tech (3-1) 6 Where’s Geremy Grate when you need him? Danbury […] [Read More]

Dan Nemergut and the CIAC’s Derby-O’Brien Tech co-op conundrum

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O’Brien Tech athletic director Dan Nemergut wasn’t a happy camper Wednesday morning, or all day. It stemmed from an interesting piece by Dave Solomon in the New Haven Register this morning on the future of Derby/O’Brien Tech. Solomon: CIAC gets too technical with Derby/O’Brien At issue: Derby/O’Brien Tech’s impending breakup as a co-op high school […] [Read More]

High School Football Live Chat, Wednesday, 8 p.m.

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Live chat tonight at 8 p.m. No postseason baseball to contend with, so I’m sure we’ll get a lot of people. Here’s the deal: We’re trying to ease back on the number of comments made and questions taken so we can give the panelists a bit more time to respond. Only the best comments or […] [Read More]

Trumbull at Central (The Movie!)

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It was deja vu all over again for Central and Trumbull in this prime time FCIAC clash at Kennedy Stadium last Friday. You’ll see a pretty hard-fought first half, a quick Central touchdown and then two defensive stops inside their own 5-yard line. You’ll see Trumbull take an 8-6 lead at the break on Phil […] [Read More]