Connecticut High School Football

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

2010 CHSCA All-State Football Team

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association has released its all-state team. Photos were taken Wednesday afternoon at Southington High School. With the divisions shrinking from six to four, the Coaches Association has, for the first time, added an overall all-state team in addition to the four class all-star teams. Here they are: CHSCA ALL-STATE FIRST […] [Read More]
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All-FCIAC Football Teams Announced

The All-FCIAC football teams have been announced. Lots and lots and lots of players selected. They list first-team offense and defense, second-team offense and defense and then honorable mention for all three divisions. Congratulations to all the kids. It is, however, kind of excessive from my seat, as well as others’. Pat Pickens did the […] [Read More]

The Final Elite 8 – 2010

Ladies and Gentlemen, the final Elite 8 of 2010. MASUK IS NO. 1 Of course. The Panthers were, hands-down the best high school football team in the region and, in our humble opinion, the best team in the state. Without going through all their superlatives and accomplishments, simply it was a dream season for the […] [Read More]

Class S Championship Rewind: St. Joseph 49, Ansonia 28

Finally, the last of the CIAC State Championship Videos: St. Joseph’s 49-28 victory over Ansonia in the Class S championship game. This game was probably the best of the bunch, given the extraordinary efforts by both teams, the back-and-forth fireworks display between St. Joseph’s Tyler Matakevich and Ansonia senior Montrell Dobbs, who was heroic in […] [Read More]

Xavier No. 1 in NHR, Day Coaches Polls; Masuk No. 1 in CSWA

The votes have been cast, the decision made. It’s Xavier. By a nosehair. The Falcons earned the No. 1 spot in the New Haven Register’s Top 10 Poll today, earning 14 first place votes and 700 points to beat Masuk in the court of public opinion. Masuk received 10 first-place votes (including mine) and finished […] [Read More]

Class L Championship Rewind: Masuk 50, New Canaan 20

Dim the lights, heat the popcorn. It’s time to relive Masuk’s Class L championship victory over New Canaan at Rentschler Field. [Read More]

Championship Week: Masuk 50, New Canaan 20 (So, Who’s No. 1?) & St. Joseph does it again

Let the debate begin… or at least continue for a few more days. Masuk shook off a dicey second quarter, in which it relinquished two long pass touchdowns to Kevin Macari and allowed 20 points, and got back to work in the second half with a dominant effort — just 29 total offense allowed — […] [Read More]

CIAC Championship Week: Xavier beats Trumbull and Day 2

We start with the carnage up at Rentschler Field for the Class LL championship game. Xavier, top-ranked and unbeaten Xavier, made a strong case for holding on to its No. 1 ranking with a thunderous 24-13 victory over Trumbull in the Class LL state championship game. Mike Mastroianni ran for 279 yards and two touchdowns, […] [Read More]