Connecticut High School Football

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

CIAC Championship Week: Primer and Game Room

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Tonight, we begin. Tonight the first high school football teams will make their final preparations, pack up their equipment, load up their buses and settle in for the ride up to Rentschler Field in East Hartford for the first of four state championship games. Trumbull (11-2) and Xavier (12-0) face off in the Class LL […] [Read More]

CIAC Championship Week: The Game Previews

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Class LL No. 3 Trumbull vs. No. 1 Xavier WHERE — Rentschler Field, East Hartford WHEN — Friday, 7 ; TICKETS – $10 ON THE AIR — WELI 960-AM; Sportingnewsct.com COACHES — Trumbull: Bob Maffei (13th year, 97-31); Xavier: Sean Marinan (9th year, 65-32-2). RECORDS — Trumbull 11-2 (FCIAC runner-up); Xavier 12-0 (SCC Division I […] [Read More]

CIAC Championship Week: Video Interviews

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Check out the video player at right for interviews from all of our regional championship game participants. We’re updating this player all day, every day until the finals. Use the scrollbar to cycle down. Also embedded into the video player are all our completed videos throughout the 2010 season. Currently uploaded: From Class LL, interviews […] [Read More]

CIAC Championship Week: Who’ll be No. 1?

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Just three more days before the kick off of the CIAC football championship round at Rentschler Field. Three more days before we find out who the best four teams in the state will be. On Friday night at Rentschler, FCIAC runner-up Trumbull (11-2) takes on top-ranked and undefeated Xavier of Middletown (12-0). On Saturday we […] [Read More]