Connecticut High School Football

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

#ctfb … Your mobile source for High School Football scores & updates

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With a new batch of students and parents joining the High School Football fray this year, it’s time to reintroduce everyone to how we operate ’round here. On Fridays and Saturdays, while you’re off in whichever town watching Little Johnny run around with his teammates for school and town pride, many of you will start […] [Read More]

High School Football practices are almost here!

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Oh, baby! Can you feel it? We’re getting close. It’s right around the corner. Just six more days (or so) until Connecticut high school football players are officially scurrying about fields near you. (And, no, I don’t count the endless “unofficial” official passing leagues, lineman camps or what-have-you going on right now.) Now, as you […] [Read More]

Kickoff… In Alaska!

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(I do this every year, so bear with me.) It’s that time of year again. Can’t you feel the chill in the August air? Hear those tweeting whistles? Those crunching pads? The barking of coaches? The cheering fans? It’s high school football season. Can’t see, feel, hear any of it huh? That’s because it’s high […] [Read More]

The Ice Man cometh to Watertown

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Watertown has a new football coach, and it’s not who I personally expected to fill the shoes of retired Roger Ouelette, but it makes sense. The man in charge is now Mike Veronneau, a 1999 Crosby graduate who was known as ‘Ice Man,’  according to Crosby’s Nick Augelli in the Republican American’s report on Veronneau’s […] [Read More]

Yes, the CIAC Football Finals are at Rentschler

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I’m pretty sure this has been mentioned here and elsewhere, but since the point was reiterated to me by Ned Griffen of The Day, it bears repeating. Yes, the 2010 CIAC football championship games will be played at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. In fact, here’s the entire playoff schedule via to the 2010 CIAC […] [Read More]

The Dog Days of High School Football (Trouble/Changes in Middletown, Southington; Coaching list; Bassick Film in NY)

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[EDIT: July 20, 9:24) It's another hazy, lazy day here in Connecticut. The two senior all-star games have come and gone (CT over Rhode Island 29-7; New Haven over Fairfield 16-13) and we are T-minus 29 days to the first official start of the 2010 Connecticut High School football season. It doesn’t feel like it, […] [Read More]

Hall of Fame Classic Football Game Tonight! (Live Updates)

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It’s here, folks. It’s kickoff time tonight for the New Haven County vs. Fairfield County Hall of Fame Football Classic, 7:30, at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven. If you can’t get to the game, you can follow all the action through our Twitter feed below AND through a live online video stream on Sportingnewsct.com […] [Read More]

Updated: Hall of Fame Football Classic Rosters (7/02)

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We have some changes on both sides of the county line for the Hall of Fame Classic All-Star football game, which will kick off in exactly one week from today. Friday, July 9 at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium. 7:30. Here are the revised rosters: [Read More]