Connecticut High School Football

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

Coming to Darien in Week 6: A National Football Nightmare

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As was going through ranking this week’s Elite 8, and attempt to begin trying to figure out playoff scenarios (hint: it’s far too early), I started looking at Darien’s schedule. It’s not very tough. At 4-0, I mused, the Blue Wave will not be losing anytime soon. At least, in-state. Remember, Darien is supposed to […] [Read More]

Newtown at Oxford (The Movie!)

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With Masuk grinding (or, more to the point puréeing) its opponents into mush, the 2010 SWC season is fast becoming a race for second place. Heading into Week 4 only two other teams besides Masuk were undefeated. Bunnell emerged 4-0 after surviving a strong upset bid by New Fairfield Friday night. That left Oxford, the […] [Read More]

Week 4 Wrap: Congrats Presidents!

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It’s tough picking games to attend every week. For somebody in my position, a sports reporter trying his best to gauge every team in his coverage area who can’t clone himself, you have to weigh a few factors: Importance: What are the team’s records? How big is this game for both teams? Is anything at […] [Read More]

Week 4: Deja Vu nowhere (except the FCIAC)

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In a few months, when we look back at everything that went down on a Friday night in Week 4, we’ll remember it as the moment the 2009 season  became 2010. It was the night when our preconceptions about this year’s teams, culled mainly by taking what we knew about them in 2009 and applying […] [Read More]

Your Week 4 Primer – Battle on the North End, Mighty Markus, Live Updates

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Trumbull 21, Central 0 – Looking back, it was probably the most perplexing result of 2009. Central limped out of McDougall Stadium a beaten team, pushed up and down the turf by what looked like a legit Trumbull crew. But then Christon Gill and Co. went on to pull a rare double, beating Greenwich and […] [Read More]

Week 4 Guide To This Week’s Games

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Good day. Welcome to Week 4 of the Connecticut High School Football season. Let’s get right to it with our weekly Guide to This Week’s Games… TODAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Norwalk (1-2) Stamford (1-2) 6 Hey. Norwalk. Where’d ya go? Darien (3-0) Wilton (1-2) 6 Get the feeling Wilton might be due again. Trumbull […] [Read More]

Live High School Football Chat – Tonight, 8 p.m.

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You know the drill by now, Dinner, chores, homework: Done early. We’re chatting live with myself, NewsTimes’ Kevin Duffy and maybe Stamford Advocate’s Dave Ruden (he’s got a deserved day off, but might show up) tonight at 8 p.m. Update: Gah. Just realized this was during the Yankees playoff game. Yes, I’m a Yankees fan. […] [Read More]

Bridgeport Central cheerleader outfit controversy goes global

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Unbeaten Bridgeport Central is about to host the biggest game of its season so far when unbeaten and border rival Trumbull Friday night at Kennedy Stadium. But they’re being upstaged by the girls on the Central cheerleading squad, who have taken up a cause that’s suddenly sweeping the country. Their uniforms, they said, are a […] [Read More]