Connecticut High School Football

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

Thanksgiving Day Football: The Expanded Playoffs Are Set (& approved!)

Ladies and gentlemen, your new and improved CIAC state football playoff pairings and schedule. QUARTERFINALS  — Tuesday, Nov. 30: 6:30 p.m. at sites of the highest seeds. SEMIFINALS — Saturday, Dec. 4: at West Haven, 2 & 7 p.m.; Municipal Stadium, Waterbury, 2 & 7 p.m.; Finn Stadium, Shelton, 2 p.m.; Bulldog Field, Bunnell, 2 […] [Read More]


Extra! Extra! Get all your live scoring updates, and playoff point updates, right here. It’s all hands on deck for the staff of Hearst-Connecticut Newspapers — the Connecticut Post, the Danbury News-Times, the Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time. We’ll be at nearly every single game in the Southwest Connecticut region for our biggest live scoring […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Eve Wrap: This time, Testani and Masuk finish

Who is the region’s player of the year? We’ve asked this question before. And we’ve received a variety of answers. New Canaan’s Kevin Macari, Trumbull’s Phil Terio, St. Joseph’s Joe Della Vecchia, Ansonia’s Montrell Dobbs (the state’s leading rusher), Brookfield’s Brian Kelly, Masuk’s Casey Cochran. All of them have gaudy statistics that are easily picked […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Eve Primer – Live Scoring Updates & Radio Schedule

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the greatest 24-hours of the Connecticut sports calendar. Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee or some breakfast and head over to their favorite Thanksgiving Day rivalry game. It is a day where records are thrown […] [Read More]

Prank goes wrong for Darien

A little more than 24 hours before their huge meeting with Darien in the Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving, New Canaan awoke to a pretty bad joke. Their field and their school had been vandalized with Darien Blue Wave paint. It was on the school’s doors, signs and on the field house plaza of Dunning Stadium. […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Football 2010 – Preview & Pick the Winners!

It’s that time of year again… the Greatest Sporting Day of the Year in Connecticut. Rivalry Week. Thanksgiving Week. A day where every game means something — be it pride, a winning season, a .500 season, precious playoff points, bragging rights — and it’s played in front of, most likely, your largest crowd of the […] [Read More]

The Elite 8 – Thanksgiving Week

And now, the Elite 8 for Thanksgiving Week. Only two more left, the end of the regular season, and the end of the playoffs. Here we go… TRENDING UP New Canaan — New Canaan fans got what they wanted, a Darien victory in the FCIAC championship game. Now the Rams have to go out there […] [Read More]
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High School Football Polls – Thanksgiving Week

Not a lot of games this week, but a few important ones. The CSWA has decided against a poll, but NHR and Day of New London are running theirs. And here they are… ♦♦♦ NHR STATE MEDIA POLL Team Record Pts. LAST 1 Xavier (15) 9-0 702 1 2 Masuk (9) 9-0 686 2 3 […] [Read More]