Connecticut High School Football

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

Good Morning, It’s Pouring – Week 3 Primer & Scoring Updates

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I didn’t need an alarm clock this  fine morning. I was aroused (ripped) from a deep sleep by the thunderous sounds of Niagara Falls pounding on  my roof and windows. Did anybody notice? It’s pouring out. Buckets. The tropical storm people thought we were supposed to get yesterday (which sent half of the schools in […] [Read More]

Guide To This Week’s Games – Week 3

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Here’s your guide to all of this week’s regional games: FRIDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY McMahon (1-1) Stamford (0-2) 3:30 How many distractions can Stamford handle? Foran (1-1) Hillhouse (1-1) 3:30 Playing at Bowen in mud won’t help Foran Fairfield Prep (1-1) Wilbur Cross (2-0) 4 Mud might be Prep’s best friend Danbury (1-1) Central […] [Read More]

High School Football Live Chat, 8 p.m.

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It’s that time of the week again. Eat your dinner, take out the trash and do the dishes, then get your homework done early. Join myself and NewsTimes’ writer Kevin Duffy for a live high school football chat tonight at 8 p.m. We’ll be going for an hour so get your questions ready. Hot topics […] [Read More]

Trumbull’s Gaines to miss rest of season?

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Disheartening news out of Trumbull today where Trumbull student newspaper Editor-in-Cheif Brett Rosen reports that senior DB and KR Frank Gaines is out for the season with an ACL injury. The report was confirmed by one other source at Trumbull High School, but Trumbull coach Bob Maffei denied the report Tuesday evening. “He was supposed […] [Read More]

Movie Night Double Feature: Law at Wilbur Cross; New Canaan at Trinity Catholc

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For tonight’s activity, campers, we’ll take a look at Law’s Friday trip to New Haven to face Wilbur Cross — and the crazy first half the ensued, thanks to Cross’ electric back James Ward — and then Saturday’s New Canaan at Trinity Catholic game from Alumni Field on Saturday. So grab your popcorn. Let’s go… […] [Read More]

Week 3 High School Football Polls

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Good evening and yes! it’s Poll Day here on the High School Football Blogs. And — heaaaaaaayyyy — lookit this: I’ve been counted! It’s a happy week when the “Longest Running High School Football Poll in Connecticut History” accepts your votes (sent multiple times through multiple accounts and internet venues, just to be on the […] [Read More]

The Elite 8: Week 3

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With its 42-0 ‘showcase’ game vs. Pomperaug, Masuk retains the top spot in the regional Elite 8 for Week 3. Masuk put on a clinic for the defending SWC champions and the casual observers in attendance at Arum Field. In addition to the five touchdowns Casey Cochran threw, Masuk saw no less than four receivers […] [Read More]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Week 2 Wrap

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We returned to normal, somewhat, in Week 2. Staples put a cap on the groundswell of Norwalk intrigue (at least momentarily). Masuk sent a message to the rest of the SWC (Frankly, not that anyone needed reminding). Greenwich isn’t feeling very well. St. Joseph is in big trouble. New Canaan is a late riser. Bethel’s […] [Read More]