Connecticut High School Football

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

SPB’s Elite 8 (Week 2)

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Elite 8 for Week Two. Coupled with Xavier’s 22-15 victory over No. 1 Notre Dame-West Haven, and its breeze of a Sunday afternoon game with New Milford, Masuk has assumed the top spot in our weekly power rankings for South-Western Connecticut We also had plenty of movement among the rest of […] [Read More]

The NHR Top 10 Poll (*with* SPB)

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Well this is a fine how-do-you-do. The New Haven Register’s weekly poll is out and, according to the good folks over there, I didn’t cast a ballot. Problem here is, I did… several times. But apparently the Reg is using stone tablets a la the Flintstones as an email system.  Perhaps I should have sent […] [Read More]

Polls! Polls! Polls! Xavier’s No. 1

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Here are your polls post-Week 1: We have the CSWA and the newly unleashed Day of New London Coaches Poll which kicks off this week. No shocks here: Xavier is No. 1. [Read More]

Week 1: What Did We Learn?

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A long and eventful Week 1 is finally in the books we’ll get to recaps — we have video of 10 (ten!) football games to show you, the weekly Elite 8 to get to, the state polls and, of course our weekly high school football chat, which we will announce shortly. Some of my colleagues […] [Read More]

Sunday, Sunday (and Saturday)

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After another full slate of games Saturay, We finally stumble across the finish line today, Sunday, with just two Week 1 high school football games. West Haven vs. Amity, Masuk vs. New Milford. In yesterday’s main events, we saw St. Joseph pound Crosby, 42-21 …Plus Bullard-Havens beat Stamford Academy and Derby fell to St. Paul. […] [Read More]

Former Fairfield Prep star Masengo Kabongo leaves Maryland

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A little behind on this, but Masengo Kabongo has left Maryland according to several reports and confirmed by one of his former coaches at Fairfield Prep. Somebody asked, so I checked on it with Patrick Stevens, who runs D1scourse.com, a sports website in the D.C./Baltimore/Virginia region and he confirmed. Here’s the original posting from about […] [Read More]

Friday Wrap, Live Saturday Updates

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Quick because there’s yet another round of games on the docket (Today’s live blog is below): Xavier wins the SCC Championship with a dominating effort against No. 1 Notre Dame on Friday night. Awesome defensive effort that exceeded my expectations and basically negated all of my concerns about the Falcons’ offense. I still think Xavier’s […] [Read More]

Get your LIVE Week 1 (Part 3) Updates Here

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Tons of games today, and they’re starting in one hour…. Here’s the Week 1 schedule via CIAC If you can’t get to the games, follow the good ol’ live blog below. We’ll be getting updates from everywhere, especially No. 1 vs. No. 2 tonight at West Haven (we anticipate a ton of updates from that […] [Read More]