Connecticut High School Football

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

Week 1: Foran 28, Branford 27 (The Movie!)

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It was quite a crazy week of high school football as far as the weather and the postponements and the two-day games. It caused confusion and angst for players, coaches, fans, administrators and, yes, even sports writers and editors who had to keep up with it all. On the bright side, I got to see […] [Read More]
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Week 1: Darien 31, Fairfield Warde 0 (The Movie!)

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OK, so I know a lot of you in Fairfield County already saw this game, courtesy of our friends at MSG Varsity (Bastards! Always one step ahead!), but for those of us outside the Cablevision coverage area (which is most of us), here’s our humble footage from Darien Field last Thursday afternoon. [Read More]

No. 2 Xavier at No. 1 Notre Dame-WH (The Movie!)

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We finally get to start posting all of the video highlights over the next day or so. First up is Xavier’s 22-15 victory over Notre Dame-West Haven, the battle of No. 1 vs. No. 2 and — according to most of us — the de facto SCC Championship played in front of a packed house […] [Read More]

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]