Connecticut High School Football

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

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]

Week 1B: Mass Hysteria! Down Goes Greenwich (and more!)

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I can honestly say, in 11 years covering high school football I’ve never seen a night like Thursday night. I’m talking Biblical proportions. “What do you mean? Biblical?” What I mean is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real ‘Wrath of God’ type of stuff. ….Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! […] [Read More]

Thursday Primer & Live Updates (p.s. Bring an umbrella)

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The 2010 season is underway! We just published the last of the high school football previews, the local SCC, NVL and CSC capsules. Ridgefield defeated Stamford 35-7; Weston beat New Fairfield 34-13. And today we’re full-go with the majority of the Week 1 schedule. Read the Guide to the Games here. But, guess what? After […] [Read More]

Guide to the Games: Week 1

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Here’s what to look for in Week 1 with the first edition our our weekly guide to the games. TODAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Stamford (0-0) Ridgefield (0-0) 6 Can’t see Knights getting past Jordan Weston (0-0) New Fairfield (0-0) 7 Lots of new faces in this game THURSDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Fairfield Warde […] [Read More]