High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
George French, a volunteer assistant coach, has been selected to take over the Derby/O’Brien Tech football program. French is a 1999 Derby graduate who attended Merrimack College. He was recommended by a seven-man panel, which included Derby Mayor Tony Staffieri and principal Fran Thompson, and approved by the board of education Thursday night. [Read More]
Fairfield Prep said it would scour the state for a coach who would revive their proud football program. But ultimately the administration decided it would just stay in-house and turn back the clock. The school Thursday announced the hiring of freshman coach, English teacher and alumnus Thomas Tom Shea (his real name is William), who […] [Read More]
Only one Bridgeport team cracks the CSWA poll this week. Central moves up to two after Sacred Heart (the previous two) dropped a game last week. RankTeam (First Place Votes) Rank 1.Hillhouse (19), T2.Bridgeport Central (2), T2.New Britain, 4.Stratford, 5.Hyde Leadership, 6.Holy Cross, 7.New London, 8.Sacred Heart, 9.Bloomfield, 10.East Catholic 103NR [Read More]
Here’s the Walter Camp All-Connecticut team released during the weekend’s festivities. Offense: OL–Sean Berglund (Wolcott), Jamie Daniels (New London), Ernest Wiggins (Central), Conor Hanratty (New Canaan), Chris Valenti (Bethel) WR–Brendan Rankowitz (Staples), Cody Newton (New Canaan) TE–Jake Santora (Staples) QB–Greg Palmer (Cheshire) RB–Julian Hayes (Xavier), Ben Crick (Pomperaug). Defense: DE–A.J. Wilcox (Ledyard), Cameron Davis (Hamden); […] [Read More]