High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
Tanner Grove, who coached Montville to the Class SS title game vs. St. Joseph last season, has been suspended four weeks by his school district following his arrest for driving under the influence last Friday, according to a report in The Day of New London. From the article: According to a press release from Montville […] [Read More]
The first batch of high schools start football conditioning (looks at watch) tomorrow and — I know, I know — you’re just itching to see this year’s crop of high school football players hit the ol’ gridiron. We’ll help you out. Here’s the scrimmage list (as of August 19) via the CIAC. Remember, this is […] [Read More]
With a new batch of students and parents joining the High School Football fray this year, it’s time to reintroduce everyone to how we operate ’round here. On Fridays and Saturdays, while you’re off in whichever town watching Little Johnny run around with his teammates for school and town pride, many of you will start […] [Read More]
Oh, baby! Can you feel it? We’re getting close. It’s right around the corner. Just six more days (or so) until Connecticut high school football players are officially scurrying about fields near you. (And, no, I don’t count the endless “unofficial” official passing leagues, lineman camps or what-have-you going on right now.) Now, as you […] [Read More]
(I do this every year, so bear with me.) It’s that time of year again. Can’t you feel the chill in the August air? Hear those tweeting whistles? Those crunching pads? The barking of coaches? The cheering fans? It’s high school football season. Can’t see, feel, hear any of it huh? That’s because it’s high […] [Read More]
Watertown has a new football coach, and it’s not who I personally expected to fill the shoes of retired Roger Ouelette, but it makes sense. The man in charge is now Mike Veronneau, a 1999 Crosby graduate who was known as ‘Ice Man,’ according to Crosby’s Nick Augelli in the Republican American’s report on Veronneau’s […] [Read More]
I’m pretty sure this has been mentioned here and elsewhere, but since the point was reiterated to me by Ned Griffen of The Day, it bears repeating. Yes, the 2010 CIAC football championship games will be played at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. In fact, here’s the entire playoff schedule via to the 2010 CIAC […] [Read More]