Connecticut High School Football

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

The Ice Man cometh to Watertown

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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]

Yes, the CIAC Football Finals are at Rentschler

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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]

The Dog Days of High School Football (Trouble/Changes in Middletown, Southington; Coaching list; Bassick Film in NY)

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[EDIT: July 20, 9:24) It's another hazy, lazy day here in Connecticut. The two senior all-star games have come and gone (CT over Rhode Island 29-7; New Haven over Fairfield 16-13) and we are T-minus 29 days to the first official start of the 2010 Connecticut High School football season. It doesn’t feel like it, […] [Read More]

Hall of Fame Classic Football Game Tonight! (Live Updates)

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It’s here, folks. It’s kickoff time tonight for the New Haven County vs. Fairfield County Hall of Fame Football Classic, 7:30, at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven. If you can’t get to the game, you can follow all the action through our Twitter feed below AND through a live online video stream on Sportingnewsct.com […] [Read More]

Updated: Hall of Fame Football Classic Rosters (7/02)

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We have some changes on both sides of the county line for the Hall of Fame Classic All-Star football game, which will kick off in exactly one week from today. Friday, July 9 at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium. 7:30. Here are the revised rosters: [Read More]

(Offensive) Videos from the Connecticut-Rhode Island Governor’s Cup football game

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I know defense was the soup du jour at the 12th Governor’s Cup All-Star football game Saturday at UConn’s Rentschler Field. Team Connecticut picked off seven passes and Rhode Island picked off four and recovered a fumble. That was basically the story in Connecticut’s 29-7 victory. But the offenses had to do something to win […] [Read More]

Governor’s Cup All-Star Football Tonight

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After what’s sure to be nerve-wracking afternoon watching the other football — United States-Ghana in the Round of 16 at the World Cup in South Africa (go USA!)  — I’ll be jetting up to Rentschler Field in East Hartford to watch another kind of cup, the 12th Annual Governor’s Cup football all-star game between Rhode […] [Read More]

Ridgefield OT/NG Tommy Jordan commits

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Tommy Jordan has a new first name. Florida-bound. The Ridgefield football tackle has committed to the University of Florida, said a brief statement from the high school today. The Gators were Jordan’s first official offer last summer and, after varying degrees of courtship by Notre Dame, Rutgers, Penn State, Boston College, Syracuse and Duke, he’s […] [Read More]