Connecticut High School Football

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

5 Pressing Questions for the SCC

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Again, not definitive here. Just looking for answers (Thanks to @CurrenSCC for an assist). Note: One slight edit on the Shelton post, but it’s notable news. 1. Just how good will last year’s state champs be? If you believe in the few preseason rankings out already, Cheshire (Class LL champ) and Notre Dame (L champ) […] [Read More]

5 Pressing Questions Heading Into SWC Camp

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Same drill as last time. I’m short on details but here’s what we’re looking at so far on August 25th. 1. Masuk’s the favorite, right? At this point, we should think so. The SWC runners-up were 10-1 9-2 last year, clearly one of the state’s best teams. But they were also one of three that […] [Read More]

5 Pressing Questions Heading Into FCIAC Camp

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By no means is this a definitive list, and I’m still short on specifics …but here goes. 1. Does New Canaan have enough horses to reload (especially at QB for the fifth-straight time) to win their fifth-straight state championship …in Class L this time? Bringing back 6-4, 305 OL/DL and Notre Dame recruit Conor Hanratty […] [Read More]

Summer’s over. Football begins. See you in January!

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Less than 24 hours away, everybody in Connecticut will be practicing for the 2010 High School Football Season. It’s here. It’s now. Let’s rock. On Monday, at various points and times around the state, 85 high school football teams will join the 40 already underway for fall practices. For them, it’s conditioning week. For the […] [Read More]

From the camps: Zito, Maloney cope with tragedy

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(sigh) Another Connecticut high school football team hit the fields Wednesday a lot more than football on its brain. Maloney of Meriden began preseason camp just as its players and coaches were coming to grips with the loss of junior wide receiver Tashawn Bromfield who, according to the Record Journal of Meriden, was killed in […] [Read More]

Former East Haven, Hofstra standout dies in crash

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James Glee, a standout football player and track star at East Haven in the late 90s who later went on to play at Hofstra University, died early this morning in a collision on I-84 in Hartford, the New Haven Register reported today. [Read More]

Tanner Grove suspended at Montville

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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]

2010 High School Football Scrimmage Schedule

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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]