Connecticut High School Football

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

CIAC Championship Sunday Primer & Live Scoring Updates

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One more time. The Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate and Danbury News-Times staff will be all over the final two state championship games with the live scoring blog. Just click on the window below to follow all of the live Twitter updates from from all of the finals. We’ll also be moderating in-game discussions. Sean Patrick […] [Read More]

STATE CHAMPS! St. Joseph, New Canaan, Notre Dame, Hyde

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Congratulations to regional teams St. Joseph, New Canaan and Notre Dame-West Haven. They’re state champions. The Hogs defeated Montville 14-3 Saturday at rainy and windy Ken Strong Stadium to win their first title in 19 years and their 9th overall. Notre Dame held off Pomperaug in a 28-21 thriller at snowy Finn Stadium in Shelton […] [Read More]

Class LL & Class M championship games postponed to Sunday

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The CIAC has announced that tonight’s Class LL Staples vs. Cheshire and Class M Berlin vs. Bethel games have been postponed to Sunday at 2 p.m. The sites and times are pending field conditions, update to be posted by 9 a.m. on the CIAC site (casciac.org) Sunday afternoon. The Bethel-Berlin game will likely be held […] [Read More]

SUPER SATURDAY: State Championship Live Scoring Blog

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Welcome back to our popular live scoring blog for the final time this football season. Our crack staff and our dedicated fans will be sending live scoring updates and commentary from all six state championship sites. As you should know by now, click the window below to see our updates, photos and, of course breaking […] [Read More]

SUPER SATURDAY: CIAC Championship Primer

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Good morning. Today we end the 2009 high school football season. Welcome to Super Saturday. Championship Saturday. Six of our 12 contestants today will walk off the field lords over their Connecticut high school football weight class. It’s an absolutely incredible day and this one is shaping up to be one of the best we’ve […] [Read More]

Regional Notes: Santa Lucia let go at McMahon; Duane Shirden steps aside…

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Quick tidbits from today. First, The Hour of Norwalk reported last night that Joe Santa Lucia was fired as head coach of the Senators after a 21-30 record, including three straight 3-win seasons. “We thought the program was going in the wrong direction and we needed to make a change,” McMahon athletic director Joe Maddafari […] [Read More]

Class LL State Semifinal Rewind: Staples 31, Xavier 28 (The movie!)

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It’s a couple of days late, but here’s the highlight reel from the Staples-Xavier Class LL semifinal game at Wilton. The video picks up late in the second quarter (the footage was dicey for much of the game’s first quarter) with Staples leading 14-0 on a Matt Kelly run on the game’s first series, and, […] [Read More]

Pick the state championship winners and Who’s No. 1?

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48 hours until we kick off state championship Saturday. It’s time to give us your say on who will win the six state championship games. Though its mild and sunny as of this writing on a Thursday afternoon, it sounds like the weather will take a turn toward winter this weekend: rain and even a […] [Read More]