Connecticut High School Football

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

Staples’ Kelly to miss 3-4 weeks

Some relatively good news on the injury front this week for Staples. Rising sophomore tailback Nick Kelly will miss approximately 3-4 weeks with a dislocated kneecap suffered in last week’s 21-13 victory over McMahon. This is much sunnier news than the original prognosis, which was a possible torn ACL. For a team that had already […] [Read More]

Wednesday Matinee: Pomperaug at Weston (The Movie!)

Good day. Today’s SPB Theater matinee is Pomperaug’s 38-7 victory over Weston on Saturday afternoon. It’s quick and to the point. No grand introductions in this reel. But there is plenty of Andrew Reel… and Kellen Croce and Brett Gaughan and, of course, Willie Maxen, cast and all, making his debut at fullback for twin […] [Read More]

Masuk 45, Bunnell 0 (The Movie!)

Good evening and welcome back to SPB Theater. Our feature tonight is Masuk’s 45-0 victory over Bunnell in a showdown of 4-0 SWC teams. Lots to convey here in a 45-0 game. You’ll see Masuk’s Joe Diaz break the game open with an interception TD early in the first quarter and a second-half kickoff return […] [Read More]

The Elite 8 – Week 6

Ladies and Gentlemen, your Elite 8 for Week 6. We’ve reached the regular season’s midpoint and there hasn’t been a ton of movement from last week, just some slight tweaking to the Top 8. TRENDING UP Ansonia – Montrell Dobbs ran buck wild and the Chargers made their showdown with undefeated, preseason NVL favorite Wolcott […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8

State Polls for Week 6

Here are your state polls for Week 6. We have a few NVL sightings in this week’s tally. Ansonia’s victory over Wolcott last week has given the Chargers a firm hold on a Top 10 spot among all the state’s voters. They’re now nine in most polls, 8 in the coaches. Naugatuck also moves into […] [Read More]

Your High School Football Week 5 Wrap-up

Well … so much for that. Neither wind nor rain nor fired-up Bulldogs could stop the Masuk train Friday night. The Monroe Express to Brookfield (site of the SWC championship game) plowed through the Bulldogs with a somewhat deceptive, yet convincing 45-0 victory. Instead of a sterling finish to an uplifting upset, we got seven […] [Read More]

Week 5 Primer: UnderDawgs!

It’s safe to say we’ve made a pretty big deal about Masuk in this space since the season started. Justifiably so. Masuk 2010 brings its usual offensive prowess, this time QB Casey Cochran, RB Colin Markus, the sure-handed receivers, the strong offensive line. And then there’s the defense, aggressive, fast, explosive. Jon Testani, Shawn  Flynn, […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

Week 5: Guide to the Games

Need to know where to go and what to expect? Here’s the road map: Your Guide to the Week 5 Games. Tread lightly. TODAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Cheshire (2-2) Wilbur Cross (3-1) 3 Rams come to NH a wounded animal Platt Tech (0-4) Cheney Tech (3-1) 6 Where’s Geremy Grate when you need him? Danbury […] [Read More]