Connecticut High School Football

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

A midseason’s nightmare: Schuler out at 13-1 Lauralton Hall

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Very intriguing/perplexing news out of Lauralton Hall last night where Steve Schuler is out as girls basketball coach … in midseason… with a 13-1 record. Needless to say, insanity has ensued. Here’s the story from today’s Post, which only told one side of the story. As of this afternoon — from my seat at least […] [Read More]

Despite forfeit, Central still Number 1

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CSWA poll (first place votes) 1. Bridgeport Central (17) 2. Stratford (4) 3. Hillhouse (1) 4. Hyde Leadership 5.New Britain 6. New London 7. Holy Cross 8. Bloomfield 9. Sacred Heart 10. Harding Also: St. Joseph missed with 34 votes and Kolbe was right behind with 33. 4 teams were ahead of SJ and KC, […] [Read More]

Denton: Central boys basketball to forfeit one game

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The CIAC has ruled the Central boys basketball team will forfeit its season-opening victory over Staples for the use of an ineligible player, according to Bridgeport citywide athletic director Jim Denton. Central, which self-reported the violation, falls to 10-1. Staples, the beneficiary of the forfeit, improves to 6-6. The game also counts toward the FCIAC […] [Read More]

Connecticut McDonald’s All-American basketball team nominees

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The Connecticut nominees to the All-American boys and girls basketball teams have been announced. …No big surprise, many of the boys are from prep school teams like Hotchkiss, Kent, Suffield, etc. Nobody really regional on the boys nominations that I’m aware of, except Luke Matarazzo from Shelton. From the release: Thirty-four Connecticut high school basketball […] [Read More]

AJ Albano is McMahon’s football coach

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Boy, word moves fast. I got word around noon today that Darien defensive coordinator A.J. Albano was about to be named the next coach at McMahon. But quickly after confirming through sources, I learned it was already out there by our old buddy Matt “Mr. Norwalk Sports” Doran.. Then I talked to our boys at […] [Read More]

CSWA top 10 poll released

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(First Place Votes) Rank 1.Bridgeport Central (11) 2.New Britain (6) 3. Stratford 4. Hillhouse (1) 5.Hyde Leadership 6. New London 7. Holy Cross 8. Bloomfield 9. Sacred Heart 10. Harding Central is No.1 and Harding cracks the top ten for the first time all season. Stratford moves ahead of Hillhouse, who lost last week. So…what […] [Read More]

Beyond The Arc with Henry Chisholm webisode 4

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It’s George French at Derby/O’Brien Tech

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George French, a volunteer assistant coach, has been selected to take over the Derby/O’Brien Tech football program. French is a 1999 Derby graduate who attended Merrimack College. He was recommended by a seven-man panel, which included Derby Mayor Tony Staffieri and principal Fran Thompson, and approved by the board of education Thursday night. [Read More]