Connecticut High School Football

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

The 2009 Playoff Land of Make Believe (Final Edition)

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We’re excited to say this is the last time we’ll take the trolley to the playoff land of make believe. As you know the CIAC approved Steve Filippone‘s proposal and made this a reality just a week ago. Four Divisions, eight teams, one more week. But we do have one more trip to make: to […] [Read More]

THANKSGIVING DAY WRAP: Wild in Westport; Heartbreak in Bridgeport; Triumph in Trumbull…

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Simply put, it was an amazing day of Thanksgiving Day football all across Connecticut — in terms of intrigue, excitement and late-game heroics and late-game collapses. We had some crazy, crazy games and some wild results this year, not to mention a heart-pounding playoff race that went down to the wire. Notre Dame-WH, Bethel, Staples, […] [Read More]

THANKSGIVING DAY LIVE SCORING BLOG — Scores & Playoff News

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Extra! Extra! Get all your live scoring updates, and playoff point updates, right here. It’s all hands on deck for the staff of Hearst-Connecticut Newspapers — the Connecticut Post, the Danbury News-Times, the Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time. We’ll be at nearly every single game in the Southwest Connecticut region for our biggest live scoring […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Eve Wrap: Tigers, Panthers, Hawks and… Nighthawks?

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Despite the best efforts of Bassick and the St. Joseph assistant-coach cheering section in (what was that 308), Lorens Wilson and Bullard-Havens defeated Bassick 22-13 at Kennedy Stadium. They’re just bonuses away from the playoffs. [Read all about it] Despite the best efforts of the gritty Oxford senior class, Ben Crick and Pomperaug raced away […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Football Begins! Live Wednesday Night Updates

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Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the greatest day of the Connecticut sports calendar. Tomorrow, thousands of Nutmeg state residents will get up, rub the sleep out of their eyes, grab a cup of coffee or some breakfast and head over to their favorite Thanksgiving Day rivalry game. It is a day where records are thrown […] [Read More]

Sean Patrick Bowley’s Guide To Thanksgiving Games

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And now, the final guide of the 2009 season. The Thanksgiving Day guide to all the games in the southwestern Connecticut region. We kick off the festivities for real tonight and then go full-bore on Thanksgiving morning. Here we go… WEDNESDAY VISITOR HOME TIME SKINNY Bullard-Havens (7-2) Bassick (2-8) 5 St. Joseph fans should pack […] [Read More]

Let the Madness Begin: Big Class SS Games Tonight [Updated]

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The drive for the playoffs begins tonight with three pretty big games on the schedule. Update: We have all the finals. Montville 48, St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 12 Farmington 49, Abbott Tech 18 SMSA 24, Bulkeley 7 Montville clinches with a victory over St. Bernard and is the No. 2 seed in Class SS. Bullard-Havens earns […] [Read More]

Thanksgiving Week Polls!

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The pre-Thanksgiving Day Polls have been released! Peruse at your pleasure. But keep this in mind: A little birdie and I agree — most of the state media apparently like to throw darts at a board with this thing. I mean, both media polls vote Glastonbury over Simsbury. And Conard’s out in the Reg’s poll? […] [Read More]