High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
And the winner of the 2013 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year award is……..? Dario Highsmith. Quarterback. Middletown. Um, do I have the wrong state? Am I missing something here? Arkeel Newsome of Ansonia should have been a lock for this award, right? I mean, he’s rushed for 3,350 yards and has an eye-popping 55 Read More
Middletown quarterback Dario Highsmith has been named the Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year. The junior will lead the No. 4 Blue Dragons into Saturday’s Class L semifinals where they will face No. 1 Darien at Pomperaug HS at 2 o’clock. Highsmith has rushed for 2,565 yards and 27 touchdowns this season while passing for Read More
The calendar says winter is on its way, but on Tuesday night in football stadiums around the state, it sure felt as is if ”March Madness” had arrived early. Yes, the sport is different, but all the emotions that come from the NCAA’s greatest tournament, sure felt the same in one incredible night of football. There were scintillating comebacks, fantastic finishes, jaw-dropping Read More
In a game loaded with big plays, momentum shifts and a lot of twists and turns, eighth-seeded Ridgefield pulled out a dramatic 35-33 win over top-seeded host Newtown Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the Class LL Tournament. The Tigers (10-2) advanced to Saturday’s semifinals, where they will face No. 4 Southington at West Read More
In order to prepare for its next opponent in the Class M state tournament, the Barlow High football team will have to go back to the beginning. The Falcons will face St. Joseph in the semifinals on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bunnell High in Stratford. And as it turns out, Barlow’s first scrimmage this Read More
By the time Bethel had abruptly cleared its sidelines, Brookfield coach Rich Angarano was still giving out hugs to players and yelling “Wooooo!” to no one in particular. Brookfield bounced back from a 20-0 loss to Bethel on Thanksgiving with a dramatic, come-from-behind 22-21 victory over the Wildcats Tuesday. The recap of the Class M Read More