Connecticut High School Football

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

Bethel notches shutout win over Seymour

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In muddy conditions in Seymour, Bethel put an end to its two-game losing streak by bouncing back with a 17-0 victory.   Pitching a shutout It’s been a bit of an up-and-down campaign thus far for Bethel’s defense, but sure tackling and a nose for the football allowed the unit to earn a shutout. “They […] [Read More]
Categories: NVL, SWC

Video: McMahon rolls over Stamford

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McMahon was looking for respect and got it Friday night, thumping Stamford 49-21 at Boyle Stadium in front of a large Stamford student section.   [Read More]

Live updates: HS football week 6

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Get live updates from around the league and join the conversation by tweeting with #cthsfb. [Read More]

Green Wave looking to keep on rolling

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After three straight losses to start the season, the New Milford High football team has breathed new life into its season with three consecutive dominating victories. The Wave’s third straight victory came Thursday night with a 48-8 thrashing of Kennedy in an SWC-NVL crossover game. The Wave (3-3) has combined an explosive offense – which […] [Read More]
Ansonia's Jai'Quan McKight, left, and Newtowns Troy Frangione will face off in Friday's SWC-NVL crossover game.

Guide to the Games: Week 6

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FRIDAY CSC | By Doug Bonjour O’Brien Tech (0-5) at Quinebaug Valley (1-4) 6:30 p.m.: Woes continue for Condors, despite production from quarterback Devin Bacchiocchi. FCIAC | By Scott Ericson Bassick (0-5) at St. Joseph (4-1) 3 p.m.: Cadets begin stretch of 5 straight home games. McMahon (4-1) at Stamford (4-1) 6 p.m.: Huge game […] [Read More]

Uni-Browse: Ridgefield, Stamford, Darien, Warde

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Uni-Browse is back after a week off and we have 3 new uniforms with Darien, Ridgefield and Warde plus a Stamford redux. As always, if you have a uniform you would like featured email me Scott.Ericson@scni.com or tweet at me @EricsonSports [Read More]
Stamford QB Jalen Brown and the Black Knights make their Elite 8 debut at No. 8.

Elite 8: Week 6: New Canaan No. 1; Stamford debuts

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Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top regional high school football teams: 1. NEW CANAAN (51 points, 4 first-place votes) (5-0): Rams get a week off to prepare for a visit from Staples next week. 2. DARIEN (50, 1) (5-0): If the Blue Wave can get by Trinity, they can all but punch their ticket to […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8, FCIAC, NVL, SCC, SWC
Shelton quarterback Mark Piccirillo, middle, and receiver Kevin Robinson, right, celebrate a touchdown during a 38-35 win over Fairfield Prep. (Photo by Tyler Sizemore)

Week 5: What’s hot, what’s not?

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WHAT’S HOT CLOSING TIME: By edging Fairfield Prep 38-35 on Friday, Shelton stamped itself as a legit contender not only in the SCC, but in Class LL. Understandably, there were questions surrounding the Gaels’ ability to close out tough opponents after last year’s failures, but those concerns were alleviated. With quarterback Mark Piccirillo playing at […] [Read More]