Connecticut High School Football

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

Staples loses in final seconds

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The Staples and Xavier football teams must have thought they were looking into a mirror when they squared off Friday night under the lights at Staples stadium. Both read-option teams were replacing their starting quarterback and leading rusher from a year ago — Jack Massie and Patrick Lesch for Staples, Joe Carbone and Andrew Meoli […] [Read More]

Danbury distributes the pigskin to take down Hamden

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Hardly looking like a team that won only three games last season, Danbury spread the wealth on offense and claimed a 35-15 Opening Night win over Hamden, which defeated the Hatters in their first game of 2013. McCrea’s big night Tysheen McCrea had an Opening Night he won’t soon forget, as the senior wideout was […] [Read More]

Bagley flourishes in first game post-Newsome

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Make it 44 in a row. Ansonia didn’t have any trouble in its season-opener against Oxford on Thursday, crushing its new NVL counterpart, 45-0. After going three-and-out on their first possession, the Chargers scored touchdowns on their next four drives. Two of those scores came on 1-yard runs by tailback Tajik Bagley. “Unfortunately we have […] [Read More]

Video: Fairfield Prep and Stamford open season with a shootout

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Fairfield Prep beat Stamford 59-40 in the season opener at Ludlowe Thursday night. Prep’s Colton Smith and Stamford’s Jalen Brown put on a show for everyone.   [Read More]

Harding delivers a rousing first impression in 2014

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What a debut for Harding. Yes, it’s only one game, but the Presidents looked the part in a season-opening 38-10 stomping of Law in the SCC-FCIAC Challenge on Wednesday. Trailing 3-0, the Presidents reeled off 38 unanswered points from the second quarter on with a retooled spread offense engineered by freshman quarter Taisun Phommachanh. “We […] [Read More]

No panic for Ridgefield

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Despite being dominated 41-14 by Cheshire in its season opener Wednesday night, there was no sense of panic coming from Ridgefield after the game. In fact, there was no panic from the Tigers throughout the game, which is a credit to veteran coach Kevin Callahan. The veteran coach has turned the Tigers into a consistent […] [Read More]

Live updates: High School Football Week 1

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Elite 8

Elite 8: Week 1

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1. Darien (42, 2): The Blue Wave have young skill position players on offense but bring back what may be the state’s best defense. 2. Fairfield Prep (36, 2): Jesuits return plenty from last season’s Class LL runner-up. 3. Greenwich (28): The Cardinals want to get back to the FCIAC and Class LL playoffs but […] [Read More]
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