Connecticut High School Football

High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
Matt Cognetta and the New Canaan Rams are No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 11

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Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the region’s top high school football programs: 1. NEW CANAAN (68 points, 5 first-place votes) (9-0): Rams rolling into FCIAC championship game. 2. DARIEN (65, 3) (10-0): Blue Wave wiped out North Haven, looking to stay unbeaten against rival Rams next. 3. NEWTOWN (53, 1) (10-0): SWC final rematch with Brookfield […] [Read More]
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Week 10: What’s hot, what’s not?

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WHAT’S HOT SOARING BACK INTO THE RACE: After losing three games to start the season, Greenwich looked like an extreme longshot to make the playoffs. However, with the help of a seven-game win streak and the sudden parity in Class LL, the Cardinals’ odds are now alive and well. The Cardinals (7-3) are currently sitting […] [Read More]

Top performers: Week 10 review

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Offfense Mark Piccirillo, Shelton: QB rushed 31 times for 141 yards and 2 TDs in 38-28 defeat of West Haven. Piccirillo also passed for 226 yards and two scores.Teammate Peter Hoff ran for 65 yards and 1 TD and caught a 30-yard pass for another score. Stephen Longley, Foran: Rushed for 148 yards and 3 […] [Read More]

Video: Darien rolls over North Haven

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Darien shutout North Haven 31-0 Saturday in Darien The Blue Wave moved to 10-0 with the victory. [Read More]

St. Joseph pulls away from McMahon to move a step closer to state tournament

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Mufasha Abdul-Basir and Lars Pedersen each scored a pair of touchdowns as St. Joseph topped McMahon 33-17. St. Joseph goes to the Class M state tournament if it can pick up a win against Trumbull on Nov. 26. Four-for-four Excluding their final drive in which the Cadets eventually knelt on the ball to run out […] [Read More]
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Not sure if snow is in the forecast but Darien vs New Canaan at Boyle stadium is always entertaining.

New Canaan and Darien to play for FCIAC championship

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The two teams have been on a collision course all season and now the top two teams in the FCIAC will face each other once again for the FCIAC championship. The state’s No. 2 New Canaan and No. 3 Darien will meet Thanksgiving morning at Boyle Stadium at 10 a.m. for the FCIAC title with […] [Read More]

Newtown, Brookfield set for SWC title tilt

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With New Fairfield now safely in its rear-view mirror, the Newtown High School football team can now start looking ahead to – and preparing for – its clash with rival Brookfield in the South-West Conference title game. Just like last year, border-rivals Newtown and Brookfield will meet in the conference title game. This year’s game […] [Read More]
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Greenwich dominates Danbury for 7th straight win

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Some teams just have trouble matching up with certain opponents. That’s been the case with Danbury when it comes playing FCIAC West Division rival Greenwich. The Hatters allowed more than 50 points in losses to the Cardinals the past two seasons and Friday night, Greenwich rolled to a 49-14 win over the Hatters at chilly […] [Read More]