Connecticut High School Football

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

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]

Abbott Tech, Immaculate form winning gridiron combination

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It’s five weeks into the first season of Abbott Tech’s and Immaculate High School’s collaborative effort on the gridiron, and so far, the ATI United co-op seems to be an overwhelming success. The United is off to a fine start at 3-1 as the two schools – rivals in everything else – have worked together […] [Read More]
New Canaan's Alex LaPolice finished with 223 total yards, running for two scores while catching a third in a 42-14 rout of Danbury.

Top performers: Week 5 in review

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OFFENSE Spencer Turkel and Peter Lummis, Weston: Pair hooked up on a 60-yard TD pass on 4th-and-15 with 0.7 seconds left in thrilling 41-29 win over Bunnell. QB Turkel threw for 232 yards and 3 TDs. Lummis rushed rush 76 yards and caught 10 passes for 169 yards and 2 TDs. Zach Spencer’s 2-yard interception […] [Read More]