Connecticut High School Football

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

Uni-Browse: Ridgefield, Stamford, Darien, Warde

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 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

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?

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

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

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]

Video: Darien crushes Warde

Darien was all over Warde Saturday afternoon, beating the Mustangs 42-14. Darien is tied with New Canaan and Stamford atop the FCIAC standings with 450 power points.   [Read More]

Video: Stamford keeps rolling, beating Ridgefield

Stamford kept on scoring a ton of points, beating Ridgefield 47-32 Friday night at Tiger Hollow. The Black Knights are tied with Darien and New Canaan with 450 power points atop the FCIAC standings.   [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield County, FCIAC
Fairfield Prep lineman Anthony Palazzolo walks off the field during Shelton's 38-35 defeat of the Jesuits on Friday. (Photo by Tyler Sizemore)

Too little, too late for Prep in loss to Shelton

Fairfield Prep climbed within three points of Shelton with 2:24 left on Friday after trailing by as many as 17 points, but the Jesuits’ comeback was too little, too late. Shelton never trailed, as it edged Prep 38-35 at Warde to improve to 5-0. Jesuits coach Tom Shea, after watching his team drop to 3-2, […] [Read More]