Connecticut High School Football

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

Video: Darien beats New Canaan for FCIAC championship

Darien defeated New Canaan 28-21 in overtime in front of over 8,000 people at Boyle Stadium Thanksgiving morning.   [Read More]

McMahon’s Albano: Don’t judge Senators on one loss

Besides seeing the Sam Testa Trophy go into the possession of city rival Norwalk High Thursday, Brien McMahon’s 33-22 loss to the Bears had another painful result. Brien McMahon (7-3) – which entered the day ranked No. 5 in Class LL football rankings – will probably fall out of the top eight which qualify for […] [Read More]
Ansonia's Tyler Bailey fends off Naugatuck's Antoine Sistrunk during Thanksgiving morning's game at Nolan Field. (Autumn Driscoll/Staff photograppher)

Slipping forward: Ansonia beats Naugatuck 47-12

Fine work by all involved to get Jarvis Stadium ready at Nolan Field on Thursday. The sidelines and the gridiron had been cleared. There wasn’t a lot of snow in that part of the Valley; a thin coat of icy slush more than anything. That made for some interesting footing, a few slips, a few […] [Read More]

Snow postpones some Thanksgiving Day football games

The nor’easter that blew through the region Wednesday has postponed three games that were slated for Thursday morning in southwestern Connecticut. Bethel will now visit Brookfield at 2 p.m. Friday Derby will play at Shelton at 5:30 p.m. Friday Abbott Tech/Immaculate will visit Wolcott Tech at 6 p.m. Saturday.   [Read More]

Future looks bright for reinvigorated Hatters

The Danbury High School football team’s remarkable turnaround season likely came to an end with Tuesday’s 34-6 victory over rival Ridgefield (at 8-3, the Hatters are still mathematically alive in the state playoff race, but they would need a lot of help). However, playoffs or not, this has been special season for the Hatters under […] [Read More]
St. Joseph's Lars Pedersen carries the ball in a 49-30 defeat of Trumbull on Tuesday. (Photo by Autumn Driscoll)

St. Joseph defeats Trumbull; readies for Class M title defense

St. Joseph rebounded from two first-half turnovers to beat rival Trumbull 49-30 on Tuesday at McDougall Stadium. The Cadets (9-2) will now await their seeding for the Class M playoffs, which they’ll begin as the defending champions. “We’ll get in the huddle, we’ll get in the film,” said wide receiver Lars Pedersen, coming off a […] [Read More]
Trinity Catholic's Thomas Costigan celebrates during the Crusaders' season-ending 48-14 win at Wilton. (Christian Abraham/Staff photographer)

Next step in Trinity’s growth beings now

The memories and good feelings from the Trinity Catholic High School football program’s 7-4 season in 2014 will make the Thanksgiving holiday season absolutely delightful. However, the most important month in Crusaders’ football history will be December of 2014. And not because everybody has a long list of Christmas wishes for their stockings. No, December […] [Read More]

Newtown closes out undefeated regular season with win over Masuk

Newtown earned its third straight perfect regular season by scoring the final 28 points of its 28-7 victory over visiting Masuk Tuesday night. Dunn to Dunn Newtown’s offense seemingly didn’t miss a beat with Justin Dunn subbing in place of injured Jacob Burden. The sophomore signal-caller received some words of encouragement from Burden just prior […] [Read More]
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