Connecticut High School Football

High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
McMahon's Tim Hinton carries the ball in a 19-14 win over Westhill on Friday. (Photo by Lindsay Perry)

Week 4: What’s hot, what’s not?

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WHAT’S HOT DON’T FORGET US: McMahon didn’t have much to show for its 8-2 campaign last year, finishing two spots outside the Class LL playoff field, but the Senators were a surprise nonetheless. Not many prognosticators viewed them as an eight-win team, regardless of schedule. The Senators have seemingly carried that momentum into this year, […] [Read More]
Shelton QB  Mark Piccirillo.

Top performers: Week 4 review

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Offense Jai’Quan McKnight and Tajik Bagley, Ansonia: QB McKnight rushed for 2 TDs and threw for another in a 43-8 defeat of Seymour. Bagley rushed for 154 and 3 TDs in the first half. Tim Graham, Darien: QB tossed TD passes of 33 yards to Todd Herger and 35 yards to Colin Minicus as the […] [Read More]

Video: McMahon outlasts Westhill

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McMahon outlasted Westhill in a battle of field position and defense Friday afternoon in Stamford, beating the Vikings 19-14.   [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Connecticut, FCIAC
Stamford QB Jalen Brown.

Stamford stuns Staples in wild contest

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Stamford football coach Jamar Greene had no idea how his high-powered offense would fare when it traveled to Westport to take on Staples, which hadn’t given up a touchdown in three games. It didn’t take long to find out. The Black Knights meant business when they scored touchdowns four of its first five drives, eventually […] [Read More]

Ansonia brushes aside challenge from Seymour

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As shown by the #BeatTheStreak hashtag on Twitter, Seymour was clearly amped about the opportunity awaiting them. The Wildcats, like so many others, wanted to be the team to end Ansonia’s pursuit of the state’s record win streak. It didn’t work out so well for Seymour. “Everybody we play wants to beat the streak. They […] [Read More]

New Fairfield dominates Bethel

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New Fairfield cruised to a 42-0 home shutout of Bethel Thursday night, snapping a two-game losing streak and knocking the Wildcats from the ranks of the unbeaten. Starting fast An efficient eight-play, 66-yard drive was just what the doctor ordered for New Fairfield to start the night. The Rebels, which lost two tough games against […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

Video: Darien comes back to shock St. Joseph

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Darien rallied from down 17-0, beating St. Joe’s 21-17 to remain unbeaten at 4-0 in a thrilling contest. [Read More]
Categories: CIAC, Fairfield County, FCIAC

Live updates: High School Football Week 4

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Week 4 of the high school football season in southwestern Connecticut kicks off at 3 p.m. Thursday. Get live updates from our reporters covering the games this week. If you want to be part of the conversation, tweet updates using #cthsfb. [Read More]