Connecticut High School Football

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

Longley stars in Foran’s loss to West Haven

Foran’s passing game sputtered early against West Haven, but running back Stephen Longley sparked the Lions’ offense with a career night. The senior rushed 15 times for 100 yards and three touchdowns, albeit in a losing effort, 38-28 to West Haven on Friday. “He’s a heck of a player,” Foran coach Jeff Bevino said. “He’s […] [Read More]

Excitement building in Danbury as Hatters, United both start season 2-0

Sure, it’s only the second week of the season, but there is still a lot to get excited about if you’re a high school football fan in Danbury, as both of the city’s teams have started the season 2-0. The newly formed Abbott Tech/Immaculate co-op ran over, around and through Wilcox Tech Friday evening for […] [Read More]

Barlow edges New Fairfield

Stymied for most of the night, the Barlow offense scored a late touchdown and hit a two-point conversion to take a one-point lead over visiting New Fairfield, ultimately going on to a 10-7 victory.   89 yards in 22 plays That’s what Barlow did to score the game-winning touchdown and two-point conversion. Barlow didn’t attempt […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

Video: Danbury wins ugly over Norwalk

Danbury and Norwalk combined for 8 turnovers with Danbury holding on for a 14-6 win. Neither team did much on offense but we have a few highlights to share with you including the game-clinching interception with less than a minute to go in the game.   [Read More]

Live updates: High School Football Week 2

Get live updates from reporters and fans from all the games as we enter week 2 of the high school season. You can join the conversation by using #cthsfb for all you football tweets. [Read More]

Uni-Browse: Hand, New Canaan, Stamford and Prep

Welcome to the first football edition of Uni-Browse. I will get to the uniforms from games I cover but if you see a cool uniform from a game I do not attend, please send me a picture either through Twitter @EricsonSports or email Enjoy! [Read More]
Peter Archey and the Darien Blue Wave remain at No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 2

Hearst Connecticut Media’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs (points, first-place votes in parentheses): 1. DARIEN (1-0) (54 points, 2 first-place votes): Quite a second-half effort by the Blue Wave, outscoring Hillhouse 33-7. 2. NEW CANAAN (1-0) (51, 3): Rams made perhaps the biggest statement in Week One, winning at Hand […] [Read More]
Categories: Elite 8, FCIAC, NVL, SCC, SWC
Darien's Timmy Graham throws a pass in a 47-25 win over Hillhouse on Friday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Week 1: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SCC/FCIAC Challenge: For the second straight year, the FCIAC got the edge in the battle between power conferences, after Trinity Catholic routed Sheehan 33-3 on Saturday. The FCIAC won 9-8, and several heavyweight matchups lived up to their top billing. The best of them all might’ve been New Canaan edging Hand at the […] [Read More]