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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Scott.Ericson@scni.com Enjoy! [Read More]
Peter Archey and the Darien Blue Wave remain at No. 1 in the Elite 8.

Elite 8: Week 2

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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?

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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]