Connecticut High School Football

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

Danbury scores 28 unanswered to claim fourth straight win

After falling behind early, Danbury rallied for four consecutive touchdowns, scoring the game’s final 28 points in a 28-14 victory against visiting Trumbull. Rally for Skylar During the game against Trumbull, Danbury cheerleaders collected donations for Skylar, the 2-year-old daughter of a former DHS football player who is fighting a battle against a rare form […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

Live updates: High school football week 9

Get live updates from around the league and join the conversation by tweeting with #cthsfb. [Read More]

Uni-Browse: St. Joe’s, McMahon, Ludlowe and Brunswick

We revisit St. Joe’s this week with a look at their home uniforms as well as looks at McMahon and Ludlowe. This week, we go outside the CIAC to check out Brunswick’s uniforms, which I was emailed about and were too good to pass up. As always send me uniforms you want to get in […] [Read More]
Undefeated Shelton hosts Xavier in a key SCC clash on Friday night,

Guide to the Games: Week 9

FRIDAY  NVL Ansonia (7-1) at Woodland (3-4) 6:30 p.m.: The rematch of last year’s NVL and Class S championship games won’t generate nearly the same amount of buzz. Naugatuck (6-1) at Derby (6-1) 7 p.m.: The road to the postseason isn’t easy for the Red Raiders, starting with a visit from an NVL contender. Wolcott […] [Read More]

Elite 8 Week 8

Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top regional high school football programs. 1. NEW CANAAN (7-0) (67 points, 5 first-place votes): Rams made a statement in crushing St. Joseph 41-14 last week. 2. DARIEN (8-0) (66, 3): Blue Wave better rest up against Harding before crucial dates with North Haven and New Canaan. 3. NEWTOWN (8-0) […] [Read More]
New Canaan's Frank Cognetta tries to break free from St. Joseph's Mufasha Abdul Basir in the Rams' 41-14 win on Saturday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Week 8: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT SPRINTING TO THE FINISH: Has any team been more impressive the last two weeks than Notre Dame-West Haven, which has beaten Xavier and Cheshire to stay in the Class L hunt? The schedule doesn’t get any easier with games against Wilbur Cross and Hand the next two weeks, but the Green Knights’ (6-2) […] [Read More]
Derby QB Michael Kreiger.

Top performers: Week 8 in review

Offense Max German, Law: Rushed for 302 yards and 3 TDs on 36 carries in a 28-27 win over Guilford. Mike Kreiger, Derby: Went 12-of-18 passing for 314 yards, 3 TDs and 1 interception in a 62-44 win over Seymour. Ricky Bartone (123 yards and 3 touchdowns on 24 carries) and Josh Park (3 running […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, NVL, SCC, SWC

Video: McMahon defeats Ludlowe, stays unbeaten in FCIAC

McMahon beat Ludlowe 27-7 in Norwalk Friday night to stay atop the FCIAC power point standings.   [Read More]