Connecticut High School Football

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The Blue and Gold Stadium scoreboard says it all in Newtown's 14-8 win over Ansonia on Friday. (Photo by Tyler Sizemore)

Week 6: What’s hot, what’s not?

WHAT’S HOT OWN THE NIGHT(HAWKS): If there was ever a time to take Newtown seriously, it’s now. The Nighthawks didn’t shy away from the spotlight against Ansonia on Friday. Instead, they embraced it. They weren’t fazed by Ansonia’s mystique. The Nighthawks outmuscled the Chargers on their way to program-defining 14-8 win at Blue and Gold […] [Read More]
Newtown's Jaret DeVellis stiff arms Ansonia's Witold Gul during Friday's win by the Nighthawks.

Top performers: Week 6 in review

OFFENSE Jaret DeVellis, Newtown: Rushed for 146 yards on 19 carries as the Nighthawks beat Ansonia 14-8 oto snap the Chargers’ 48-game winning streak. Tyler Hansen, New Milford: 11 completions for 215 yards and 4 TDs and a 28-yard run for another score in 48-8 rout of Kennedy. Mark Piccirillo, Shelton: Threw 3 TDs (37, […] [Read More]

Capital Prep pulls away to take down Abbott Tech-Immaculate

A dominant second half paved the way for Capital Prep to claim a 43-14 victory over Abbott Tech-Immaculate Saturday night. Capital Prep’s defense pitched a second half shutout, and its offense Wearing them down With less than a minute left in the half, Abbott Tech-Immaculate scored what looked to be a potential tide-turning touchdown on […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC

Video: Greenwich wins third straight over Trumbull

Greenwich withstood a second half offensive surge by Trumbull, winning 34-15 on homecoming at Cardinal Stadium.   [Read More]
Darien quarterback Timmy Graham (11) celebrates with teammates during the Blue Wave's 42-0 rout of Trinity Catholic on Saturday. (Photo by Lindsay Perry)

Darien leaves no doubt in defeat of Trinity

After a 42-0 thumping of Trinity Catholic on Saturday, Darien coach Rob Trifone provided a reminder to everyone. “People don’t realize how young we are,” he said. “We’re veterans on the line, but young in a lot of other spots. They’re growing up, week by week.” Darien, ranked second in the state, is now 6-0. […] [Read More]

Newtown defense hangs with Ansonia until the end

Ansonia coach Tom Brockett said earlier this week that Newtown was probably the Chargers’ biggest opponent this season, in terms of size. On Friday, the Nighthawks proved they’re likely also one of, if not the fastest team the Chargers will see. That proved especially true on defense, as the Nighthawks shut down the high-powered Chargers 14-8 […] [Read More]

Bethel notches shutout win over Seymour

In muddy conditions in Seymour, Bethel put an end to its two-game losing streak by bouncing back with a 17-0 victory.   Pitching a shutout It’s been a bit of an up-and-down campaign thus far for Bethel’s defense, but sure tackling and a nose for the football allowed the unit to earn a shutout. “They […] [Read More]
Categories: NVL, SWC

Video: McMahon rolls over Stamford

McMahon was looking for respect and got it Friday night, thumping Stamford 49-21 at Boyle Stadium in front of a large Stamford student section.   [Read More]