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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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