| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:08 PM
NEW HAVEN — Southington nearly completed a sweep of high school football awards from the Walter Camp Football Foundation on Saturday.
The Blue Knights, who won the CIAC Class LL-Large title last month, took coach of the year honors at the Camp...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:48 AM
The field for the 2014 high school football season is set. This year there will be eight champions as opposed to four in previous seasons. There will be two in each of the four classes (LL, L, M, S) divided into large and small divisions.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
CIAC football semifinals. Games start at 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
CLASS LL – LARGE
No. 4 Glastonbury (8-3) at No. 1 Southington (10-0)
Outlook: Southington outlasted CCC Division I rival Glastonbury 41-38 in the season opener....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices.
Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The image and link are displayed prominently across the top of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference's website.
Under the banner "Concussion Central" is a picture of a trainer holding her finger in front of a football player, apparently...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SOUTHINGTON – Passing the ball in the backyard to his neighbor and playing those Thanksgiving Day pickup games, Mike Scherer dreamed of being the quarterback at Xavier High in Middletown.
He needed to look no farther than his next door neighbor,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The idea came from Berlin High School's assistant football coaches.
Instead of motivational quotes that are commonplace in most weight rooms, the Redcoats decorated the workout room with their failures from 2013, posting the scores of their six losses in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:07 PM
HARTFORD — Capital Prep has its chance Saturday against North Branford to become the first Hartford school in 15 years to win a state football championship. So it's probably no surprise to read that two of the Trailblazers came out to greet a sports...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Bacon Academy's varsity girls' basketball team won 12 games last year; this year, according to veteran basketball coach Dave Shea, "the goal is to have a winning season to qualify for the state tournament and CIAC championships."
Team captains Marissa...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Southington completed its undefeated season by routing Norwich Free Academy 49-0 in the Class LL-Large championship game to earn the No. 1 position in The Courant final state and area football ratings.
"We're very honored to be No. 1," Southington...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Preview capsules for area high school boys basketball teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
Last year: 16-9
Coach: Gary Barcher
Top players: Brandon Pusey, sr., guard; Paul Bentley, sr., guard;...