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NFHS Offering Free Officials Courses

One way of addressing the declining number of high school officials is by retaining the ones you already have. And one way of retaining them is by thanking them for their hard work and sacrifice. That’s one of the reasons we’re offering FREE officiating courses at the NFHS Learning Center from now until July 1. Check out the officials section of the NFHS Learn center here.

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Eleven high school student athletes from across Connecticut share an important message. Stay home, Stay safe. #CTWillPlayAgain

CAS-CIAC Recognition Events Canceled

Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19 CAS-CIAC has canceled and postponed several recognition events scheduled for this spring. The annual Scholar Athlete Banquet scheduled for Sunday, May 3 has been canceled, and the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 24 has been postponed until 2021. Schools that had not previously registeredContinue Reading

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

Student Athlete Story – Maggie Bolduc – Parish Hill HS

Editors Note – During this challenging time with high school sporting events cancelled and postponed and students being strongly advised to adhere to social distancing, CIAC will be sharing stories, messages, and more from some of the student-athlete representatives on our Student Athletic Advisory Board and Sportsmanship Committee. Maggie Bolduc, Senior, Parish Hill High SchoolContinue Reading

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

inCourage Helps Improve Communication, Commitment & Leadership In Sports

inCourage Helps Improve Communication, Commitment & Leadership In Sports

inCourage provides original, engaging videos to help improve communication, commitment and leadership in sports. We’ve got easy solutions to frustrating challenges. Check out all the blog posts at https://teamblog.incourage.com/blog or choose specific topics below. Or check out all their great resources for building a better sports culture at https://www.incourage.com Six Books Every Coach Should Read With theContinue Reading

Student Athlete Story – Syndey Molaver – Brien McMahon HS

Editors Note – During this challenging time with high school sporting events cancelled and postponed and students being strongly advised to adhere to social distancing, CIAC will be sharing stories, messages, and more from some of the student-athlete representatives on our Student Athletic Advisory Board and Sportsmanship Committee. Sydney Molaver, Junior, Brien McMahon High SchoolContinue Reading

CIAC Spring Sports Update Regarding COVID – 19

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Following an online meeting with nearly 70 school, athletic and governmental leaders CIAC reached a consensus that canceling the entirety of the spring sports season is premature at this time. There is a strong desire to provide student athletes some spring athletic experience if possible. Any plan for spring sports will needContinue Reading

CIAC Tournament Coronavirus Update

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to continuing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) CIAC has made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of its winter championship tournaments. The decision was made in light of discussions with numerous agencies and considering the circumstances of our member schools, our championship venues, and weighing the health andContinue Reading