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CIACcast Covers Varied Topics

CIACcast Covers Varied Topics

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The fall season winds down and CIACcast Episode 110 looks into a few different topics. Bryant Carpenter from the Meriden Record Journal discusses his moving remembrance of John Fontana, and then Jonathan Law AD VJ Sarullo talks about a new information program.

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Students Needed For CIAC Centennial Celebration

The CIAC is looking for two on-camera  “Student Reporters”, one girl and one boy, to be part of our 100 Year Celebration. The CIAC will mark its centennial in 2021 and the two students must be members of the class of 2021.  They will work with our staff to front some of the video content we’llContinue Reading

Linked Up – 10/18/19

It has been way too long since we’ve done a Linked Up. So we won’t waste time with much of an intro. It’s a collection of new and old links (a few saved from over the summer) with many great high school feature stories. From the Hartford Courant: Be inspired by the courage and spirit ofContinue Reading

Important Topic Covered On CT High School Lacrosse Fields

Editors note – this story was originally published April 12, 2018. We are sharing it today in recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day Change and progress come slowly. Often too slowly. The much-needed conversation about challenges with mental health, and depression particularly among athletes is happening with greater frequency. Recently NBA stars DeMar DeRozan andContinue Reading

George Synnott – A Thank You

George Synnott – A Thank You

“We will forever be known for the tracks we leave in other people’s lives, our kindness and generosity” Mary T. Lathrap Selfishly, this piece is about me, and my family. But hopefully it’s even more about George Synnott and all the families like mine whose lives he impacted, whether he knew it or not. And aboutContinue Reading

CIAC Rewind – Why Choose One?

Ledyard High School Athletic Director Jim Buonocore thinks the wrong question is being asked. Nearly everyone associated with high school sports in this era bemoans the fact that most high school athletes don’t play three sports anymore, or at least asks the question of why that is the case. As Buonocore looked at the athleticContinue Reading

CIAC Statement On Notification of OCR Inquiry

CIAC Statement On Notification of OCR Inquiry

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) received notification that the United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights has opened an inquiry in regard to the CIAC’s policy on transgender athlete eligibility.  The CIAC is committed to equity in providing opportunities to student athletes in Connecticut, and the CIAC will participateContinue Reading

J. Robert Ford Athletic Grant Program

J. Robert Ford Athletic Grant Program The Connecticut Association of Schools provides exemplary programs and services that promote excellence in the education of all children.  The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference believes that interscholastic athletic programs and competition are an integral part of a student’s academic, social, emotional and physical development. CAS-CIAC has established the J.Continue Reading

2018-19 CIAC Championship Moment #1

2018-19 CIAC Championship Moment #1

CIACsports.com gave fans the chance to choose their favorite CIAC Championship NFHS Network moment from 2018-19, with 17 choices. The fans have spoken. After counting down numbers 5-2 the previous four days, it is time to reveal the top choice. The previous entries in the top-5 are listed below. #1 – Cadin Maynard delivers winningContinue Reading

2018-19 CIAC Championship Moment #2

2018-19 CIAC Championship Moment #2

CIACsports.com gave fans the chance to choose their favorite CIAC Championship NFHS Network moment from 2018-19, with 17 choices. The fans have spoken. We happily present the top-5 choices for top championship moment in descending order with one revealed each day. The previous entries in the top-5 are listed below this moment. #2 – Two keyContinue Reading