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Linked Up – 1/18/19

Berlin wrestlers honor their deceased coach Jim Day at the State Open. Brad Horrigan – Hartford Courant.

As it looks like winter weather has finally arrived to wreak havoc with high school sports schedules, we provide a nice distraction with a collection of feature stories on high school sports. Check them out if snowbound this weekend (or just read them some other time). Either way, please read them.

Linked Up – 1/11/19

It’s the first full-fledged edition of Linked Up of 2019. We will skip the long intros and just get to the links, which include many great feature stories. Read up. From GameTimeCT: Detailing the pressures and challenges of coaching high school sports in today’s climate and culture. From the Westerly Sun: An impressive performance from Stonington’s Gabby DellaconoContinue Reading

NFHS Network – What To Watch 1/7-1/13

NFHS Network – What To Watch 1/7-1/13

Editor’s Note: The NFHS Network is the exclusive broadcast partner of CIAC Championships. Several CIAC member schools have also partnered with the NFHS Network to provide streaming coverage of regular season events. Every Monday will feature a handful of games to check out in the new feature “What to Watch.” All records are atContinue Reading

Student Spotlight – Juliana Villano – Woodland High School

Editor’s Note – At the heart of interscholastic athletics are the students, and at every school on every roster there are more perfectly representative student-athletes than we can recognize. Student spotlight is an attempt to demonstrate that exceptional student athletes are more the norm than the exception at Connecticut high schools, and these are theirContinue Reading

Linked Up – 12/17/18

Well then, this is apparently what happens when we don’t do a regular edition of Linked Up for quite awhile. The great stories have piled up, and now we share them all with you at once. Lots of great winter preview content, and some tremendous personal features as well. As always, read up, and beContinue Reading

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

CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans Is Back For Year Five In 2018-19

CAS-CIAC 2018-19 BATTLE OF THE FANS Do you think your school’s student section is the best in Connecticut, demonstrating the best mix of creativity, school spirit, and sportsmanship? NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO PROVE IT! Take part in the 2018-19 CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans (BOTF) and have your school recognized as the top cheering section in Connecticut.Continue Reading

Linked Up – 11/27/18

Football takes center stage in Connecticut tonight as 16 quarterfinal games take place across the state. And so a special football-only edition of Linked Up is here to get fans ready for what will take place this evening. As typically done, these links focus on features for the teams, players, and coaches involved in theContinue Reading

2018 Fall Championship Headquarters

One of the biggest weekends of CIAC competition is coming up 16 championship games taking place on Saturday and Sunday. To help get everyone ready for the big weekend of action here are some handy links and tournament histories for all of the championship match-ups. Fans can buy tickets to the finals online here to save timeContinue Reading

CIAC Fall Tournament Media Information

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC is providing information for media coverage of the 2018 CIAC fall sports championships as the tournaments progress. Separate information for football postseason will be shared at a later date. There will be no credentialing process for tournament games in any sports prior to the finals, media can use identification they’veContinue Reading