Category Archives: Featured

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.

#MyReasonWhy 2018-19

#MyReasonWhy 2018-19

We asked student leaders from across Connecticut who are representing their peers as part of the Student Athlete Advisory Board to share why they participate in interscholastic sports and activities. These are their #MyReasonWhy. Share yours at MyReasonWhy.com or with the hashtag #MyReasonWhy on social media.   

NFHS Network – What To Watch 1/14-1/20

NFHS Network – What To Watch 1/14-1/20

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 CIACsports.com will feature a handful of games to check out in the new feature “What to Watch.” All records are atContinue Reading

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

CT Sports Now Reveals Fall Vantage Cup Standings

CT Sports Now Reveals Fall Vantage Cup Standings

CIAC partner CT Sports Now and Fox 61 released the fall standings for the 2018-19 Vantage Cup on Thursday, January 10. This program and award is completely owned by Vantage Sports and CT Sports Now, CIAC is sharing on its website purely for entertainment and for fans who may be interested.  Click here toContinue Reading

Alana Bochanis Selected 2019 Michael Savage Spirit of Sport Recipient

Alana Bochanis Selected 2019 Michael Savage Spirit of Sport Recipient

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Westbrook High School senior multi-sport athlete Alana Bochanis has been selected as the 2019 Michael H. Savage Spirit of Sport recipient which is given by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC).  Bochanis was born with congenital heart disease that required her first surgery when she was three months old; the firstContinue Reading

Fox 61 Honors Student Athletes Who Shine

Fox 61 Honors Student Athletes Who Shine

FOX61, in partnership with the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, is putting a spotlight on high school athletes who set the example, create a positive atmosphere of fun and spirit, respect their opponents and support their teams. Desaray Chapman – Aerospace (CREC) Posted by FOX61 on Friday, January 4, 2019 Raven Jarrett – New Britain HighContinue 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 CIACsports.com will feature a handful of games to check out in the new feature “What to Watch.” All records are atContinue Reading

Linked Up – 12/31/18

Here at Linked Up HQ, we celebrate the end of 2018 with something a little different this year. There are not a ton of recurring features on CIACsports.com, but Linked Up — where we share links and highlight feature stories about high school sports — is the most consistent. This is now the 34th traditionalContinue Reading

End Of Year Celebration On New CIACcast

End Of Year Celebration On New CIACcast

It’s a special year-end celebration on Episode 101 of the CIACcast. With 100 episodes in the books, we ask nine different guests from the world of Connecticut high school sports to join and answer one question: what do you love about high school sports, what makes it special? Marc Allard, Bryant Carpenter, Mathew Conyers, ScottContinue Reading