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Linked Up – Winter Championships 2019

Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug celebrates its Division III hockey title. Greg Vasil – Hearst CT Media.

It began February 7 with the Class S Indoor Track & Field Championship, and concluded March 19 with the Ice Hockey Division I Championship. That was the 2019 CIAC winter championship season in which dreams were made, hearts were broken and many, many memories were made. Every championship game, every dramatic meet, every competition had a story. These are all those championship stories, thirty-six of them in all.

For those unfamiliar (or simply as a reminder for those who are previously familiar) Linked Up Championships will provide a link to the local media story for all of the CIAC Championships over the course of the season. It provides a one-stop shop for anyone looking for great stories on championship-winning teams.

Ice Hockey:

Norwalk celebrates its last-second Class LL win. Christian Abraham – Hearst CT Media.

Girls Basketball:

Farmington celebrates the program’s first boys basketball title. Brad Horrigan – Hartford Courant.

Boys Basketball:

Billy Regan won a pair of events to help Pomperaug to a Class M title. – Waterbury Republican-American.

Boys Swimming & Diving:

Jessica Olin provided key performances as Wilton defended its Class M title. Gregory Vasil – Hearst CT Media.

Gymnastics:

  • From the Norwich Bulletin: On paper, Woodstock Academy looked like the favorite — and the Centaurs delivered for another State Open title.
  • From the Norwalk Hour: Wilton’s coach was nervous, but the performers came through in the clutch as the team defended its Class M title.
  • From the Norwich Bulletin: There seems no slowing down the Woodstock Academy gymnastics dynasty after another Class S championship.
  • From the Greenwich Time: Four was the big number of the day as Greenwich captured its fourth-straight Class L championship.

Killingly’s David Charron was one of three brothers to earn an individual title helping the team to a Class M championship. Christian Abraham – Hearst CT

Wrestling:

Neal Eley and his Hillhouse teammates came away with a championship in Class M. Emily J. Reynolds – Hearst Media.

Boys Indoor Track & Field:

Danbury’s Lauren Moore earned a win to help the Hatters to the Class LL title. Christian Abraham – Hearst Media.

Girls Indoor Track & Field:

CIAC Basketball Championship Rewind

CIAC Basketball Championship Rewind

Nine games CIAC boys and girls basketball took place at Mohegan Sun Arena. All the stories, drama, action, and celebrations from the games are highlighted below in #ChampionshipRewind.  

Download CIAC Basketball &Ice Hockey Championship Program

The 2019 CIAC Ice Hockey Souvenir Championship Program is available to view and Download. Boys & Girls Basketball Championship Program is available to Download Here as PDF. Boys Ice Hockey Championship Program is available to Download Here as a PDF.

2019 Winter Championship Headquarters

One of the biggest weekends of CIAC competition is coming up 13 championship games taking place over the next five days. 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 saveContinue Reading

2019 Run To The Sun – Finals Schedule Set – Buy Presale Tickets With No Added Fees

It is that time of year where the best high school basketball teams in the state start looking towards a Run To The Sun. Over three sessions listed below nine champions will be crowned in the pinnacle of high school basketball at Mohegan Sun Arena March 16-17, and tickets for the event are now onContinue Reading

CIAC Basketball & Hockey Finals Media Credential Application & Information

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC is providing information for media coverage of the 2019 CIAC Basketball and Boys Hockey Tournament as the tournaments progress. The media credential application form for the basketball finals, boys ice hockey finals, and boys swimming State Open is now available at CIACsports.com and this link: https://casci.ac/4419. The updated tournament pairingsContinue Reading

CAS-CIAC 2018-19 Battle of the Fans Winner

CAS-CIAC 2018-19 Battle of the Fans Winner

2018-19 CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans Winner Congratulations to Immaculate High School Thank you to all the schools that submitted entries for year five of the CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans.  This event continues to grow and foster the sort of sportsmanship, fan behavior, student leadership and student participation that will make schools, parents, athletes andContinue Reading

CIAC DocuSeries Coming In April

CIAC DocuSeries Coming In April

Seven stories. Inside the CIAC winter postseason. Previews coming regularly throughout March on our social media platformsl, full documentary in April. What’s it take to be a champion? To be a great teammate? To deal with adversity? To leave your mark? #CIACDOCUSERIES. 

CIAC To Honor Seven Individuals At Basketball Dedication Event

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC will kick-off a weekend of basketball championships culminating the “Run to the Sun” with the 2019 Boys and Girls State Basketball Championships Dedication at The Cabaret Theater at the Mohegan Sun on Saturday March 16. The dedication ceremony on Saturday will begin the weekend of basketball by honoring seven individualsContinue Reading

Weekend Championship Event Schedules Altered By Weather

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to the forecast of inclement weather, there have been schedule changes for three CAS-CIAC events originally scheduled for Saturday. The CIAC Gymnastics State Open has been postponed, and will now be held Wednesday, March 6 at New Milford High School. Warmups will begin at 3 p.m. and competition will start at 4 p.m.Continue Reading