Category Archives: Parents

CIAC Concussion Education and Awareness For Parents and Student-Athletes

CIAC Concussion Education and Awareness For Parents and Student-Athletes

The CIAC has provided schools with in-depth information to share with parents and student regarding concussion awareness. The document, which is included below has general information along with multiple links to other pieces of information from national organizations and health organizations to make parents, students, coaches, and administrators as educated as possible about head injury.Continue Reading

NFHS Learn Provides Free Sports Nutrition Course

NFHS Learn Provides Free Sports Nutrition Course

The on-line NFHS Learning Center is now offering a free on-line course on sports nutrition that can benefit student-athletes, coaches and parents. The course is aimed at coaches to help them direct their athletes on proper nutrition and hydration that will benefit performance, but is also appropriate for students or parents. The course, hosted byContinue Reading

Linked Up – 5/10/13

Linked Up – 5/10/13

Last week Linked Up featured primarily local sports, but this week there are some great stories both in and out of state. Really enjoy profiles on seniors who are working hard as their high school athletics careers come to a close. From the New London Day: An NFA senior is enjoying his final run on theContinue Reading

CAS-CIAC To Honor Scholar-Athletes

CAS-CIAC To Honor Scholar-Athletes

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Three hundred forty senior student-athletes will be recognized at the 30th annual Connecticut High School Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 5 at the AquaTurf Club in Plantsville. The 340 standouts will be honored as part of the Scholar-Athlete Program which annually recognizes two high school seniors – one boy and oneContinue Reading

Linked Up – 1/25/13

Linked Up – 1/25/13

Another Friday, another batch of links with compelling stories from around the state and country. Two themes this week, as we have two stories about the roots of family in the sporting world whether in a pool in East Lyme or a family that has massively contributed to the sporting landscape of Middletown. There areContinue Reading

CIAC Network Reaches Well Beyond Connecticut

CIAC Network Reaches Well Beyond Connecticut

When the CIAC reached an agreement with PlayOn! Sports in the spring of 2012 to begin live web streaming regular season and most prominently championship events the excitement was evident. This was an opportunity to enhance the experience for the student-athletes and fans by bringing the games to a wider audience across the state. ItContinue Reading

Linked Up – Fall Championships – 11/24/2012

Linked Up – Fall Championships – 11/24/2012

Last week Linked Up provided the stories on the seven CIAC champions in field hockey and girls volleyball. Now, it is boys and girls soccer’s turn. Eight CIAC State Champions were crowned in soccer on Friday afternoon, and this edition of Linked Up serves as a place to read about each of the championship teams.Continue Reading

Linked Up – 10/19/2012

Linked Up – 10/19/2012

It is very wet outside, and the schedules for the weekend are in a bit of disarray. While waiting out those rain showers, here are some great stories from across the state, including a lot of cross country features as several league championships have taken place in the past few days. From the ZacharyToday.com: The executiveContinue Reading

Linked Up – 10/16/2012

Linked Up – 10/16/2012

One national link and then a Connecticut focus with the remaining stories in this edition of Linked Up. Plenty of interesting stories as the fall season begins to wind down. From ESPN.com: A little late, but this story about University of Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney is maybe the best thing on the internet from theContinue Reading

Linked Up – 9/24/2012

Linked Up – 9/24/2012

Halfway through the week, and it’s time for another set of links. A little smaller collection this time, with some very different topics included. From the New Haven Register: Within this soccer notebook is a story of a father and son coaching against each other and all the emotions involved in that complicated situation. From Joe Posnanski’s Blog:Continue Reading