One week away. Seven days. Approximately 168 hours (or 10,080 minutes). You get the idea. That is how long the anxious student-athletes, coaches, parents, fans and anyone else must wait before the 2012 high school sports season kicks off. It has been a long time coming for these teams and athletes and they are no doubt anxious to get started. With that in mind, here is a look at what is being written around the state as these teams prepare to start the season:
- Joe Palladino glances at the prospects for some boys soccer teams.
- The Register Citizen looks at the commitment and some of the potential benefits from the hard work associated with high school sports competition.
- Jermaine Frazier of Griswold adapted to change and is now thriving as explained in the Norwich Bulletin.
- A tragic story from the Stamford Advocate as the Westhill community deals with the loss of a former player.
- For the Staples football team, it starts with defense.
- Another sad story as Staples High School deals with a terrible accident with a cross country standout.
- Waterford High School has some exciting new facilities to play with.
- The Coach is also excited about the start of the high school football season.
- The Branford girls swim team looks to improve by one spot this year.
- The new Cheshire girls swim coach has some big shoes to fill.
- This is tangentially about high school sports, but the new Big East Commissioner’s high school Connecticut roots are addressed in this column.
- For the visual perspective, here is a photo gallery for the 2012 football preseason.
- The new Milford field hockey coach also assumes leadership of a successful program.
- A profile of Newtown football playmaker Dan Hebert.
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