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 executive director of another state association weighs in on the role of coaches.
- From the Seattle Times & YouTube: Simply sharing this because it is impressive. A record-tying 67-yard field goal from a high school kicker (and here is the video).
- From the Connecticut Post: The love of an alma mater can be a strong force, as Fairfield Prep football coach Tom Shea is showing this year.
- From TheSportsDept.com: A look at the Tolland Unified basketball team and the outstanding experience it has provided for students. If you have not checked out the Unified Sports information on the new CIACsports.com it is highly suggested.
- From the Hartford Courant: Lots of cross country stories out there today as several leagues held championships this week. In that vein, here is a profile of Central Connecticut Conference individual winner Matt Chisholm.
- From the New Haven Register: The Cheshire volleyball team has been enjoying lots of success, but is it possible they are too nice?
- From the New London Day: Asa Palmer feels a great deal of pride in Wheeler High School, and is focusing his hard work on closing his career strong for their cross country team.
- From the New Britain Herald: A very nice piece about the positive relationships between the girls volleyball coaches in the CCC. Great to see coaches setting a positive example as they are competitive but still respectful of each other.
- From the Waterbury Republican-American: A special day in Torrington as two girls soccer teams honored a community favorite who passed away.