In the fall, CIACsports.com provided versions of Linked Up that featured the newspaper accounts of various state championships, so readers could quickly find recaps for their favorite team’s title (the gymnastics Open link will be added once completed).
With the winter sport championship season now in full swing it is time to take a look at the articles written as teams claimed championships in indoor track & field, wrestling and gymnastics over the past two weeks.
- From the Danbury News-Times: A total team effort helped Darien win its first girls indoor track & field Open championship.
- From the Norwich Bulletin: Norwich Free Academy wasted little time in building a lead en route to the LL girls indoor track title.
- From the Darien Times: The Darien girls team rolled to an indoor track title in class L.
- From the New Haven Register: Some lesser known competitors helped Hillhouse maintain its grip on the class M girls indoor track meet.
- From the Hartford Courant: The Bloomfield girls indoor track team produced a late rally to capture the class S championship.
- From the Hartford Courant: The coach relaxed, and his team took care of the rest as Bloomfield won the boys Open title.
- From the Norwalk Hour: The Staples boys indoor track and field team had just enough to capture the LL championship.
- From the Darien Times: Sacrificing individual wins for the team helped Darien to the boys Class L indoor track crown.
- From the Danbury News-Times: New Fairfield pulled out a narrow win in the class M boys indoor track meet.
- From the Hartford Courant: The Bloomfield boys indoor track & field coach kept info to himself as his team won the class S crown.
- From the Danbury News-Times: An uncertain morning turned into a celebratory evening as Danbury won the wrestling state Open.
- From Danbury News-Times: After a two-year hiatus, Danbury wasn’t going to let the Class LL wrestling championship out of its grasp.
- From the Danbury News-Times: A young team surprised its coach as New Milford claimed the class L wrestling title.
- From the New London Day: Ledyard was in control throughout the day in earning the class M wrestling title.
- From the Norwich Bulletin: Windham had made its presence known in class S by rolling to the wrestling championship.
- From the Meriden Record-Journal: It wasn’t easy, but Southington captured the Class L gymnastics championship.
- From the Hartford Courant: The balance beam was the difference for Daniel Hand in earning the Class M gymnastics title.
- From the Norwich Bulletin: Woodstock Academy created some new pleasant memories at Pomperaug in winning the Class S gymnastics championship.