Linked Up – 1/26/15

The first season of competition has been a good one for the Platt Tech girls indoor track team. Photo courtesy of Photo Concepts.

The first season of competition has been a good one for the Platt Tech girls indoor track team. Photo courtesy of Photo Concepts.

After a really, really long hiatus Linked Up is back with an assortment of stories. As a means of introduction here is a little insight into how this process works. Every time I see a story that I think should be included in an edition of Linked Up, I add it to my bookmarks. When circumstances prevent a new edition of Linked Up for many months, the stories become a little less timely. Even so, good stories deserved to be shared so if some of these stories seem a little old, you now know why. Hope you enjoy all of these stories while you take a break from digging out of the snow.

From the Hartford Courant: Incredible story of the resiliency of East Hartford’s John Jenkings.
From GameTimeCT: The West Haven hockey team benefits from a dedicated student manager.
From the Democrat & Chronicle: A in-depth look at the continued emergence of technology in the world of high school sports.
From the Norwalk Hour: One Brien McMahon student took his own stand against violence.
From GameTimeCT: The Platt Tech girls indoor track team is enjoying its first season.
From the Waterbury Republican American: A look at the tremendous basketball history at Crosby High School.
From the Bristol Press: A look at the memorable experience that is the CIAC Girls Swimming Open.
From Grantland.com: An interesting look at sportsmanship and what it really means.
From the Hartford Courant: After a long time away, Mary Roickle has returned to coaching at E.O. Smith (registration required)
From the Crossville Chronicle
: A discussion on the purpose of elementary athletics programs.
From Shoreline Publishing: Katie Omdahl just kept scoring for the Daniel Hand field hockey squad.
From the Waterbury Republican American: Tyrn Flowers’ development has been big for Sacred Heart boys basketball.
From the Connecticut Post: Old, but still relevant, schools continue to address and tackle the issue of bullying.
From the Meriden Record Journal: Two local legends will be honored for their contributions to athletics.

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