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Olivia Deleon-Gaston Inspires As Weaver Scholar Athlete

It’s roughly 2,000 miles from Colorado to Hartford, Connecticut. When Weaver High School senior Olivia Deleon-Gaston was entrenched in the foster care system in Colorado and then in facing down the many challenges that followed, the idea of being a CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete likely seemed much farther away than even those 2,000 miles. Ultimately, thoseContinue Reading

Emotional Intelligence CAS Conversation

Emotional Intelligence CAS Conversation

Dr. Marc Brackett, an expert on social and emotional intelligence, joined CAS-CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lungarini for a discussion on how to help students through this challenging time. 

Unified Sports Participant Message – Stay Unified Stay Safe

Unified Sports Participant Message – Stay Unified Stay Safe

Unified Sports athletes and teammates offer thanks to those keeping us safe, and share the important message — stay Unified, stay safe. 

NFHS Offering Free Officials Courses

One way of addressing the declining number of high school officials is by retaining the ones you already have. And one way of retaining them is by thanking them for their hard work and sacrifice. That’s one of the reasons we’re offering FREE officiating courses at the NFHS Learning Center from now until July 1. Check outContinue Reading

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Eleven high school student athletes from across Connecticut share an important message. Stay home, Stay safe. #CTWillPlayAgain

CAS-CIAC Recognition Events Canceled

Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19 CAS-CIAC has canceled and postponed several recognition events scheduled for this spring. The annual Scholar Athlete Banquet scheduled for Sunday, May 3 has been canceled, and the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 24 has been postponed until 2021. Schools that had not previously registeredContinue Reading

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

Student Athlete Story – Maggie Bolduc – Parish Hill HS

Editors Note – During this challenging time with high school sporting events cancelled and postponed and students being strongly advised to adhere to social distancing, CIAC will be sharing stories, messages, and more from some of the student-athlete representatives on our Student Athletic Advisory Board and Sportsmanship Committee. Maggie Bolduc, Senior, Parish Hill High SchoolContinue Reading

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

Student Athlete Story – Syndey Molaver – Brien McMahon HS

Editors Note – During this challenging time with high school sporting events cancelled and postponed and students being strongly advised to adhere to social distancing, CIAC will be sharing stories, messages, and more from some of the student-athlete representatives on our Student Athletic Advisory Board and Sportsmanship Committee. Sydney Molaver, Junior, Brien McMahon High SchoolContinue Reading