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2020 Run To The Sun – Buy Online Tickets

It is that time of year where the best high school basketball teams in the state start looking towards a Run To The Sun. Over four sessions listed below 10 champions will be crowned in the pinnacle of high school basketball at Mohegan Sun Arena March 21-22, and tickets for the event are now onContinue Reading

Linked Up – Winter Championships 2020

It begins with many runs at the Floyd Little Athletic Center and wraps up with the “Run To The Sun” and the “Road To The Whale.” Of course the “it” is the CIAC winter championship season, and it is underway. Thirty-seven teams will lift CIAC championship plaques and there will be stories on those andContinue Reading

Girls Basketball Tournament Format Information

CHESHIRE, Conn. – With the announcement of the CIAC Girls Basketball Tournament pairings there is an understanding there may be questions about decisions leading to the five-division format and other structures for this year’s Tournament. Below are some bullet points explaining the various decisions by the CIAC Girls Basketball Committee that ultimately determined the formatContinue Reading

Basketball & Ice Hockey Championship Media Credentials

CHESHIRE, Conn. – CIAC is sharing important information about media credentials for the basketball and ice hockey finals. As was the policy for the CIAC football championships, all media credential distribution for the basketball and hockey finals will be done in advance. There will be limited credentials available on site for the two events. ThereContinue Reading

Sportsmanship Committee Prioritizes Class Act Program Growth

When CIAC launched the Class Act Sportsmanship Program in 2016 there were two primary goals. The first was working with students at our Sportsmanship Conference and with great input from ADs to establish a set of consistent standards for acceptable fan behavior that schools strive to follow as Class Act Schools. Maybe more critical was the hopeContinue Reading

Eight Distinguished Contributors Joining CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor

CHESHIRE, Conn. – In recognition of exceptional careers of service to CAS-CIAC eight distinguished honorees will be recognized as the fifth class in the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor. Earle Bidwell, Armand Fabbri, Harold Goldberg, Art Kohs, Tom Murray, Armand Regalbuti, George Synnott, and Margaret Williamson will be honored at the induction ceremony being held onContinue Reading

It’s Year Six For CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans

CAS-CIAC 2019-20 BATTLE OF THE FANS Do you think your school’s student section is the best in Connecticut, demonstrating the best mix of creativity, school spirit, and sportsmanship? NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO PROVE IT! Take part in the 2019-20 CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans (BOTF) and have your school recognized as the top cheering section in Connecticut.Continue Reading

Students Needed For CIAC Centennial Celebration

The CIAC is looking for two on-camera  “Student Reporters”, one girl and one boy, to be part of our 100 Year Celebration. The CIAC will mark its centennial in 2021 and the two students must be members of the class of 2021.  They will work with our staff to front some of the video content we’llContinue Reading

Linked Up – 10/18/19

It has been way too long since we’ve done a Linked Up. So we won’t waste time with much of an intro. It’s a collection of new and old links (a few saved from over the summer) with many great high school feature stories. From the Hartford Courant: Be inspired by the courage and spirit ofContinue Reading

Important Topic Covered On CT High School Lacrosse Fields

Change and progress come slowly. Often too slowly. The much-needed conversation about challenges with mental health, and depression particularly among athletes is happening with greater frequency. Recently NBA stars DeMar DeRozan and Kevin Love both opened up about their battles with anxiety and depression, further bringing the conversation into prominence and helping to reduce stigmas.Continue Reading