Category Archives: Outdoor Track

CIAC Championship Tournament Schedule Updates

As inclement weather impacts the CIAC spring championship schedule, CIAC can provide the following updates. The start times for the Class LL and Class MM meets scheduled for Tuesday June 2 at Willow Brook Park and Middletown High School respectively have been delayed. The field events will now begin at 3:30 p.m. and the trackContinue Reading

Watch CIAC Spring Championships On The NFHS Network

Once again this spring the NFHS Network will feature live streams of nearly every CIAC championship. With less than a month before the season ends, the excitement is building and the championships will be here soon. The finals in baseball, softball, boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, boys volleyball, and the track & field state open areContinue Reading

Removal of Jewelry Prohibition Highlights Track & Field Rule Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequentlyContinue Reading

Linked Up – Spring Championships 2014

Linked Up – Spring Championships 2014

Not much to say, other than congratulations to all the state champions. Enjoy the feeling, and kudos to all the players, coaches and fans who made the spring championship season so memorable. Girls Lacrosse: From the Darien News: Chemistry took Darien from good to great and helped them earn a class L championship. From the Norwalk Hour:Continue Reading

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

The issue of concussions and brain injury has been a focus of the CIAC for many years, and with new information coming to the fore, the critical importance of this issue has come into sharper focus. Through its policies and requirements the CIAC has made great effort to protect the well-being of student-athletes. It hasContinue Reading

NFHS Approves Thirteen Rule Changes For Track & Field

NFHS Approves Thirteen Rule Changes For Track & Field

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Thirteen changes including the required installation of pole vault plant box padding were approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 10-12 meeting in Indianapolis. All rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Pole vault planting box paddingContinue Reading

Linked Up – Spring Championships

Linked Up – Spring Championships

With the long-delayed class L softball championship wrapping up on Wednesday in dramatic fashion, the 2012-13 CIAC team championship season is now officially in the books. Last week Linked Up covered the first 18 champions crowned during the spring, and here is the final championship edition of Linked Up which highlights the rest of the springContinue Reading

Running Out of the Shadows

Running Out of the Shadows

The CIAC outdoor track & field championship season gets underway today with five class Championships over a span of three days, with the State Open following one week later on June 3. When those meets take place, culminating with the State Open, it will mark the CIAC conclusion of three remarkable careers. Henry Wynne ofContinue Reading

Eye On The CIAC

Eye On The CIAC

Previous Eye On The CIAC posts have suggested the spring season was winding down, and this week it officially winds down with brackets and tournament play commencing at the late of the week. As such, the focus of most of this look back at last week are teams fighting to reach the the .400 winningContinue Reading

Eye On The CIAC

Eye On The CIAC

Nothing out of the ordinary with this edition of Eye On The CIAC, though there was a record breaking moment from the East Lyme softball team. Teams have begun to clinch league titles and those championships are on the horizon, and the implications of every game starts to carry even more significance. As always EyeContinue Reading