Category Archives: Girls Swimming and Diving

Linked Up – Fall Championships 2014

Linked Up – Fall Championships 2014

On October 25th the CIAC fall championships began with cross divisional championships as 12 teams earned trophies. Forty-nine days later the season concluded on a sunny and brisk Saturday in December with seven championship football contests. CIACsports.com provided its own complete coverage of the football championships but for the sake of completing a task, Linked UpContinue Reading

CIAC Fall Championships Broadcast Live

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The crowning of 16 CIAC champions will be broadcast live online over the next three days on the NFHS Network. Finals in boys and girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball, and swimming and diving will all be shown live on the Network, which can be accessed at http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/ciac. Viewing subscriptions can beContinue Reading

2014 Fall Championship Notes & History

The brackets have been whittled down and the fall sports season will conclude in five sports with a bonanza of championship events over the coming days. Below we have provided a historical breakdown of each team’s success in the respective tournaments, to provide some context for what will take place this weekend. Along with that,Continue Reading

2015-16 Season Limitations Changes

In August the CIAC Board of Control approved changes for the season limitations and practice dates for the 2015-16 season beginning in the fall 2015. The changes were approved after the 2014-15 CIAC Handbook went to print, therefore the on-line edition has incorrect dates listed for 2015-16. The CIAC has attempted to share the correctContinue 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

Greenwich Coach Honored By NFHS Coaches Association

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Greenwich girls swimming and diving coach Richard Hawks was one of twenty-one high school coaches from across the country selected as 2013 National Coaches of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association. In his final season at the helm of the Greenwich program Hawks ledContinue Reading

Linked Up – Fall Championships

Linked Up – Fall Championships

It took (way) longer than anticipated, but with the class LL football championship in the books, the CIAC fall sports championship season is now officially concluded. There were numerous wonderful stories throughout the championship season (which began with the cross country divisional championships on October 26) and the Championship Edition of Linked Up is aContinue Reading

Best Of the CIAC Network 2012-13 – Part 2

Best Of the CIAC Network 2012-13 – Part 2

We began our project to let the fans choose the best CIAC Network championship moments and at the very least to re-live some of the great moments from the championships a few days ago. Part one brought some of the best of boys and girls cross country, and soccer. Today it is time to getContinue Reading

CIAC Handbook And Fall Tournament Packets Now Available

CIAC Handbook And Fall Tournament Packets Now Available

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC has posted the 2016-17 edition of the CIAC Handbook as well as 2016 Tournament Packets for all fall sports with all the information available for view and download on CIACsports.com. The Handbook includes detailed explanation of seven by-law changes approved during the last school season which are effective for theContinue Reading

NFHS Approves Changes To Swimming & Diving Rules

NFHS Approves Changes To Swimming & Diving Rules

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A change in the kicks allowed for swimmers in the breaststoke highlight the six rule changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) in swimming and diving for the 2013-14 season. High school swimmers in the breaststroke event will now be permitted to execute a single butterfly kickContinue Reading