This edition of Linked Up doesn’t quite match the massive collection from a week ago, but there are still a tremendous number of great stories from around the state. In particular this week there were many stories about high school athletes making commitments to continue their athletic careers in college. We didn’t link to all of those stories, but the CIAC offers a hearty congratulations to anyone who will be continuing their sporting careers beyond the high school level, and hopes they are duly proud of their accomplishments.
- From the Hartford Courant: Rocky Hill’s Alex Tan has found a way to translate his classical piano skills into success in track and field. Also from the Courant, student-athletes at Wethersfield are working to make the school environment better.
- From the Stamford Daily Voice: The incredibly unlikely athletic success story of Claire Howlett will continue at Stanford.
- From the Norwalk Hour: The name Marvin Spencer carries a lot of history in the high school sports world of Norwalk.
- From the Waterbury Republican American: A closer look at a classic boys basketball rivalry game between Crosby and Sacred Heart.
- From GameTimeCT: A fun concept taking a look at girls basketball players who might not be getting the attention they deserve. Also from GameTime CT finding ways to train for indoor track and field season is not always easy.
- From the Meriden Record Journal: A pair of Southington football stars are looking to build on the school tradition.
- From the CT Post: After successful FCIAC meets, Danbury track has turned its attention to the CIAC Championships.
- From the Shoreline Times: An inside look at what has made the Daniel Hand gymnastics program one of the best in the state.
- From the New London Day: One person’s hobby has become working on different ideas for the state’s football structure.