Linked Up returns a few days later than normal, but still with plenty of great stories to share from across the state. With so many spring sport athletes competing there are a tremendous number of stories to tell, and you can hopefully continue to find something interesting in each edition of Linked Up.
From the Stamford Advocate: Ronald Jackson is back in the place he finds a lot of joy — on the baseball field for Westhill.
From the Waterbury Republican-American: Meghan Kelly feels grateful towards her adopted parents, and Wolcott High School feels the same way towards her.
From GameTimeCT: Torrington’s Mitch Zagrodnik has become a poster child for the development and maturation student-athletes experience during high school. Also from GameTime, the Foran softball team is going above and beyond for one of their own.
From the New London Day: Jodi Weiss is “Jodi Softball” for Waterford softball team and she is a devoted sister to her twin brothers.
From the Bristol Press: The Bristol Eastern first doubles duo of Clayton Caggiano and Brendan Plasczynski have been impressing their coach all season.
From FCIAC.net: Westhill senior runner Claire Howlett has left an impressive legacy before turning her attention to the west coast.
From the Norwalk Hour: Don’t let the size of Norwalk’s Marissa Mastrianni fool you, she is big on talent.
From the Hartford Courant: A pair of East Hampton hurlers are being led by very knowledgeable catcher.
From the RudenReport.com: A look at the midseason status of the FCIAC baseball and softball seasons.
From the Norwich Bulletin: A look at a great group of student-athletes who will be taking their talents to the college level.
From The Shoreline Times: A strong start in the outdoor season turned the spotlight on Guilford harrier John Reagle.
From the Meriden Record Journal: The Platt Hall of Fame Class is an impressive group with a great history.
From Litchfieldcountysports.com: With a touch of “One Shining Moment” the memories continue to pile up for the Thomaston girls basketball team.
From the CT Post: Defending LL champions Amity has yet to find its stride this season.
From the Darien News: The Cinderella story has been long in the offing for the Darien baseball team.
From the SportsDept.com: Ellington tennis coach Richard Williams earned an honor for his work on and off the courts.