• special olympics connecticut Mar 29

    Special Olympics Connecticut Holds Virtual Winter Games

    Special Olympics Connecticut wrapped up its winter games this weekend. Athletes participated in the virtual event, submitting videos of activities including dancing, alpine skiing and “Beau on the Go,” which allowed athletes to take a cut out of Special Olympics of Connecticut president Beau Doherty to different locations. The winter games has helped athletes and volunteers feel less isolated during…

  • skiing Jan 30

    Bitter Cold Doesn't Deter Skiers at Powder Ridge

  • CIAC Jan 15

    CIAC Approves Winter Sports Plan; Alternative Football Season Won't Happen

    The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has approved its proposal to move forward with a winter sports season and set the first dates for practices and games. The first possible practice date for winter sports is Tuesday, Jan. 19 with games beginning on or after Monday, Feb. 8, according to the CIAC. The association’s board approved the plan Thursday morning. The…

  • winter sports Jan 15

    Athletes and Coaches React to CIAC Winter Sport Guidelines

    While championship banners hang on the walls of East Catholic High School’s gymnasium, its basketball court has been quiet for months. With word today though, that basketball will resume, the reigning state champs, who were also ranked first in the state when last season was halted, are thrilled. “Everybody was ecstatic,” said head coach Luke Reilly. “You know the...

  • CIAC Jan 11

    CIAC Releases Plan for Winter Sports Season

    The Connecticut Interscholastic Sports Association has released its proposal to move forward with a winter sports season. The plan, made in consultation with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, assesses each sport’s risk level for COVID-19 transmission. The only sport categorized as low-risk is swimming. Basketball, ice hockey, gymnastics, and indoor track are all categorized as moderate-risk, according to...

  • winter Dec 17, 2020

    Ski Resorts Cheering Snow Storm

    Local ski resorts excited about natural snow headed our way.

  • winter sports Nov 17, 2020

    CIAC Postpones Start of Winter Sports Until January

    The CIAC has delayed the start of the winter sports season until at least mid-January.

  • winter sports Nov 13, 2020

    Ivy League Cancels Competition For Winter Sports, Delays Spring Play

    The Ivy League has decided not to conduct intercollegiate athletics competition this upcoming winter season. Competition for spring sports is also postponed through at least the end of February, the Ivy League Council of Presidents said in a statement. The Ivy League voted unanimously to cancel the winter season. They also announced that competition for fall sports during the upcoming…

  • winter sports Nov 9, 2020

    DPH Releases Guidance for Winter Sports

    The Department of Public Health released guidance for organized winter sports, including youth and adult club sports and private leagues. It’s intended to guide local health departments, municipalities, and league organizers to assess the risk of contracting COVID-19. “As we get into the winter season, there is a higher level of community spread of COVID-19 than there was a...

  • CIAC Nov 5, 2020

    CIAC Postpones Start of Winter Sports Season

    The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference is postponing the start of the school winter sports season. The season, which was scheduled to begin on November 21, will be delayed until a later date, according to CIAC executive director Greg Lungarini. He said they have decided to delay the season until they hear guidance from the Department of Public Health on guidelines…

  • winter sports Oct 27, 2020

    Rise in Coronavirus Infections May Impact Conn. Winter Sports Plan

    The organization that oversees high school sports in Connecticut says it may need to wait until mid-November before deciding whether or how to move forward with a winter sports season as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state continues to rise. Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday the rate of people found with the coronavirus had increased to 4.1% of…

  • winter sports Aug 25, 2020

    California Ski Resort Changing Name, Citing Offensive Word

    Officials say California’s popular Squaw Valley Ski Resort will change its name because the word “squaw” is a derogatory term for Native American women

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