With guidelines in place, the girls swimming season will have a different look

With virtual meets possibly being included in certain teams’ schedules and social distancing measures being followed by all squads, the girls high school swimming scene will have a different look to it this fall. That’s just fine with many of the swimmers and divers who are eager to start the season and experience some type … Read more

CIAC asks to resume conditioning; Board of Control will meet again Sunday

The following is from the CIAC’s website, casciac.org. CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC Board of Control met this morning to review last night’s discussion with the DPH and establish a timeline for decisions on the start of fall sports. The CIAC has requested that the DPH consider allowing our member schools to resume the non-contact … Read more

CIAC moves ahead with fall sports plan

The following is from the CIAC’s website, casciac.org. Click here for the full post To view the CIAC’s 2020 fall sports plan, click here CHESHIRE, Conn. -The CIAC Board of Control met at 2PM on Wednesday August 12 as part of its planned review of the official fall sports plan, which was approved on July … Read more

Coaches, administrators pleased CIAC moving forward with fall sports

The decision to move forward with fall sports by the CIAC’s Board of Control on Wednesday was praised by coaches and committee members, who said the CIAC put in a lot of time, thought and effort into its plan. The decision follows several days of committee meetings for each of the fall sports, with each … Read more

CIAC Board of Control: All fall sports will go on as planned in 2020

Fall sports in Connecticut will go on as planned, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference announced Wednesday afternoon following an anticipated vote by its Board of Control. Click here for the complete story

Coaches Corner: Rick Lewis, Westhill and Stamford

Rick Lewis Westhill and Stamford High Schools Girls and Boys Swimming & Diving Years as head coach: 42 Full-time profession: Aquatics Coach – Stamford YMCA About the coach: A State Champion Swimmer at Greenwich High, Rick went on to an illustrious career at The University of Connecticut where he won numerous New England and Yankee … Read more

FCIAC’s winter teams were faring well before postseason ended early

When the final two weeks of 2019-20 winter high school sports season were cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, what was assured was that four of the eight sports sanctioned by the CIAC had teams win state championships and the other four sports were unable to finish their state tournaments or championship meets. The winter … Read more

Cancellation of postseason denies swimmers a chance to achieve All-America times

The championship meets are what high school swimmers plan their respective seasons around. It’s when they prepare themselves to swim their fastest and register times that draw the most attention to their talents. Unfortunately, for the members of teams in Connecticut, they won’t have the opportunity to go for All-America, or personal-best times. Click here … Read more