CIAC releases fall sports plan

The following is from the CIAC’s website, casciacg.org. To view the CIAC’s 2020 fall sports plan, click here The CIAC has released its plan for a return to interscholastic athletics this fall. A point of emphasis throughout the development of this plan is the fluid nature of planning around COVID. While sports in Connecticut have … Read more

Coaches Corner: Jessica Halas, Danbury

Jessica Halas Danbury Girls Soccer Years as head coach: 13 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Ski Team (3 years) Full-time profession: Physical Education Teacher at Danbury High (18 years) From the coach: “I am a lifelong competitor as I spent my childhood trying to keep up with my three older brothers. As a Danbury … Read more

Coaches Corner: Jay Silverman, Bridgeport Central

Jay Silverman Bridgeport Central Boys Soccer Other sports coached or currently coaching: Prior to Bridgeport I have coached baseball, volleyball, track and field, and football. Full-time profession: Guidance Counselor From the coach: “My interest in Soccer came as the result of suffering a stroke at age 4 1/2. Due to paralysis it was the only … Read more

Coaches Corner: Kevin O’Hara, Ludlowe

Kevin O’Hara Fairfield Ludlowe Boys Soccer Years as head coach: 16 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Roger Ludlowe MS Girls Basketball Full-time profession: Roger Ludlowe Middle School 7th-grade math teacher. From the coach: “Happily married for 25 years with three children. My eldest daughter is a Special Education teacher in Hawaii. My son is … Read more

FCIAC teams captured five state championships during fall season

It is an annual occurrence during the fall season. Just as one can be sure that the leaves will change color and eventually fall off of the trees during late October and early November, one can also be sure that the FCIAC will have much success and collect several state championships during the fall season’s … Read more

FCIAC teams featured on final girls and boys state soccer polls

The FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in each of the final girls soccer and boys soccer state coaches polls. Ridgefield and Staples were tied for third in the final Class LL-L girls soccer poll behind No. 1 Glastonbury and second-ranked Southington. Glastonbury was the unanimous choice for No. 1 shortly after … Read more

Wilson’s hat trick leads Hall past Greenwich in LL final, to first state title in 39 years

NEW BRITAIN — As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Veteran’s Stadium, Hall boys soccer coach Zeke Seguro could not longer contain his emotions and the tears began flowing down his face. The tears of joy were quickly washed away with water from the Gatorade bucket being dumped on his head. After 25 … Read more

Testori, Hand outlast Wilton in wild Class L OT, win fourth-straight state championship

HARTFORD — Scott Testori brought his pair of Class L state championship rings to Monday’s state semifinal against Guilford, a game Hand won in penalty kicks. Testori decided to bring them again on Saturday to Dillon Stadium. The Class L state championship was on the line. And it took more than regulation to settle it. … Read more