CIAC’s statement on cancellation of 11-on-11 football this fall, and volleyball moving forward

The following is from the CIAC’s website, casciac.org. Click here for additional information CHESHIRE, Conn. – At its September 3 meeting, the CIAC Board of Control reviewed DPH’s response to its August 28 letter requesting support of (1) modifications which lower the risk of indoor volleyball; (2) low to moderate risk activities in football; and … Read more

CIAC will not hold 11-on-11 football this fall; volleyball can proceed

High school football will not be held this fall in its current 11-on-11, full-contact format, the CIAC Board of Control voted Friday morning. The state’s governing body for high school sports is following the guidance of the Department of Health. In an email response Thursday to CIAC executive director Glenn Lungarini, DPH acting commissioner Deidre S. Gifford reiterated the department’s stance against football being played … 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 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

CIAC releases fall sports plan

The following is from the CIAC’s website, casciac.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: Sheena Carpenter, Stamford

Sheena J. Carpenter Stamford Boys’ Volleyball Years as head coach: 3 (coached team since its inaugural season) Other teams coached or currently coaching: Quinnipiac College (4years), and Wilbur Cross (4 years) Full-time profession: Teaching Physical Education for 34 years total (PE & Health Education at Stamford HS for the last 13 years). I started my … Read more

Coaches Corner: Steve Lapham, Greenwich

Steve Lapham Greenwich Girl’s Volleyball Years as head coach: 27 years Other sports coached or currently coaching: Head coach of Greenwich boys rugby (20 years); St Joseph JV basketball, JV baseball (2 years each: East Haven varsity girls track (1 year), SCSU men’s and women’s rugby coach; Multiple Youth basketball teams with my boys Full-time … Read more

New Canaan’s Elle Sneddon named CHSCA volleyball player of the year

The moment was a huge surprise for Elle Sneddon. So much so, that the New Canaan junior, a setter on the Rams’ volleyball team, didn’t even hear her name announced. What those around her realized, and what she would quickly learn, was that she had just received the Connecticut High School Coaches Association’s highest honor … Read more