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Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference

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Top Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Articles

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  • Kids Say The Darndest Things, And Often Better Than Adults

    SOUTHINGTON — You've got to be awfully careful when it comes to writing about high school sports. You've got to remember the athletes are kids playing for the love of the game. You've got to remember they are still learning the lessons of life....
  • Unified Sports Providing The Ultimate Buddy System

     Unified Sports Providing The Ultimate Buddy System
    Beau Doherty sat inside the recreation hall at Dever State School in Taunton, Mass., in the summer of 1977, watching his charges, the men with intellectual disabilities they called "clients," bowling. They were good, Doherty thought, better than many...
  • Unified Sports: Program Facts And Figures

    Unified Sports: Program Facts And Figures
    Started in conjunction with the Connecticut Association of Schools-Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CAS-CIAC) in 1992 Connecticut was the first state to partner Special Olympics with the state high school sports association for a Unified...
  • A Unified Athlete's Very Special Moment And A Half

    A Unified Athlete's Very Special Moment And A Half
    Bill Wallach never had to tell Alex Beckett to shoot the basketball before.    But for a minute and a half on one special night in February, Beckett was reluctant to shoot. He passed the ball. His teammate passed it back to him. The defense sagged off...
  • It Was a Great Day for Bloomfield High School's Demario Gray, but a tough one for Northwest Catholic's Sarah Gillespie

    It Was a Great Day for Bloomfield High School's Demario Gray, but a tough one for Northwest Catholic's Sarah Gillespie
    He takes a picture. That's right. Demario Gray uses his index fingers and thumbs to form an imaginary camera. He snaps a mental photograph. And then he jumps like nobody else in the state. "I ask my guys to visualize things," Gray's coach Garfield White...
  • For Now, UConn-Bound Walsh And Hand-Madison Sitting On Top Of The World

    MADISON — He scored five touchdowns last week in the most-anticipated Connecticut high school football game in years. His Hand-Madison Tigers beat the No. 1 team in the state hands down in the second half, ending Xavier-Middletown's 30-game...
  • Class Acts: Carly Peruccio, Manchester High School

    Class Acts: Carly Peruccio, Manchester High School
    After reading "The Poisonwood Bible" one summer, Carly Peruccio knew what field she wanted to study — post-colonial African history. "It's a passion of mine, it's something I enjoy," Peruccio said. "I would eventually love to travel or study abroad...
  • Class Acts: Michelle Zimmerman, Tolland High School

    Class Acts: Michelle Zimmerman, Tolland High School
    Although Michelle Zimmerman serves as captain of Tolland High School's tennis team, her favorite playing partners aren't her teammates. She and a friend started "ACE Tennis," a program for special needs students. Community service is one of Zimmerman's...
  • Glastonbury's Amanda Scanlon: Calm, Cool And A State Open Champion

    Glastonbury's Amanda Scanlon: Calm, Cool And A State Open Champion
    AMANDA SCANLON GLASTONBURY CLASS: Junior COACH: Leslie McInerney ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Second consecutive season that Scanlon has been name the All-Courant gymnast of the year. ... Scored a 37.875 overall to edge Chelsea Levander of Wilton for her first...
  • Boys Basketball: Harding Forfeits Two Games For Using Ineligible Player

    By TOM YANTZ tyantz@courant.com The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Control penalized the Harding-Bridgeport boys basketball team for using an academically ineligible player in five games. Harding, which self reported the...
  • Are Lopsided Scores Part Of A Bigger Trend?

    On Dec. 18, the RHAM girls basketball team beat Hartford Public, 84-6. That same night, Tolland beat Fermi, 50-6. The dual blowouts came almost a week after Bloomington South (Indiana) made headlines by beating Arlington, 107-2. While the two...