It’s official: There will be no 11 vs. 11 high school football in Connecticut this season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Or will there? Though the CIAC has shut down contact football this fall, in accordance with the Dept. of Health’s COVID sports recommendations, there has been a ground-roots effort to at least explore the […]
The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Control didn’t change its decision Wednesday morning on 11-on-11 full contact football this fall. But the board did amend an earlier decision and cracked the door open to playing a sanctioned season in the spring. With time running out to acclimatize players to full contact, this would seem […]
Friday would have been the first weekend of the 2020 Connecticut high school football season. But instead of games, we got another round of CIAC vs. the Connecticut Dept. of Health, a month-long debate over whether we can safely play football during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As of early Monday afternoon, the CIAC and DPH […]
New York is moving its football season to spring and Colorado is staying put with its spring football plan, as well. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday night that the fall seasons for football, volleyball and competitive cheer will be postponed until March 1. In a press release, the NYSPHSAA […]
Players, coaches and parents are descending on the State Capitol today at 5 p.m. for a rally regarding the CIAC decision to cancel full contact football in the fall. ‘Let Us Play’ rally – Curated tweets by GameTimeCT twitter.comtwitter.com ‘Let Us Play’ rally from GameTimeCT on Twitter The latest from GameTimeCT (@GameTimeCT). Connecticut’s premier high […]
CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lungarini held a press conference on Thursday morning to give an update on the fall sports.
Football teams from across the state hit the field this week for the restart of conditioning after a pause.
The CIAC released the region groupings for fall sports in correspondence to the CIAC’s guidelines for the fall 2020 seasons. Teams listed in red note a change in conferences for 2020 fall season, due CIAC guidelines on regionalization. Not all conferences have announced their regions for all sports. This remains a fluid situation. We will […]
New Haven and Bridgeport effectively ended all notions of playing fall sports like football and volleyball with a pair of simultaneous decisions on Friday afternoon. First, the New Haven Department of Health that it was banning games and practices for high risk and moderate risk sports, citing the State’s Department of Health recommendations to the […]
*All conference proposals need to be approved by the CIAC. Due to COVID-19, schools and conferences are working together to make schedules more regionalized. Wolcott Tech sports to play in Berkshire League, football team to in regional pod Wolcott Tech, a member of the CTC, will play its fall sports in the Berkshire League this […]
Wright Tech, the technical high school out of Stamford, will compete in the FCIAC West Division in all Fall sports but football. “In accordance with the CIAC re-alignment and regionalization, Wright Tech will be absorbed in the FCIAC and will play games in the “West” division,” Wright Tech athletic director Robert Kucharski said. Trumbull, Danbury, […]
Mike DeFelice has been named football coach at Shelton, replacing Jeff Roy. Shelton announced the appointment Monday morning.
DeFelice, a 1996 Shelton grad, was an assistant coach for 22 seasons, previously…
The Fairfield County Sports Commission has announced the recipients of its 2020 Chelsea Cohen Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes a female scholar/athlete who is a graduating senior from Norwalk’s high schools with a fi…
The Connecticut High School Coaches Association announced Monday it has appointed Joe Canzanella as Executive Director.
He replaces long time director and legendary Connecticut coach John Fontana, who passe…
Madison’s Matt Doyle continued his hot play, defeating Darien’s Alex Gu 5 and 4 Wednesday evening to reach the 79th State Junior Amateur final at Watertown Golf Club.
Doyle, a member at Madison Country Club…
Sean Dixon-Bodie of Bloomfield has been named Gatorade’s State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound senior broke the state record in the indoor triple jump at […]
Recent Fairfield Ludlowe gradate Tess Stapleton has been named the 2019-20 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The Gatorade Company, in its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school …
Greenwich High School held its drive-through graduation ceremony on Tuesday and among the graduates, were a group of students that will play sports at the collegiate level.
Here are the 2020 Greenwich gradu…
Three student-athletes – Mia Lawrence (Mercy), Edwin James Figueroa (Hamden) and Kyle Maruca (North Haven) – are the recipients of the 2020 Southern Connecticut Conference Comeback Player of the Year awards. All three student-athletes suffered severe injuries, yet were able to overcome them to become outstanding role models in their respective schools. A corporate sponsor of the SCC, Connecticut Orthopaedics […]
Barlow’s Abby Ota has been selected the 2020 Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year. Ota is the first selection from Barlow.
The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also…
POTENTIAL INFECTION RISK BY SPORT (From the National Federation of High School Sports. Modified from United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee – Sports Medicine recommendations) Higher Risk Sports that involve close, sustained contact between participants, lack of significant protective barriers, and high probability that respiratory particles will be transmitted between participants. Examples: Wrestling, football, lacrosse, competitive […]
Jared Burrows of Waterford has been named the 2019-20 Gatorade Connecticut Baseball Player of the Year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Gatorade had announced earlier this spring that it would continue to acknowledge student-athletes even […]
US Squash recently announced its 2019-2020 High School All-American selections and it’s certainly not surprising that five Brunswick School players were chosen.
Seniors Nick Spizzirri, Brian Leonard and Dan…
Stamford Post 3 has won two of the last three Senior American Legion Baseball state championships.
There will be no run for a third title, at least not this season.
The American Legion Baseb…
Club Connecticut is sponsoring “Run a Mile” to honor and thank our “Front Line Heroes.”
This event, which is open to students from all 17 FCIAC schools, is a series of four weekly 1-mile runs, which begin S…
High school teams and organizations across the state have come up with some creative ways to stay together while still practicing social distancing over the past few weeks. Here are some of our favorites. If you’d to share a video from your team or school did, please let us know @gametimect on Twitter or Instagram. […]
The Cheshire and Glastonbury boys lacrosse teams came up with an innovative way to compete on Friday during this time of social distancing. Well-played by both programs. Below is a string of tweets and Instagram posts to recap the wall ball challenge. If you are doing something unique and fun, or creative and charitable, let […]
There are many memorable events that happen at the CIAC boys and girls basketball championships at Mohegan Sun each year. One that is often spoken about is the Unified Sports games at halftime of each championship. The games both inspire and energize the crowds at Mohegan. Above is a special message from Unified Sports […]
Welcome back to another edition of GameTimeCT’s Quarantine Cast, your weekly-ish look at what we’re all doing to stay in shape and ready for a potential spring season in 2020 while hunkered down as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the country and the world. Joining us this week are a few of the key Darien […]