The Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance hosted a pre-banquet press conference at CIAC headquarters in Cheshire with four of the five Gold Key recipients available for a press conference and interviews. It is believed to be the first time that a Gold Key banquet press conference has been held. PGA Golf professional Dennis Coscina, New Canaan High football coach Lou Marinelli, former Granby Memorial field hockey coach Dot Johnson and 1998 U.S. Olympic women's hockey gold meda
Avon’s Gerry deSimas, Jr., a member of the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and long-time state sportswriter, was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday before the start of the finals at the annual New England wrestling championship tournament in Providence. He has been covering wrestling and high school sports in the state for more than 30 years. In 2001, DeSimas founded Connecticut Wrestling Online and he has been covering wrestling
CHESHIRE – The CIAC will kick-off a weekend of basketball championships culminating the "Run to the Sun" with the 2018 boys and girls state basketball championships dedication at The Cabaret Theater at the Mohegan Sun on Saturday March 17.
The dedication ceremony on Saturday will begin the weekend of basketball by honoring seven individuals which have made significant contributions to high school basketball in Connecticut, including John Holt (above photo), a member of the