Middletown and Cromwell will field teams in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association, an alternative to the canceled Legion season.
Middle school coach Craig Franklin and player mom Laurie Peterson had unbreakable connections with the Highlanders program.
For basketball official Paul Liberty, it took a team of cool, trained heads to revive him when he collapsed during a game in Old Saybrook.
Area athletes play by the rules while remaining hopeful that they will have some semblance of a 2020 spring high school season.
In statement, CIAC says “there is a strong desire to provide student athletes some spring athletic experience if possible.”
Seven new LED-fed towers are in place. The first night game of the high school season is April 24 between Xavier and Fitch.
Top seed Bellringers hold Stafford scoreless over final 13:26; Old Lyme up next in Class S quarters … Also, Portland loses at Putnam.
Players’ production helps carry Portland past Somers … Stolstajner’s 27 points power Cromwell … Coginchaug and Morgan advance.
Old Lyme senior forward voted Player of the Year and all-conference for 3rd time … Hale-Ray’s Corey Zdunczyk is the Coach of the Year.
Panthers senior wins honor for second straight year; conference reveals first- and second-team picks and honorable mention selections.