High school football

Students from Southington, CT protest CIAC's decision to cancel fall football, Sept. 9, 2020 at the CT State Capitol
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
September 29, 2020 - 10:14 pm
Connecticut's often-shifting, pandemic-era high school football season has landed in early spring of next year, pending further COVID-19 developments. Tuesday, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletics Conference (CIAC) announced plans for a five-game season set for March 19th through April 17th,...
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Todd Feinburg
September 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
The Rant Line Hour is big fun today, with calls on High School Football, King Ned's Hecklers, Raytheon Layoffs and why Ned's left schools alone but made it hard for restaurants to survive in a county with 14 Coronavirus deaths. Plus, we talk to Stan McCauley about Jolly Ned's request that Black...
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Students from Avon, CT protest CIAC's decision to cancel fall football, Sept. 9, 2020 at the CT State Capitol
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
September 16, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Despite their will to play and a series of high-profile protests, it appears that Connecticut high school football players have lost their final appeal to force a traditional fall season. Wednesday, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) issued this statement: "At its September...
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Todd Feinburg
September 11, 2020 - 6:55 pm
The Rant Line brings the heat with calls on Jolly Ned's daughter's wedding, high school football, whether Trump really lied to the American people on Covid, and if school is a safe enough place for teachers. And that's just for starters.
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Todd Feinburg
September 10, 2020 - 6:42 pm
Kevin Catapano, a senior at UConn, discusses the hypocrisy of Speaker of the Unions Joe Aresimowicz saying that high school footballs players, who Joe coaches, deserve to have the chance to play but business people in the state don't have a right to open at full strength.
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CT high school football players, families, coaches rally at the State Capitol, 9/9/20. They're seeking reversal of CIAC's cancellation of season.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Todd Feinburg
September 10, 2020 - 6:34 pm
Why are people so riled up about the decision not to let high school athletes suit up for football? We discuss the many reasons that people see this as a step too far while other closings don't provoke people to action.
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CT high school football players, families, coaches rally at the State Capitol, 9/9/20. They're seeking reversal of CIAC's cancellation of season.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
September 10, 2020 - 1:22 am
Disappointed but not feeling completely defeated, the state's high school football community is calling for a reverse. A few thousand students, their families and coaches from every corner of the state showed up at the State Capitol for a loud rally on Wednesday night. Chanting "Let them play,"...
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The sun set early on Connecticut's high school football season.
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Dave Mager
September 04, 2020 - 10:00 pm
Thousands of Connecticut high school teens who've already had their 2020 upended by the COVID-19 pandemic absorbed another disappointment Friday, when a Hail Mary attempt to save their high school football season fell short. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) decided it...
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High school football in Utah-- with masks-- opened this week. The CT high school season is in doubt.
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Dave Mager
August 15, 2020 - 12:29 am
The unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt by players and coaches in Connecticut's high school football community. Just in the last week, the CIAC football committee voted to delay the 2020 season until the spring, only to be overruled by the CIAC Board of Control. Wednesday, that...
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