Friday Sports Briefs

UConn’s Kendall Reyes Waits for the Call Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant has written a nice story on UConn defensive tackle Kendall Reyes, who is expected to be drafted tonight in the second or third round of the NFL Draft.  Conner accurately describes Reyes as a “true gentlemen and class act.”  Best of luck to Reyes, receiver Kashif Moore […]

Friday Sports Briefs

UConn Offers Scholarship to Masuk QB Casey Cochran Sean Patrick Bowley of the Connecticut Post reports that UConn has offered Masuk quarterback Casey Cochran a football scholarship.  Cochran, who has also been offered a scholarship by Boston College, is the son of well-known high school coach Jack Cochran.   He’s coached by John Murphy at Masuk and also trains with […]

Fall Sports Reinstated at Connecticut Vocational-Technical Schools

About two weeks ago Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy introduced a budget plan that included cutting the athletic programs from vocational-technical high schools (“Vo-Techs”), which are operated by the state.  Tonight, Vanessa De La Torre of the Hartford Courant is reporting that fall sports will be played at Vo-Techs this year, primarily due to scheduling issues: Mark Linabury, spokesman for Acting […]

Athletic Programs Cut from Connecticut’s Technical Schools

It has been reported that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget plan includes cutting the athletic programs from Connecticut’s vocational-technical high schools (“Vo-Techs”), which are operated by the state.  16 Vo-Techs will lose their athletic programs indefinitely and 10,000 students could be affected. Under existing CIAC rules, students at Connecticut’s Vo-Techs would be eligible to compete at their hometown […]