Aaliyah Amidon has been on the Ledyard High School softball team for four years. She will be continuing her softball career at the University of New Haven next year. We interviewed Aaliyah about this year’s season and how she feels about moving on from Ledyard. Tell me a little about this season, what the team’s… Read More Senior Softball Sensation: Aaliyah Amidon
Coming off a successful first high school soccer season, freshman Kate Littler joined the indoor track team, hoping to stay in shape for soccer and expecting to move on to the girls’ lacrosse team in the spring. But after her phenomenal 2021-2022 winter season, the star student-athlete is relentlessly running, choosing track for spring sports,… Read More Medal after Medal: An Interview with Freshman Phenom Kate Littler
On Sunday, January 26, basketball legend Kobe Bean Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant, John Altobelli, his daughter Alyssa Altobelli, his wife Keri Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Sarah Chester, her daughter Payton Chester and the pilot, Ara Zobayan, died in a devastating helicopter crash. Kobe was 41-years-old when he passed away and his daughter Gianna was… Read More The Mamba Legacy
Before a game the minds of athletes are everywhere. From thinking about how they are going to perform, to what they are going to do after the game. But there is one thing that almost all athletes think about before every game: food. Choosing what to eat before a competition is an important event. Eating… Read More Pregame Eating Habits
It’s the first home game of the season and the bleachers are packed. Students from all grades line up to buy their hot cocoa, then head over to cheer for their peers. The next day, everyone hears about the plays they watched, and the football players are praised for their great work. But, what about… Read More There’s More Than Just Football
In the trade that no one saw coming, superstar wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr., was traded to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for defense player Jabrill Peppers and offense guard Kevin Zeitler. Within minutes of the trade being released to the public, it soon became the only topic people were talking about. From many well-known… Read More Odell is Going Where?!
The month of madness is coming faster than you think, and what’s a better thing to do in March than fill out a bracket of what 64 college basketball teams will make it far in the tournament and be able to call themselves national champions? For those who don’t know what the March Madness tournament… Read More March Madness
The girls’ basketball team beat Plainfield 31-28 on December 29, 2018. Nikolas Bailey, Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons Senior Nikolas Bailey is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper and Horizons yearbook. In LHS he participates in soccer and baseball while also pursuing hobbies in graphic design and photography. When he’s not working, you’ll… Read More Colonel Girls’ Basketball Post-Game Interview
Nikolas Bailey, Co-Editor of the Colonel and Horizons Senior Nikolas Bailey is a co-editor for the 2018-2019 Colonel newspaper and Horizons yearbook. In LHS he participates in soccer and baseball while also pursuing hobbies in graphic design and photography. When he’s not working, you’ll find him watching movies.