The Mamba Legacy

               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 … Continue reading The Mamba Legacy

There’s More Than Just Football

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 … Continue reading There’s More Than Just Football

Colonel Girls’ Basketball Post-Game Interview

  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 … Continue reading Colonel Girls’ Basketball Post-Game Interview

September 17: Athlete of the Week

Ledyard native, junior Brayden Grim, was voted athlete of the week for his accomplishments on the Ledyard High School football team for the week of  September 17. Even though the Colonels didn’t clinch the win against Bunnell High School, Grim still had an outstanding performance with over 80 yards, ran on 13 carries, and scoring … Continue reading September 17: Athlete of the Week

Move over Forrest, Ben’s giving you a Run for your money

Senior Ben Vajdos ran across New Hampshire the weekend of September 14, 15 and 16 as part of a charity event to give back to the community that has given him so much. Before the race, Vajdos was approached to discuss this. Q- Why are you running across New Hampshire? A- Well, I work for … Continue reading Move over Forrest, Ben’s giving you a Run for your money

How Will the Colonels Move Forward With Yet Another Coach at the Helm?

Photo Credit: Scott Williams From the great coach Bill Mignault, down to coach Jim Buonocore, Ledyard football has always been successful. That is until recently. The Colonels have gone 2-8 for the past two seasons:   Something very unusual for the storied program. Could this have to do with the coaching changes? The Colonels are starting … Continue reading How Will the Colonels Move Forward With Yet Another Coach at the Helm?