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
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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.
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
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
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?