Girls’ Softball: This season, the girls won nine games and lost 11. The girls’ most significant wins took place at the Windham softball field on April 23 (15-3), at Montville High School on April 25 (10-0), and at East Hampton High School on May 12 (12-0). Key members include senior Hannah Terrapin, junior Riley Pratt… Read More The Final Spring Sports Recap
Athletics are a huge part of Ledyard High School and everyone joins teams for their own reasons. Recently, members of the girls’ tennis team revealed why they joined the team and their favorite part of playing the sport. While many players only began because they wanted something to do during their high school careers, senior… Read More Girls’ Tennis Team Share Their Memories
Spring is known for April showers bringing May flowers, but it is also known for initiating the start of the tennis seasons. With goals in place and brand new members added to the roster, the boys’ tennis team is in it for the long run. “My goals for the season are to improve as a… Read More New Players Bring New Opportunities for Boys’ Tennis
As spring weather begins to make its way to Ledyard, let’s see what is in store as this season’s sports begin: Girls’ Lacrosse: With last year’s starters graduated, the girls’ lacrosse team will have a difficult time adapting, but with several experienced freshman trying out, the team could be a potential threat later in the… Read More Sports Preview
There’s a reason non-football fans watch the Super Bowl. The commercials. We’ve all come to expect great things of Super Bowl commercials, like the adorable Clydesdale and his puppy friend or the stripper M&M. But this year, all the commercials were sadly lacking. We were swamped with dull car commercials and famous people talking to… Read More The Way Super Bowl Commercials Should Work
Samantha Barnes, Social Media Editor Senior Samantha Barnes is the Social Media Editor of the 2015-2016 Colonel. She is the secretary of Student Congress and competitively horseback rides. She will attend Fairfield University to study Business next fall.
On Feb. 7, Super Bowl 50 took place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., and aired on CBS. The highly anticipated showdown between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos was viewed by 111.9 million people. The overall takeaway from the game was more negative: Hollywood Reporter called it “essentially a disappointment for… Read More Super Bowl 50 Recap
Fall sports have come to a close. Here are where the Colonels ranked overall. Football: Well, their season is sort of at a close. The football boys won 49-6 against East Lyme on Nov. 6 and improve to 7-1 on the season. Their last Friday home game is against Plainfield tonight at 6:30 p.m. Their… Read More Fall Sports Wrap Up
As fall sports wind down their seasons, one sport is just beginning: football. Junior football standout Manny Deshields-Sanabria has started to make his mark on the Ledyard team. Sanabria was chosen for the Backus and Windham Hospital Athlete of the Week on Oct. 5 and has continued to be a key player for… Read More Sanabria Leads Colonels to Victory
Foul, an unfair play or move within a sport. It’s a fairly simple definition, but still when a team is playing there is some debate over whether or not the referees are calling the right ones. When a team is playing a sport, they trust a referee to keep the game fair. They trust that… Read More Foul… Wait, Maybe?