HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An hourslong meeting Friday with the organization that oversees high school sports in Connecticut failed to convince the state's top public health official that a fall football season should go forward, she said.

STONINGTON — When Stonington High juniors Maddie Hamm, Mia Lewandowski and Grace Milne began talking about organizing a benefit tennis tournament, they had what they thought were pretty realistic expectations.

    CHESHIRE, Conn. — The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has asked the Department of Public Health to consider allowing high school sports teams to resume non-contact conditioning on Monday as it develops a new plan for fall sports.

      CHESHIRE, Conn. — All Connecticut high school sports activities have been paused until Aug. 24 so state athletic officials can meet with the state Department of Health next week.

        HARTFORD (AP) — The governing body of high school sports in Connecticut publicly released its plans for restarting interscholastic sports this fall, proposing a shortened season that officials said will be “fluid” based on changing COVID-19 health metrics.

        Spring sports in Connecticut have been canceled after Gov. Ned Lamont ended in-person classes at all public schools for the remainder of the school year on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

        STONINGTON — Leslie Gomes doesn't hesitate when asked to compare this season to the others she has experienced during her 27 years as Stonington High's gymnastics coach.