John Marinelli

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GHS’s Football Player Tysen Comizio Named “All-American Athlete of the Year” by the NSCA

Tysen Comizio reflects on the year in football at GHS. Being named a National Strength and Conditioning Association 2018 All-American Athlete of the Year came as a surprise. “The reason I work out and condition frequently is not for the award, but for the outcome on the field,” Tysen said, adding that he hopes in his senior year at GHS the Cardinals will win the state championship. Continue Reading →

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GHS Cardinals Hockey Kicks It Up a Notch with Live Streamed and On-Demand Game Coverage

While the popularity of hockey has soared over the past 20 years, Hamill Rink has remained frozen in time. Still the success of the boys hockey team, belies the outdated facility. Rob Burnett is calling the games, which are live streamed and archived on LocalLive, and the rink has a new sound system. Continue Reading →

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GHS Senior Donates $2,000 to Support GYFL’s Safety Efforts

Molly Spaeth and Frank Sarcone

On Sunday, a Greenwich High School senior, Molly Spaeth presented a check to GYFL board president Frank Sarcone in the amount of $2,000. The check reflected funds raised over several years to raise awareness of changes to the game of football to prevent concussions. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: First-Ever GHS-Brunswick Football Camp for GYFL Players is a Hit

The first ever football camp for GYFL players was held at Brunswick on Aug 17-19. The camp was the brainchild of Coach Marinelli at GHS and Coach Shine at Brunswick, who approached the GYFL leadership last June. Despite an abbreviated timeline, the camp was a huge success. Continue Reading →

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GYFL: A Storied Institution Adapts to Changing Times

Frank Sarcone, president of the board of GYFL didn’t mince words talking about how awareness of concussions has had an impact on how many kids sign up for football. He said there are other sports vying for kids’ limited free time — everything from crew, to soccer and flag football. However, he said, many changes have been made within GYFL in terms of how the game is taught, training and certifications for coaches, and use of the King-Devick test, which eliminates the guess work when it comes to concussions. Continue Reading →

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