Connecticut Sports Talk, August 16

Nutmeg Sports, HAN’s Connecticut sport show, airs Monday-Thursday at 2 pm on HAN.Network, hosted by Frank Granito, Kevin Coleman and various HAN sports editors. On the Wednesday, August 16,...

Nutmeg Sports, HAN’s Connecticut sport show, airs Monday-Thursday at 2 pm on HAN.Network, hosted by Frank Granito, Kevin Coleman and various HAN sports editors.

On the Wednesday, August 16, episode of Nutmeg Sports, Kevin Coleman will get you all caught up on the latest local sports news around Connecticut. Including an interview with Dave Stewart, sports editor of the New Canaan Adverstiser, John Kovach will join the show and talk about heads up football tackling, and then Bill Bloxsom will come on and update on and talk about the Fairfield American squad who has punched a ticket to the 2017 Little League World Series.

First up, Kevin will introduce the show and welcome Dave Stewart of the New Canaan Advertiser to the show.

The FCIAC will be hosting a Heads Up Football Clinic at 5 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 17, at New Canaan High School. Dave will discuss the upcoming football season plus the upcoming heads up football clinic. The clinic will give football coaches from conference schools additional training in safety techniques designed to minimize the risk for head injuries. Football coaches from each of the conference’s schools will be in attendance. Heads Up Football provides training, education and awareness with an emphasis on concussion awareness, proper tackling techniques, blocking, and player safety, among other things. Started in 2012 with USA Football, Heads Up Football has been used by more than 7,000 youth and high school programs. John Kovach will also join and provide his deep football knowledge and give his thoughts and opinions on safety in football today.

Bill Bloxsom will come on and update on and talk about the Fairfield American squad who has punched a ticket to the 2017 Little League World Series. Fairfield American open up play in Williamsport against the Mid-Atlantic region champion tomorrow t 3pm.

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