Jeff Jacobs, Register Citizen

Jeff Jacobs

Register Citizen

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Register Citizen
  • Greenwich Time
  • The News-Times
Past:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • New Haven Register
  • The Middletown Press
  • GameTimeCT
  • Connecticut Post
  • Hartford Courant

Recent articles by Jeff:

Jeff Jacobs: Meet the CT volleyball player headed to BYU, arguably the best athlete you did not read about last year

Among her long list of honors at Hopkins School, Moravec was named AVCA High School... → Read More

Greenwich water polo star, family, grateful to have survived 2020 Beirut explosion

Maxime Touzot’s apartment in Beirut was just more than a quarter mile from Warehouse 12, where a massive explosion took place on Aug. 4, 2020. → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Yale football coach Tony Reno’s son Dante is bound for South Carolina

Four-star quarterback Dante Reno said “The way coach (Shane) Beamer talks to me is very... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: CIAC Spring football practice could make season safer by improving players’ technique

“I can’t think of a better way to improve the safety of the game than to have spring... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Darien’s Henry Williams, recovering from Tommy John surgery at Duke, taking MLB Draft status in stride

The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Duke righthander, who underwent Tommy John surgery on Dec. 16, is... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Bring back spring football in Connecticut, it’s right for the student athletes

CIAC was one of the few to allow spring football before gradually allowing schools to... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: A coach’s idea on how to better the CIAC football playoff system

“It’s easy to bring some fairness into the process, especially so city schools are... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Milford golfer Ben James, 19, set to make his PGA Tour debut at Travelers

James, 19, and father Don have been mapping this course — from junior golf to the pros,... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: We need to be better than promising to be better after disturbing allegations

Many hoped after the COVID lockup, people would savor sports more, especially youth... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: From championships to showcases in CT, it’s the wrong time for unequal playing fields

From questions to why a boys basketball showcase will be held this weekend, but not a... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Many surprised by Class L lacrosse score, not Staples. They knew they had the X factor

History is written by the victors. In this case the quickest draw earned the right to... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Sons hope to add to CIAC championship lore fathers made for Fairfield Warde baseball 41 years ago

In 1981, John Swaim and Mike Broderick helped Andrew Warde win a CIAC crown. Now their... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: 2 of best CIAC softball players are headed to Villanova; first they’ll play for a state title

Waterford’s Maddie Burrows and Masuk’s Kat Gallant are two of the state’s best... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Darien baseball’s Alexander Baird, basketball’s Tripp Lyons unfailing loyalty honored

We need this week to be one of great sportsmanship, like that demonstrated by the Blue... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: In 1st track season, soccer star shatters 400 record in just 3rd time running race

In her first season of outdoor track, the soccer standout who will play at Boston... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Meet the Scholar Athlete who has persevered through two school closings

The Waterbury kid was bounced around three schools in 13 months. He never faltered from... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: How an athlete created an inspirational story in painful year of CT high school sports

“Everything for Jordan. Everything we do, everything I do, I always put Jordan’s name... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: Despite complications, most coaches still want conference baseball tournaments

Only 12 among 117 conference champions have gone on to win a state title in the same... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: A ‘beautiful story’ of a set of twins ‘miraculous’ recovery after a horrible crash

Ashley and Katherine Palombizio optimistic following February I-84 crash involving eight... → Read More

Jeff Jacobs: This Connecticut high school valedictorian reimagined own legacy by fighting stereotypes

Sharpe’s plan is to form a non-profit organization to fight homophobia in high school... → Read More