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News of the Day. New Volletball coach needed at THS, new AD in place at The Gilbert School. Magazine subscription drive on.

POSTED August 10, 2018
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


TORRINGTON: Coaching and Athletic Director news from Torrington and Gilbert.

---Torrington: Christine Gamari stepped down recently from her post as head coach of the Raiders volleyball team, a team that made a State Finals appearance two years ago and a quarter final appearance a season ago.

Gamari will stay active with the team and is now teaching at the high school, which is a big win for THS.

A new coach was thought to have been on board but changed their minds recently when another job offer came up.

AD Mike McKenna is actively looking for a replacement for a coach who left the program in tremendous shape.

---Donnie Crossman takes over as AD at The Gilbert School, taking the reigns from Pat Cooke who remains at the school and as a coach.

The Gilbert School has big plans for expansion of their athletic facilities and Crossman will be tasked with guiding that along.

His story in the August edition of the Litchfield County Sports magazine.

---Speaking of the magazine, we are looking to bump our subscription numbers up as the 2018/2019 school year races towards us.

If interested and when you are done reading this story, click on the Subscribe Now button on the front page and get this gem delivered to your home or office later this month.

We remain reasonable at $55 dollars for 12 months, $30 for six months and $15 for a three- month supply.

I thank you in advance for your support as we look to continue spreading the good news about what is happening in our communities.

---The next edition of the LCS magazine will focus on the men and woman who run our local programs. It will be titled the “Coaches Edition” with Torrington football coach Gaitan Rodriguez on the cover.

Scott Salius (“GN” football), Dave Driscoll (Litchfield Track and Field) and others will be featured.

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