Editor’s note: This story appears in our Summer 2020 magazine. You can subscribe to the print edition, or digital, here.
March 9 was a normal early spring practice day at Sacred Heart. A bit chilly on the turf until the sun took hold, it was our first time outside since the fall.
It’s funny how different 42 degrees feels in November compared to March. In November, following six months of hot to warm temperatures, 42 might as well be 0. In March, following a winter of sub-freezing temperatures, it usually feels like shorts weather. But this winter was different. There were very few sub-freezing days and practically no snow in Connecticut.