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Amid abuse alegations, ECSU’s baseball coach Holowaty retires after 45 years

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Legendary Eastern Connecticut State baseball coach Bill Holowaty has retired, a source told Hearst Connecticut Friday afternoon. A 45 year veteran and the architect of Eastern’s nationally-acclaimed Division III baseball program, Holowaty was suspended earlier this week for throwing a helmet into the stands, alleged cursing, abusive language and failing to comply with school policies. […] [Read More]
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Fairfield, SCSU women to play soccer game Friday in Newtown

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The Fairfield University women’s soccer team will play a spring exhibition game against Southern Connecticut State University at 7 p.m. Friday at Nighthawk Stadium in Newtown. Admission is free. “There is no one that I know that wasn’t affected in some manner by the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December,” Fairfield  coach Jim […] [Read More]

Sit down with Sydney – Battling in the MAAC

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Met up with Fairfield men’s basketball coach Sydney Johnson after the Stags practice Monday afternoon for this week’s installment of Sit Down with Sydney. Monday was the first day that Pitt transfer Malcolm Gilbert practiced with the team and the 6-foot-11 center broke a good sweat working out/sprinting with his new teammates. Johnson addresses Gilbert’s […] [Read More]

Sit Down with Sydney – MAAC play and Malcolm Gilbert

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The Fairfield Stags dive into the MAAC portion of their schedule, starting with a game at Canisius on Thursday night, after going 8-5 over the first half of the season, including 1-1 in conference play. In this week’s Sit Down with Sydney Johnson, we discuss with the head coach the Stags’ five-game winning streak, hitting […] [Read More]

MAAC moves to 20-game regular season for hoops

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Per press release from MAAC sent out this afternoon: Edison, N.J. – With the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference expanding to 11 teams starting with the 2013-14 season, the league will move to playing a 20-game double round robin conference schedule in both men’s and women’s basketball. “A 20-game double round robin schedule that was unanimously […] [Read More]

Source: America East looking at Bryant

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Bryant University is among the schools that America East is looking at adding, according to multiple sources that spoke to Hearst News Group. With Boston University heading to the Patriot League after the 2012-13 school year, the AE will be down to eight members. According to a source, the conference could add up to four […] [Read More]
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