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Several of the sports teams at Newtown High School, girls gymnastics & golf, and boys volleyball, are currently unfunded and have to raise their own funds to cover all expenses. Here, Newtown's Jeremy Doski (3) and Shelton's Rhodric McCurdy (9) both go up for the ball during the boys high school volleyball game between Shelton and Newtown high schools.

Newtown alumni step up to plate for school sports

From a press release: NEWTOWN, CT (May 21, 2015) – The Newtown Alumni Fund (NAF) has announced the results of their fundraising challenge to support school sports in Newtown. Several of the sports
In 2014, Amy Ruman  captured the 2014 season finale at Daytona and the 2015 season opener at Sebring. She won again at Homestead-Miami.

Ruman after her fifth consecutive victory at Lime Rock

We received this note from Lime Rock Park: LAKEVILLE — The racing world would be in an even better place if what we’re about to tell you wasn’t news, but it is: For possibly the only time in the

Bill Finch bobblehead offered

BRIDGEPORT-Ask if he’s running for mayor and touch the head. It will nod affirmatively. Ask if conditions in Bridgeport are better in the past 8 years and touch the head. It will nod affirmatively.
In this file photo, police officers and Special Olympics athletes took part Friday  in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which started in Greenwich and ended in New Haven, at the site of the 2014 Summer Games.

Special Olympics to honor supporters at Hall of Fame Dinner March 25

From a press release: Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Wednesday, March 25th to recognize its extraordinary athletes, volunteers and sponsors for their
Jeff Hannon, Norwalk; Naida Leslie, New Cannan; Joel Leneker, Stepney; and Bobbie Stoll. Norwalk, members of the Nutmeg Curling Club in Bridgeport, won the GNCC Senior Mixed Championship Cooper Trophy.  The event was held at Norfolk Curling Club in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Bridgeport’s Nutmeg Curling Club team snares GNCC trophy

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon to visit Lime Rock for charity event Sept. 18

We received this note from Lime Rock Park: LAKEVILLE — Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, will be at Lime Rock Park Thursday,
A scene from last year's Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park. Races are divided in nine groups; this is Group 7: Production Sports & GT Cars

Lime Rock’s 32nd Historic Festival begins this weekend

From a press release: LAKEVILLE (August 26) – One last reminder that Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 32 begins this Thursday with the 142-car, 17-mile Vintage Race Car Parade presented by Abarth

Tonight at Harbor Yard: Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT : Tonight at 7 p.m., everyone is invited to come watch a free baseball game at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport as the Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets. Both teams
A photo of Johnathan Nathans, center, with his wife, Kate Lawrence, and attorney Craig Smith, entering the Federal Court in Bridgeport last week.

Jury awards Bluefish catcher $940k in bat-attack trial

BRIDGEPORT – The jury in the two-week-long bat-attack trial of Jose Offerman awarded the victim, former Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans $940,000 in damages. The verdict in the federal case was
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Nick Newell fights for the championship today

MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of