Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

“Santa Cooley” … you’ve got to watch this

Who knew? Who knew that our old head coach at Fairfield, Ed Cooley, was a TV star? Just check out this video created by the Providence athletic department. The Santa cap looks good on him, don’t you

Campbell finishes two laps in “Toughest Mudder”

On Sunday, I wrote a column on a local guy competiting in the “World’s Toughest Mudder” event in Englishtown. N.J. It’s a 12-mile obstacle course set up by the British Army Rangers with such fun

Doris had to keep Hartford happy and keep CT 6 alive

I’m guessing that, in the end, Fairfield University athletic director Gene Doris must have felt discretion was the better part of valor. (Thank you Mr. Shakespeare). Why? Because the Connecticut 6

Family, friends say goodbye to Chauncey Hardy

By Chris Elsberry Staff Writer MIDDLETOWN – Before a standing-room only crowd of family, friends and well-wishers, the life of former Sacred Heart University basketball player Chauncey Hardy was

Hardy’s funeral arrangements set

Chauncey Hardy’s funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Cross Street A.M.E. Church, 440 West St., Middletown, according to the Biega Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Pine Grove Cemetary.

UConn’s Jones named Big East Defensive Player of the Week

UConn cornerback Byron Jones was just named as the Big East Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week. Jones, from New Britain, picked up a fumble midway in the third quarter and scored the g-ahead

Leftovers from Red Sea Madness

The 2011-12 Fairfield men’s and women’s basketball teams officially kicked off their respective campaigns to try and win the MAAC regular season and tournament titles Friday night with “Red Sea

UConn, Fairfield “First Night” College Hoops live blog

Follow staff writers Chris Elsberry at Fairfield, Rich Elliott and Kevin Duffy at UConn as they provide live updates from Midnight Madness in Connecticut. UConn/Fairfield College Basketball Midnight

Talking about Chauncey Hardy on National Public Radio

On Wednesday morning, I was interviewed by National Public Radio in Hartford regarding the death of former Sacred Heart University men’s basketball player Chauncey Hardy. Here’s the link to listen …

Chauncey Hardy video feature

When Nino Mannino was a student at Sacred Heart University in 2010, he made a video as part of a class assignment. He chose to do a feature on Chauncey Hardy. It’s ironic that at the end, Chauncey