Family, friends say goodbye to Chauncey Hardy

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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 celebrated with a memorial service at the Cross Street AME Zion Church. Hardy, 23, who grew up in Middletown and attended Xavier High School before playing […] [Read More]
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Hardy’s funeral arrangements set

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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. [Read More]
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UConn’s Jones named Big East Defensive Player of the Week

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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 touchdown in what would be a 16-10 Huskies win. Jones also had seven tackles as part of a defensive effort that […] [Read More]
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Leftovers from Red Sea Madness

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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 Madness” an event sponsored by the student-run “Stags in the Stands” group. Both sides of Alumni Hall were packed (the back bleachers were not pulled […] [Read More]
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UConn, Fairfield “First Night” College Hoops live blog

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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 Madness [Read More]
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Talking about Chauncey Hardy on National Public Radio

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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 … morning-edition-death-chauncey-hardy [Read More]
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Chauncey Hardy video feature

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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 speaks about continuing his basketball career overseas in Europe. Here’s the link to the video: [Read More]
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A lasting memory of Jerry McDougall

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I wrote this six years ago when coach was elected into the Fairfield County Sports Commission’s Hall of Fame. A good read then and still is today … goodbye coach. McDougall now standard-bearer for most coaches Connecticut Post Tuesday, October 18, 2005 STAMFORD — In the shadows of the 38th parallel, a young draftee listened […] [Read More]
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Calhoun on the ever-changing face of the Big East

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UConn men’s head basketball coach Jim Calhoun was asked (yet again) about the ever-changing face of college athletics and the potiential changes awaiting the Big East (especially in football) and Calhoun continued to call for the university to find the best fit possible, be that the Big East or some other conference. Here’s an edited […] [Read More]
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Husky Run Times

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Here are the times for the annual “Husky Run” thanks to the UConn athletic communication department. Husky Run 2011 1. DeAndre Daniels – 19:32 2. Niels Giffey- 19:45 3. Ethan Waite- 20:01 4. Tyler Olander- 22:24 5. Ryan Boatright- 23:13 6. Jeremy Lamb- 23:54 7. Enosch Wolf- 24:05 8. P.J. Cochrane- 25:31 9. Ben Stewart- […] [Read More]
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