Monthly Archive for October, 2011

: October, 2011

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

A lasting memory of Jerry McDougall

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

Calhoun on the ever-changing face of the Big East

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

Husky Run Times

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