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Author: Chris Elsberry

Bluefish to honor Lopez … but what about their other stars?

So, the Bridgeport Bluefish are planning a “Luis Lopez Day” for September 19 and are going to retire his No. 19 jersey. Congratulations to Luis. Well-deserved. The guy played seven seasons for the
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Fairfield Stags 2015-16 non-conference BB schedule almost set

Since North Carolina has officially announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule, I guess it’s safe to say that the Fairfield Stags will be taking on the Tar Heels in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on
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Emmitt Spillane: The Man, The Legend

Emmitt Spillane hired me back in September of 1984 to work for the Bridgeport Post. On that day, everything changed. I was a young kid, just 26, working at the twice-weekly Fairfield Citizen when Lee
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Buonaguro back with Stags

Mitch Buonaguro, who coached at Fairfield from 1985-86 to 1990-91 and later at Siena, has been hired as an assistant coach for Sydney Johnson’s staff. Buonaguro coached the Stags to a 24-7 record and
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Carmody named head coach at Holy Cross

If you thought Bill Carmody might be sitting next to Sydney Johnson this upcoming season, think again … Here’s the release from Holy Cross … WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross today
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Fairfield-Iona MBB game postponed

Because of the heavy snowfall and hazoradous driving conditions, tonight’s men’s basketball game between Fairfield and Iona at the Webster Bank Arena has been postponed. The game will be made up on
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Stags’ Nelson named MAAC basketball’s Rookie of the Week

This was released by the Fairfield University Sports Information Department: Fairfield University freshman guard Tyler Nelson earned the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of
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NCAA Women’s BB Regionals coming to Bridgeport in 2016, 2017

The Webster Bank Arena has been selected to host the 2016 and 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball East Regionals, the NCAA announced on Thursday. Fairfield University and the University of Connecticut will
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It’s official: Stags and Pioneers to play in 2015-16

Finally. It’s official. Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University fans, mark November 21, 2015 on your calendars because that’s when the Stags and Pioneers will start the renewal of their
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When is a goal not a goal … in the Notre Dame game

Take a close look at this photo. Do you see the shadow of the soccer ball totally behind the goal line. Of course you do. It’s easy to see. However, for the referee that worked the Notre
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