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Luckett’s mission: make better lives for today’s youth

Not too long ago, in the gymnasium at the Raphola Taylor Center on Bridgeport’s East Side, dozens of middle and high school students wandered from table to table, speaking to representatives there to

Elmore, MacMullan, Wolff to receive Fairfield’s “Leader of the Herd” Awards

Fairfield University basketball will present three award-winning sports commentators – ESPN standouts Len Elmore and Jackie MacMullan and the legendary Bob Wolff – with the third annual Stags Lifetime

One of Bridgeport’s finest, Lou Saccone, has passed

Hey, everyone … I got a phone call from Porky Vieira today telling me that his (and our) good friend Lou Saccone passed away this week at the age of 85. I don’t think too many of you remember that

Fairfield BB 2015-16 schedule is out

Nov. 13 Yale (Connecticut 6) Nov. 15 @ North Carolina Nov. 18 @ Northwestern Nov. 21 Sacred Heart Nov. 24 @ Maryland Eastern Shore Nov. 27 Columbia Dec. 1 @ Iona Dec. 4 Rider Dec. 18 Wagner Dec. 22

Fairfield BB 2015-16 non-conference schedule done

A game against five-time NCAA champion North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., heads Fairfield University’s 2015-16 non-conference schedule, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned. Along with the Tar

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

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

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

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

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