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

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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 ‘Fish, becoming the team’s leader in hits, games played, at-bats, extra base hits, doubles, RBI and walks. If memory serves, this is […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Stags 2015-16 non-conference BB schedule almost set

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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 November 15 (TBA) at the Smith Center. Most of the Stags non-conference scheduled is set – although there are likely […] [Read More]
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Emmitt Spillane: The Man, The Legend

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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 Yarosh – who’s Citizen job I had taken when he went to the Post in November of 1982 — called […] [Read More]
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Buonaguro back with Stags

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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 an NCAA appearance in his first season. Johnson’s staff is now complete: Buonaguro, Tom Parrotta, Tyson Wheeler and Kyle Koncz [Read More]
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Carmody named head coach at Holy Cross

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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 named Bill Carmody as its new head men’s basketball coach, director of athletics Nathan Pine announced. Carmody becomes the 17th […] [Read More]
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Fairfield-Iona MBB game postponed

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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 Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. at the Arena. [Read More]
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Stags’ Nelson named MAAC basketball’s Rookie of the Week

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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 the Week award after averaging 14 points per game in the three-game Coaches vs. Cancer “Tyler plays the game the right way and above all else he’s been a […] [Read More]
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NCAA Women’s BB Regionals coming to Bridgeport in 2016, 2017

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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 co-host the Regionals, set for March 25-28, 2016 and Match 24-27 in 2017. This will be the third and fourth time that the city […] [Read More]
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