Stags need to toughen up … right now

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Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson was not in a good mood following the Stags 63-53 loss to Hartford last night – a team that had played a 7 a.m. game in Fort Myers, Fla. – on Tuesday before flying home and playing, and beating, Fairfield – on its home court, no less, Wednesday night. So, instead […] [Read More]
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Remembering the great Al Clinkscales

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This is the story I did on Al Clinkscales during the Post’s “Best of Bridgeport” series. He was a hell of a nice guy. BRIDGEPORT — Dave Bike can still see it as clear as day. Sitting in a chair outside the sports information director’s office at Sacred Heart University, Bike, the longtime head men’s […] [Read More]
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Fairfield U. to honor “Hoops” Weiss and Jim O’Connell

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Fairfield University will honor two longtime college sports writers, former New York Daily News columnist Dick “Hoops” Weiss and Associated Press National College writer Jim “OC” O’Connell with the inaugural Fairfield University Basketball “Stags Lifetime Achievement Award: Leader of the Herd” for long and meritorious service tonight at the University Club in New York City, […] [Read More]
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Emptying out the e-mail bag

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I’m going to empty out the e-mail bag this week, staring with a couple of responses to my story on the 50th anniversary of the Stratford Little League playing for the World Championship. One of which came from a California player that played against Stratford. “Chris… My name is Dave Sehnem and I’m from Granada […] [Read More]
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Bernie Lofton named Bassick head boys basketball coach

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This from citywide athletic director Neil Kavey … Long-time assistant coach Bernie Lofton has been named as the Bassick boys varsity basketball coach, replacing Harrison Taylor, who retired over the summer. “Bernie’s been a great asset to the progam,” Kavey said in a brief phone conversation Thursday. “He played at Bassick and has worked with […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Obi-Tabot named to preseason All-MAAC WBB second team

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This from the Fairfield University athletic office … Fairfield senior Brittany Obi-Tabot was selected to the preseason All-MAAC women’s basketball second team by the league’s 11 head coaches as announced this morning by the conference. Joining Obi-Tabot on the Preseason All-MAAC Second Team is Manhattan College senior guard/forward Monica Roeder, Marist College senior guard Leanne […] [Read More]
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Ken Green looking toward the future

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Here’s the link to the story I worte this week about golfer Ken Green and his amazing achievement in the recent Champions Tour event in Montreal. Ken Green looking toward the future [Read More]
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Will Webster Bank Arena get UConn’s Men’s BB December 28 date? Women’s Jan. 11 date?

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There’s just one game on the 2013-14 UConn men’s basketball schedules that doesn’t have a venue — yet. And that’s the December 28 game against Eastern Washington. It seems that will be the one game that comes to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena, IF … WBA president Howard Saffan writes a large enough check, that is. […] [Read More]
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