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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Looks like Jan. 11 for UConn men’s and women’s basketball at the Arena

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Attention Fairfield County UConn fans: expect to be very busy on January 11. A few weeks ago, I reported that the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams were going to play one game each at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena in the 2013-14 season. Well, it looks like we’ve finally got ourselves a date. Last week, […] [Read More]
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UConn BB coming to the Webster Bank Arena

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There is no signed contract – yet — but get ready to circle a January date on your calendar UConn fans, it looks like the Huskies are coming to the Webster Bank Arena. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball team are expected to play one game each […] [Read More]
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Hantuchova awarded wild card to New Haven Open

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From the lovely people at the New Haven Open at Yale tennis tournament: Former World No. 5 Daniela Hantuchova has been awarded a singles and a doubles wildcard into the New Haven Open at Yale, August 16-24, 2013 at the Connecticut Tennis Center, it was announced today by Tournament Director Anne Worcester. Hantuchova, from Slovakia, […] [Read More]
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