Cooley lands 6-8 forward Adam Jones

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Fairfield University men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley has landed his second recruit for the 2010-11 season. Sources close to the Connecticut Post have said that 6-foot-8 forward Adam Jones of Winter Park (Fla.) High School has given an oral commitment to the Stags, joining guard Jamel Fields.      “I’m very happy with my decision,” […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Little League “HR Derby” set for Saturday

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Members of the 1989 Trumbull Little League World Series champions will take part in a “home run derby” contest Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Unity Park. The team is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its 5-2 win over Taiwan at Williamsport Pa., with a weekend of activities, with the home run derby being open to the […] [Read More]
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Keep up with Ken Green’s recovery

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As Danbury’s Ken Green continues to recover from the horrific auto accident on June 8, he has created a blog site for people to check out his recovery progress. Here’s the link: www.kengreenscomeback.com   The site is full of pictures, personal blogs from Green himself and outher news items, like the Sept. 28 golf/fund raiser […] [Read More]
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No surprise: John resigns as Bluefish manager

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So, Tommy John has resigned as Bluefish manager and has been replaced by bench coach Willie Upshaw. Anyone surprised? Not me. Here’s some of what I’m writing for the paper Thursday.          BRIDGEPORT – The end came suddenly but not shockingly. Tommy John is out as Bridgeport Bluefish manager and a very familiar face, Willie […] [Read More]
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Congratulations, Dianne

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I missed this the other day. I must be getting old … Dianne Nolan Named Associate Head Coach 35-Year Coaching Veteran Totaled 517 Wins As Head Coach NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale head women’s basketball coach Chris Gobrecht, announced that Dianne Nolan has been promoted to Associate Head Coach. Nolan, a 35-year Division I coaching veteran, […] [Read More]
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Great deals at the Wheel

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I was at Fairchild Wheeler golf course Monday (the Black Course looks awesome, by the way) to cover the J.J. Henry/First Tee breakfast — and to get my Bridgeport resident card renewed. I talked with new club pro Steve Roach who told me about two great golf specials you might want to take advantage of. […] [Read More]
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Green ribbons for Ken Green

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Green ribbons were handed out today (and again tomorrow) for the PGA Tour pros to wear at the Travelers Championship in support of Danbury’s Ken Green, who was severely injured in a June 8 auto accident in Mississippi. Green’s right leg below the knee had to be amputated because of the injuries. He is still in a […] [Read More]
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We’re done for the day

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Play has been suspended at 8:24 p.m. the 109th U.S. Open. J.J. Henry finished 13 holes on his second round, standing at 2-over. He is at 5-over for the tournament. [Read More]
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