Monthly Archive for August, 2018

: August, 2018

Saying goodbye: Thursday notes

As we get a little closer to a new year, a couple of three-year Sound Tigers defensemen are moving on to new things. Kane Lafranchise and Pat Cullity both showed up in 2015 training camp, both went

And I will never be free: Friday notes

Three songs on the radio coming in: Sandie Shaw, "Always Something There To Remind Me"; Jackson 5, "ABC"; Big Brother and the Holding Company, "Piece of My Heart." Almost

Had to get away: Whatever day this is now notes

Staycation* this past week, mostly spent cleaning up both the physical plant at home and the paperwork of trading one car headache for another. It is a weird feeling taking the plates** off the car

Sound Tigers announce promotional schedule

Back to the ’50s for the second home game, says Bridgeport’s schedule of promotions. The music selection better bring it. Just start warmup with “Rocket 88” and go from there? Were it only Saturday

Dobson signs: Monday notes

First-rounder Noah Dobson agreed to terms on his ELC, the Islanders announced. Perhaps we see the junior kid here sometime in the spring. Or perhaps he wins the Memorial Cup again. It’s not quite

Admiral Lane: Friday notes

Matt Lane was the only Bridgeport AHL contract last year who never made an appearance in orange and blue. He signed with Milwaukee this week. New basketball floor for the hoops tenant at the barn. I

Milestones: Sunday notes

Busy weekend at DeLuca Field, and I just about mean all weekend, but before too much time passes, congrats to two happy couples from the Sound Tigers family. And RIP, Doug Grindstaff and Charlotte

Schempp to Idaho: Tuesday notes

Couple of bits that hit while we were losing our minds for 13 innings in Meriden: –Kyle Schempp, recently married, has a new home in Idaho. –And the Eagle-Tribune reports that former Merrimack coach