Fairfield University Basketball Hosts Newtown Kids

Major League Soccer’s Soccer Night in Newtown was an outstanding example of how sports can bring some temporary relief from the tragedies that occurred last month in Newtown, Connecticut. On Sunday, Fairfield University quietly organized Newtown Day at its men’s basketball game at Webster Arena.  More than 300 children attended and participated in events surrounding the game: […]

Recruiting Seminar at Chelsea Piers, Stamford on December 6

The Fairfield County Sports Commission and People’s United Bank are presenting a free panel discussion entitled “Everything You Need to Know About the College Recruiting Process, but Were Afraid to Ask” on Thursday, December 6 at 6:30 pm at Chelsea Piers in Stamford. Athletic coaches and administrators from the University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and Sacred […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Fairfield U’s Cooley Honored Fairfield University basketball coach Ed Cooley has been named MAAC Coach of the Year, on the heels of a 23-6 overall record and a 15-2 conference record.  William S. Paxton has the story on the Connecticut Post’s blog: “Everybody said four years ago no way you’re ever going to win at Fairfield […]

Connecticut 6 Classic Joins State’s Sports Scene

The past two nights have brought two fresh events to the Connecticut sports scene.  On one end of the spectrum, professional football visited Hartford in the form of the United Football League (UFL).  At the opposite end, six college basketball teams kicked off a showcase of Division I teams not named UConn. Inspired by the fifty-five year old “Philadelphia […]

Connecticut 6 Classic: State’s Midmajors Seek Basketball Spotlight

A brand new, seasoning-opening college basketball tournament is coming to Connecticut this fall.  The Connecticut 6 Classic was announced yesterday, and is drawing attention as much for the six involved schools – Quinnipiac, Fairfield, Yale, Hartford, Central Connecticut and Sacred Heart – as the school that has been left out – UConn. The exclusion of UConn […]