Amid turmoil over Masuk’s football program, a meeting goes off the rails
MONROE, CT — Despite an investigation that has put a cloud over Masuk’s football program, the team continues to win on the field. The Panthers beat Cheshire 42-21 at home in the quarterfinals of the Class MM playoffs Tuesday to advance to the semifinals against Wilton this Sunday.
Sheehan and Joel Barlow Set for Class SS Semifinal Showdown
• The Sheehan Titans and Joel Barlow Falcons are set to face off in the Class SS semifinals, six years after their last postseason clash in 2017. Both teams have a 7-4 record and have been running their distinct systems faithfully.
Milford’s Lamplight Stroll Postponed
Due to the forecast of rain on Friday night, Milford’s Lamplight Stroll is postponed until the following Friday, Dec. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Milford, the Downtown Milford Business Association announced today. Sponsored by Metro Star and hosted by the DMBA, the event will feature...
Rohrig Named Big 10 Player of Year; Indians' Ford, Phares Also Win Top Individual Honors
Bridgeport Zach Rohrig has been selected as the Big 10 Conference Player of the Year and the Indians won two of the other four remaining top honors in the league and had nine players earn first-team All-Big 10 honors. The Tribe’s Beau Ford has been selected as the Big 10...
Syracuse Basketball: 4-star, 5-star recruits ball out at elite prep showcase
Not too long ago, the annual National Prep Showcase took place in New Haven, Conn., with recruiting experts praising various Syracuse basketball recruits for their performances at this prestigious event. According to national analysts and scouts, those Orange targets who played at a high level in the National Prep Showcase...
Bridgeport's Deniker, Sorine to play in North-South Volleyball Event; Burtons to Coach All-Star Team
Next weekend’s North-South Volleyball tournament will have a strong Bridgeport presence. The AAA North All-Stars will feature the Indians’ Caroline Deniker and Ella Sorine and the team will be coached by Bridgeport’s Ali Burton and Grant Burton along with Hedgesville’s Allison Whitford. The event will take...
Derby Board Questions Free Use Of Athletic Facility
DERBY – High school football playoff games are happening at the city’s new multi-million dollar athletic facility, but not without heated debate from the Derby Board of Aldermen & Alderwomen over fees. The elected board met virtually on Monday (Nov. 27) for a seemingly routine matter: to waive...
Rider vs. Fairfield Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Sunday, December 3, 2023
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Fairfield takes on Rider after Fields’ 21-point performance
Fairfield Stags (1-6, 0-1 MAAC) at Rider Broncs (1-6, 0-1 MAAC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Broncs -5.5; over/under is 142. BOTTOM LINE: Fairfield faces the Rider Broncs after Caleb Fields scored 21 points in Fairfield’s 78-67 loss to the Iona Gaels. The Broncs are 1-0 on their home court. Rider...
Athlete of the Week: Semi-Final Round
WOAY’s athlete of the week sponsored by Sheets Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram went to the one and only Dominick Collins for his record-setting performance against Bridgeport last Friday. Collins had 9 receptions, 330 yards, and 5 total touchdowns! Not to mention, he had a huge tackle early in the...
St. John’s vs. Sacred Heart: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
The St. John’s Red Storm (5-2) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Sacred Heart Pioneers (4-5) on December 6, 2023 at Carnesecca Arena. In its previous game, St. John’s beat West Virginia on Friday, 79-73. Its top scorer was Joel Soriano with 24 points. Sacred Heart lost its most recent game to Boston University, 70-49, on Saturday. Nico Galette was its high scorer with 13 points.
City Resident Dr. Bob "Coach" Wanker Honored by WVU at BYU Game as Most Loyal West Virginian
Bridgeport resident and former city business owner Dr. Bob "Coach" Wanker was recently honored at halftime of West Virginia University's football game with BYU. Each year during Mountaineer Week, WVU recognizes a select group of Mountaineers who go above and beyond to positively impact the. lives of others and make...
Sacred Heart vs. Boston University College Basketball Betting Preview for December 2
Find odds, trends and more for the college hoops matchup between Sacred Heart and Boston University on December 2.
Avelo to end flights between Tweed Airport and Melbourne Orlando Airport in January
Avelo Airlines is ending its flights between Tweed-New Haven Airport and Melbourne Orlando International Airport in January. The airline said it will end those flights as of Jan. 7. The last day for flights between the two airports will be on Jan. 6. “Unfortunately, MLB has not generated the demand...
Yale Field Hockey Team Awards: Poppy Beales Named Player of the Year
Four players from the Yale field hockey team have been recognized with team awards for the 2023 season. Poppy Beales earned the Player of the Year Award, Tabs Collier received the Senior Award, Julia Fortier earned the Amanda Walton Award, and Luanna Summer received the Dawg Award. Beales was also a first-team All-Ivy League selection and tied for fifth in the Ivy League in goals. Collier made her Yale debut this season, Fortier demonstrated the ability to confront challenges and inspire teammates, and Summer started every game for the last three seasons. The team awards wrap up Yale's second season under head coach Melissa Gonzalez.
Boys’ indoor track prepares for season, sets goals
As fall comes to a close, for all high schools around the nation, winter sports begin to make their introduction. As much of the student body gathers to support the teams such as boys’ or girls’ basketball, many programs go under the radar. One of these is the boys’ indoor track team, whose members have been preparing for the upcoming season now that fall cross country has concluded.
SCSU Women's Indoor Track & Field Wins 4x400 Relay at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener
BOSTON, Mass. - Southern Connecticut women's indoor track & field "A" relay won the 4x400 relay, as Avery Winters, Ella Maclean, Megan Swan and Hannah Caiola crossed the finish line with a time of 3:55.46 at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. 600 Yard Run.
Men's Hockey Defeated by No. 4 Quinnipiac
TROY, N.Y. - After trailing 2-1 after 20 minutes of the play, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey team surrendered three goals in the second period as they were defeated by the No. 4 Quinnipiac Bobcats by a final score of 5-1 at Houston Field House Friday night. With the loss, RPI falls to 2-8-1 overall and 2-3-0 in ECAC Hockey, while Quinnipiac improves to 10-4-1 and 6-0-1 in league play.
All-Around Effort Paces Men's Basketball to 70-49 Road Victory at Sacred Heart
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Highlighted by a strong defensive effort and 11 3-pointers, the Boston University men's basketball team claimed a 70-49 victory at NEC preseason favorite Sacred Heart Saturday afternoon. With the help of 18 assists, eight Terriers tallied at least six points points apiece while a ninth scored...