by Allan Appel | Feb 17, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (2)
Trent Butler gathered the young men on the court around him.
“We’re here to show you some love,” he said. “There have been shootings. You guys need some love.”
by David Sepulveda | Feb 4, 2014 1:55 pm
New Haven Youth Soccer (NHYS) players do not show up for games in the matching finery of team uniforms worn by some of their suburban counterparts. But the players, despite the league’s limited resources, bring important skills and values that serve them on Connecticut’s soccer fields and beyond.
by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2013 3:21 pm | Comments (1)
Name: Your Mom
Profession: Roller Derby Skater
Team: The Bone Crushers, of the Connecticut Roller Girls
Position: Blocker. “They put me out there to scare opposing players.”
by Staff | Nov 19, 2013 12:29 pm | Comments (3)
New Haven Youth Soccer’s Annie Harper sent in these photos and this write-up about the middle school soccer championships this past weekend.
by Melissa Bailey | Oct 25, 2013 10:37 am | Comments (2)
Seven years after she started a soccer team for immigrant and refugee students, Lauren Mednick helped send a first batch of players to college—and prepared to help other kids follow.
by Paul Bass | Oct 11, 2013 6:44 am | Comments (22)
The governor announced Thursday that the state plans to buy New Haven’s annual summer tennis tournament for $618,000 to save it from being stolen by a tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C.
by Staff | Oct 10, 2013 11:04 am | Comments (3)
A pit bull and her son had some fun with the shreds of a Schwinn tire Wednesday, until their owner broke it up.
by Melissa Bailey | Sep 24, 2013 3:38 pm | Comments (9)
The alarm went off at 6 a.m. An island was waiting.
The journey began on two wheels through deserted downtown streets.
by Melissa Bailey | Sep 20, 2013 2:25 pm | Comments (7)
Before stepping on the field to face a suburban powerhouse in his first-ever American soccer match, Maneva Tanambelo asked his coach if he could play barefoot—the way he played in the country he left just a few months ago.
by Allan Appel | Sep 12, 2013 11:59 am | Comments (5)
As people nearby waited for the bus, Dolores Ceritto tapped the ball once. A copper tube sent it back to the tee-off pad. She hit it with more authority; this time it flew through a web of strings to drop onto a patch of artificial turf. Then she walked around a helicoid to finish hole five in a par three.
This was mini-golf. And this was art.