by Paul Bass | Sep 29, 2014 4:31 pm | Comments (1)
A 12-time national mountain-bike champ who rides trails around the world won a different kind of honor back home Monday.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 28, 2014 9:01 am | Comments (2)
To celebrate Yale Bowl’s Centennial, the Yale Precision Marching Band joined with musicians of the United States Military Academy West Point Band, during a football half-time tribute that honored the historic stadium and a tradition between the teams that dates back to 1894. During regulation time, however, it was a different story, as teams battled in a see-saw game of shifting leads.
by Allan Appel | Sep 2, 2014 7:17 am
Bill and Pat Julianelle didn’t let distinct male and female starting lines separate them on Monday.
The Julianelles were among some 7,000 runners who signed up to participate in the 37th annual Faxon Law New Haven Labor Day Road Race—the first one to have separate gender-specific start lines.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 7, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (2)
The tennis ball flew high beyond the net, over the coach’s head, past the court baseline, as 7-year-old Taylor Ward packed a strong forehand — perhaps too strong.
by Staff | Aug 4, 2014 1:48 pm | Comments (2)
The following is a release from the New Haven Age Group Track Club.
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2014 12:36 pm
NBA alum Sly Williams returned to the court Sunday—playing alongside his son, not the Earl the Pearl Monroe; on Church Street, not at Madison Square Garden
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 14, 2014 8:16 am | Comments (6)
While other teens spend their summer walking to the park to play pickup basketball, 16-year-old Tremont Waters has been traveling the country to play hoops at Nike’s invitation—as his dad fields scholarship offers from basketball-powerhouse universities.
by Staff | Jul 8, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (2)
Funeral services were conducted Monday morning for William Thompson (pictured), a postal worker and a longtime coach of the New Haven Age Group Track Club, at the Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church on Chapel Street. Click here for the obituary, and read below for remarks of appreciation on behalf of the club offered at the services and sent in by Major Ruth, a coach and colleague of William Thompson.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 26, 2014 3:23 pm | Comments (2)
When 11 Americans took their positions on a World Cup soccer pitch in Brazil Thursday, hundreds more cheered them on thousands of miles away in New Haven’s Pitkin Plaza.
by Annie Harper | Jun 25, 2014 10:33 am
World Cup fever has swept New Haven, with a week of thrilling games and surprising results – the USA tying with Portugal and beating Ghana, who later held their own against Germany, Costa Rica beating Italy, Argentina barely managing to scrape to a 1-0 against Iran, the once great Spain and England out in the first round.
But there were no more exciting World Cup games last weekend than the Saturday morning championship games of the Elm City Middle School League, at Ella Grasso Boulevard right here in New Haven.