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.
by Melissa Bailey | May 23, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (4)
“Some people were saying that girls can’t do everything that boys can do,” said Julianna Roman.
She marched down the street to the neighborhood boxing gym and sought to “prove them wrong.”
by Allan Appel | May 8, 2014 12:06 pm | Comments (10)
Number 15 of the Blues and number 15 of the Greens could have run afoul of the cops—if they had been hanging around the streets instead of the basketball court.
by Staff | Apr 28, 2014 7:27 am
The weather couldn’t stop one of New Haven’s great new annual community events from filling the city’s streets with hundreds of cyclists Saturday.
by Allan Appel | Apr 22, 2014 2:32 pm | Comments (6)
Kwane Taylor played with him and remembers his funny voice and antics, and his skills on the court.
His coach doesn’t step onto a gymnasium floor anywhere without thinking of him.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 16, 2014 8:25 am | Comments (9)
Track runners and football players will have to wait until August 2015 to return to a renovated Bowen Field, as the city pursues a $4 million plan to haul away polluted debris to Ohio.