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by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2013 2:21 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 11:29 am | 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 9:37 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 5:44 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 10:04 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 2:38 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 1:25 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 10:59 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.
by Allan Appel | Sep 2, 2013 2:11 pm | Comments (6)
By all the evidence I could muster—the bibs I’d saved— Labor Day Monday morning’s 36th annual Stratton Faxon New Haven Road Race would be my eighth. And my last.
by Staff | Sep 2, 2013 1:40 pm | Comments (10)
Labor Day morning found Kermit Carolina and Justin Elicker running hard, as usual—but not just for mayor.