by David Sepulveda | May 27, 2015 12:06 pm
Headed to the biggest flag rugby tournament in the country on July 6 will be the only Connecticut team invited to play in the NYC Rugby Cup — the Newhallville-based, Lincoln-Bassett Community School Eagles rugby team.
by Ike Swetlitz | May 8, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (2)
It was past 8 p.m. on a Tuesday, and the fields next to John S. Martinez School didn’t have any lights. Two dozen young men, mostly wearing shoulder pads and helmets, jogged to the center of the field. Most of them were in their 20s and 30s. They gathered around their head coach, Booker McJunkin, for the end-of-practice pep talk.
by Allan Appel | May 8, 2015 8:44 am | Comments (3)
New Haven needs 3,000 more votes—not for any political candidate or issue, but for our fair city as a whole to pull even and then ahead of Portsmouth, N. H.
Talk about March Madness—this competition is May Madness, a bracket of 64 towns selected by Outside Magazine to compete for its annual Best Towns Ever contest.
by Staff | Apr 29, 2015 6:49 am
The following was submitted by Martin Torresquintero of the city parks department:
The Outdoor Adventure Program, in conjunction with the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program. has launched the High School MT Biking Teams.
by Staff | Apr 26, 2015 3:37 pm | Comments (2)
Rock to Rock—New Haven’s annual family-friendly celebration of the environmental and all things bikable—drew more than 1,200 cyclists Saturday to city streets between East and West Rock.
by Paul Bass | Apr 23, 2015 8:24 am | Comments (4)
When Chaz, Chazz, De’Arie, Mike, and Chris heard that a train had killed their star point guard, they decided it was time to suit up.
Only this time they weren’t suiting up to shoot hoops. They planned a way to remember Greg “Buckets” Jones—and keep alive a dream they all shared.
by Aliyya Swaby and Markeshia Ricks | Apr 20, 2015 3:08 pm | Comments (9)
Baseball kept Fair Haven teen Jericho Scott out of trouble and out of harm’s way—until suddenly it didn’t.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 6, 2015 8:51 am | Comments (1)
Halfway up a 25-foot wall, Ted Brooks felt his hamstring tighten and cramp. He pushed through the pain and pulled himself up the rest of the distance.
Then he rappelled down, massaged out the kink and immediately started back up again.
by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 25, 2015 2:27 pm | Comments (3)
Yesterday afternoon things warmed up over here. Snow was melting. The sun was shining. It felt like summer. Guys got together for a soccer game, on the blacktop near the tennis and basketball courts. The first game of the season.
by David Sepulveda | Mar 24, 2015 12:34 pm | Comments (8)
Walter Pop Smith, the baseball little league that has provided opportunities for New Haven’s children to enjoy the national pastime since 1952, is about to change.