THE DAY’S SPORTS BLOGS


THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Outdoor adventures.

Welcome To Steve's Lumberjack Camp

Good morning! I hope you all had a good night’s sleep, enjoyed the griddle cakes and are eager to work off those calories.

At Nayaug Canoe And Kayak Race, A Win Is A Win Is A Win — Sort Of

Race starts are notoriously adventurous — jackrabbits at the line itching to shove and elbow their way into the lead; clueless slowpokes poised for pileups; nerve-jangled competitors, fueled by surging adrenaline, chattering...



SIDELINE RANTS (AND RAVES)

Vickie blogs about high school sports.

Kane, Waterford volleyball keep Eudy in their memories

Waterford High School volleyball coach Beau Lucas calls senior Colleen Kane one of the cornerstones of the program.

There's nothing quite like the starting line (and the hot dogs) at Wickham Park

Shawn Towne, the Fitch High School girls’ cross country coach, jokes that one of the top reasons to take his team to last Saturday’s Wickham Park Invitational in Manchester is the hot dogs from nearby Augie & Ray’s...



YAWKEY WAY

Rich Cooke blogs about the Red Sox. His blog runs during baseball season.

Red Sox Roundup: Friday, October 3rd

Well, the season is over. It’s been over for a while, but it’s officially over now. There are plenty of topics to get to when looking at what went wrong, but I just wanted to touch on a few late-season headlines.

Derek Jeter: Costing you money; the Yankees October; and me my sanity

I have nothing but respect (not R2SPECT) for Jeter. He was the central figure on one of the most dominant baseball franchises for a long time. He's a model citizen off the field. He played the game the right way. He hustles, he produces, he always...



THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.

Stonington's line bears down, BRACKETOLOGY, storytime, and 1,626 other words

Howdy,Individually, Stonington’s offensive line doesn’t look imposing. There aren’t any behemoths who will run your face over.



UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gavin's blog runs during basketball season.

Boatright, Brimah, Hamilton earn AAC preseason honors

 UConn’s status as defending national champion apparently carries some weight.

Calhoun suffers knee injury

UConn junior Omar Calhoun suffered an injury to his right knee during practice on Sunday.



THE REAL MISTER FANTASY

Clint L. Bramlett writes about Fantasy football.

Week 9 -- Bye or Die!

One of the things that makes football so popular (in my humble opinion) is the brevity of its 16 game/week season (17 if you include bye weeks). Unlike the baseball, hockey and basketball seasons that go on forever and have roughly 1,000...

Back From My Own Bye Week and Ready to Roll!

The Real Mr. Fantasy (RMF) is back from vacation in Texas. I’m refreshed and showing no signs of Ebola, so life is good. The week 6 injury bug bit several...