THE DAY’S SPORTS BLOGS


THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Outdoor adventures.

A-hunting We Will Go

Blam! Blam! Blam!

Urban Excursions: Finding Adventure In The Big City

A brisk autumn breeze scattered crimson maple leaves that fluttered from trees lining a pond glittering in the morning sun as my friend Bob Graham and I loped along a narrow path the other morning.



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.

Newtown's title defense, FCIAC championship going bye-bye, and 1,202 other words

Howdy,Newtown’s offense scored six times Thursday during its 42-0 beat down of Brookfield in the South-West Conference championship game.

YOUR SWC championship preview, Wolcott wounded, STORYTIME, and 754 other words

Howdy,Week 11 features a meager 19 games in this, our rapidly aging football season.



UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gavin's blog runs during basketball season.

Adams, Enoch send letters

Rest easy, UConn basketball fans.Jalen Adams and Steve Enoch, two future Huskies, have sent their signed letters of intent to UConn.

Post-game breakdown: Bryant University

Here’s your post-game breakdown of UConn’s 66-53 season-opening victory over Bryant University:



THE REAL MISTER FANTASY

Clint L. Bramlett writes about Fantasy football.

Your Fantasy Man is primed for fresh pigskin carnage!

Welcome to Week 12, everyone! The playoffs are two or three weeks away for most fantasy football leagues and I hope you’re sniffing the post-seasons. The Real Mister Fantasy’s going to dole out some tidbits of knowledge to help you...

Mister Fantasy's not-very-good report card - and looking ahead!

Hopefully, everyone survived the last of the six-team bye weeks and you’re none the worse for wear and tear. I finished the weekend 3- 1 in my four leagues - I’ll take that!