THE DAY’S SPORTS BLOGS


THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Outdoor adventures.

A Snowy Hike To Carter Notch In New Hampshire's White Mountains

Midway up the staggeringly steep Wildcat Ridge Trail in New Hampshire’s White Mountains earlier this week, after my son, Tom, and I had postholed up to our knees 487 times through rotten snow despite wearing snowshoes, we began...

Ah, Spring: Moving Rocks, Lugging Logs, Digging Holes And Other Fun Activities

A 3-foot-high mound of snow still stubbornly piled beneath the deck serves as a grim reminder of this past winter’s relentless brutality, and of the months spent shoveling, shoveling, shoveling.



SIDELINE RANTS (AND RAVES)

Vickie blogs about high school sports.

East Lyme softball's Mikaela LoPriore (1-0) really likes to throw stuff

East Lyme graduated eight starters, two Eastern Connecticut Conference all-stars, two pitchers. Then. Opening day, 2015. And the new kid, junior Mikaela LoPriore, the first-year starting pitcher for the Vikings’ softball team,...

Fitch softball has coaching times two, with Prpich, Cooper

Kate Prpich, the Fitch High School softball coach who once won a state championship herself, missed last season’s fireworks by the Falcons to welcome her and husband Andrew’s first child, son Mason. Fitch won the Class L state...



YAWKEY WAY

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

Marathon rivalry game kicks off long Red Sox season

The Yankees and Red Sox have a reputation of playing not only some of the most intense games in baseball, but also some of the longest. Friday night, (and into Sunday morning), certainly did nothing to help that reputation.

Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Ramirez in big offseason moves

Surprise, surprise. The Boston Red Sox wasted no time this off-season, making a huge splash when they signed two big free agents on Monday: Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.



THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.



UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gavin's blog runs during basketball season.

Boatright reaches 3-point championship final

Ryan Boatright shot his way into the 3-point championship final on Thursday night at Butler University's Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Lubin decides to transfer

UConn's frontcourt depth took a hit with the news that forward Rakim Lubin plans to transfer after just one season in Storrs.



THE REAL MISTER FANTASY

Clint L. Bramlett writes about Fantasy football.

Rocking the playoffs!

This time of year, the immortal words of Jim Mora ring in my head: "Playoffs?! Playoffs?!" (Best said with a high-pitched, irritated voice.) Yes, it’s the playoffs. Welcome to the second season - if you were good...

What Do Lenin and Stalin Have to Do With Fantasy Football? (And More!)

The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!