Tag Archives: sports

Bases Covered

Bob Turcio inside Batter's Box

The first thing Bob Turcio wants me to know is he tells people exactly what he thinks. And they don’t always like it. …

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Playmaker

Kyle Bensen of Whitie Bensen Athletic Equipment

When he was young, Olympian Mark Arcobello, who’s taking to the ice with the US men’s hockey team in Pyeongchang, got his hockey gear from the same place as thousands of other New Haven-area kids…

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Good Times

Inside Amity Bowl - Woodbridge, CT

Amity Bowl has the cosmic carpeting, the molded plastic chairs, the marbled loaner balls. Call it retro. Because unlike its glitzy and pricey corporate competitors, independent Amity still has one foot back in 1958…

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A Fighting Chance

Daily Nutmeg is on vacation this week. Meantime, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from the past few months. Like this one:

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A Fighting Chance

It was fight night in Dixwell.

Last Saturday, organized by Elephant in the Room (EIR) Boxing Club, 12 pugilists from across the city and state gathered for the second annual “Spring Bang” showcase…

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Field Days

Baseball players at Yale Field

It would’ve been fitting if, instead of April 5, opening day of the 2015 pro baseball season had fallen on April Fools’. Plenty of us have made fools of ourselves rooting for the Yankees or Red Sox, or have been …

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The Ice is Right

Ralph Walker Skating Rink

With March rolling around this weekend and a brutally cold winter still nipping, most of us are probably looking ahead to spring. The promise of a return to fair weather seems increasingly tantalizing now that the sun is once…

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Powder Trip

Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort

Early morning… open sky… gliding downhill through fresh, untouched powder… In skier slang, it’s the “milk run,” the day’s first taste of a smooth, creamy slope.

Powder Ridge Mountain Park…

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Long Time No Ski

New Haven Ski Club in Stowe, VT

It’s 6:30 p.m., a half-hour before the start of the New Haven Ski Club’s yearly open house, and the Harugari Singing Society in West Haven is absolutely buzzing. Old friends greet each other with bear hugs. A few vendors set …

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Field Days

Yale baseball players at Yale Field

It’s only fitting that opening day of the 2013 baseball season falls on April Fool’s Day. Plenty of us have made fools of ourselves rooting…

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