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Regional Digest: Cheshire Wins Football Opener

Cheshire Wins Opener

Andrew Yamin rushed for 227 yards and two touchdowns to lead host Cheshire over Ridgefield 41-14 in the season opener Wednesday. Yamin scored on a 25-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and a 3-yard run in the third. Cheshire quarterback Josh MacNiven was 10-for-17 for 102 yards and three touchdowns. MacNiven threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Joe Murphy and a 16-yard touchdown pass to Colin Thorne in the first quarter. Matt Covel scored on a 16-yard pass from MacNiven in the third quarter. Tony Marcucilli scored on a two-yard run for Cheshire in the second quarter.

Central Men's BasketballReleases 2014 Schedule

Central Connecticut, which advanced to its 15th straight Northeast Conference tournament last season, will open this season Nov. 14 vs. Fairfield at the Connecticut 6 Classic, which is being played at Quinnipiac. Central's men's basketball schedule includes a game at Hartford Dec. 6, a home opener vs UMBC Dec. 10, a game against UConn at the XL Center Dec. 28, and an 18-game NEC schedule that begins Jan. 3 at home vs. Fairleigh Dickinson. All games are on Fox Sports Radio 1410 in Hartford and ESPN Radio 1300 in New Haven. ... Hartford men's basketball coach John Gallagher has announced that Ben Farmer, a native of Clinton, will serve as the team's graduate manager. Farmer was an assistant coach at Wesleyan last season.

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