| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
YORK — Tabb High's field hockey program is lucky to have Macy Peebles as its first All-American in several years. Peebles, the Daily Press All-Stars Field Hockey Player of the Year, is a great ambassador for the program because she feels so lucky to...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:36 PM
This week on "The Amazing Race" we see what happens when heat, stress and jet lag collide. Hint: it's a degree of crazy we've never seen before.
But first, remember last week? All the teams were sliding into a manure pond in New Zealand. Then Phil told...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:51 AM
The stadium on Silver Lane in East Hartford opened 10 years ago as the home for a UConn football program that was transitioning to Division I-A. The Huskies opened with a victory over Indiana and have gone 46-18 at Rentschler Field. They have sold out...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It has become the dirty mantra of UConn football … 5-7, 5-7 … It has become the song of mediocrity … 5-7, 5-7 … It is the rap of barely adequate for one season and not nearly adequate enough over the long haul.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A memorial service for Charles Edward "Chub" Wagner and his wife, Jeannine Wagner, who both died Nov. 7 when their car was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Sparks, will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at Timonium United Methodist Church, 2300 Pot Spring...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — For the Christopher Newport field hockey team, the “red zone” turned into a danger zone.
Bowdoin’s Katie Riley answered Lauren Cheatham’s goal 4:16 into the game with a tally of her own about a mere minute...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Konrad Steck, 14, who recently helped Lafayette High win the state Group 3A championship in cross country, broke his older brother’s all-time Colonial Road Runners record for the 14-and-under age group.
In Saturday’s Governor&...