| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Dario Highsmith should run the ball with the same elusiveness and effectiveness this season and maybe accomplish even more than he did a year ago for the Middletown High football team.
He'll just do it from a different position.
Highsmith was the Blue...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Preview capsules for area high school football teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
CCC DIVISION I EAST
Last year: 3-8
Coach: Rick Milton
Top players: William MacIntosh, sr. RB/SS; Encye Walker, sr. WR/CB;...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
In 1975, there were maybe 20 Associated Press staffers in Pennsylvania, and only one of them disliked baseball, so just guess which one the AP sent to Williamsport to cover the Little League World Series.
That was the year a team from Lakewood, N.J.,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Grand Park has held plenty of concerts and holiday events but nothing quite like what's coming this weekend for the Made in America Festival.
Though organizers trimmed expectations for the crowd (estimates are around 35,000 — including security...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is known to many as Johnny "Football" for his flair and football talent. Well, johnny "football" – his name merits being in lowercase for this one – extended his middle finger toward the Redskins bench...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The Philadelphia Eagles face the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night (7:30 p.m., 6ABC) in their third preseason game of the year. The Eagles are 0-2 so far but Nick Fierro says the matchup will provide some interesting glimpses. … Despite Wednesday'...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out.
Then, there is Taney.
The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Capital Prep/Achievement First-Hartford (1-0) at New London (1-0), 6:30 p.m.
Why it's big: Rematch of last year's game in which Capital Prep/Achievement First rolled to a 53-14 win.
Overview: Coach Chris Fulton will see how his young Capital...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:10 PM
PLANTATION – Anthony Hunt rushed for 206 yards and three touchdowns as Stranahan defeated visiting Suncoast 43-7, Friday at South Plantation in the District 15-6A opener for both schools.
Hunt scored on runs of 44 and 24 yards in second quarter and...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Preview capsules for area high school girls soccer teams that reposnded to The Courant's request for information:
Last year: 7-8-2
Coach: Liz Palmer
Top players: Madison Perriolat, sr., midfielder; Sam Pineo,...