Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN) Game and Program Highlights for Week of August 24
Highlights Include 2008 CIAC State Championship Classic Girl’s Basketball Championships and 2009 CIAC Championship Baseball, Softball, Ice Hockey and Girl’s Lacrosse
Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN), Connecticut’s first-ever 24-hour local sports network, is combining its cable and online resources to cover statewide high school and college sports. A combined effort of CPTV and WFSB-TV, CTSN is brought to viewers by the Comcast Corporation and is available on Comcast cable channels 185 and 187. The 2009 CIAC softball, baseball and lacrosse championships are brought to viewers by Comcast, DiGiorgi Roofing and Siding and CT Lighting Centers. The 2009 CIAC basketball and ice hockey championships are brought to viewers by Comcast, Mohegan Sun, Connecticut Air National Guard and Connecticut Lighting Centers. CTSN’s UConn Women’s Basketball Season in Review and Classics are sponsored by St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
For the week of August 24 through August 28, CTSN’s program highlights include:
Monday, August 24
8:30pm – CIAC 2009 Class M State High School Baseball Championship – New London vs. Ellington
Tuesday, August 25
8:45pm – CIAC 2009 Class M State High School Softball Championship – St. Joseph vs. Seymour
Wednesday, August 26
8pm – CIAC Championship Classic – 2008 Class LL Girl’s State High School Basketball Championship: Career Magnet vs. New Britain
Thursday, August 27
7:30pm – CIAC 2009 Division II Girl’s State High School Lacrosse Championship – Immaculate vs. St. Bernard
Friday, August 28
8pm – CIAC 2009 Division III State High School Ice Hockey Championship: Staples-Weston vs. St. Joseph
Get ready for basketball highlights on CTSN. For complete program schedule information, visit www.ctsn.tv.
Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN) is Connecticut’s first-ever 24-hour local sports network, combining its cable and online resources to cover statewide high school and college sports. CTSN is a combined effort of WFSB and CPTV, and it is brought to viewers by the Comcast Corporation.
WFSB-TV is owned and operated by Meredith Broadcasting. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is one of the nation's leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing and interactive media. Meredith owns or operates 12 television stations that reach nearly 10 percent of television households across the country and one radio station.
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women's Basketball, original documentaries, and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™, and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. For more information, visit www.cptv.org.
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