Highlights Include 2009 Girl’s and Boy’s CIAC Soccer Championships, 2009 CIAC Football Championships and 2009 Connecticut Sports Year in Review
Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN) is Connecticut’s first-ever 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school and college sports. A combined effort of CPTV and WFSB-TV, CTSN is brought to viewers by the Comcast Corporation and Cox Communications and is available on Comcast cable channels 185, 187 and 744 and on the Cox Communications cable system channel 144. High school sports and CIAC championship games are sponsored by Connecticut Lighting Centers.
For the week of December 28 through January 1, CTSN’s program highlights include:
Monday, December 28
7:30 p.m. – 2009 Class M State High School Football Championship – Bethel vs. Berlin
Tuesday, December 29
7 p.m. – 2009 Connecticut Sports Year in Review
Wednesday, December 30
7 p.m. – Class M Girl’s State High School Soccer Championship - Northwest Catholic vs. Suffield
Thursday, December 31
7 p.m. – Class L Boy’s State High School Soccer Championship - New Canaan vs. Brookfield
Friday, January 1
8 p.m. – Class L Girl’s State High School Soccer Championship - Avon vs. New Canaan
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 and Cox Communications.
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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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