CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for April 22-28

Release Date: 04/19/2013

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for April 22-28

Highlights Include Women’s College Lacrosse, Girls High School Softball, Boys High School Lacrosse, Roller Derby, Beyond the Beat and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (April 18, 2013) – CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school sports, college match-ups, professional sports competitions and more.

For April 22-28, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

Monday, April 22

7 p.m.               Girls High School Softball: Torrington at Naugatuck

8:30 p.m.           Boys High School Lacrosse: Xavier at Daniel Hand        

 

Tuesday, April 23

7 p.m.               Beyond the Beat – Hosted by broadcast sports journalist Joe Zone, this weekly CPTV Sports talk show features the state’s sportswriters discussing the week in local sports.

7:30 p.m.           Women’s College Lacrosse: Cornell at Yale

 

Wednesday, April 24

7 p.m.               Roller Derby: Roc City B-Sides at Yankee Brutals

8:30 p.m.           Roller Derby: Roc City Roc Stars at Stepford Sabotage  

 

Thursday, April 25

7 p.m.               Game Time – CPTV Sports’ weekly high school and college sports preview show

7:30 p.m.           Boys High School Lacrosse: East Lyme at Bacon Academy

             
Friday, April 26

7 p.m.               Women’s College Lacrosse: Cornell vs. Yale     

9 p.m.               Women’s College Lacrosse: Princeton vs. Yale

 

Saturday, April 27

7 p.m.               Roller Derby: Roc City B-Sides at Yankee Brutals

8:30 p.m.           Roller Derby: Roc City Roc Stars at Stepford Sabotage

 

Sunday, April 28

7 p.m.               Women’s College Lacrosse: Boston University at Yale   

9 p.m.               Women’s College Lacrosse: Cornell at Yale

 

CPTV Sports is available on Comcast cable channel 966 (with Comcast Danbury, Bethel and Ridgefield on channel 256); Cox Communications cable channel 805; Cablevision channel 139; Charter channel 223; Thames Valley channel 87 and MetroCast Channel 418. The channel is also available digitally over the air at channels 24.3 (Hartford), 49.3 (Bridgeport), 53.3 (Norwich) and 65.3 (New Haven).

 

High school sports, CIAC championship games, Beyond the Beat and GameTime are sponsored by Connecticut Lighting Centers and Restoration Lighting Gallery. High school basketball games are made possible in part by the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health Center, while the CT National Guard is our partner in presenting live college and high school competitions. Xavier High School football games are sponsored by Connecticut Rental Center.

 

About CPTV Sports

A not-for-profit channel owned and managed by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network broadcasting Connecticut high school, college and professional sports competitions from more than 40 schools and organizations, including the Connecticut Sun, New Britain Rock Cats, University of Hartford, Central Connecticut State University and the state university system. CPTV Sports also brings viewers coverage of unique sporting events like Connecticut and PDL Soccer Leagues, Connecticut Whale hockey, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women’s fast pitch softball, dog shows, Little League baseball and spelling bees. For additional information, visit www.cptvsports.org.  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 original documentaries, public affairs shows 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 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. For more information, visit cptv.org.

 

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