CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for March 11-17

Release Date: 03/08/2013

 HARTFORD, Conn. (March 8, 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 March 11-17, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

Monday, March 11

7 p.m.               CIAC Girls High School Basketball Class L Semi-finals: Bacon Academy vs. Tolland

8:30 p.m.           2013 State Open Indoor Track and Field Championships

 

Tuesday, March 12

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.           CIAC Girls High School Basketball Class L Semi-finals: Farmington vs. RHAM

9 p.m.               AHL Hockey: Teams TBA

 

Wednesday, March 13

7:30 p.m.           CIAC Boys Ice Hockey State Semi-Finals: Teams TBA – LIVE Broadcast!

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

 

Thursday, March 14

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

7:30 p.m.           CIAC Boys High School Basketball State Playoffs Second Round: Farmington vs. RHAM


Friday, March 15

6 p.m.               CIAC State Basketball Finals: Teams TBA – LIVE Broadcast!

7:30 p.m.           GameTime – CPTV Sports’ weekly high school and college sports preview show

8 p.m.               CIAC State Basketball Finals: Teams TBA – LIVE Broadcast!

 

Saturday, March 16

7 p.m.               TBA

 

Sunday, March 17

7 p.m.               TBA

CPTV Sports is available on Comcast cable channel 966; 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, ultimate frisbee, dog shows 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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