CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for March 18-25

Release Date: 03/19/2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lee Newton, CPTV

(860) 275-7285

lnewton@cptv.org

cptv.org

  

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for March 18-25

Highlights Include CIAC Boys and Girls High School Basketball Championships, CIAC Boys Hockey Championships, Men’s Professional Hockey, and a Cheerleading Competition

HARTFORD, Conn. (March 15, 2012) – CPTV Sports, formerly the Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN), is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school sports college match-ups, professional sports competitions and more.

 For March 18-25, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

 Sunday, March 18
7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships

 

Monday, March 19

7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Cheerleading Championships

Tuesday, March 20
7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Boys Division II Hockey Championships (Trumbull vs. Branford)

8:30pm Men's Professional Hockey – Bridgeport Sound Tigers at CT Whale


Wednesday, March 21
7 p.m.                2012 CIAC Boys Division III Hockey Championships (Newington-Berlin vs. Northwest Catholic)

8:30pm              2012 CIAC Boys Division I Hockey Championships (Glastonbury vs. Notre Dame-West Haven)


Thursday, March 22
7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Girls Class S Basketball Championships (Coginchaug vs. Capital Prep)
8:30pm              2012 CIAC Boys Class S Basketball Championships (Immaculate vs. Capital Prep)


Friday, March 23
7 p.m.               Men's Professional Hockey - Portland Pirates at CT Whale - LIVE Telecast


Saturday, March 24
7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Girls Class M Basketball Championships (Weaver vs. Tolland)

8:30 p.m.           2012 CIAC Boys Class M Basketball Championships (Watertown vs. Waterford)


Sunday, March 25

7 p.m.               2012 CIAC Girls Class L Basketball Championships (E.O. Smith vs. Bacon Academy)

8:30 p.m.           2012 CIAC Boys Class L Basketball Championships (Northwest Catholic vs. Career Magnet)

 

Launched on November 1, CPTV Sports 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 New England Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health Center, Connecticut Lighting Centers and the Hospital of Central Connecticut. CT Whale hockey and college basketball games are made possible in part by the Hospital of Central Connecticut and Connecticut Light & Power.

About CPTV Sports

CPTV Sportsa not-for-profit channel owned and managed by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) is the new, expanded version of its previous incarnation, the Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN). Launched in November 2011, 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 University of Connecticut, University of Hartford, Central Connecticut State University, Quinnipiac University and the state university system. CPTV Sports will also bring viewers coverage of unique sporting events like auto racing and Special Olympics games.

 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 cptv.org.

 

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