CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for May 20-26

Release Date: 06/07/2013

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for May 20-26

Highlights Include LIVE WNBA Basketball, as well as Girls High School Softball, Semi-Professional Soccer, Boys High School Lacrosse, Beyond the Beat and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (May 17, 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 May 20-26, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

 

Monday, May 20

7 p.m.               Girls High School Softball: Granby at Suffield

9 p.m.               Girls High School Softball: Old Saybrook at Haddam-Killingworth

 

Tuesday, May 21

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.           Boys High School Lacrosse: Fairfield Prep at Guilford

 

Wednesday, May 22

7 p.m.               PDL Soccer: Western Mass at CFC Azul

9 p.m.               CSL vs. PDL Exhibition Soccer: SC Prosto vs. CFC Azul

 

Thursday, May 23

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

7:30 p.m.           Boys High School Lacrosse: Fairfield Prep at Guilford

             
Friday, May 24

7 p.m.               CCC Boys High School Lacrosse Final (Teams TBD)

8:30 p.m.           Boys High School Lacrosse: Fairfield Prep at Guilford

 

Saturday, May 25

7 p.m.               WNBA Basketball: New York Liberty at Connecticut Sun – LIVE Broadcast!

9 p.m.               WNBA Preseason Basketball: New York Liberty at Connecticut Sun

  

Sunday, May 26

7 p.m.               PDL Soccer: Western Mass at CFC Azul

9 p.m.               CSL vs. PDL Exhibition Soccer: SC Prosto vs. CFC Azul

 

 

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, Restoration Lighting Gallery and The Entrepreneur’s Source®. 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. Connecticut Sun games on CPTV Sports are made possible in part by Aqua Pool & Patio and 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 450,000 households each week. For more information, visit cptv.org.

 

 

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