CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for October 7-13

Release Date: 10/18/2013

 For Immediate Release

Contact: Lee Newton, CPTV

(860) 275-7285

lnewton@cptv.org

cptvsports.org, cptv.org

 

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for October 7-13

Highlights Include LIVE High School Football, plus Boys and Girls High School Soccer, High School Volleyball, Auto Racing, Beyond the Beat and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (October 4, 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 Oct. 7-13, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

 

Monday, October 7

7:30 p.m.          Boys High School Soccer: Brookfield at Bethel

9:30 p.m.          Girls High School Soccer: Granby Memorial at Suffield

 

Tuesday, October 8

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

8 p.m.               Ashes to Glory

9 p.m.               High School Football: Cromwell at Ellington/Somers

 

Wednesday, October 9

6:30 p.m.          Motorweek

7 p.m.               Auto Racing: Wide Open Wednesday at Stafford Motor Speedway

8 p.m.               High School Football: Hyde at Canton

 

Thursday, October 10

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

7:30 p.m.          Boys High School Soccer: Bolton at Avon

9:30 p.m.          High School Football: Ledyard at New London


Friday, October 11

7 p.m.               High School Football: Fairfield Prep at SheltonLIVE Broadcast!

10 p.m.             Frontline Presents “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis”

 

Saturday, October 12

7 p.m.               Boys High School Soccer: Brookfield at Bethel

9 p.m.               High School Volleyball: E.O. Smith at RHAM

 

Sunday, October 13

7 p.m.                    Synchronized Swimming: The Pursuit of Excellence – Follow two teams of ambitious athletes through their intense training and team bonding.

8 p.m.                    Women's College Volleyball: Post vs. Felician  

9:30 p.m.               Right To Risk – Individuals with disabilities overcome challenges rafting down 225 miles of the Colorado River

 

 

CPTV Sports is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor Columbia Dental. 

 

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). CPTV Sports will be available on AT&T U-Verse Fall 2013.

 

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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