CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for July 21-27

Release Date: 07/17/2014

Highlights Include a LIVE WNBA Game with the Connecticut Sun, a LIVE New Britain Rock Cats Game, Nutmeg State Games Wrestling, the 2014 Great Shehan Adult Dodge Ball Tournament, and the Little League Baseball Sectional Championship Game

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 July 21- July 27, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

Monday, July 21
7 p.m. CIAC Softball Class LL Semifinal: South Windsor vs. Amity
8:30 p.m. CIAC Softball Class S Championship: Old Saybrook vs. Thomaston

Tuesday, July 22
7 p.m. Beyond the Beat (Premiere)
7:30 p.m. Nutmeg State Games: Wrestling (Premiere)

Wednesday, July 23
11:30 a.m. WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics (LIVE)
4 p.m. Double-A Minor League Baseball: Altoona Curve at New Britain Rock Cats
7 p.m. Double-A Minor League Baseball: Reading Fightin’ Phils at New Britain Rock Cats
10 p.m. Double-A Minor League Baseball: Akron RubberDucks at New Britain Rock Cats

Thursday, July 24
5:30 p.m. CIAC Boys Lacrosse Class L Semifinal: Amity vs. Staples
7 p.m. Nutmeg State Games: Wrestling
9 p.m. CIAC Boys Lacrosse Class M Championship: New Canaan vs. Darien

Friday, July 25
4:30 p.m. CIAC Baseball Class LL Championship: Amity vs. Southington
7 p.m. Double-A Minor League Baseball: Portland Sea Dogs at New Britain Rock Cats (LIVE)

Saturday, July 26
4 p.m. Little League Softball: State Championship Game 2, Seymour vs. Mystic/Groton
5:30 p.m. 2014 Great Shehan Adult Dodge Ball Tournament (Premiere)
7 p.m. Little League Baseball: Sectional Championship (Premiere; Teams TBD)

Sunday, July 27
7 p.m. Little League Baseball: Sectional Championship (Teams TBD)
8:30 p.m. WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics

CPTV Sports is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Columbia Dental and exclusive radio partners 97-9 ESPN and Fox Sports Radio 1410.

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 2014.

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. CPTV Sports brings viewers games from the state's high schools, including live coverage of CIAC state championships, and coverage from Yale, Sacred Heart, CCSU and other state universities. Professional and semi-professional teams such as the Connecticut Sun (WNBA basketball), New Britain Rock Cats (MiLB baseball), CFC Azul (PDL soccer), and the Connecticut Wildcats (AMNRL rugby) give viewers a chance to see the best professional competition in the state, while coverage of unique events such as horse show jumping, Little League baseball, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women's fast-pitch softball, dog shows, robotics, spelling bees, CSL soccer, and the Nutmeg State Games provides a broad range of competitions throughout the state. 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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