CPTV Sports Announces the Spring Sprint to the 2014 CIAC Championships

Release Date: 06/12/2014

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Carol Sisco, CPTV

(860) 275-7212

[email protected]

cptvsports.org, cptv.org

 

 

 

CPTV Sports Announces the Spring Sprint to the 2014 CIAC Championships

In Addition to Its Spring Sprint Coverage, CPTV Sports Will Air LIVE Rock Cats Baseball on Sunday, June 15

                                                                                     

HARTFORD, Conn. (June 11, 2014) – CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school sports, college match-ups, professional sports competitions and more.  Beginning Thursday, June 12, CPTV Sports will premiere a number of CIAC playoff games as part of the Spring Sprint to the 2014 CIAC Championships. These games will include live broadcasts of baseball championship games on June 13 and 14. CPTV Sports is also currently running a Spring Sprint photo contest, the winner of which will receive a Kindle Fire. Entries must be received by Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. More information can be found at CPTVSports.org, keyword: Contest.

 

The schedule of Spring Sprint games airing on CPTV Sports through Sunday, June 15 is as follows:

 

Thursday, June 12

7 p.m. GameTime Championship Preview Edition (Premiere)
7:30 p.m.
CIAC Softball Class LL Semifinal – Amity vs. South Windsor (Premiere)

9 p.m.CIAC Softball Class LL Semifinal – Daniel Hand vs. Southington (Premiere)

 

Friday, June 13

7 p.m. – CIAC Baseball Class LL Championship – Amity vs. Southington (LIVE)

 

Saturday, June 14

12 p.m. – CIAC Baseball Class S Championship – Portland vs. Thomaston (LIVE)

3:30 p.m. – CIAC Baseball Class L Championship – Notre Dame West Haven vs. Masuk (LIVE)

7 p.m. – CIAC Baseball Class M Championship – Rocky Hill vs. Haddam-Killingworth (LIVE)

 

Sunday, June 15

7:30 p.m. – CIAC Boys Lacrosse Class L Semifinal Staples vs. Amity (Premiere)

9:30 p.m. – CIAC Boys Lacrosse Class L Semifinal Greenwich vs. Ridgefield (Premiere)

 

 

 

In addition to this week’s Spring Sprint coverage, CPTV Sports will air live coverage of the AA Baseball game between the Trenton Thunder and the New Britain Rock Cats on Sunday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m.

 

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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