There are many sports fans who make pilgrimages to ball parks and stadiums – as much to see the venerable old structure as who may happen to be playing there. This is especially true of older parks and stadiums. There is just something about a venue that has withstood the test of time.
New . . . → Read More: New England’s Historic Ball Parks and Stadiums
I know that Mother Nature has not been too cooperative with at least a couple of snow storms right at the official beginning of spring making it feel decidedly un-spring like. But if flower show season was not enough to convince you that spring is, in fact, here, then stop to think about this. . . . → Read More: With the Return of Baseball, Spring is Definitely Here!
New Hampshire Fisher Cats Stadium
Here is another idea for April school vacation – take in a baseball game. The season for all of the major professional baseball teams gets under way in April, and most of them are at home for at least a portion of April . To help you with . . . → Read More: For 2012 April Vacation – Take Me Out to the Ball Game
A sure sign the spring is here is baseball’s opening day. It turns out that with so many professional baseball teams in New England there are many home openers across the region starting in April and extending into June. Following are the home opening dates for all of New England’s professional baseball teams for . . . → Read More: 2012 Home Openers for New England Baseball Teams
We updated our ski report over the last few days and quickly came to the conclusion that the best skiing of the winter of 2011/2012 is RIGHT NOW. A lot of new snow has almost every ski area close to full operation reporting powder and packed powder! So if you want to experience the . . . → Read More: New England’s Best Skiing of the 2012 Season
We are down to the NCAA basketball final four for both the men and the women, and one New England school keeps New England in the hunt for both the men and women. Both the men’s and women’s basketball team for the University of Connecticut (UConn Huskies) have made it into the final four. . . . → Read More: Still a New England Connection to NCAA Basketball Championships
With the 2011 baseball season set to get underway in a few weeks, I thought that it would be good to give a roundup of opening days for the region’s various baseball teams. So here you go for Major League, Minor League, and Independent baseball opening days.
Major League Baseball
Boston Red Sox – . . . → Read More: New England Gets Ready for the 2011 Baseball Season
The New England connection to the NCAA’s annual “March Madness”, the Division I basketball championship tournament, is a thin one. There are only two men’s teams from New England in the 2011 tournament – The Boston University (BU) Terriers and the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies.
The first to play will be the Huskies . . . → Read More: New England Connection to March Madness
With their 93 to 62 win over Florida State last night the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team set a new NCAA Division I basketball record for the most consecutive wins, last night being their 89th consecutive win. In doing so, they broke the mark set by the UCLA men’s basketball team back in . . . → Read More: Tap Into a Little History in the Making