AUGUST 19, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: First-year UConn football coach Bob Diaco names sophomore Casey Cochran (Masuk-Monroe High) as the Huskies starting quarterback; Rock Cats update; new Beyond The Beat tonight at 7 on CPTV Sports; topics include Notre Dame academic scandal and Anne Donovan’s future with the Connecticut Sun.
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Weaver High-based Team Green won the boys high school title and the TJ Mathis All-Stars the men’s open championship in the Osgood Shootout basketball tournament Aug. 17 in New Britain. CPTV Sports will show the broadcast premieres of the games Wednesday Aug. 19 starting at 7:30pm with the high school final followed at 8:30pm by the open final.
Read features stories on the event from the New Britain Herald’s Matt Straub here and here. For more information on the event, go to the Osgood Shootout facebook page here. YouTube highlighs of the high school final above and the open division below.