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In the finals!!!

Post by BlueDevilsRule » Sat May 27, 2017 6:45 pm

Was worth the trip to Norwich for Saturday's game. After giving up 4 runs in the bottom of the first, the Blue Devils scored 5 runs in the top of the 2nd on their way to a 10-4 victory. Wagner has just knocked off Bryant. Hoping for a 22 inning game between Sacred Heart and Wagner tonight (use up all their pitchers). GO BLUE DEVILS!!!

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Post by hilltopper » Sat May 27, 2017 11:39 pm

As a double elimination tournament Central has to win one game tomorrow and their opponent (SHU/Wagner) needs to win two games.
Wagner is leading SHU 3 to 2 in the top of the 11th. It would be nice if they went 18 or so innings and maybe the winner completely exhausts their pitching staff. But unless SHU can tie it iooks like it is going to be Wagner vs CCSU tomorrow.

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Post by hilltopper » Sat May 27, 2017 11:53 pm

Well now the tables have turned!
SHU ties it in the bottom of the 11th. I hope the Central players are at their hotel getting plenty of rest.

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Post by hilltopper » Sun May 28, 2017 9:23 pm

I went to the game today, a nice 6-3 victory. It was a very exciting game. Central had a lead most of the way but SHU kept fighting back. Central turned over a number of double plays which killed several SHU rallies.
Congratulations to CCSU Baseball!

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Post by wurzshep19 » Mon May 29, 2017 9:10 am

There was no live scoring on ESPN or the NEC site so I literally found out on Facebook. Good job by our guys, great season! Let's make some noise in the NCAA's!

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Post by Skyhawkct » Mon May 29, 2017 9:47 am

There was nothing on FOX 61 or WFSB either from what I saw...but I shouldn't be surprised.

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Post by Deltaguy1 » Mon May 29, 2017 11:21 am

On one of their newscasts (early evening?), the "sports guy" showed a graphic of the score and mentioned it. That was it. later that night, he read a story about the Uconn team.
On Monday, the New Britain Herald published a pretty good story. If you don't get that paper, it's on-line:http://www.newbritainherald.com/

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Post by Skyhawkct » Mon May 29, 2017 11:50 am

Thx DG. I knew it had to be at least mentioned by someone.

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Post by Deltaguy1 » Mon May 29, 2017 6:28 pm

Also, just noticed nice coverage by the Courant this morning.

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Post by Deltaguy1 » Mon May 29, 2017 6:35 pm

ccsubluedevils.com has just posted the info on the baseball team travelling to the southwest regional. Check it out!

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Post by ccsuhoops » Tue May 30, 2017 10:11 am

Skyhawkct wrote:
Mon May 29, 2017 9:47 am
There was nothing on FOX 61 or WFSB either from what I saw...but I shouldn't be surprised.
New Channel 8 was there yesterday. They had video and interviews. All the rest I can't stand when it comes to CCSU over UConn. ESPECIALLY Channel 4. Completely stopped watching them and their bias.

http://sportzedge.com/2017/05/29/centra ... ournament/

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Post by Skyhawkct » Tue May 30, 2017 2:53 pm

Good. WTNH seems to cover CCSU better than the others. I should watch them more.

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Post by J.J. » Tue May 30, 2017 9:09 pm

Also, articles in the New London Day and Hartford Courant about the Norwich-area connections.

Both articles have a great line about how all Central alumni are proud when one of the Blue Devil teams do well.
Central’s 6-3 win over Sacred Heart resulted in a jubilant pile of humanity near the mound, a water bucket dousing of coach Charlie Hickey, photos, photos galore and the overwhelming sense that there is no more loyal lot of alumni than the Central guys.
Whether it's living under the shade of UConn or whatever, when the Blue Devils achieve something substantial athletically, the school enjoys a big burst of happy. Few alumni are prouder than Central alumni.

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