October 29, 1989 |
Central State became the first college football team since 1980 to break the 100-point mark with a 101-0 victory over Lane, which conceded the game with 11 minutes 26 seconds to play on Saturday. Central State (7-2) also scored 101 points in a game in 1947. The Marauders were six points short of the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics single-game scoring record, set by Fort Valley, Ga., in 1969.
March 20, 2004 |
The president of Central Connecticut State University in New Britain retired amid criticism that he plagiarized an opinion piece published in The Hartford Courant. Richard Judd, 66, who fainted in his office Wednesday afternoon and was hospitalized overnight, cited health concerns for his decision to retire.
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November 9, 2000
Joseph Bernacchia, a former history teacher and merchandiser, died Sunday in Ventura following a long illness. He was 51. He was born April 25, 1949, in New Haven, Conn., to Leo and Julia Landino Bernacchia. After graduating from Central Connecticut State University, Bernacchia taught history and later moved to Santa Barbara. He moved to Ventura seven years ago and was a merchandiser in the food and beverage industry until he became ill.
April 11, 1990 |
Nearly 50 years ago, broadcaster Eric Sevareid saw Ronald Reagan on a Warner Bros. movie lot and immediately identified him as "Mr. America." It was 1941, and as a reporter for then fledgling CBS News, Sevareid also met Warner Bros. stars such as Gary Cooper and Marlene Dietrich. But Reagan most impressed him, Sevareid recalled Monday night in a speech at Central Missouri State University. "You could see immediately he was the Eagle Scout, Mr. America," Sevareid said.
March 14, 1989 |
The Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Joe Costello of the Atlanta Falcons. Costello, 28, spent the last three seasons with the Falcons, playing 29 games and starting four, working at inside linebacker, outside linebacker and on special teams. He began his career in 1982 with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Concordes at defensive end, then was switched to linebacker with the Jacksonville Bulls in the USFL.
October 11, 2010 |
There's nothing like a children's sporting event to rile people up. Confined to the sidelines, parents and coaches routinely scream at one another, at the referees and sometimes even at the kids. This last spring, I experienced firsthand just how bad behavior on the field could get. My 9-year-old son's flag football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the park league he was playing in, and it quickly became apparent that the opposing team's coach was set on winning at all costs.