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UConn Men Take Two in Florida

After some shaky performances at home to start the season, a January trip to Florida may have been just what the doctor ordered to jumpstart the Huskies’ season. After a slow start in both contests, the UConn men showed guts in grinding out victories in Gainesville against the University of Florida and in Tampa in beating the University of South Florida on Tuesday night.

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Circus Kids

Circophony, a youth circus troupe lead by ArtFarm director Dic Wheeler rehearse for “Circus on the High Seas,” a production done in collaboration with the Odd Fellows Playhouse. The cast trained and rehearsed for 3 months twice a week before their first performance in December. The circus goes on the road through June.

Performer Rowan Trowbridge-Wheeler makes her entrance to the spotlight during a dress rehearsal for "Circus on the High Seas," a production done by kids under ARTFARM director Dic Wheeler.

Performer Rowan Trowbridge-Wheeler makes his entrance to the spotlight during a dress rehearsal for “Circus on the High Seas,” a production done by kids under ARTFARM director Dic Wheeler.

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“Winter is Not Just About Skiing.”

01.01.2015 - Tariffville, Ct.. - Erik Eckilson of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, walks to the shores of the Farmington River before paddling with 14 other boaters as part of a "New Year's tradition." "To have a good year, if you're a whitewater boater, you have to be in the water on the first," said participant Ian Scott of Branford, Ct. Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

01.01.2015 – Tariffville, Ct.. – Erik Eckilson of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, walks to the shores of the Farmington River before paddling with 14 other boaters as part of a “New Year’s tradition.” “To have a good year, if you’re a whitewater boater, you have to be in the water on the first,” said participant Ian Scott of Branford, Ct. Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

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From Elation to Frustration

UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering wildly seconds before, look stunned as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give 7th ranked Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday before 10,167 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion. With 2.2 seconds left and the Huskies in the lead, it was all over for Texas and the fans rejoiced. But they would be wrong. A clutch 3-pointer at the horn changed everything.

The photo says it all. Take a close look and feel their pain.

STORRS 11/30/14- UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering seconds before, look shocked as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday.

STORRS 11/30/14- UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering seconds before, look shocked as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday.

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