Chris Elsberry, sportswriter for the Fairfield Citizen and Connecticut Post, has been named to receive Fairfield University's Stag Service Award in recognition of his contributions to the local sports community, the university announced.

Elsberry will be honored along with former New York Knicks guard John Starks and SiriusXM Radio personality Christopher Russo Wednesday night, Nov. 19, at a dinner at Webster Bank Arena's Harbor Club.

Elsberry has covered professional, college and high school sports for the Post and Citizen.

Tickets for the Nov. 19 dinner are $80 and include a buffet dinner, a weekend pass to the six Coaches vs. Cancer Classic games at Webster Bank Arena Nov. 21-23 and a donation to the American Cancer Society.

For tickets, visit www.fairfieldstags.com or call the athletic ticket office at 203-254-4136.