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Premium Content Ex-UConn soccer great Pedro DeBrito dies following accident in Miami

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

Pedro DeBrito, an All-American and key member of UConn's 1981 NCAA championship men's soccer team, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a car accident on July 3 in Miami, Florida. He was 55.


Premium Content Coast Guard men's basketball to take part in Armed Forces Classic

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The Coast Guard Academy men's basketball team will open its season against Hampden-Sydney College on Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Armed Forces Classic on the United States Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico. The game will be...


Premium Content Ness named CGA women’s lacrosse coach

 June 21, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Coast Guard Academy, which will offer women's lacrosse as a varsity sport for the first time in the spring of 2015, named Ruth Ness the program's first head coach Friday.

The Bears will play in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic...


Premium Content Bratland tabbed as Coast Guard wrestling coach

 June 19, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Kevin Bratland was hired as Coast Guard Academy's wrestling coach and professor of health and physical education on Wednesday.

Bratland takes over for Steve Eldridge, who retired in January. Eldridge had coached the Bears for 47...


Premium Content Needham named Conn field hockey coach

 June 14, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Chrissy Needham, a 2000 UConn graduate and former head coach at Kenyon College and American International College, was named head field hockey coach at Connecticut College on Friday.

Needham, a native of Killingworth, played in two Division...


Premium Content Mitchell's Simmons named NECC Male Student Athlete of the Year

 June 12, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Zachary Simmons of Mitchell College was selected as the New England Collegiate Conference Male Student Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday.

The award is given annually to the top male senior from among the nine NECC...


Premium Content CGA ninth, Conn 16th at sailing nationals

 June 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Coast Guard Academy is ninth and Connecticut College is tied for 16th after the opening day of the 79th annual Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Dinghy Championship in St. Mary's City, Md.

Yale has 87 points and will take a...


Premium Content Conn, Coast Guard to compete in national sailing regatta

 June 3, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

The Connecticut College and Coast Guard Academy coed sailing teams will compete in the 79th Annual Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Gill National Dinghy Championships this week in St. Mary's, Md.

The teams will begin competition today,...


Premium Content Conn's LeDuc ends career with another national title

 May 25, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Delaware, Ohio - Connecticut College's Michael LeDuc went out in style.

The most accomplished track and field athlete in the history of the school, the senior ended his career by successfully defending his 3,000-meter steeplechase...


Premium Content CGA's Scalesse advances to 110 hurdles final at nationals

 May 24, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Coast Guard Academy's Adam Scalesse advanced to the finals of the 111-meter high hurdles during his qualifying race Friday at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio.

Scalesse, who qualified for...


Premium Content CGA's Richardson named to All-American softball team

 May 23, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Coast Guard Academy's Jessie Richardson has been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Assocation Division III All-American team.

The junior catcher was named to the third team as an at-large selection. Richardson was named a first team...


Premium Content Waterford's Mullins retires after 31 seasons as UConn softball coach

 May 20, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

After coaching the softball program at her alma mater for 31 years, UConn's Karen Mullins is retiring.


Premium Content Local college notes

 May 20, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

• Norwich's Dodd Stadium will host the 2014 Northeastern Conference baseball tournament beginning Thursday. The double-elimination tournament features No. 1 Bryant, the defending champion, against No. 4 Wagner on Thursday at noon followed by...


Premium Content Mitchell's memorable NCAA tourney run comes to an end

 May 17, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Harwich, Mass. - In a Hollywood script, Mitchell College would still be playing in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament.

The eighth-seeded Mariners would write a dramatic and happy ending to their surprising success story and...


Premium Content Mariners lose a close one in NCAA

 May 16, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Harwich, Mass. - They were one swing and one defensive play away from changing the outcome of Thursday's postseason game.

That's why the Mitchell College Mariners were so frustrated after a 4-2 loss to Endicott College in the NCAA...


Premium Content Mitchell stuns No. 1 ECSU

 May 15, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Harwich, Mass. - Mitchell College registered a history-making victory on Wednesday that registered a 10 on the shocker scale.

A drama-filled 4-3 victory in 11 innings over top-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University in the...


Premium Content UConn Academic Progress Rate figures for 2012-13

 May 15, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

UConn's three national championship teams - men's basketball, women's basketball and field hockey - were thre of 14 UConn programs to score perfect scores of 1,000 in the Academic Progress Rate (APR) during the 2012-13 academic year, university...


Premium Content Mitchell men honored by NECC

 May 15, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The Mitchell College men's athletic program was honored with the New England Collegiate Conference Champions Cup for its top performances in conference regular season and tournament play for the 2013-14 academic season.

It was the first...


Premium Content College Notes

 May 13, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

Tracking the Bears


Premium Content Mariners are off to Cape Cod

 May 13, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New London — Travis Beausoleil stayed up well past midnight on Sunday for the announcement of the NCAA Division III baseball tournament field.

Sleep could wait.

It didn't matter that the Mariners had earned an automatic...


Premium Content Avery Point ousted

 May 12, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Suffern, N.Y. - The UConn-Avery Point baseball team was ousted from the NJCAA East Division II tournament Sunday, losing its first two games.

The Pointers (36-11) lost to Westchester Community College 12-4 in the opener of the...


Premium Content Pointers armed for district tournament

 May 10, 2014; Updated: 12:32 am

UConn-Avery Point's baseball team has grown accustomed to winning during Roger Bidwell's impressive 33-year run as head coach.


Premium Content Local college notes

 May 6, 2014; Updated: 12:24 am

Mariner highlights


Premium Content Mitchell clinches Division III berth

 May 5, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Mitchell College took an unconventional route to winning the New England Collegiate Conference baseball championship on Sunday.

Operating with a depleted pitching staff after reaching the championship round through the losers' bracket,...


Premium Content Pointers wrap up another title

 May 5, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Warwick, R.I. - Coach Roger Bidwell has never questioned UConn-Avery Point baseball team's competitive spirit this season.

While the Pointers may fail to execute at times, they always score high marks in the competitive spirit...



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