Ledyard's tradition-rich wrestling program celebrates 50 years of excellence


Two wrestlers getting ready to have their photos taken Saturday were from the Class of 1970, Bob Catlow and Pete Wagner, who became Ledyard High School's first two individual wrestling champions on the same day. The other two were Mike Sullivan and...

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Waterford's Mike Burrows

Dominant would be one way to describe his season. Really dominant would be another. And that’s why Waterford High School pitcher Mike Burrows has been named The Day’s 2017 All-Area Baseball Player of the Year.

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Taylor Wolfgang

Fitch High School's Taylor Wolfgang, who began catching to emulate her brother Zach, a member of Fitch’s 2012 state championship baseball team, hit .570 this season with eight home runs and 42 RBI and was named the Connecticut High School...

The Day's All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year: East Lyme's Sean Williams

Lacrosse was a big part of Sean Williams’ senior year. He led East Lyme High School to an unbeaten ECC season (all of its losses were nonconference). He scored five goals in the Vikings' 11-9, come-from-behind win over Waterford in the ECC...

The Day's All-Area Girls' Lacrosse Player of the Year: East Lyme's Elena Hynes

Elena Hynes' 60 goals and 71 assists helped the East Lyme High School girls' lacrosse team finish an 18-3 season with Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I and ECC tournament titles, plus a trip to the semifinals of the Class M state tournament.

COLUMNS

When my opinion gets you thinking ... I've done my job

In all my years doing this, I've never understood one thing: Why would anyone care what I think?

Tennis legend Ivan Lendl appreciates the game of golf and other tournament tidbits

Ran into Ivan Lendl in the Shennecossett Golf Course pro shop on Monday after the International...

UCONN

Edsall expresses concerns, optimism as UConn football camp opens this week

Coach Randy Edsall gets excited just thinking about bringing his UConn football family together this week. The players report on Thursday and the first practice is Saturday.

AAC Media Day: UConn football has nowhere to go but up

Leave it to veteran linebacker Junior Joseph to put UConn's low ranking in the American Athletic Conference preseason media poll in perspective.

Edsall happy to be back and anxious to get started

Randy Edsall has experienced an enjoyable last few days.

COLLEGES

Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program

Luke tries pulling together shattered Ole Miss program

Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall

Tennessee's Bob Shoop: Lawsuit won't be a distraction

Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop says lawsuit surrounding his departure from Penn State won't distract him as Vols' defense seeks to bounce back

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Potter no-hits New Bedford as Schooners win sixth straight

Sonny Potter pitched a no-hitter to lift the Mystic Schooners to a 6-0 victory over the New Bedford Bay Sox in the New England Collegiate Baseball League on Monday.

Local roundup: Walker's perfect as Waterford LL softball wins 12-0

Waterford is off to a perfect start at the East Regional Little League 11-12 softball tournament.

Newington beats Waterford in state Section 3 LL baseball final

It was a most unusual sight: The opponent celebrating on a Waterford baseball field?

PROFESSIONAL

Prize rookie Devers joins Red Sox, expected to start Tuesday

The Boston Red Sox are giving highly touted prospect Rafael Devers a day to get acclimated to big league life

Spieth in elite company because of majors, not style points

FERGUSON ON GOLF: Spieth shies away from elite comparisons that are getting hard to ignore

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Hudson Valley Renegades.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals.

10 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Ottawa Redblacks at Toronto Argonauts.

Swimming

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Budapest, Hungary.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: German Championships from Hamburg.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTT: Washington Kastles at Philadelphia Freedom.