NFA boys, girls capture ECC cross country titles


Norwich Free Academy sweeps the Eastern Connecticut Conference cross country team titles while Ledyard's Bryce Hedman is the surprise individual champion in the boys' race, defeating defending champion Connor Gralton of NFA.

Southington takes over No. 1 ranking from New Canaan in The Day's football poll

Southington takes the No. 1 ranking away from New Canaan in The Day of New London Top 10 state coaches poll despite odd circumstances.

Ledyard, New London in thick of Class M football playoff picture

Now that the high school football season has passed the halfway point, it's time to take a look at the current CIAC playoff races.

The Day's Top 10 H.S. football coaches' poll

First-place votes in parentheses, record, points tabulated on a 30-28- 26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis, and last week's ranking: 1. Southington (6) 5-0 376 2 KNOW THIS: The Blue Knights thrashed a...

H.S. roundup: Ledyard wins ECC Large volleyball title

Ledyard High School won the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division volleyball championship on Monday with a 25-19, 25-21 and 25-12 victory over Norwich Free Academy.

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In Wally's world, it's about more than his 301 wins at East Lyme

Timeís passage often begets lore and legend, taller tales romanticized for effect. Wally...

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Vann tackling a leadership role for UConn football

In his first full season as a starter, linebacker Marquise Vannís role on the UConn football team is expanding, as he ranks fifth in the American Athletic Conference in tackles and first on the team with 56 for an average of 9.3 per game.

Huskies bring out past, present, future stars

Storrs - UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season. The school dedicated a new $40 million basketball practice...

UConn basketball: A day ... and night ... to celebrate

Storrs - UConn threw one heck of a college basketball season kickoff party on Friday.

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Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The Coast Guard Academy women's soccer team is in good position to secure its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference tournament berth. The Bears returned to postseason play last season...

Local college roundup: UConn women's soccer tops No. 18 Central Florida

Senior Julie Hubbard blasted a 25-yard goal in the 66th minute to lead the UConn women’s soccer team to a 1-0 upset over No. 18 University of Central Florida on Sunday afternoon on senior day at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.

Pick play calls tough to call for officials

The pick play is one of most effective and difficult-to-defend in football. A seemingly obvious case came Saturday night, when an offensive pass interference penalty wiped out what appeared to be a last-second, game-winning touchdown by No. 5 Notre...

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Tuesday's schedule

SOCCERCollege menEastern Connecticut at Coast Guard, 6 p.m.

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Giants head into bye on two-game skid

East Rutherford, N.J. - Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has a message for anyone ready to give up on the New York Giants as they head into a bye week off disappointing losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. It's...

World Series begins tonight in Kansas City

Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?\n

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Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals in Game 1.

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors.

Football

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Arkansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Chicago Blackhawks

Soccer

Noon, FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Manchester City at CSKA Moskva.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Ajax at Barcelona.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - Women: Mexico vs. Jamaica in World Cup qualifier from Washington, D.C.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

11:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland.

1:30 a.m. (Wednesday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.