Grand Sam: Ognisty takes ECC golf title, leads Stonington to runner-up finish


Stonington's Sam Ognisty captured his first Eastern Connecticut Conference golf title, winning by three strokes and finishing with an impressive 3-over par 75 on a windy day at Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug.

Waterford gets best of old rival Stonington in ECC girls' lacrosse semis

The Waterford High School girls' lacrosse team huddled in a circle in front of its bench, arms linked, rocking back and forth in unison moments before taking the field for the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament semifinals Wednesday night.

H.S. tennis roundup: St. Bernard's Zuczek brothers reach ECC singles final again

The Zuczek brothers of St. Bernard School are back on center stage again.

H.S. softball roundup: No. 7 Bears reach the semifinals in ECC tournament

Abby Blanchard’s two-run single led to a three-run third inning as the seventh-seeded Stonington High School softball team topped No. 2 Wheeler 5-1 in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament at Griswold High School.

H.S. baseball roundup: No. 1 Montville leads advance in ECC quarters

Eric Ross's RBI single with one-out in the bottom of the seventh inning gave top-seeded Montville High School a 3-2 victory over No. 8 St. Bernard in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference baseball tournament Wednesday at Dodd...

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Avery Point will fight another day at NJCAA World Series

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Avery Point pulls out 3-2 win in World Series opener

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Avery Point wins World Series opener 3-2

Nick Perrelli broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI double in the eighth inning as UConn-Avery Point won its opener in the NJCAA Division II World Series with a 3-2 victory over Madison (Wisc.) on Monday at Allen Memorial Ballpark.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: East Lyme, Stonington advance to ECC boys' lacrosse final

Top-seeded East Lyme erupted for 10 second-half goals to pull away from No. 4 Bacon Academy 16-7 in the semifinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference boys' lacrosse tournament Wednesday night at Waterford High School.

Thursday's Schedule

Thursday's local college and high school games.

Wednesday's Schedule

Wednesday's local college and high school games.

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ON THE AIR

Baseball

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics.

Golf

11 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Florida vs. Tennessee in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Auburn vs. Louisiana State in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Michigan vs. Alabama in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oregon vs. UCLA in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

Tennis

5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.