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

Remember, the next time it might happen to your child

When I'm Czar of the Universe, anonymous reader comments will disappear faster than Jimmy Hoffa.

UCONN

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.

Glen Miller still looking for his next stop in coaching

Being on the road in July is nothing new for Glen Miller who's traveled all over the country during prime recruiting season over his long and distinguished college basketball coaching career. This time, his mission is different.

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

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?

Local roundup: Waterford wins opener in East Regional softball tournament

Waterford put on a dominating performance in its opening game at the East Regional Little League 11-12-yearold softball tournament.

PROFESSIONAL

Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion, just like expected. Not like anyone could have imagined.

Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400

Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in nearly three years.

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.