Former Coast Guard crew coach Stowe remembered for his lessons, love of the sport


William A. Stowe, 75, a member of the Coast Guard Academy Athletic Hall of Fame who began the school's rowing program in 1971 — as well as an Olympic gold medalist at the 1964 Games in Tokyo — died suddenly Monday at his home in Lake...

Local roundup: NFA's Ward, Hall win Class LL indoor track titles

Norwich Free Academy's Marquis Ward won the boys' high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 2 inches, and Kelsie Hall finished first in the girls' pole vault at 10-6 at Thursday's Class LL state indoor track and field championship at the Floyd Little...

Dunn, Friars fall to Marquette in 2 OT

Jajuan Johnson scored 16 points and hit a key 3-pointer with 1:16 left in double overtime, and Marquette outlasted No. 20 Providence for a 96-91 victory on Wednesday night.

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BASEBALL/SOFTBALLGrand Slam Softball President’s Day Clinic — Monday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m,-12:30 p.m. For ages 9-13. Cost: $50 per player. Contact: grandslam.ct@gmail.com or (860) 908-6566.Montville Babe Ruth Baseball...

Local roundup: Old Lyme tops Old Saybrook

Matt Watts-St. Germain had 17 points and George Doll 16 points as Old Lyme downed Old Saybrook on Wednesday, 57-42, in a Shoreline Conference boys' basketball game.

COLUMNS

CIAC's new baseball rule is pitch perfect

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state’s governing body for high...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local roundup: Norwich Tech boys qualify for state tournament

Jared Neal had 18 points and nine rebounds as Norwich Tech qualified for the Class M boys' basketball tournament with a 64-41 victory over Ellis Tech in a Constitution State Conference East Division game Tuesday.

Local roundup: Spellman, Vital lead T-More to victory

Omari Spellman scored 24 points as St. Thomas More beat GB Academy from the Czech Republic 77-59 Sunday at the National Prep School Invitational.

Black Wolves fall to Bandits, 12-10

The New England Black Wolves rattled off five consecutive goals, including four in a span of 7:13 in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough as the host Buffalo Bandits came out on top, 12-10, on Saturday night.

UCONN

UConn's Stewart to participate in U.S. women's training camp

UConn senior Breanna Stewart is taking a break from her season to participate in a three-day training camp for the U.S. women's national basketball team

UConn falls apart late in 63-58 loss to Temple

Quenton DeCosey scored 23 points, including his team's final nine points, and Temple rallied to beat UConn 63-58 Thursday night for its fourth straight win

COLLEGES

Top 25 basketball roundup

Tiffany Mitchell scored 22 points, Alaina Coates had 14 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 South Carolina bounced back from its showdown loss to UConn with an 86-71 victory over Florida

7-foot Tonye Jekiri a big reason for Hurricanes' success

Senior center Tonye Jekiri is not a big scorer, averaging barely half a dozen shots and 8.1 points per game

PROFESSIONAL

Bergeron scores twice and Bruins beat Jets 6-2

Patrice Bergeron scored twice, Brett Connolly had three assists and the Boston Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-2 Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and Loui Eriksson and Jimmy Hayes each had a goal and an assist for the Bruins

Kobe's final NBA All-Star Game is first outside of U.S.

Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful. After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. The final NBA All-Star Game for Bryant and the first to be staged outside the U.S. is in...

NASCAR opens the season without two of its biggest stars

Neither Jeff Gordon nor Tony Stewart will be in a car for the season-opening Daytona 500. Gordon retired at the end of last year and will be a Fox analyst.

With Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Cashman could slow

Now that he's with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn't expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski's 13 1/2 seasons as Detroit's GM, the pair made several notable swaps.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Sprint Unlimited practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Sprint Unlimited final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Winternationals qualifying from Sonoma, Calif. (taped today)

Basketball

6 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Princeton at Cornell.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Dayton at Rhode Island.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Ohio at Buffalo.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: Iona at Quinnipiac.

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA exhibition: All-Star Celebrity Game from Toronto.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA: All-Star Rising Stars Challenge from Toronto.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: UCLA at Arizona.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Monmouth at Rider.

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Noon, Golf Channel — Champions: Chubb Classic from Naples, Fla.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Pebble Beach (Calif.) National Pro-Am.

Hockey

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — NCAA men: Maine at Notre Dame.

8:30 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Northeastern at Massachusetts.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Schalke at Mainz.

Winter Sports

9 p.m., NBCSN — USSA U.S. Grand Prix Big Air at Fenway from Boston.