Local college roundup: Coast Guard sweeps, gives Koczajowski her 450th win

Coast Guard swept past Wesleyan in a nonleague softball doubleheader on Thursday, winning the opener 6-3 and the second game 16-13. Coast Guard coach Donna Koczajowski picked up her 450th career win in the opener and the 20th-year coach is 451-309-1.

Local college roundup: Santiago leads Mitchell to victory

Eddie Santiago pitched a two-hitter to lead Mitchell College to a 6-1 win over Newbury in a New England Collegiate Conference game. Santiago (2-1), the former New London standout, struck out 11 with no walks.

Conn women edge ECSU for first lacrosse win

Tina Balzotti scored three of her game-high five goals in the second half, including one that gave the Conn College women’s lacrosse team their first win of the season Tuesday, 10-9 over Eastern Connecticut.

Local roundup: Prettitore leads Mitchell to a sweep

Francis Prettitore was 6-for-8 and drove in nine runs as Mitchell College swept Albertus Magnus in a nonleague baseball doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 18-2.

Local roundup: Conn men beat Colby 11-9 in NESCAC lacrosse action

Connecticut College outscored Colby 6-1 in the third quarter and held on for an 11-9 win in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday.

COLUMNS

Wunning and ralking has become the best part of my day

So now I am an official walker/runner. Call me a wunner. Or a ralker. Whatever. Just can I tell you...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Post matchup could decide Baylor-Mississippi State winner

For one of the rare times in their careers, Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan and Baylor's Kalani Brown will be at eye level with an opponent

Local roundup: Susi, Domnarski lead UConn to victory

Zac Susi's two-run double in the top of the eighth inning led UConn to a 2-1 win over Seton Hall in a nonleague baseball game on Friday.

Black Wolves play at Calgary on Saturday night

The main goal for the New England Black Wolves in Saturday night's game at the Calgary Roughnecks: turn a three-game winning streak into four.

UCONN

What a difference a year has made for UConn, Mississippi State

The film of last season's game between UConn and Mississippi State in the NCAA regional semifinals has earned a great deal of mileage over the past year.

Women's Final Four: Long-distance players find success on both coasts

Chris Dailey, UConn's associate women's basketball coach, is originally from New Brunswick, N.J., where she went to St. Peter's High School. From there, Dailey went to play for the women's basketball team at Rutgers University, also in New Brunswick.

COLLEGES

State of South Carolina on successful run in college sports

The Palmetto State is on a successful yearlong run in college sports

NCAA academic case hovers over North Carolina at another Final Four

North Carolina is in the Final Four for a second straight year and is still awaiting resolution on its multi-year NCAA academic case

PROFESSIONAL

Spring training baseball

Blake Treinen will begin the season as Washington's closer, even though he has only one big league save.

Judge wins Yanks' right field job, Severino 4th starter

Aaron Judge has won the New York Yankees' right field job and Luis Severino has earned the fourth spot in the starting rotation.

Wheeler, Gsellman earn spots in Mets' rotation

Zack Wheeler has earned a spot in the New York Mets' rotation after missing two years while recovering from Tommy John surgery, and Robert Gsellman will begin the season as the team's No. 5 starter in place of the injured Steven Matz.

Bucks fend off late Celtics rally in 103-100 win

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Bucks knocked the Celtics out first place in the Eastern Conference with a 103-100 victory

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles from Sarasota, Fla.

8 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Chicago Cubs at Houston Astros.

Basketball

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Detroit Pistons.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls.

8 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Georgia Tech vs. Texas Christian in final from New York.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers.

Figure Skating

11 a.m., NBCSN — ISU World Championships men's short program from Helsinki, Finland. (taped today)

1 p.m., NBCSN — ISU World Championships pairs free skate from Helsinki, Finland.

Golf

Noon, Golf Channel — LPGA: ANA Inspiration from Rancho Mirage, Calif.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Houston Open from Humble, Texas.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN2, Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.