Pawcatuck/Westerly wins East Region crown

Alex Mitchell had two hits, a run and an RBI and Abigail Flakus had an RBI single and scored as Pawcatuck/Westerly beat Northfield (N.J.) on Thursday morning, 5-0, to win the Little League Junior Softball (13-14) Eastern Regional championship at the...

Pawcatuck/Westerly advances to the World Series in Kirkland, Washington

Alex Mitchell had two hits, a run and an RBI and Abigail Flakus had an RBI single and scored as Pawcatuck/Westerly beat Northfield (N.J.) on Thursday morning, 5-0, to win the Little League East Junior League (13-14) championship at the Orange Little...

Local roundup: Waterford advances to 9-10 softball state final

Maddie Burrows pitched a one-hitter and went 3-for-3 as Waterford beat South Windsor 10-0 in the Connecticut Little League Section II softball (ages 9-10) title game on Thursday night.

Waterford comes out swinging in state Little League opener

Waterford played its first game Wednesday night in the Connecticut Little League "Final Four," a four-team double elimination tournament to determine the (ages 11-12) state champion. Fourteen hits later, Waterford defeated Norwich, 11-5.

Pawcatuck/Westerly captures New England Junior League softball title

There was nothing routine about Pawcatuck/Westerly's New England championship run.

COLUMNS

Sutera's vision lives on

This was once said of Gene Sutera, in the wake of his death:

Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...

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Waterford moves step closer to berth in state Little League baseball title game

Waterford moved a step closer to the Connecticut Little League 11-12-year-old baseball championship with an 11-5 victory over Norwich on Wednesday night in the opening round of the final four double-elimination tournament.

Local roundup: Black Hall's Rainaud finishes ninth in Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud finished tied for ninth in the 81st Connecticut Open golf championship on Wednesday at The Patterson Club in Fairfield

Tigers to honor Norwich's Ed Peckham

The Connecticut Tigers will sign Norwich Police Sergeant Ed Peckham to a one-day honorary contract on Thursday so he can be in uniform on Friday night when the Tigers host their inaugural First Responder Night at Dodd Stadium.

UCONN

Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

HIGH SCHOOL

CT SUN

Sun host Storm on Friday night

The Connecticut Sun look to snap a four-game home losing streak tonight at Mohegan Sun Arena when they play host to the Seattle Storm on Friday night at 7 p.m.

Catchings lifts Fever past Sun in OT

Tamika Catchings made a step-back jumper with 6.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Indiana Fever a 75-73 win over the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots open camp, try to ignore 'Deflategate' noise

Brady, Kraft take field at Patriots training camp to loud cheers despite 'Deflategate'

Xander Bogaerts, David Ortiz help Red Sox snap White Sox's streak

Red Sox rough up Chris Sale in 8-2 win that snaps White Sox's 7-game winning streak

Mets lose after Familia gives up three-run homer in ninth

Familia gives up J-Upton's 3-run homer in rainy 9th, Mets lose 2nd straight to Padres, 8-7

Major League Baseball roundup

Castro's 3-run shot in the 9th lifts Houston to a 3-0 win over Angels and a series sweep

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