It's the week of a lifetime for Coast Guard's Gollin

Coast Guard's Beth Gollin will cap her outstanding career by participating in her third straight NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship. She begins competition today in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at St. Lawrence University.

College roundup: UConn men receive list of AAC opponents; Hancock named third-team All-American

The American Athletic Conference released its men's basketball schedule on Wednesday.

Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State

Golson returns to Tallahassee for chance to replace Winston as Florida State's quarterback

Local college notes

A weekly update of local colleges and local athletes playing at schools outside the region.

Pointers survive two wild games to earn World Series bid

The entire UConn-Avery Point baseball team collectively held its breath as a seemingly routine ground ball representing the crucial final out bounced toward shortstop Nick Landell.

COLUMNS

Overhauling Hartford's XL Center an intriguing 'dollars or sense' debate

It is not about whether we pay. It is what we'll pay for. We'll either issue a statewide blessing...

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With two wins, Avery Point is in control of East District regional

Pete Aldrich, despite fewer than 20 innings pitched all season, delivered five magnificent innings of relief pitching and allowed UConn-Avery Point to remain the only undefeated team remaining in the National Junior College Athletic Association East...

Pointers face a daunting challenge

UConn Avery Point's baseball team faces two familiar and formidable foes in the NJCAA Division II East District Championship tournament today.

Mitchell baseball bows out of Mid-Atlantic Regional

An 11-3 loss to fourth-ranked Kean University on Thursday eliminated the Mitchell College baseball team from the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional at Santander Stadium in York, Pa.

Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell gets degree at age of 74

Never too old to learn: 74-year-old Hall of Famer Bobby Bell gets degree at Minnesota

UCONN FOOTBALL

Former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran pushes for concussion legislation

Former UConn quarterback urges lawmakers to better educate athletes about concussions

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Friday's Schedule

Friday's local college and high school games.

Local colleges: Ex-Fitch great Hill helps UConn stay alive in AAC baseball tourney

Aaron Hill of Groton scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning as UConn remained alive in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 4-3 win over No. 7 Central Florida on Thursday.

Thursday's Schedule

Thursday's local college and high school schedule.

PROFESSIONAL

Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead

Curry, Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead in Western Conference finals

Red Sox fall to the Rangers

Wandy Rodriguez sharp into 7th, Mitch Moreland homers in Texas' 3-1 win over Boston

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Virginia vs. Notre Dame in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates.

Basketball

8:30 p.m., TNT NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks.

Boxing

10 p.m., ESPN2 — John Thompson vs. Brandon Adams in a junior middleweight bout from Corona, Calif.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Lacrosse

7:30 p.m., CPTV Sports — High school boys: East Lyme at Hand. (taped today)

Softball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Florida State at Tennessee in Division I tournament super regional (if necessary)

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oklahoma at Alabama in Division I tournament super regional.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Georgia at Michigan in Division I tournament super regional. (if necesaary)