COLUMNS

Meet and greet our latest creation: The BosConn College .500s

Yes. The time has come for warring factions UConn and Boston College to form a football co-op.

Lonesome Polecat: South Windsor rising, a bajillion game notes, and, adios, Brain

Dave Hodge knows how to rebuild a program. He quickly took Weaver from the basement to two state...

UCONN

Virginia routs UConn 38-18

Virginia linebacker Malcolm Cook tackles UConn quarterback Bryant Shirreffs (4) during the Cavaliers' 38-18 victory over the Huskies on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)

Kurt Benkert passed for a school-record breaking 455 yards and Virginia avenged a heartbreak loss last season with a 38-18 victory over Connecticut on Saturday

Wichita State to make AAC debut at UConn

Wichita State will plays its first game in the American Athletic Conference against UConn when the Huskies host the Shockers on Saturday, Dec. 30, in a noon game at the XL Center in Hartford.

COLLEGES

Nichols at Coast Guard football capsule

When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cadet Memorial Field, New London. Records: Nichols 2-0 overall, Coast Guard 1-1. Players to...

Freshman WR Justin Moffatt arrived at the Coast Guard Academy ready for service

Coast Guard's Justin Moffatt (83) shows he still has the ball after being tackled just outside the end zone by  Alfred State's Austin Parker (32) in college football action Thursday, Aug. 31 at Cadet Memorial Field in New London.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Freshman wide receiver Justin Moffatt is leading the Coast Guard Academy football team in receptions (11), receiving yards (146) and receiving touchdowns (2), scoring in each of the Bears' first two games of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL

NFA boys sweep quad meet and run winning streak to 59

NFA's Reno Sebastian approaches the finish line with teammate Nate Lieske trailing during a meet against Ledyard, New London and Tourtellote at Mohegan Park in Norwich on Tuesday. NFA ran its winning streak to 59 straight by sweeping the quad-meet. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Norwich Free Academy's boys' cross country team, having already given up the top two spots in the race to Ledyard at rainy, windswept Mohegan Park on Tuesday, came filing across the finish line, red jersey after red jersey. And suddenly the outcome...

Killingly beats Waterford in early-season matchup of unbeatens

Waterford's Olivia Pacheco passes the ball to a teammate during Monday's 3-0 loss to Killingly in an early-season matchup of ECC Division II unbeatens in Waterford. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Senior Ally Conde had 13 kills, four blocks and two aces as a veteran Killingly girls' volleyball team gave inexperienced Waterford its first loss of the season on Monday, 25-17, 25-12, 25-21.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Mitchell men earn double overtime win

Andrew Storton scored his second goal at 106 minutes, 17 seconds to give the Mitchell men’s soccer team a 2-1 double overtime win over Albertus Magnus on Tuesday.

Black Wolves select Watkins with first of three NLL first round draft picks

The New England Black Wolves selected Colton Watkinson with the seventh overall pick, one of their three first round selections in the 2017 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft on Monday night at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre.

Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The annual Whale Cup women's soccer game between Coast Guard Academy and Connecticut College will take place on Wednesday afternoon (4:30) at Connecticut College. Conn College has dominated the...

PROFESSIONAL

Realmuto homers in 10th; Marlins rally past Ramos, Mets 5-4

The Marlins' J.T. Realmuto is sprayed with water after hitting a walk-off solo home run to give the Marlins a 5-4 win in 10 innings over the Mets on Tuesday in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)

J.T. Realmuto homered in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-4 after rallying for three runs in the ninth against former teammate A.J. Ramos

Red Sox use wild pitch to beat Orioles 1-0 in 11 innings

The Orioles' Manny Machado is tagged out by Boston's Christian Vazquez as he tries to score on Jonathan Schoop's single in the third inning of Tuesday's game in Baltimore. Boston won 1-0 in 11 innings. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the game's lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox used six pitchers to silence the Baltimore Orioles' bats in a 1-0 victory

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees.

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Game TBA.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Game TBA.

Hockey

7 p.m., MSG — NHL preseason: New Jersey Devils at New York Rangers.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at Hamburg.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Atlanta United.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: New York Red Bulls at Sporting Kansas City in U.S. Open Cup final.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: St. Petersburg Open from Russia, Moselle Open from Metz, France.