NFA outlasts South Windsor girls for second time this season


Hailey Conley had 25 points and Cebria Outlow 22 for the eighth-ranked NFA girls' basketball team Tuesday night in a 63-57 victory over South Windsor, giving the Wildcats a season sweep.

H.S. girls' basketball: Sweitzer leads Old Lyme to victory

Old Lyme won for the fourth time in its last five games, beating Old Saybrook 46-45 in a Shoreline Conference girls' basketball game Tuesday night.

Waterford's Hurley will play soccer, softball at Coast Guard Academy

Waterford High School senior Claire Hurley accepted an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and plans to play for the women's soccer and softball teams.

ECC indoor track notes: NFA's Gralton, East Lyme's Moffett continue their rivalry with a healthy respect

NFA's Connor Gralton had one of the best individual performances at Saturday's ECC Large Division indoor track meet, but that wasn't his only consideration.

East Lyme sweeps ECC Large indoor titles again

East Lyme swept the ECC Large Division indoor track championships Saturday at the Coast Guard Academy.

COLUMNS

CIAC's new baseball rule is pitch perfect

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

UCONN

UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night

COLLEGES

Selection Sunday is just five weeks away

Five weeks until Selection Sunday

Top 25 basketball roundup

Raphael Davis made one free throw with 4.6 seconds left to help No. 18 Purdue pull off a stunning 82-81 upset in overtime against No. 8 Michigan State

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

Washington, one of the big surprises in the Pac-12 this season, and is succeeding despite playing with foul trouble in nearly every game

LOCAL ROUNDUP

LOCAL CALENDAR

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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.

PROFESSIONAL

Borders named fourth WNBA President

Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2007 as the city's vice mayor, will become the league's fourth president.

Giants release former UConn star Beatty

The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo. The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Jon Beason has retired and that offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz have been...

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Tulane at East Carolina.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisiana State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at George Washington.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Baylor at Kansas State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

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

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at Fresno State.

Golf

3:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: West Bromwich at Peterborough United.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Senegal from Miami.