H.S. soccer: East Lyme girls' end regular season with 5-1 win over Bacon

Mackenzie Northcutt scored twice and Stephanie deLaforcade added four assists as East Lyme finished its regular season with a 5-1 girls' soccer victory over Bacon Academy on Monday.

Darien, New Canaan still 1-2 in The Day's Top 10 H.S. football poll

Darien is the top-ranked team in The Day Top 10 state coaches' poll for a seventh straight week, however rival New Canaan took away one of its first place votes after beating Greenwich far better it did.

Santiago fires up New London in 39-0 rout of Fitch

New London senior co-captain Efrain Santiago ran 14 times for 144 yards and a touchdown and fired up his team with a monsterous special teams hit as the Whalers blanked Fitch on Saturday 39-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I game.

Parker sparks NFA to come-from-behind victory

Elijah Parker steps in for injured quarterback Shea McManaway and helps lead Norwich Free Academy to a 38-22 come-from-behind win over Stonington on Saturday.

Winston's four touchdowns spark Ledyard past East Lyme

Ledyard had good reason to celebrate its 32-12 football victory over East Lyme on Saturday as the Colonels scored three times off of turnovers for their second straight win.


Friday night parental gathering has me wondering: Why don't more people do this?

I stumbled upon some folks who are extracting every morsel of fun they can from their kids'...


UConn women favored, Nurse voted top player and men voted second in AAC polls

The UConn women were picked to win another American Athletic Conference title, the UConn men were picked second behind Cincinnati, and junior Kia Nurse was voted preseason player of the year during Monday's annual AAC Media Day in Philadelphia.

UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn

UConn looking to turn its football season around

Don't expect Central Florida, which visits Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Saturday at noon (ESPNNEWS) for an AAC game, to send a sympathy card to UConn (3-4, 1-3).


Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

Penn State upsets second-ranked Buckeyes for biggest win of post-Paterno era

Defense rests: No. 16 Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 66-59

Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708

Top 25 college football roundup

Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday


Local roundup: Old Lyme sweeps Creed in volleyball

Old Lyme swept a rare volleyball doubleheader from Creed in the Shoreline Conference on Monday, winning the opener 25-18, 25-14, 25-10, and the second match 25-17, 25-13, 25-9.


BASEBALL/SOFTBALLWinter Baseball Clinic — Tuesday nights, Nov. 1-Dec. 20, 5-6:30 p.m., Grand Slam Baseball, North Stonington. For players ages 8-12. Cost: $200. Instructors: Anthony Turgeon and Marc Peluso. Contact: Marc Peluso at...

Local roundup: No. 1 UConn falls in field hockey

The top-ranked UConn field hockey team had its 42-game regular-season winning streak snapped, falling to No. 5 Maryland 2-1 on Sunday.


Cubs, Indians set to meet in intriguing World Series

Lovable losers Cubs and Indians meet in World Series, hoping to end a combined 174 seasons of futility

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills

As excited as Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan was about his team's 16-0 win over the Patriots earlier this month _ his first in Foxborough in eight tries _ in the haze of his joy he was quick to acknowledge it came with an asterisk



8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Houston Texans at Denver Broncos.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA Finals from Singapore, ATP Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland, ATP Erste Bank Open from Vienna.