New London football camp: A learning experience for students and teachers

New London High School offensive lineman Gregory Newkirk hasn't thought much about being a senior. He said it hasn't really hit him yet.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Montville's TT Bowens

Expectations aren’t a burden for TT Bowens, who just completed his junior year at Montville High School. He lives up to them, amassing the school record for hits in a season (47) while leading the Indians to an appearance in the Class M state...

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Caroline Taber

Fitch High School all-state pitcher Caroline Taber, named the Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, commands the respect of her peers and gives respect just the same.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: NFA's Jawaun Johnson

Norwich Free Academy sophomore Jawaun Johnson didn’t think track was for him. He already had other things to do during the spring, such as lifting with his football teammates. And all that sprinting as part of track conditioning? Nope. Not...

The Day's All-Area Girls' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Ledyard's Megan Brawner

Ledyard's Megan Brawner, a junior who won the 800- and 1,600-meter events at the Eastern Connecticut Conference meet in addition to claiming the Class MM state championship in 800, was named The Day’s 2015 All-Area Girls’ Track and...

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While the band plays on, H.S. athletes get the silent treatment

The CIAC, which exists to govern high school sports in our state, has taken the concept of "too...

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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R.J. Evans begins a new journey

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COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

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Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Tech look to get rolling again

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Local roundup: Rainaud among contenders at Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud fired a 4-under 67 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield, leaving him two shots behind co-leaders John Flaherty and Corey Birch, two UConn golf teammates, at the Connecticut Open.

Long's pitch working wonders with Schooners staff

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PROFESSIONAL

A-Rod homers on 40th birthday as Yankees beat Rangers

Birthday bash: Happy 40th for A-Rod with homer in Yankees' 6-2 win at Texas

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