East Lyme sweeps ECC Large indoor titles again


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

Stonington girls win ECC Small Division indoor track title

Stonington High School captured the 2016 Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division girls' indoor track and field championships by the narrowest of margins on Saturday at the Coast Guard Academy.

H.S. roundup: Stonington boys qualify for postseason

Bobby Atkins had 28 points and seven assists as Stonington High School qualified for the Eastern Connecticut Conference and and Class M state tournaments with an 83-68 boys' basketball victory over Norwich Tech on Saturday.

East Lyme will defend ECC Large Division titles in boys' and girls' indoor track

Norwich Free Academy's Connor Gralton is the top seed in three events for Saturday's Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division indoor track championship at the Coast Guard Academy.

No. 3 Windham rolls past No. 10 Ledyard wrestlers 44-16

Backed by four pins between the 113 and 145-pound weight classes, the third-ranked Windham High School wrestling team overcame a 7-0 deficit to start the match Wednesday night and remained unbeaten with a 44-16 victory over No. 10 Ledyard.

COLUMNS

Great expectations can be daunting ... even for Kris Dunn

It would unfathomable that Kris Dunn could emerge from this season without pressure. Think about...

UCONN

Nurse scores 20 as UConn women rout East Carolina 92-46

Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points at top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina

UConn men emerge from the dark with a bright view

An unexpected 10 minutes in the dark helped UConn see the light. Having the lights go out during a team shootaround on Thursday at FedExForum in Memphis reinforced what coach Kevin Ollie has been preaching to his Huskies about overcoming...

UConn's Nurse working her way through offensive woes

There is a self-depreciating part of Kia Nurse's personality when she is off the court that is often in stark contrast to the relentless manner in which she plays basketball. Nurse is known to poke fun at herself in her dealings with the...

COLLEGES

Top 25 basketball roundup

Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again

Louisville's Pitino: Fine schools, coaches for violations

Louisville coach Rick Pitino says schools and coaches should be fined for violations, and that players who had nothing to do with infractions should not be penalized

Even now, the 1946 Army-Navy game worth remembering

Teammates once, then rivals who've been friends for more than 70 years, Pete Williams and Arnold Tucker played key roles in the 1946 Army-Navy game

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves fall to Bandits, 12-10

The New England Black Wolves rattled off five consecutive goals, including four in a span of 7:13 in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough as the host Buffalo Bandits came out on top, 12-10, on Saturday night.

Local colleges: Mitchell women roll past Southern Vermont

New London — Mitchell College took an 18-1 lead after one quarter and went on to beat Southern Vermont 68-54 in a New England Collegiate Conference game women's basketball game on Saturday. Chelsea Newman had 13 points, 10 rebounds...

Donovan thrilled to join front office of Seattle Mariners

Todd Donovan of East Lyme was named last month as the Seattle Mariners' assistant director of player personnel. Always driven to play baseball in the major leagues, Donovan begins his 18th season in professional baseball with a different aspiration:...

PROFESSIONAL

Teammates, coaches say Cam Newton's success not by accident

Cam Newton didn't just stumble into becoming the NFL's best player

MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

Cam Newton takes MVP, Offensive Player award, J.J. Watt is top defensive player; Ron Rivera Coach of Year; Eric Berry wins Comeback Player; Gurley and Peters are top rookies; Phillips wins assistant coach honors.

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