H.S. roundup: Wheeler's Houck hits four HRs, drives in 10

Raven Houck hits four home runs and drives in 10 runs to lead the Wheeler softball team to a 13-7 victory over Windham in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division on Saturday.

Fitch's Robinson, now healthy, wins shot put at Ledyard Relays

Fitch's Brian Robinson, overcoming an injury he suffered last year, was certainly feeling better Friday afternoon, as he threw a personal-best 48 feet in the shot put to win the 36th Annual Ledyard Relays.

H.S. softball roundup: Taber, Falcons remain perfect

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hit shutout as the second-ranked Fitch High School softball team remained undefeated with a 9-0 win over East Lyme in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game Friday.

H.S. tennis roundup: Stonington boys top Fitch

Stonington High School swept singles play en route to a 5-2 win over Fitch in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division boys' tennis match Friday.

Where have the multi-sport high school athletes gone?

The multi-sport high school athlete is fading away as specialization takes hold despite concerns about increased injury risk

COLUMNS

Clark is always a teacher, no matter the environment

The man who has changed the narrative of this indoor lacrosse enterprise in Neon Uncasville is a...

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All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52

Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died

UConn coach Geno Auriemma released from the hospital

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has been released from the hospital, where he was admitted Saturday with an undisclosed ailment

COLLEGES

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

Jordan Johnson has learned how to channel his fire at Mitchell

Al Jordan Johnson is a fire-breathing dragon on the mound. He scorches the competition. His Mitchell College baseball teammates feed off his energy.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Playoff-bound Black Wolves fall in regular-season finale

The New England Black Wolves, playoff bound in the National Lacrosse League, still had one regular-season game remaining Sunday night against the Rochester Knighthawks, one day after the Wolves saw their division title hopes dashed in an untimely...

Local roundup: Leindecker leads Pointers to a split

East Lyme's C.J. Leindecker pitched a one-hitter in the nightcap as the Avery Point baseball team won 4-2 to pick up a doubleheader split against Northern Essex Community College on Sunday.

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PROFESSIONAL

NBA playoffs roundup

Klay Thompson scored 37 points as Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.

Stanley Cup playoffs roundup

Blues captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and St. Louis beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to get even in the second-round series.

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