NFA comes out fired up in convincing win over Montville


Jawaun Johnson ran for 117 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another as NFA routed Montville on Friday, 41-14.

New London flips the switch against Falcs

Danny Maranda threw for 325 yards and four touchdowns as New London downed Fitch, 48-7, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game on Friday.

Stonington gets shutout over Lancers

Stonington allowed just 138 yards in its 35-0 win over Waterford in Friday's Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division game.

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HIGH SCHOOL

High school football: Ebdon helps No. 8 Ledyard remain perfect

Ty Ebdon threw for 201 yards and four touchdowns as eighth-ranked Ledyard trounced Killingly, 49-6, in Friday's Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division game.

ECC soccer roundup: Waterford edges Stonington, 2-1, in the ECC quarterfinals

Claire Hurley scored with seven minutes remaining on an assist from Mia Brennan as the fourth-seeded Waterford High School girls’ soccer team defeated No. 5 Stonington 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament...

Tonight's games: Final scores

Norwich Free Academy's Khaleed Exum-Strong forces his way into the end zone for a touchdown with 5:59 remaining in the first quarter against Montville Friday at Montville High.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: ECC volleyball tournament begins today

The Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' volleyball tournament begins today with five first-round matches.

Endicott at Coast Guard Academy football preview

When: Today, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cadet Memorial Field, New London. Records: Endicott 4-2 overall, 3-0 New England Football Conference; Coast Guard 3-4, 2-2. Players to watch: Endicott, QB Drew Frenette...

Saturday's schedule

FOOTBALLCollegeEndicott at Coast Guard, 1:30 p.m.

UCONN

Huskies lose cornerback Byron Jones to injury

UConn cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.

UConn, Georgetown to renew men's basketball series

UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their menís basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East Conference. The schools announced Friday they would play a home-and-home series beginning next season.

COLLEGES

Season to celebrate for Conn College women's soccer

A day after one of the biggest wins in program history, the Connecticut College women's soccer team could still sense the excitement from an upset victory celebration over No. 14 Amherst College.

Coast Guard D-line returns from injury to lead the charge

Coast Guard Academy's three defensive linemen all returned this season from injuries and, since a 56-0 loss Sept. 20 at Hampden-Sydney, ranked 25th in the nation in Division III, the Bears have been locked in on defense, allowing just 11.75 points...

PROFESSIONAL

Maddon's successful run as Tampa Bay Rays manager comes to an end

Joe Maddonís highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over, as Tampa Bay announced Friday that Maddon had exercised an opt-out clause in his contract.

McMurray bests Chase drivers to win the pole

Martinsville, Va. - Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway. McMurray, who did not qualify this year for the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

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Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

10 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

1:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 from Martinsville, Va.

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: Kansas City Royals at San Franciso Giants in Game 4.

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Texas at Kansas State.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA: Rutgers at Nebraska.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA: Minnesota at Illinois.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA: Memphis at Southern Methodist.

Noon, MyTV9 - NCAA: Maine at Rhode Island.

12:30 p.m., CSN, SNY - NCAA: Delaware at William & Mary.

12:30 p.m., WCCT - NCAA: North Carolina at Virginia.

1:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Penn at Yale.

1:30 p.m., WXLM (980-AM) - NCAA: Endicott at Coast Guard.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA: Mississippi State at Kentucky.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Michigan at Michigan State.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA: Texas Tech at Texas Christian.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: West Virginia at Oklahoma State.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Oregon State at Stanford.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Georgia Tech at Pittsburgh.

3:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Florida Atlantic at Marshall.

3:30 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA: Boston College at Wake Forest.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA: UNLV at Utah State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Syracuse at Clemson.

7:15 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Ole Miss at LSU.

7:15 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Alabama at Tennessee.

8 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Ohio State at Penn State.

10 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Southern California at Utah.

10 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State from Birmingham, Ala. (taped today)

10:45 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arizona State at Washington.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Perth International from Australia. (taped today)

2 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: McGladrey Classic from St. Simons Island, Ga.

5 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: AT&T Championship from San Antonio. (taped today)

9 p.m., ESPNEWS - Men: Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship from Melbourne, Australia.

11:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA: Blue Bay from Hainan Island, China.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs.

7 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Niagara at Notre Dame.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Ottawa Senators.

Motorcycle Racing

3 a.m. (Sunday), FS1 - MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix of Malaysia from Sepang.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Manchester City at West Ham.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Hull City at Liverpool.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Leicester at Swansea City.

2:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Seattle Sounders.

7:30 p.m., CSN - MLS: Toronto FC at New England Revolution.

Tennis

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland; Valencia Open from Spain.

4 a.m. (Sunday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.