H.S. tennis: New London girls earn state tourney bid


Brynn Doughty won at No. 1 singles and Sandrine Etienne at No. 3 singles as the New London girls’ tennis team edged Norwich Free Academy on Monday, 4-3, to qualify for the CIAC Class S tournament for the second straight season.

PC coach receives positive feedback about Dunn's draft status

Kris Dunn is a popular topic of conversation in basketball circles with each passing day leading up to the NBA Draft.

Local roundup: Fitch softball team finishes third straight 20-0 regular season

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hitter with 17 strikeouts and hit two doubles and scored twice as the top-ranked Fitch softball team beat East Granby on Monday, 7-0, to finish the regular season unbeaten for the third year in a row.

H.S. baseball: Whalers use big sixth inning to beat Woodstock

Juan Otanez had three hits and three RBI as New London scored four runs in the sixth inning to pull away from Woodstock Academy on Monday, 6-3, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference interdivision game.

2016 ECC award winners / girls' lacrosse

The following athletes were named 2016 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' lacrosse all-stars and sportsmanship award winners:

HORSE RACING

Preakness win behind them, Desormeauxs prepare for Belmont


Bonded by their prowess for getting the most out of race horses, siblings Keith and Kent Desormeaux have a relationship that can best be described as professional

Owners of Barbaro suffer another loss on Preakness day

Ten years after Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro tragically broke down at the start of the Preakness, the owners of the popular colt watched another horse they bred die during a race on a rainy Saturday at Pimlico Race Course

Exaggerator beats Nyquist in Preakness

Finally, Exaggerator has beaten Nyquist and it came in the Preakness on Saturday to end any chance of another Triple Crown.

PROFESSIONAL

Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals 2-all by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday night.

Draymond, Westbrook swap barbs over fouls, kicks

Draymond Green knows who is responsible for his kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams: Russell Westbrook and the rest of the NBA stars who get to the foul line with a whole lot of salesmanship.

Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

Joe Pavelski scored two goals including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

Rajai Davis' two-run homer in the fifth inning put Cleveland ahead to stay, Jose Ramirez hit his second of the day and Juan Uribe also went deep to lead the Indians to a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox and a doubleheader split.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Wheeler softball finishes unbeaten in ECC Small Division again

The Wheeler softball completed play in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division unbeaten for the third straight year, beating Tourtellotte 8-2 on Sunday.

Mystic Schooners are looking for host families for the players

The Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League are looking for families to host players. The team will be holding a meeting on Tuesday at the Quality Inn on Route 27 in Mystic beginning at 7 p.m.

UCONN

Diaco fires up UConn's New York City base with promise of progress

Bob Diaco was doing his best to get the crowded bar on the East Side of Manhattan fired up about Connecticut football, running down all the reasons to be hopeful about the Huskies taking another step forward

UConn men's basketball adds New York guard Vital to 2016-17 recruiting class

UConn has added a guard from New York City to its highly touted 2016-17 recruiting class.

COLLEGES

Shaky start dooms Mitchell College baseball in NCAA opener

A shaky first inning staggered Mitchell College in its NCAA Division III New England Regional opener on Wednesday.

CT SUN

Sun fail to cash in on chances and fall to Mystics OT

The Connecticut Sun failed to capitalize on numerous chances Saturday night and dropped their home opener to to Washington Mystics in overtime, 84-76.

Sun host Mystics in home opener Saturday night

The Connecticut Sun, who split their season-opening two-game road trip, play their home opener against the Washington Mystics on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

HIGH SCHOOL

Stonington boys, East Lyme girls win state rowing titles

Three boats from two local schools captured state championships during the 17th Connecticut Public School Rowing Championships on Sunday at Lake Waramaug.

East Lyme holds off best efforts of Griswold, NFA to capture ECC girls' track championship

East Lyme won the 4x400-meter relay and held off tough competition from Griswold and eight-time defending champion Norwich Free Academy to win the Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' track and field championship.

NFA fights through adversity to finish first in ECC boys' track and field championship

NFA won five events, including Connor Gralton's victory in the 1,600 meters, and held on to win the ECC boys' track and field championship.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Wake Forest vs. Duke in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

Noon, MLB Network — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Miami Marlins.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Boston Red Sox. 

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

11 a.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship quarterfinals from Eugene, Ore.

3 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Amateur Four-Ball from Mamaroneck, N.Y.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship semifinals from Eugene, Ore.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning.