The Day's 2015 All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Norwich Free Academy's Cebria Outlow


A junior forward, Cebria Outlow used her resolve to help lead the Norwich Free Academy girls' basketball team to its fourth straight Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship and a berth in the CIAC Class LL semifinals.

Dunn plans to return for junior year, 'excited about next season'

"I am excited about next season," Dunn said in a released statement. "I have seen this program accomplish a lot over the last three seasons and I would like to be part of some more success.

Fitch baseball completes a 3-0 week with win over Woodstock

The Fitch High School baseball team held off Woodstock Academy 12-6 Friday, ending a week in which the Falcons went 3-0 with a victory over seventh-ranked Montville on Tuesday night and a chaotic, come-from-behind 17-14 win over Griswold on...

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HIGH SCHOOL

High school baseball: Vlaun pitches NFA past Bacon

Nick Vlaun pitched a two-hitter as Norwich Free Academy beat Bacon Academy 4-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division baseball game at Dodd Stadium on Friday night.

High school tennis: Fitch boys beat Ledyard to remain unbeaten

Fitch's Geoff Cote won in three sets at No. 1 singles and the Falcons went on to a 6-1 victory over Ledyard on Friday in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division boys' tennis match.

Williams School to eliminate three sports

Armed with the intention of making its entire athletic program stronger, The Williams School confirmed Friday that it will eliminate three sports following the end of the school year. Williams will no longer field teams in field hockey, squash or...

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Saturday's local college and high school games

Friday's Schedule

Friday's local college and high school games.

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PROFESSIONAL

Holt leads Red Sox to victory

Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O'Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles' losing streak to five games.

Major League Baseball roundup

James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.

NBA playoffs roundup

John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on...

Stanley Cup playoffs roundup

Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

CT SUN

Getting healthy a must for Sun

The Connecticut Sun remain a work in progress as they get closer to training camp for the 2015 season.

Sun select Duke's Williams with fourth overall pick

The Connecticut Sun drafted Duke post fourth overall in Thursday night's WNBA Draft and also acquired veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas in a trade with the Atlanta Dream.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA SpringNationals qualifying from Baytown, Texas. (taped today)

7 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond, Va.

2 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN — IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama qualifying from Birmingham. (taped today)

Baseball

1 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers.

2 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Texas A&M at Louisiana State.

4 p.m., MyTV9, SNY, FS1, WFAN (660-AM), WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at New York Yankees.

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

8:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres.

Basketball

3 p.m., YES, TNT, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets.

5:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers.

Boxing

10 p.m., HBO — Sadam Ali vs. Francisco Santana in a welterweight bout and Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings in a heavyweight bout from New York.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: China Open from Shanghai. (taped today)

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Legends of Golf from Ridgefield, Mo.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Swinging Skirts Classic from Daly City, Calif.

Hockey

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders.

6 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks.

9 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Vancouver Canucks at Calgary Flames.

Motorcycle Racing

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — AMA Supercross from East Rutherford, N.J.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Southampton.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Leicester City at Burnley.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester City.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open from Spain; WTA: Porsche Grand Prix from Stuttgart, Germany.

Track & Field

12:30 p.m., NBCSN — Penn Relays from Philadelphia.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Drake Relays from Des Moines, Iowa.