Notre Dame races past Wichita State 81-70

Elite at last; Notre Dame blitzes Wichita State 81-70 to grab spot in regional finals

Wisconsin holds off Carolina

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallies to beat North Carolina 79-72, reach final eight of NCAAs

Red Sox edge Twins 5-4 as Ortiz, Napoli return

David Ortiz, Mike Napoli return to lineup as Red Sox beat Twins 5-4


Stonington Athletic Hall of Fame to add 10 members

The Stonington High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 10 new members on Saturday, April 25, at the high school.

Schools making most of icy start

Phil Orbe continued a spring ritual on Sunday. The Montville High School baseball coach brought his snow blower over to the school’s baseball field in order to clear it off before the first practice.

Hartford Capital girls finish No. 1 in state poll

Hartford Capital finished the girls' basketball season as the top-ranked team in the New Haven Register Top 10 poll for the third straight season.


Friday's schedule

Today's local college schedule.

Severe storm delays arrival of women’s teams in Oklahoma City

Notre Dame women arrived in Oklahoma City late for NCAA after plane was diverted by storms


A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.


NCAA men: Games have been messy

Turnovers, missed shots, poor coaching and worse execution have characterized this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. Just call it organized chaos, late-game blunders that have nevertheless produced some memorable finishes.

Local college notes

Norwich Free Academy graduate Melissa Castillo, a freshman on the Albertus Magnus softball team, was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference rookie of the week


NBA roundup

Goran Dragic scores 22 as injury-riddled Miami Heat beat Boston Celtics 93-86

Yanks’ Tanaka has mix results in loss to Mets

Masahiro Tanaka gives up 3 runs over 4 2-3 innings in the Yankees' 7-2 loss to the Mets


Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.