Capasso resigns as Waterford girls' basketball coach


Waterford High School girls' basketball coach Mark Capasso resigned this week after a season in which the Lancers went 20-6 with an ECC Division II title.

Somers defeats Waterford in Class S boys' lacrosse title game

Top-seeded Somers broke open a tight game with six straight goals in the second period and the Spartans went on to defeat No. 2 Waterford 19-5 in the CIAC Class S boys' lacrosse title game Saturday.

Waterford boys lose to Somers in Class S lacrosse final

Top-seeded Somers used a six-goal outburst in the second quarter to break open a tight game and beat No. 2 Waterford on Saturday morning, 19-5, in the CIAC Class S state boys' lacrosse final at McMahon High School.

Waterford beats Lewis Mills 4-0 to win Class M baseball championship

Michael Burrows pitched a two-hitter and struck out 15 in a dominating pitching performance as Waterford won the 10th state championship in program history with a 4-0 victory over Lewis Mills in the Class M state baseball final Friday night at...

Waterford boys' lacrosse has taken steady climb to CIAC Class S final

Waterford began boys' lacrosse as a club team in 2007. Ten years later, it's playing for a state title. It squares off against defending CIAC Class S champion Somers on Saturday morning at McMahon (10:30).

COLUMNS

Has there ever been a better WNBA trade than the one for Courtney Williams?

Mohegan — She is from Folkston, Ga. They speak folksy in Folkston, apparently.

UCONN

COLLEGES

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for first national championship

Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU and beat its Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for the Gators' first national title in baseball

Singer's 12 Ks help Gators beat LSU 4-3 in CWS finals opener

Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had to complete to get there.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford comes alive late to clinch District 10 Little League softball title

Waterford swept the best-of-three District 10 Little League softball series with a 2-0 shutout of Groton/Mystic at Rotary Field on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Waterford wins District 6 Babe Ruth (14) tournament

Waterford captured the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball championship Tuesday with an 11-1 victory over Pawcatuck.

Local calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Weekly baseball and softball training — At The Pit in Niantic, through July 29, Mondays-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon. Drop-ins welcome for hitting, pitching, catching, speed work and...

PROFESSIONAL

Gsellman hurts hamstring as Mets lose to Marlins 6-3

Ichiro Suzuki had a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh inning to put Miami ahead, Christian Yelich had three hits and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 6-3

Travelers had atmosphere the US Open was lacking

Moving fans farther from the action costs the US Open atmosphere that it needs

ON THE AIR

Baseball

5 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader.

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

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Texas Rangers at Cleveland Indians.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

Golf

4:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

Soccer

2 p.m., FS1 — FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal vs. Chile in semifinal from Kazan, Russia. 

Swimming

7 p.m., NBCSN — Phillips 66 National Championships from Indianapolis. (taped today)