Arizona beats Pawcatuck-Westerly 3-2 in Junior World Series softball opener


Jazmine Ayala's two-out double in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Anacely Gutierrez as Sunnyside (Ariz.) defeated Pawcatuck-Westerly 3-2 in the opening round of the Junior League (13-14) World Series softball tournament on Sunday.

Southington takes Waterford to the limit in state LL final

Drew Belcourt hit a three-run home run and Mickey Gurzenda and Sean Olson combined on a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts as Southington South prevented Waterford from winning the Connecticut Little League (11-12) baseball title on Sunday, 4-2, at...

Local roundup: Westport evens series against Waterford in state (9-10) softball final

Westport defeated Waterford 9-6 in Game 2 of the Connecticut Little League (9-10) softball championship series on Sunday night.

Hackett runs away from rest of Kelley Road Race field

From the start, Everett Hackett owned the field. He gradually stretched his lead, looking comfortable as he powered up the hills. Returning back down Pequot Avenue in New London, he had plenty of time to soak in the ocean views.

Monahan, Rocco among winners at the Speedbowl

Diego Monahan took the lead on lap three and never looked back en route to winning the 35-lap SK Modifieds race at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.

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Local roundup: Waterford wins 9-10 softball final opener

Anna Donahue had three hits and Abby Maynard drove in two runs as Waterford beat Westport 5-4 on Saturday in the Connecticut Little League (ages 9-10) softball finals.

Local roundup: Waterford advances to state Little League final

Waterford advanced to the championship round of the Connecticut Little League 11-12 year-old baseball tournament on Friday night with a wild 15-4 extra inning victory over Stamford North at Volunteer Field.

Pawcatuck/Westerly wins East Region crown

Alex Mitchell had two hits, a run and an RBI and Abigail Flakus had an RBI single and scored as Pawcatuck/Westerly beat Northfield (N.J.) on Thursday morning, 5-0, to win the Little League Junior Softball (13-14) Eastern Regional championship at the...

UCONN

Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

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CT SUN

Sun come undone late in loss to Fever

Connecticut blew early double-digit leads and unraveled in the final eight minutes of an onerous 83-70 Eastern Conference loss to the Indiana Fever on Sunday night before 6,601 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Sun play at Fever Sunday night

The Connecticut Sun have the worst conference record in the East and need to start winning those games in order to make the playoffs. They play at the conference rival Indiana Fever Sunday at the Indiana Fever (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 6 p.m.)

PROFESSIONAL

Red Sox fall to the Rays

Cabrera's RBI double in 8th helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox and avoid sweep

Major League Baseball roundup

Colabello hits two-run HR, Blue Jays beat Royals 5-2 in testy game featuring 3 ejections

Kenseth stretches his fuel and steals a win at Pocono

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Bus stop: Steelers great Jerome Bettis bulls way into Hall

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7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Aberdeen IronBirds.

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