The Day's All-Area Boys' Soccer Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Rowan Hallahan


Old Lyme High School's Rowan Hallahan is named The Day's 2014 All-Area Boys' Soccer Player of the Year.

For New London girls' basketball, a two-point conversion

Charee Osborne had 21 points and 12 rebounds for the New London High School girls' basketball team on the night the Whalers raised their state championship banner from last season and New London held off Stonington 50-48 in a matchup of previously...

Celtics doomed by horrible start

Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 Tuesday night. The Magic were outscored 35-15 in the fourth quarter, but never trailed.

HIGH SCHOOL

The Day's All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Fitch's Aly Clarke

Fitch High School's Aly Clarke is named The Day's 2014 All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year.

H.S. girls' basketball: Old Lyme remains unbeaten

Abby Stone had 21 points and Hannah Paynter added 14 rebounds as Old Lyme High School beat Westbrook 49-36 in a Shoreline Conference game Monday night.

Waterford finishes third in its Lancer Invitational

Waterford finished third in its Lancer Invitational on Saturday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Thursday's Schedule

A listing of Thursday's local games.

Tuesday's schedule

BOYS' BASKETBALLFitch at East Lyme, 7 p.m.Ledyard at NFA, 7 p.m.

UCONN

Onward and upward: UConn men respond to Duke loss with top shooting performance of the year

The UConn men's basketball team had its best shooting game of the season, hitting season highs in field goal percentage (.571), 3-point field goal percentage (.563) and 3-pointers made (nine) while posting a much-needed 80-65 victory.

UConn’s Stewart, Williams honored by ACC

UConn women’s basketball junior forward Breanna Stewart was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, while teammate Gabby Williams was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday.\n

COLLEGES

Mariota named AP's top player

The only thing left for Marcus Mariota to win at Oregon is the national championship. The Ducks’ star quarterback is The Associated Press college football player of the year, adding yet another honor to his spectacular season.

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Will Cummings scored 19 points, Quenton DeCosey had 18 and Temple stunned No. 10 Kansas with a 77-52 rout Monday night that snapped the Jayhawks' eight-game winning streak.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots, Spurs follow similar winning paths

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are aiming for their fourth Super Bowl title. Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs are going for their sixth NBA championship. Different sports. Similar dynasties.

NFL notes

Rex Ryan still pictures himself raising the Lombardi Trophy as a Super Bowl champion. Whether he gets another opportunity to try to deliver that title with the New York Jets remains to be seen.

CT SUN

Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.

ON THE AIR

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky in Bahamas Bowl from Nassau.

8 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Fresno State vs. Rice in Hawaii Bowl from Honolulu.