East Lyme's Redding named Connecticut girls' soccer Large School Coach of the Year

East Lyme High School girls' soccer coach Rachel Redding was named the Connecticut Girls' Soccer Coaches' Association Large School Coach of the Year at Sunday's all-state banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.

Top-ranked New London beats Waterford with dominating second half

The New London girls' basketball team concluded its first week as the state's No. 1 team with a dominant second half to put away Waterford on Saturday night, 60-34.

H.S. roundup: No. 9 Ledyard wrestlers go 4-0 at own Watkins Duals

Ledyard High School's wrestling team swept all four matches while hosting the Jerry Watkins Colonel Duals on Saturday.

Former UConn QB Hernandez named new football coach at Ledyard

Former UConn quarterback and Southington head coach Jonathan “D.J.” Hernandez has been named the new head football coach at Ledyard High School, athletic director and assistant principal Jim Buonocore said Friday afternoon.

NFA trio scores all of its points in 51-46 win over Bacon Academy

MacKenzie Burke, Hailey Conley and Makayla Poirier-Vaughters scored all of Norwich Free Academy's points as it upset 10th-ranked Bacon Academy on Friday, 51-46.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

Hernandez is not his brother's keeper, making Aaron irrelevant to D.J.'s hiring

I'll be assigned many opportunities in the coming months to write about D.J. Hernandez and the...

UCONN

No. 1 UConn women rout Tulane 100-56, Samuelson scores 32

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson didn't score in the first quarter and didn't play in the fourth.

Shorthanded UConn men fight off fatigue, beat East Carolina

The Huskies fought off tired legs and a few comeback attempts from East Carolina over the course of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball game before 5,676 fans at the XL Center.

UConn's been buoyed by Samuelson's all-around offensive improvement

It seems rather fitting that the picture in the UConn women's basketball media guide next to Katie Lou Samuelson's game-by-game statistics from her freshman season is her picture-perfect form while firing up a 3-pointer.

COLLEGES

Ex-Waterford star Martucci has grown on and off the court at Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac University women's basketball coach Tricia Fabbri has had a front-row seat for the significant growth of Waterford High School graduate and two-time Quinnipiac captain Adily Martucci, something she calls “the greatest joy you see...

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Kristian Doolittle scored six of his 12 points in overtime and Jordan Woodard's layup with 2.2 seconds left lifted Oklahoma to an 89-87 victory over No. 7 West Virginia on Wednesday night

No. 7 Creighton's goals intact even with Maurice Watson out

Creighton returned to practice Wednesday with the same aspirations it had before Maurice Watson Jr. was lost with a season-ending knee injury

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: CGA finishes third at NE wrestling

Sophomores Owen McClave, Nick Remke and Phil Azzari each went 4-0 as the Coast Guard Academy wrestling team finished third at the New England Wrestling Association Championships on Sunday.

Local colleges: No. 9 Conn women complete weekend sweep of Williams

Cassie Hunter scored 11 seconds into the game, helping No. 9 Connecticut College complete a weekend sweep of Williams College with a 4-1 victory in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women's hockey game at Dayton Arena on Saturday.

College basketball: Reserves lift Mitchell women past Becker 51-44

Mitchell College received a vital contribution from its reserves in a 51-44 victory over Becker College on Saturday in a New England Collegiate Conference women's basketball game.

PROFESSIONAL

Brady and Patriots headed to the Super Bowl again

The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl.

Hudson Swafford wins CareerBuilder for 1st PGA Tour title

Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: American at Holy Cross.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina State at Duke.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Mississippi State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Texas Christian at Oklahoma State.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: New York Knicks at Indiana Pacers.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Texas.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Texas Southern at Mississippi Valley State.

Golf

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic.

Hockey

7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at New York Rangers.

9 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche.

Tennis

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.