Veteran Fitch coach Rich Kosta is well-versed on and off the track

Fitch High School boys' track and field coach Rich Kosta, a finalist for national coach of the year, lists coaching student-athletes that have attended every Ivy League and NESCAC college as one of his proudest achievements. (Tim Martin/The Day)

It starts in a place not many other track stories begin: the library. That's where Rich Kosta, Fitch High School boys' track and field coach and also the school's librarian and media specialist, keeps his office.

H.S. baseball: Waterford rides combined no-hitter to rout Cromwell 10-1

Old Lyme catcher Griffin Powers tags out Fitch’s Weston Jacey up the third base line during Friday night’s game in Groton. The Wildcats rallied for two runs in the seventh to beat the Falcons 3-2.

Walker Sutman and John Pellegrino combined to pitch Waterford's third no-hitter of the season as the Lancers rolled to a 10-1 nonleague baseball victory over Cromwell.

H.S. roundup: East Lyme, Stonington girls win ECC divisional tennis titles

East Lyme wrapped up the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I title in girls' tennis on Friday with a 5-2 win over defending champion Fitch.

Waterford clinches share of ECC D-II boys' lacrosse title

Waterford's Logan Bowdish carries the ball against St. Bernard/Wheeler's Joshua Terry during Thursdasy's boys' lacrosse game at St. Bernard. The Lancers clinched at least a share of the ECC Division II title with a 16-2 win. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The Waterford boys' lacrosse team thumped the St. Bernard/Wheeler co-op 16-2 on Thursday, continuing its dominance over every ECC team except for one — East Lyme.

Guilford ends Stonington's 60-match winning streak in girls' tennis

Phoebe Townsend and Brielle Fratoni-Jaskiewicz started their No. 2 doubles match against Guilford around 4:30 Thursday afternoon and finished at 7:03 p.m.



The players have helped make it fun with play for the Sun

Las Vegas, NV: Twenty-four hour gluttony. Sin City. What happens there stays there.



UConn women to compete at next season's Paradise Jam

The UConn women’s basketball team will compete against Ole Miss, Purdue and St. John’s in the Reef Division in the 2018 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, the team announced Thursday.

UConn spring football schedule will no longer include Blue-White Game

UConn football coach Randy Edsall said Thursday that the program’s spring 2019 schedule has been adjusted and the annual spring game will be replaced by a Youth Clinic and Fan Appreciation Function on Saturday, April 6.

Jets select UConn's Fatukasi in sixth round of NFL draft

UConn defensive lineman Foley Fatukasi was selected in the sixth round of the NFL draft by the New York Jets on Saturday.


Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible

Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

Maryland players cut the net to celebrate their 9-6 win over Ohio State in the Division I men's lacrosse final on May 29, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. Maryland is the top seed in this year's tournament, which starts its first round on Saturday. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins

NEWMAC honors Coast Guard Academy lacrosse, softball

The Coast Guard Academy was rewarded for a successful spring season with numerous All-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference selections in lacrosse and softball.


UConn Avery Point advances to East District tourney championship round

Avery Point (30-11-1) advances to the championship round Monday. It will have to beat Monroe Community College (29-18) twice to win the three-team, double-elimination tournament. Baseball action begins at noon at Washington Park.

Local roundup: Silva, Porazzi lead Waterford past Lyman in baseball

Bobby Silva pitched five innings for the win and was 3-for-3 as Waterford beat Lyman Memorial 7-0 in a high school baseball game on Sunday.

An emotional ending to Mitchell College's NCAA baseball journey

Mitchell College is eliminated from the NCAA Division III Harwich Regional baseball tournament with a 6-0 loss to Ramapo (N.J.) on Saturday.


Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Golden State's Stephen Curry shoots between Houston's Gerald Green, left, and Eric Gordon during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on Sunday in Oakland, Calif. Curry scored 35 as Golden State's routed the Rockets 126-85, giving it a 2-1 series lead. (Kyle Terada/AP Photo)

Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Houston Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Vegas Golden Knights mob goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) after defeating the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday to win the NHL Western Conference Finals at Winnipeg. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.



6 p.m., NESN — IL: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at Pawtucket Red Sox. 

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

8 p.m., WCTX, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.

11 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers. (joined in progress)


8:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers.


4 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championships individual play from Stillwater, Okla.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga playoffs: Wolfsburg at Holstein Kiel.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Geneva Open.