During the 2019 season, Jayden Burns, taking over the point guard's role for the first time, helped lift the New London High School girls' basketball team to a Class LL state championship berth at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Paulla Solar has spent 29 seasons on the sideline as the Stonington High School girls' basketball coach. As she said Wednesday in a letter to her players, it's taking a pandemic for her to step away, even briefly.
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The CIAC Board of Control will vote Thursday on a proposal that will allow basketball, gymnastics, hockey and swimming to stage abbreviated winter seasons while postponing wrestling, indoor track, competitive cheer/dance.
Former New London High School whiz kid Jada Lucas, a member of The Day's All-Decade Team, is a senior member of the women's basketball team at the University of Hartford and the Hawks' leading scorer.