New London’s Tywan Jenkins knows what it takes to run a successful high school football program having played for the likes of Jack Cochran, Jeff Larson and Juan Roman.He plans to bring the Whaler blueprint to Bunnell as its new head coach.
Ryan O’Connell had 14 points and 15 rebounds as top-seeded Waterford defeated No. 6 New Britain on Sunday night, 63-56, to win the CIAC Division II boys' basketball title and its second straight state championship.
Linwood Hazelwood had 14 points, nine rebounds and two blocks as top-ranked Innovation overwhelmed third-seeded Old Lyme on Sunday, 62-41, in the CIAC Division V championship game at Mohegan Sun Arena.
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Najla Cecunjanin turned an offensive rebound into a game-winning three-point play with 2:10 remaining as second-seeded Cromwell withstood a frenzied Sheehan rally to win Sunday's CIAC Class M title, 60-51.
A sophomore transfer, Jayden Burns, played all 32 minutes Saturday for the New London girls' basketball team. A freshman and the other half of the backcourt tandem, Joniyah Bland-Fitzpatrick, played 31.
Matt Knowling had 19 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as top-ranked East Catholic beat sixth-ranked Windsor on Saturday, 79-74, to win the CIAC Division I boys' basketball state title and its fourth state in six seasons.
Robbi Ryan's free throws with 5.0 seconds left off a Hurricanes turnover put Arizona State ahead to stay, and the fifth-seeded Sun Devils ousted fourth-seeded Miami 57-55 in a second-round Portland Region game on Sunday night.
Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored six points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa
Joe Resetarits and Tyler Digby each had hat tricks for the New England Black Wolves but it was not enough as they fell to the Philadelphia Wings 13-8 in a National Lacrosse League game at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night.