H.S. soccer roundup: Magowan leads Stonington past Fitch

The Stonington boys' soccer team wrapped up an unbeaten season in Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I play with a 2-1 win over Fitch on Tuesday.

Montville girls' soccer team keeps adding to its inventory of achievements

Montville goalie Lauren Ross make a save during the Indians' 5-0 win over St. Bernard on Monday night. It was the 30th career shutout for Ross, a school record, and Montville also clinched at least a share of the ECC Division III title. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The inventory of accomplishments in recent days is a substantial one for the Montville High School girls' soccer team, which clinched at least a share of the ECC Division III title Monday night.

Shelton, North Haven face off in matchup of teams ranked in The Day's Top 10 poll

It was a pretty uneventful high school football weekend with most conferences on bye weeks, resulting in almost no movement in The Day's Top 10 state coaches’ poll.

Region's ECC football teams in danger of missing states

The high school football season has reached the halfway point, and the region’s Eastern Connecticut Conference teams are all in danger of missing the playoffs.

Turnovers plague NFA in 51-14 loss to No. 6 Newtown

NFA's Andrew Cote (6) reels in a pass from Elijah Parker as just over the fingertips of Newtown's Jack Zingaro (4) during Saturday's game in Norwich. The No. 6 Nighthawks outscored NFA 27-0 in the second half and routed the Wildcats 51-14. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Unbeaten Newtown turned four Norwich Free Academy turnovers into 17 points as it mashed its way to a 51-14 football victor on Saturday.

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UCONN

UConn football family rallies around hospitalized teammate

In this Aug. 30 file photo, UConn linebacker Eli Thomas (22) raises his arms to the crowd as the team enters the field for their season-opening game against Central Florida at East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

During the bye week, redshirt junior Eli Thomas, a 22-year-old linebacker, suffered a stroke prior to weight-lifting workout on Wednesday and was rushed to the hospital.

Hurley finds familiar faces in his new AAC basketball family

First-year UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley listens to a reporter's question during the annual American Athletic Conference media day on Monday in Philadelphia. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

UConn's Dan Hurley is new to the American Athletic Conference basketball neighborhood, but hardly a stranger.

UConn women's basketball players embrace ownership role

UConn's Geno Auriemma took a new approach during the offseason, handing over ownership of his women's basketball team to the players.

COLLEGES

Defense sparks Conn men's soccer to another win

When Connecticut College finally scored a break-through goal about midway through the second half on Tuesday, pressure seemed to lift.

Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa plays against Maryland during an Oct. 7, 2017 game in Columbus, Ohio. Bosa’s college football career is over. The injured All-American defensive end intends to withdraw from Ohio State to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday. (Jay LaPrete/AP Photo)

Injured defensive end Nick Bosa leaving Ohio State to prep for pro career

Alabama hits midway point atop offensive charts

Memphis' Darrell Henderson runs for a first down as he is hit by Central Florida's Eriq Gilyard during the first half of an Oct. 13 game in Memphis, Tenn. Central Florida won, 31-30. (Mark Zaleski/AP Photo)

Alabama leads two of four major offensive categories as the college football season enters its second half

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Gathy sparks Waterford past NFA in girls' swimming

Tallah Ryan of Waterford fist bumps coach Brett Arnold after a dive during Tuesday's ECC girls' swimming meet against NFA at Waterford. Ryan won the event with a personal-best score of 199.65 points and Waterford won the meet 98-80.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Elyse Gathy won a pair of events on Tuesday, leading Waterford to a 98-80 win over NFA in an Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' swimming meet.

Local roundup: New London volleyball team wins fourth straight

New London won its fourth straight with a 25-21, 25-7 and 25-19 win over Norwich Tech in a non-conference volleyball match on Monday.

PROFESSIONAL

Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after his grand slam against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he's 'good enough' to go

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Oct. 13 at Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he'll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

5 p.m., FS1 — NLCS: Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5.

8:30 p.m., TBS, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — ALCS: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros in Game 4.

Basketball

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Detroit Pistons.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NBA: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns.

Golf

4 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior LPGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

10 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: CJ Cup at Nine Bridges from Jeju Island, South Korea.

Hockey

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Washington Capitals.

9:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

8 p.m., FS1 — Women: United States vs. Canada in World Cup qualifying final from Frisco, Texas.