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Checking in with ... Lilyana Sherbanee (NFA)

Lilyana Sherbanee plays for the NFA girls' golf team and shot a personal-best round of 48 in last year's ECC championship. She'll attend UConn and major in economics. (Photo courtesy of Lilyana Sherbanee)

Lilyana Sherbanee plays for the NFA girls' golf team and shot a personal-best round of 48 in last year's ECC championship. She'll attend UConn and major in economics.

Florida H.S. football coach is suspended for allegedly holding practice during pandemic

A Florida coach whose high school football teams have won three straight state championships was suspended pending an investigation into "an unauthorized athletic activity" during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

NFA all-stater Mason Jackson will transfer to Canterbury

3/3/20 :: SPORTS :: FULKERSON ET. AL :: NFA's Mason Jackson scores over Ledyard's Xander Hutchins (21) and Jabari Jones, right, in ECC boys' basketball tournament Div. I championship game action Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Mason Jackson, a CHSCA Division I all-state selection as a junior last season for the unbeaten Norwich Free Academy boys' basketball team, announced this week on Twitter that he would transfer to play next season at the Canterbury School.

Checking in with ... Jonah Person (Lyman Memorial)

Lyman Memorial senior Jonah Person, back, a three-sport athlete for the Bulldogs, delivered the game-winning single for the school's baseball team last year as it captured a share of the ECC Division III title with a victory over Montville. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Lyman Memorial senior Jonah Person delivered the game-winning single for the Bulldogs last year as they captured a share of the ECC Division III title with a victory over Montville.

Checking in with ... Topaz Baker (Grasso Tech)

Topaz Baker is a three-sport athlete at Grasso Tech and was one of the school's CIAC scholar-athlete representatives. She is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and will attend Southern Connecticut State University. (Photo courtesy of Topaz Baker)

Topaz Baker is a three-sport athlete at Grasso Tech and was one of the school's CIAC scholar-athlete representatives.

PODCASTS

UCONN

UConn women won't play Louisville next season

It was Louisville coach Jeff Walz who first spoke last November of the possibility his Cardinals would play the UConn women’s basketball team in a neutral-site contest during the 2020-21 season.

Springs looking forward to playing for Huskies

UConn's Richie Springs, a 6-foot-9 forward who sat out his freshman season as an academic redshirt, will provide the Huskies with valuable depth up front next season. (Photo courtesy of UConn athletics)

Richie Springs is taking full advantage of his extended free time by improving his body and mind.

Vital looks back on his UConn career

In this Feb. 26 file photo, UConn's Christian Vital smiles during a break in a game against Central Florida at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Vital arrived in Storrs almost a forgotten member of a highly-regarded recruiting class.

COLLEGES

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, file photo, Eddie Sutton, head coach at Oklahoma State between 1990-2006, is honored at halftime of the Oklahoma State basketball game against Iowa State in Stillwater, Okla. Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)

Hall of Fame basketball coach Eddie Sutton has died

Historically black schools hit hard by academic penalties

Historically black colleges and universities have once again been hit disproportionately with NCAA-imposed penalties based on Academic Progress Rate scores

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Where are they now? Ledyard's Manwaring lives in Boston, still using lessons learned as a Colonel

Alex Manwaring, center, poses with parents Hull and Callie Manwaring following his 2018 inductin into the Ledyard High School Football Hall of Fame. Manwaring, a 2012 Ledyard graduate, rushed for 2,551 yards during his senior season and helped the Colonels reach the 2011 Class M state championship game. (Photo courtesy of Alex Manwaring)

Former Ledyard running back Alex Manwaring had one of the greatest seasons in state high school football history in 2011. He has taken those lessons he learned playing sports with him into life.

Local college honors

Following is a list of local college athletes who were recognized for their accomplishment during the winter season:

Ledyard's Woodruff has become a master of basketball trick shots

Jack Woodruff switches hands holding the ball while in midair just one one of several moves before taking a shot at the basket while demonstrating one of his basketball trick shots on Friday at his home in Ledyard.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Meet Jack Woodruff, a basketball trick shot artist with his sights set on becoming a social media influencer.

PROFESSIONAL

Keselowski wins Coca-Cola 600

Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway early Monday, May 25, 2020, in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Brad Keselowski extended Jimmie Johnson’s losing streak to 102 races, holding off the seven-time NASCAR champion in overtime early Monday in the Coca-Cola 600

Gov. Cuomo gives New York’s pro sports teams the OK to start ‘training camps’

The governor has been adamant about reopening facilities to sports teams for weeks, which is a good sign for the Mets and Yankees as they hope to open the regular season at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium by early July.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Alsco 300 from Concord, N.C.

Baseball

5:25 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN2 — Korean: Samsung Lions at Lotte Giants.

Horse Racing

1 p.m., FS2 — Live racing from various sites.

6 p.m., NBCSN — Live racing from various sites.