Ledyard, Old Lyme and Stonington were among 20 schools to be selected as CIAC Michaels Achievement Cup exemplary programs on Tuesday.
A weekly look at highlights from our local colleges and former local athletes continuing their careers at schools outside the region:
Four local schools, including a pair in Class M boys' soccer, will play for berths in Saturday's state championship games when they play in semifinal on Tuesday night.
Augie Djerdjaj scored in the 87th minute as the Connecticut College men's soccer team beat Johns Hopkins 1-0 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament.
Merchant Marine coach Mike Toop was in the midst of touting his own wide receiver, senior Joe Vitelli, as one of the best he's seen. Toop stopped himself to include Coast Guard Academy's Justin Moffatt.