H.S. roundup: New London softball sweeps Grasso with pair of no-hitters

Jovanna Potter and Caylee Parker pitched back-to-back no-hitters as the New London High School softball team swept Grasso Tech 12-0 in four innings, and 9-0 in five innings.

H.S. tennis: East Lyme boys finish perfect for third straight season

East Lyme completed its third consecutive perfect season with a 7-0 boys' tennis victory over Stonington on Monday.

Veteran Fitch coach Rich Kosta is well-versed on and off the track

Fitch High School boys' track and field coach Rich Kosta, a finalist for national coach of the year, lists coaching student-athletes that have attended every Ivy League and NESCAC college as one of his proudest achievements. (Tim Martin/The Day)

It starts in a place not many other track stories begin: the library. That's where Rich Kosta, Fitch High School boys' track and field coach and also the school's librarian and media specialist, keeps his office.

H.S. baseball: Waterford rides combined no-hitter to rout Cromwell 10-1

Old Lyme catcher Griffin Powers tags out Fitch’s Weston Jacey up the third base line during Friday night’s game in Groton. The Wildcats rallied for two runs in the seventh to beat the Falcons 3-2.

Walker Sutman and John Pellegrino combined to pitch Waterford's third no-hitter of the season as the Lancers rolled to a 10-1 nonleague baseball victory over Cromwell.

H.S. roundup: East Lyme, Stonington girls win ECC divisional tennis titles

East Lyme wrapped up the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I title in girls' tennis on Friday with a 5-2 win over defending champion Fitch.

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Vital decides to return to UConn for junior season

UConn guard Christian Vital, who was exploring his NBA draft chances without using an agent, announced Monday he will return to the Huskies for his junior season and play for new head coach Dan Hurley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn backcourt veteran Christian Vital has decided to return for his junior season.

UConn women to compete at next season's Paradise Jam

The UConn women’s basketball team will compete against Ole Miss, Purdue and St. John’s in the Reef Division in the 2018 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, the team announced Thursday.

UConn spring football schedule will no longer include Blue-White Game

UConn football coach Randy Edsall said Thursday that the program’s spring 2019 schedule has been adjusted and the annual spring game will be replaced by a Youth Clinic and Fan Appreciation Function on Saturday, April 6.

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Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible

Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

Maryland players cut the net to celebrate their 9-6 win over Ohio State in the Division I men's lacrosse final on May 29, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. Maryland is the top seed in this year's tournament, which starts its first round on Saturday. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins

NEWMAC honors Coast Guard Academy lacrosse, softball

The Coast Guard Academy was rewarded for a successful spring season with numerous All-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference selections in lacrosse and softball.

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Avery Point baseball falls short in quest to repeat as East District champs

UConn Avery Point's Ryan Bagdasarian, right, comforts teammate Collin Bakken after the Pointers lost the NJCAA Division II East District baseball title game to Monroe (N.Y.) Community College, 4-3 in 10 innings, at Washington Park in Groton on Monday. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Monroe Community Collee rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat UConn Avery Point 4-3 in the NJCAA Division II East District baseball championship.

Local colleges: CGA freshman Mooney qualifies for national track meet

Coast Guard Academy freshman Kaitlyn Mooney has qualified to take part in the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships this week in La Crosse, Wisc.

UConn Avery Point advances to East District tourney championship round

Avery Point (30-11-1) advances to the championship round Monday. It will have to beat Monroe Community College (29-18) twice to win the three-team, double-elimination tournament. Baseball action begins at noon at Washington Park.

PROFESSIONAL

Torres homers twice of Colon as Yankees beat Rangers 8-5

The Yankees' Neil Walker (14) greets Gleyber Torres at the plate after the latter a two-run home run against Texas in the second inning of Monday's game in Arlington, Texas. The Yankees won, 10-5. (Richard W. Rodriguez/AP Photo)

Gleyber Torres hit two of the four Yankees homers off Bartolo Colon and New York won 10-5 at Texas

Vargas sharp after being skipped, Mets beat Marlins 2-0

The Mets' Amed Rosario passes third base on his way to home plate to score on a double by Asdrubal Cabrera during the third inning of Monday's game against Miami at Citi Field. The Mets won, 2-0. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

Jason Vargas returned to the rotation with five excellent innings, AJ Ramos pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 2-0

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