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Premium Content H.S. Roundup: East Lyme rallies past NFA in softball 4-3

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 9:50 am

East Lyme - East Lyme High School rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the final two innings to pull out a 4-3 softball victory over Norwich Free Academy in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division on Wednesday.


Premium Content Local roundup: Stewart wins Honda award

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Storrs - UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart was named winner of the Honda Sports Award for basketball on Tuesday.
The award is presented annually to the top women athletes in 12...


Premium Content Local roundup: Strickland's game-winning HR helps CGA softball split

 April 15, 2014; Updated: 9:34 am

New London - Cherokee Strickland drilled a game-ending two-run homer on a 3-0 pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Coast Guard Academy a 6-5 victory over Springfield College and a split of their New England...


Premium Content Rocco has a big day

 April 14, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Waterford - A familiar face ruled the day at the Waterford Speedbowl.

Keith Rocco of Berlin won three races Sunday during the six-race Blastoff Weekend event. The feat tied the mark legendary Speedbowl racer Don Collins set in...


Premium Content Blastoff Weekend on tap at Speedbowl this weekend

 April 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

The Waterford Speedbowl will hosts its annual Blastoff Weekend today and Sunday. The 13-race card was originally scheduled as the 64th season-opener on March 29-30, but fell victim to cold and inclement weather.


Premium Content Local roundup: Strickland helps CGA softball sweep MIT

 April 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New London - Cherokee Strickland's two-run, two-out single capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Coast Guard Academy softball team a 10-9 win over MIT and a sweep of a New England...


Premium Content Local roundup: Mitchell sweeps behind Stango, Toro

 April 8, 2014; Updated: 12:43 am

New London - Troy Stango pitched a three-hitter in the second game as the Mitchell College baseball team completed a doubleheader sweep of Maine Presque Isle with a 6-0 win Monday.


Premium Content Peck, Toro lead Mitchell to victory

 April 7, 2014; Updated: 12:36 am

Leicester, Mass. - Evan Peck and Kevin Toro had four hits each as the Mitchell College baseball team beat Becker 9-3 in a New England Collegiate Conference game Sunday.
Mike Tandy...


Premium Content Leone makes his debut with Mariners

 April 7, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Norwich's Dominic Leone made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners, pitching the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

Leone, a 2009 Norwich Free Acdemy graduate, was taken by the Mariners in the 16th...


Premium Content Local Roundup: Sullivan sparks Mitchell to victory

 April 6, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

New London — Shane Sullivan finished with three goals and an assist and freshman goalie JD LeMay allowed a season-low three goals Saturday as the Mitchell College men's lacrosse team came away with a 7-3 victory...


Premium Content Puleo holds off Rocco for SK Modified win

 April 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Waterford - Ed Puleo of Branford held off all challengers, including a furious late rally by defending division champion Keith Rocco, to win the SK Modified division's 35-lap feature as the Waterford Speedbowl opened its 64th consecutive...


Premium Content Local Roundup: Coast Guard rallies past Springfield

 April 5, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New London - Coast Guard rallied from a 6-0 deficit to beat Springfield College 8-6 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference baseball game Friday.
Coast Guard (8-12, 3-4)...


Premium Content Local roundup: Conn beats Trinity 11-7 in men's lacrosse

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 12:14 am

New London - Thomas Woessner and Chad Sawyer scored three goals apiece as Connecticut College defeated Trinity College 11-7 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's lacross game on Wednesday at Silfen...


Premium Content Local Calendar

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm


Jolly Roger Baseball Tournament - June 20-22 in Uncasville, hosted by CT Pirates. For 13u, 14u and 16u. Cost: $600. Contact: Marc McGrath at ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.



Premium Content Local Roundup: Two combine to pitch no-hitter for Avery Point

 April 2, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Norwich - Baylor LaPointe and Mike Schettino combined to pitch a no-hitter as the UConn-Avery Point baseball team beat Mass. Bay Community College 16-0 on Tuesday at Dodd Stadium.

LaPointe (2-0) pitched five innings with eight...


Premium Content Local Roundup: Waterford's Ward loses in world title bid

 March 30, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm

Salt Lake City, Utah - Brennan Ward of Waterford lost to Russia's Alexander Shlemenko by submission in Bellator's mixed martial arts middleweight championship fight late Friday night.


Premium Content Local Roundup: Sun to host WNBA Draft on April 14

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am

Mohegan - The Connecticut Sun have the first pick in April's WNBA Draft, and they will play host to the event, too.
The WNBA officially announced Friday after that its annual draft...


Premium Content As Niantic Legion founder, Ernst set the bar high during 50-year career

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 11:30 pm

Southeastern Connecticut lost one its baseball pioneers Saturday when Lou Ernst passed away at his daughters' home in Coconut Creek, Fla.
He was 86.
Ernst founded...


Premium Content Local roundup: Dolson, Hartley, Stewart are Wade Trophy finalists

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 4:22 am

Three UConn players — Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley and Breanna Stewart — have been named finalists for the 2014 Wade Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation's top Division I women's basketball player.


Premium Content Speedbowl forced to postpone opener

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Waterford - The threat of inclement weather has forced Waterford Speedbowl management to postpone its Blastoff Weekend.

The season-opening event, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, has been pushed back to April 12-13. The Speedbowl...


Premium Content Local Calendar

 March 27, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm


Eastern Connecticut Major League baseball - Amateur league is looking to expand this season. Contact: John Turner at jwtjr2110@comcast.net or (401) 595-4693.

New London American Legion baseball -...


Premium Content Local roundup: Conn men's lacrosse wins third straight

 March 26, 2014; Updated: 11:53 pm

New London - Tyler Hegarty scored three goals as Connecticut College won its third straight game with a 9-2 men's lacrosse victory over UMass-Darmouth on Tuesday night at Silfren Field.


Premium Content Local roundup: New London girls finish sixth in final state poll

 March 25, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

The New London High School girls' basketball team can add another first to its list of memorable accomplishments this season - a spot in the final New Haven Register Top 10 poll.

The newly crowned Class M champion Whalers (24-4) finished...


Premium Content Local roundup: Pointers strong-arm Dean behind Albin, Domnarski

 March 23, 2014; Updated: 12:50 am

Norwich - Zach Albin and Doug Domnarski pitched complete games as UConn-Avery Point opened the northern part of its baseball schedule with a doubleheader sweep of Dean Junior College on Saturday at Dodd Stadium.


Premium Content Local roundup: Swimming in success, Gill wins backstroke title

 March 22, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Indianapolis - Sam Gill of Connecticut College was the co-champion in the men's 100-yard backstroke Friday at the NCAA Division III Championship.

Gill had a time of 47.62 along with Ross Spock of Emory University - .06 seconds off...



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