East Lyme boys track down the competition


East Lyme's 4x400-meter relay team won the final event on the track Saturday afternoon to cap the Vikings' first-place finish at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship meet. East Lyme, third last year to three-time champion Fitch, won the...

NFA girls (eight in a row), East Lyme boys earn titles in ECC track meet

The Norwich Free Academy girls win their eighth straight ECC track and field championship, while East Lyme wins the boys' title.

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Behind a pair of individual victories from senior Olivia Lane in the shot put (35 feet, 1 inch) and discus (114-2), the Norwich Free Academy girls' track team won its eighth straight ECC championship meet Saturday, finishing with 100 points.

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Saturday's schedule

Today's local and college schedule

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Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco.

Noon, Ch. 8 — IndyCar Indianapolis 500.

6 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 from Concord, N.C.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Kansas Nationals from Topeka. (taped today)

Baseball

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA: Houston vs. East Carolina in American Athletic Conference tournament final from Clearwater, Fla.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Florida State vs. North Carolina State in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final from Durham, N.C.

1 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Texas vs. Oklahoma State in Big 12 Conference tournament final from Tulsa, Okla.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox.

1:30 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Kansas City Royals.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Vanderbilt vs. Florida in Southeastern Conference tournament final from Hoover, Ala.

8 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees.

Basketball

8:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers.

Soccer

10 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Manchester United at Hull City.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Sunderland at Chelsea.

10 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Tottenham at Everton.

10 a.m., MSNBC — Premier League: Southampton at Manchester City.

10 a.m., USA — Premier League: West Ham at Newcastle.

10 a.m., Bravo — Premier League: West Bromwich at Arsenal.

10 a.m., E! — Premier League: Swansea City at Crystal Palace.

10 a.m., Esquire — Premier League: Burnley at Aston Villa.

10 a.m., Oxygen — Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Leicester City.

10 a.m., Syfy — Premier League: Liverpool at Stoke City.

5 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Orlando City at San Jose Earthquakes.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Florida in Division I tournament super regional.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Florida in Division I tournament super regional. (if necessary)

5 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona at Louisiana State in Division I tournament super regional.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Arizona at Louisiana State in Division I tournament super regional. (if necessary)

Tennis

5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.