Former Waterford All-American Katie Schoepfer heads to girls' soccer hall of fame


Former Waterford High School girls' soccer player Katie Schoepfer is going to be inducted into the CGSCA Hall of Fame on Jan. 25, 2015 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. A high school and collegiate All-American and now a professional with the...

High school football capsules / Week 11

Following is a capsule look at Friday's high school football games.

Tucchio named Fitch High girls’ lacrosse coach

Jenna Tucchio, head coach of the Stonington High School field hockey team for the last 11 seasons, will coach the Fitch girls’ lacrosse team beginning this spring, athletic director Marc Romano announced.

Lyman takes over for Stabach as East Lyme boys’ swimming coach

East Lyme High School’s Jack Stabach, the head coach of the Vikings’ successful boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving programs, has stepped down from the boys’ side. The team will be coached by Jen Lyman.

High school football / Week 11 capsule

A preview of the Law at East Lyme high school football game.

COLUMNS

Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalry

Food and football, aside from riding the same alliterative boat, are among the co-stars of...

UCONN

UConn wins opener in Puerto Rico tournament behind Boatright

Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and the No. 17 UConn men's basketball team held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.

NCAAs headed to Bridgeport in 2016-17

Bridgeport - UConn will join Fairfield University to as co-hosts of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament in 2016 and 2017 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, it was announced on Thursday. The 2016 tourney will host...

Life as national champ: Everyone will be trying to knock off the UConn men

Teams are lining up for a hefty cut at knocking down the defending national champion UConn men's basketball team in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, an eight-team tournament that runs today through Sunday at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan.

COLLEGES

Local roundup: Alvarez, Anderson lead Coast Guard men's hoop to win

Junior Kevin Alvarez hit a game-winning basket from the corner with 12.9 seconds left as the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team edged Roger Williams 55-54 in Wednesday’s home opener.

Alabama rolls to No. 1 in college football playoff rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.

Local college notes

A weekly look back at our local colleges and local athletes playing at schools outside the region.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Friday's schedule

FOOTBALLHigh SchoolMontville at Fitch, 6:30 p.m.

Local roundup: East Lyme football comes back to beat Law 21-14

The East Lyme High School football team spotted Law an early 7-0 lead before scoring the next 21 points for a 21-14 victory Thuesday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Blount rejoins Pats after being cut by Steelers

LeGarrette Blount’s teammates are glad to have him back in a New England Patriots uniform.

Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection. Federer will play Gael Monfils today in the second singles match as Switzerland takes on France in...

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice from United Arab Emirates.

Basketball

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: College of Charleston vs. Texas A&M in Puerto Rico Tip-Off from San Juan.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Miami vs. Akron in Charleston (S.C.) Classic semifinal.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: UConn vs. Dayton in Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinal from San Juan.

5 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Iowa vs. Syracuse-California loser in 2K Classic third-place game from New York.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Boston College vs. West Virginia in Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinal from San Juan.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Charlotte vs. South Carolina in Charleston (S.C.) Classic semifinal.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA women: Hofstra at Fordham.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Texas vs. Syracuse-California winnerin 2K Classic final from New York.

8 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards.

8 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Memphis Grizzlies.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Oklahoma City Thunder.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Marshall at Louisville.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Chicago Bulls at Portland Trail Blazers.

Football

6:06 p.m., WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Montville at Fitch.

7 p.m., CPTV Sports - High school: Woodland at Derby.

8 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Texas-El Paso at Rice.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: San Jose State at Utah State.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.

9:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Masters from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel - European PGA Tour Championship from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Columbus Blue Jackets.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Massachusetts-Lowell at Notre Dame.

9:35 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Edmonton Oilers.

Speed Skating

10 p.m., NBCSN - Apolo Ohno Invitational from Salt Lake City. (taped today)

Tennis

8 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.