A win-win situation, as Ledyard earns second straight ECC volleyball championship

Top-seeded Ledyard swept its way to a second straight ECC tournament volleyball championship, beating No. 3 Fitch 25-19, 25-10, 25-11 at Plainfield High.

High school football roundup: Speller runs Waterford past Griswold

Griswold returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, but Waterford took over after that and came away with a 34-14 win in a high school football game Thursday night.\n

Old Lyme plays for Shoreline soccer titles tonight

The Old Lyme boys' and girls' soccer teams will be playing for Shoreline Conference tournament titles Friday night.

East Lyme boys are first to win back-to-back ECC soccer titles

Second-seeded East Lyme held off No. 5 Montville 2-0 for the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament boys’ soccer championship, getting first-half goals from James Foster and Brandon Dinsmore to become the league’s first repeat...

Ledyard repeats as ECC volleyball champs

Plainfield - Michelle Klinikowski had 20 kills, five blocks and four aces to earn MVP honors as top-seeded Ledyard High School overwhelmed Fitch on Thursday night, 25-19, 25-10, 25-11 to win its second straight Eastern Connecticut...


Langley will serve, swim at West Point, after all

Waterford - All the deities of water (and by extension, swimming)...



UConn women are the team to beat, as always

The UConn women's basketball team, as expected, is the preseason favorite in the American Athletic Conference.

UConn's Stewart, Nurse honored at AAC women's basketball media day

NEW YORK – For the second consecutive season, UConn forward Breanna Stewart was honored as the American Athletic Conference women's basketball Preseason Player of the Year, as announced by the conference on Thursday morning. In...

AAC coaches pick Boatright as preseason player of the year

Senior Ryan Boatright has majored in hard work during his basketball career.


Winston rallies Florida State past Louisville

Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

SEC dominates first rankings

The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC. At least for now.

Local college roundup: UConn's Calhoun sprains knee in practice

UConn junior Omar Calhoun will likely be sidelined for at least a week after suffering a sprained MCL during practice on Sunday.


Local roundup: Bears (15-1) top Branford in field hockey to end regular season

Molly Crowley scored with 15 minutes, 38 seconds remaining in the second half to lift the Stonington High School field hockey team to a 1-0 victory over Branford on Thursday.


Baseball notes

News and notes from around Major League Baseball.

NHL roundup

Bruins 3, Sabres 2


Auto Racing

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Nationwide O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice from Fort Worth, Texas.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas. (taped today)

1 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 practice from Fort Worth.

3 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 qualifying from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., NBCSN - Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR Nationwide O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice from Fort Worth, Texas.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 qualifying from Fort Worth.

8:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 from Fort Worth, Texas.


8 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers.


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

6:30 p.m., CPTV Sports - High school: Morgan at Valley Regional/Old Lyme.

7:30 p.m., NESN, SNY - FXFL: Brooklyn Bolts at Boston Brawlers.

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Cincinnati at Tulane.

8 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Tulsa at Memphis.


6 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: BMW Masters from Shanghai. (taped)

4:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: Charles Schwab Cup Championship from Scottsdale, Ariz.

11 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: CIMB Classic from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel - LPGA: Taiwan Championship from Taipei. (taped today)


8 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Vermont at Notre Dame.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., NBCSN - Breeders' Cup Distaff from Arcadia, Calif.


9 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: BNP Paribas Masters from Paris.