Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and local athletes now competing at colleges outside the region.

Local colleges: Coast Guard's Giorgio wins 133-pound title at Div. III Northeast meet

Coast Guard Academy’s Nate Giorgio continued his unbeaten season Sunday by winning the 133-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Northeast Regionals.

Conn men advance to NESCAC hockey semis

New London — Senior J.C. Cangelosi scored the game-winning goal in overtime, as Connecticut College rallied for a 4-3 victory over Hamilton College Saturday in the New England Small College Athletic Conference...

CGA women win their 12th straight

Not too long ago, Coast Guard Academy looked nothing like the inspired and unselfish basketball team that cruised to a convincing New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference quarterfinals victory on Wednesday night.

Local college notes

A weekly look at the accomplishments of local colleges and former local athletes playing for colleges outside the region.



Dr. Britt is keeping us all humble with her example

Stonington - Brittany Solar listened to her parents. The enduring...

Is bringing an end to the ECC really in the kids' best interests?

Perhaps the framers were mistaken. Or ill prepared for evolution. Turns out that “life, liberty and...


NCAA basketball roundup/Top 25

LaDontae Henton's experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday.

College basketball roundup

Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points and BYU beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and likely costing them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

College basketball roundup

Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50 on Thursday night to clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

College basketball roundup

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track.


UConn's Jones jumps into history at NFL Combine

UConn's Byron Jones might have made one giant leap up the NFL draft boards Monday. Actually, make it two big leaps.\n

UConn finalizes its football schedule

The UConn football schedule was finalized on Thursday with the American Athletic Conference announcing its league slate. The Huskies’ 12-game schedule includes eight league games and six home contests at Rentschler Field. Kickoff times and...


UConn's Jefferson, Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis, Tuck are first team AAC selections

UConn junior guard Moriah Jefferson was named the American Athletic Conference’s Most Improved Player and was joined on All-AAC first team by teammates Breanna Stewart, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Morgan Tuck. Senior center Kiah Stokes was named the...

UConn ready to turn attention to postseason

There were times during the second half of the season, which included games in 12 different states, when top-ranked UConn looked like a rather weary bunch.

UConn women rout USF in regular season finale

It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked UConn needed heading into the postseason.

UConn women rout USF 89-65 in regular season finale

Tampa, Fla. — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points while Morgan Tuck and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 18 apiece Monday night as top-ranked UConn beat South Florida 88-65 on Monday night for its 28th straight win.


Friday's schedule

Today's local college and high school schedule.


NHL roundup

Sean Monahan scored Calgary's first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory on Thursday night.

Announcer Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia.


Auto Racing

3 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 practice from Las Vegas.

4:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Boyd Gaming 300 practice from Las Vegas.

6 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Boyd Gaming 300 final practice from Las Vegas.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 qualifying from Las Vegas.


1 p.m., MLB Network - Exhibition: New York Yankees at Philadelphia Phillies from Clearwater, Fla. (subject to blackout)

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) - Exhibition: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.


7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Akron at Kent State.

7:15 p.m., wwwtheday.com, WJJF-94.9 FM - High school boys: New London vs. Ledyard in Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament final from Waterford.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Murray State vs. Morehead State in Ohio Valley Conference semifinal from Nashville, Tenn.

8 p.m., ESPN, YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Phoenix Suns at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at New Orleans Pelicans.

8 p.m., NESN, SNY - NCAA men: Yale at Harvard.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Texas Tech at Baylor.

10 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Eastern Kentucky vs. Belmont in Ohio Valley Conference semifinal from Nashville, Tenn.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors.


10 p.m., FS1 - Joseph Diaz vs. Juan Luis Hernandez in a junior featherweight bout from Los Angeles.

11 p.m., ESPN2 - Antwone Smith vs. Tony Harrison in a junior middleweight bout from Las Vegas.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: African Open from East London, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Cadillac Championship from Doral, Fla.

6 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Puerto Rico Open from Rio Grande. (taped today)

4:30 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel - LPGA: Women's Champions from Singapore. (taped today)


7:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at New Jersey Devils.


Noon, FS1 - Women: United States vs. Switzerland in Algarve Cup from Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal.


8 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: United States vs. England from Glasgow, Scotland.

6 p.m., Tennis Channel - WTA: Abierto Monterrey from Mexico.