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  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Norfolk State ends drought, gains first women's volleyball victory of year

    COLLEGES: Women’s volleyball: **Angie Darcus had 22 assists Friday as Norfolk State (1-19, 1-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ended its season-long drought, winning 14-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22 at home against Morgan State (11-10, 4-4). ... **...
  • Hoops commit list grows as Williamson, Maitland pledge

    Hoops commit list grows as Williamson, Maitland pledge
    Two more area boys basketball players made college decisions over the weekend. Shooting guard C.J. Williamson of Evans committed to Texas Tech during his official visit to Lubbock, and Daytona Beach Father Lopez point guard Malik Maitland committed to...
  • UConn Soccer Coach Ray Reid Going For Win No. 400

    UConn Soccer Coach Ray Reid Going For Win No. 400
    Notre Dame men's soccer coach Bobby Clark didn't have to think long and hard about his earliest memory of UConn coach Ray Reid. When asked last month about their first meeting, Clark recalled an exhibition game from nearly 30 years ago. Reid was an...
  • Regional Digest: New London Tackle Commits To UConn

    Tackle Commits To UConn Brian Cespedes, a 6-foot-7, 260-pound offensive tackle at New London High committed to the UConn football program Friday. Cespedes is the 17th recruit to commit for 2015. Two Assigned To Wolf Pack The Rangers recalled forward...
  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • UM announces non-conference hoops schedule

    With nine promising newcomers, including transfers Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan, expectations are high for Miami's basketball team, which leaves for a basketball tour of Spain later this month.  Thursday, the school announced its non-conference...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • Cavanaugh Admits Hockey East Foes Will Be Tough For UConn

    Cavanaugh Admits Hockey East Foes Will Be Tough For UConn
    STORRS — Returning members of the UConn hockey team don't have to wonder what it takes to beat a Hockey East team. The Huskies did it twice in three attempts last season, defeating UMass and Providence and losing to Boston University. But the small...
  • Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri

    Oak Ridge forward Alex Owens picks Providence over UCF, Missouri
    Powerful Oak Ridge basketball forward Alex Owens committed to Providence College after visiting the Rhode Island campus and attending the Friars PC Elite Camp last weekend. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior originally pledged to sign with UCF after...
  • Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ

    Kevin Ollie Recruiting Like A Champ
    NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut. "I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...
  • Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp

    Magic invite Seth Curry, 3 others to camp
    The Magic will bring shooting guard Seth Curry, point guard Peyton Siva, power forward Kadeem Batts and shooting guard Drew Crawford to training camp. None of them are expected to make the Magic's roster. Some of them are expected to be sent to the...