The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) announced that Amanda Devitt, the former Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services and Success at the University of Hartford, will become the new Athletic Director.
It was a fantastic day of tennis for Kingswood Oxford at the Coe De Villafranca tennis tournament at Kent School on May 11. Kay Chin ’24 of South Windsor won the No. 1 singles draw becoming the youngest player to ever win the top draw of this 40-year old tournament.
Hartford head men’s basketball coach John Gallagher has announced the Hawks’ complete schedule for the 2018-19 season. The Hawks will play five of their 15 non-conference games inside Reich Family Pavilion before opening the 16-game America East slate in January.
STORRS — Watching Carlton Steer lining up just inches in front of Kevon Jones at the UConn football team’s practice on a steamy Wednesday afternoon with the second-team defense, it’s hard not to want to tell the hometown kid makes good story.
STORRS — Last season, during one of the several unplanned breaks in action that have marked his college career, Eric Cobb looked in the mirror and didn’t like what he saw.
UNCASVILLE — Jim Calhoun sat in a courtside chair, legs crossed and one arm stretched to the side as he cradled a game program in his lap. He’d flip through a few pages before being greeted by Ray Allen.
Zack Short and Jason Foley, close friends who talk by phone nearly every day, finished their respective baseball careers at Sacred Heart University after their junior seasons in 2016 and turned pro.
CROMWELL — The shot heard around the PGA in 2017 helped the Travelers Championship earn the tour’s “Tournament of the Year” award.
Dylan Udolf, a professional snowboarder from West Hartford and a 2016 graduate from Kingswood Oxford School recently won his first Nor-Am Alpine Snowboard race in Minnesota. The win helped the sophomore at Northeastern University earn a spot at the 2018 World Cup Olympic qualifier to be held…
The West Hartford Youth Football League (WHYFL) kicked off their Week 10 quarterfinal playoff matchups and championship games this weekend with games at Conard High School and Farmington High School. The weekend included a full slate of games at the NFL flag division, C Division (3-4th grade…
Will Hunter, a longtime swimming and lacrosse coach at Conard, will be posthumously inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 16th at the Aqua Turf in Southington. He will become the fourth Conard coach to be inducted, joining Bob McKee …
UNCASVILLE >> Many of the 8,420 fans who made their way inside Mohegan Sun Arena for Sunday afternoon’s nationally-televised WNBA playoff game were ready to see the young stars for the Connecticut Sun do their thing in the franchise’s first postseason game in five years. By game’s end,…
When James Akinjo sat down with his high school coach, Bill Mellis, several months ago to talk about his future, he told Mellis that he wanted to commit to a school in the spring.
It wasn’t a huge shock to see the names of Olympic gold medalists and former UConn stars Sue Bird, Tina Charles, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi among the UConn products to accept invitations to the upcoming U.S. women’s national team training camp in Santa Barbara, Calif. Howe…
The championship game of the West Hartford Babe Ruth League was played on July 8th at Conard High School. The Red Sox won their second consecutive championship by defeating the Pirates by a score of 6-0
Kevin Ollie recently told the Register that UConn was keeping its final two scholarships spots open “just in case Andre Drummond falls out of the sky.”
UConn will face SMU and USF at home only during the 2017-18 season, and play Houston and Tulane solely on the road, according to the American Athletic Conference’s pairings for the upcoming season.
Tulane, the team which nearly handed UConn its first loss in the history of the American Athletic Conference, is one of five conference teams which will meet the Huskies twice during the regular season during the upcoming campaign.
When Tremont Waters committed to LSU on Monday, it appeared to be just the latest indignity suffered by UConn in this most bizarre offseason.
Three-time champion Petra Kvitova will return to the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies this summer as she continues her comeback to tennis after a career-threatening injury.
Red Sox 18 Diamondbacks 8 >> Lily Novitsky, Amani King and Jane Grove led the offense for the Red Sox. Celine Diaz pitched four strong innings, while Jane Grove turned a double play and Elise Biondi kept a great hit to a single in the outfield. Red Sox catchers Sophia Murkette, Margare…
Watkinson School’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team won the Hudson Valley Athletic League (HVAL) Championship on Saturday, May 20. The Lady Rams travelled to Katonah, New York on Saturday to play the No. 1 seed in the HVAL Championship game after losing to them 18-6 earlier in the season. Watkins…
Rockies 19 Diamondbacks 12 >> The Diamondbacks were led by Sophie Pincince who had four hits, including a double, and drove in five runs; Sydney Meikle also had four hits, scored four times and drove in a run; Ella Stiles had a hit and two RBIs and Rachel Mathews had two hits, scored t…
Red Sox 11 Athletics 11 >> The Red Sox and Athletics battled to a tie in cold and windy conditions. For the Red Sox, Dawson Biondi and Celine Diaz both had long drives into the outfield. Elizabeth Carnemolla pitched a solid two innings to close the game with four strikeouts and allowin…
NEW HAVEN >> Anne Worcester got a little nervous while briefing WTA Tour star Sloane Stephens over a smoothie about her upcoming free tennis clinic for 350 New Haven-area third-graders on Tuesday morning.
Dodgers 10, Diamondbacks 9 >> The Dodgers won their opener over the Diamondbacks 10 to 9. Bebe Parham had 2 walks and 2 runs scored and Julia Moshka played well defensively for the Diamondbacks.
BOSTON >> Randy Edsall looked outside the window to a rain-drenched infield at Fenway Park as he started rattling off names former Baltimore Oriole stars he watched play as a youngster.
Neither Andreas Knappe nor Noel Thomas realized their dreams of hearing their names called during the NFL draft, but both will head to NFL camps, with the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions, respectively.
With a pair of highly-touted transfers becoming eligible to play, it was uncertain what role Natalie Butler was going to have for the 2017-18 UConn women’s basketball team.
Surrounded by friends and family, former UConn safety Obi Melifonwu watched the picks fly in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night.
UNCASVILLE >> Perhaps it is the fact that the Connecticut Sun started three second-year players or had five of its reserves making their debuts with the team, but there were vibes coming from the bench that haven’t been felt in quite some time.
UNCASVILLE >> Dating back the postseason all-star circuit before their freshman seasons at UConn, it was impossible to see Stefanie Dolson without Bria Hartley being close by.
Mitchell College guard Jessica Shepherd, a West Hartford native and Conard High School graduate, was one of 23 seniors selected by the New England Women’s Basketball Association to participate in the 2017 NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic.
Kingswood Oxford student, Angie DeLucia ‘18 of Simsbury headed to Copper Colorado from March 31 to April 7 to compete in the U.S. Snowboard & Freeski Association’s National Championship, the largest snowboarding competition in the world hosting 2,000 skiers.
The women’s Frozen Four is returning to Quinnipiac in 2019 while Rentschler Field in East Hartford will be the site of the men’s lacrosse national championship games in 2021 and 2022.
Three members of the Kingswood Oxford football team, Kareem Burton ‘17 , Ian Britt ’18 and Ben Tauber ’18 were recently named to the All Fairchester Athletic Association football team.
To think Jeff Bagwell would one day reach athletic immortality was unfathomable during his time as a two-sport athlete at Xavier in the mid-1980s.
Bob McKee (Hall 1951-56/Conard 1957-83) and Frank Robinson II (Hall 1957-87) were given the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 at the Walter Camp Football Foundation Tenth Annual Breakfast of Champions held this past Saturday, January 14th at the Omni New Haven Hotel in New Haven.
Plenty of names surfaced in the days since Bob Diaco was fired as UConn’s football coach but the university’s director of athletics David Benedict picked a coach rather familiar to UConn fans.