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NORTH HAVEN — The look on North Haven’s faces at halftime in its showdown with Fairfield Prep was, in the words of captain Mark Montano, “scared.”

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NORTH HAVEN >> West Haven coach Rich Boshea was worried about his team as the season opener approached. Facing a talented North Haven team, Boshea knew the success of his defense would be the key if the Westies were going to come away with a victory.

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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,…

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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.

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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…

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NORTH HAVEN >> West Haven coach Rich Boshea was worried about his team as the season opener approached. Facing a talented North Haven team, Boshea knew the success of his defense would be the key if the Westies were going to come away with a victory.

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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.

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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.

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NEW BRITAIN >> Southern Connecticut Conference friendly rivals Aisha Gay of Hamden and Caroline O’Neil of Hand provided plenty of excitement in the CIAC State Open girls track and field championships. Bloomfield won the girls team event with 76 points. Hand had 26 points for fifth plac…

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NEW LONDON >> What’s the best way to cap off what might be the best season in the history of Yale heavyweight rowing, just six days after winning a national championship at the IRAs? How about sweeping an archrival in America’s oldest intercollegiate athletic competition?

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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.

  • By Ray Curren Special to the Register
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NORTH HAVEN >> Defending Class L baseball champion Notre Dame-West Haven grabbed its first lead Saturday afternoon in the top of the fifth inning and appeared to seize all the accompanying momentum that went with it. But against a veteran North Haven squad that had spent a good part of…

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TORRINGTON >> Torrington softball pitcher Ali DuBois and North Haven’s Lauren Card battled for five innings with four hits between them before the Red Raiders scored in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 2-0 Class L state quarterfinal win Friday afternoon at Torrington High School.

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CORVALLIS, Ore. >> The best season in the long history of Yale baseball came to an end in the most appropriate of ways. It came a game after setting the school record for wins in a season. It also came a game after the first multiple-victory NCAA Tournament showing since 1948. The fina…

  • By Sam Rubin Yale Sports Publicity
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GOLD RIVER, Calif. >> The Yale heavyweight crew program continues to make history -- even 165 years into its existence. The latest addition to the Bulldogs’ long list of achievements came in dramatic fashion Sunday afternoon on Lake Natoma, as the varsity eight boat edged top-seeded Wa…