WESTERLY — Playing the No. 1 spot on the tennis team is almost never an easy day at the office when you play in Division I.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut athletic director David Benedict gave football coach Randy Edsall a vote of confidence Sunday and said it would not be fair to evaluate his program after three losing seasons.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn players had heard the narrative that Sunday's game against rival Notre Dame would be a match-up of two programs in down years.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike and Cameron Parker posted double-doubles and Sacred Heart rallied in the second half to beat Hartford 79-62 on Sunday.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Nathan Knight had 21 points and 10 rebounds as William & Mary narrowly beat Fairfield 62-58 on Sunday. Andy Van Vliet added 20 points for the Tribe. Van Vliet also had 10 rebounds for the Tribe.
KINGSTON — Fatts Russell has made a habit of encouraging the Ryan Center fans to get involved. He was slapped with a second technical foul and ejection after doing just that in a win over Manhattan last week.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi came off the bench to score a career-high 30 points and Stony Brook rolled to a 79-63 victory over Brown on Saturday.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Rich Kelly poured in a season-high 36 points and sparked a late run as Quinnipiac defeated New Hampshire 75-67 on Saturday.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Andrew Fleming scored 18 points and Maine made enough free throws down the stretch to hold off Central Connecticut 66-64 on Saturday.
Stonington won its first state title since 1993 with a 1-0 win against Ellington on Nov. 23. Wynn Hammond scored the game’s only goal heading in a corner kick from Tyler Fidrych in the second half.
EXETER — Ben Gorman scored 13 points and the Westerly Middle boys basketball team defeated Exeter-West Greenwich, 59-41, on Thursday.
PROVIDENCE — Cradling a basketball in one hand, Luwane Pipkins was asked if he knew his career win-loss record against the University of Rhode Island.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Mikail Simmons’ steal and dunk with 7 seconds remaining lifted Bryant to a 67-65 victory over Columbia on Friday night.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Students from Harvard and Yale universities, along with others who staged a climate change protest on the field during last month's football game between the Ivy League schools, were sentenced Friday to perform community service.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — While Brian Cashman was descending the outside of a building Friday, the New York Yankees’ general manager came across a message taped to a 10th-floor window from a fan: Please sign Gerrit Cole.
NORTH STONINGTON — Much in the way Wheeler High baseball alumni Tom Gavitt and Troy Stefanski did earlier this decade, Lions' senior Bowen Baker proved a lot of baseball pundits wrong.
Sponsored by Antonino Auto Group: This school year The Westerly Sun will be selecting a high school Athlete of the Week. Voting closes on Monday and the selection will be announced on Thursday. The nominees for the week ending November 30th are:
STONINGTON — Stonington High's Nate Gonzalez and Ryan Gruczka were ready to go when this boys cross country season started.
STONINGTON — Stonington High's Lily Anderson was the veteran of this year's girls cross country team, and Bobbie Doherty was the new kid on the block.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — E.J. Anosike had 21 points and Cameron Parker had another strong game as Sacred Heart defeated UMass Lowell 89-86 on Wednesday night.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Xzavier Malone-Key hit a free throw with 12 seconds left to allow Fairleigh Dickenson to hold off Quinnipiac, 78-77 on Tuesday night.