Local roundup: Valley/OL routs North Branford to remain unbeaten

Quarterback Ryan Santos rushed for two touchdowns and finished with 103 yards on 11 carries, and also went 6-for-9 for 91 yards and a TD as Valley/Old Lyme defeated North Branford 27-6 on Friday.

Local roundup: CGA volleyball team sweeps rival Conn 3-0

Freshman Amanda Dake had a match-high 13 kills as Coast Guard Academy rolled to a 3-0 victory over neighbor Connecticut College in a volleyball match on Thursday night.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

Local college roundup: UConn to hold open men's basketball practice for fans

The UConn men's basketball team will hold an open practice for fans on Saturday afternoon.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local roundup: Gathy sparks Waterford past NFA in girls' swimming

Tallah Ryan of Waterford fist bumps coach Brett Arnold after a dive during Tuesday's ECC girls' swimming meet against NFA at Waterford. Ryan won the event with a personal-best score of 199.65 points and Waterford won the meet 98-80.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Elyse Gathy won a pair of events on Tuesday, leading Waterford to a 98-80 win over NFA in an Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' swimming meet.

Local roundup: New London volleyball team wins fourth straight

New London won its fourth straight with a 25-21, 25-7 and 25-19 win over Norwich Tech in a non-conference volleyball match on Monday.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

UCONN

Another week, another unbeaten foe for UConn football

Wins will continue to be tough to come by for UConn, especially on Saturday when the Huskies visit No. 20 South Florida (6-0) in an AAC game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

UConn football family rallies around hospitalized teammate

In this Aug. 30 file photo, UConn linebacker Eli Thomas (22) raises his arms to the crowd as the team enters the field for their season-opening game against Central Florida at East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

During the bye week, redshirt junior Eli Thomas, a 22-year-old linebacker, suffered a stroke prior to weight-lifting workout on Wednesday and was rushed to the hospital.

COLLEGES

Week 8 Preview: ACC showdown; Heisman Herbert; Auburn slump

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert went 20-of-26 with 250 yards, four touchdowns and no picks in the Ducks' 62-14 win against Portland State on Sept. 8 in Eugene, Ore. The front-runners have clearly been established in the Heisman race, but the question now is who else can emerge with a late rush? (Thomas Boyd/AP Photo)

Three ranked teams look to follow up big wins last week with another good showing and North Carolina State and Clemson play a pivotal Atlantic Coast Conference game

No. 3 Clemson, No. 16 NC State clash in ACC showdown

North Carolina State's Kelvin Harmon (3) hauls a pass in against Virginia's Bryce Hall during the first half of a Sept. 29 game in Raleigh, N.C. Harmon has developed into the top receiver for No. 16 North Carolina State, a big-bodied threat capable of making contested catches entering Saturday's trip to No. 3 Clemson. (Chris Seward/AP Photo)

No. 3 Clemson, No. 16 NC State clash in ACC showdown

PROFESSIONAL

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

The Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates with Lorenzo Cain after scoring on a double by Jesus Aguilar during the first inning of Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Friday in Milwaukee. The Brewers won, 7-2, to force a Game 7. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Milwaukee Brewers beat Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 to send NL Championship Series to Game 7

Kawhi Leonard scores 31 points, Raptors beat Celtics 113-101

Boston's Jayson Tatum (0) and Gordon Hayward pressure the Raptors' Kawhi Leonard during the second half of Friday's game in Toronto. Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Raptors to a 113-101 win. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press/AP Photo)

Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Serge Ibaka added 21 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics 113-101 in an early matchup between Eastern Conference contenders

NHL roundup

Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau (11) celebrates with MacKenzie Weegar, left, and Vincent Trocheck after Friday's game against the Capitals in Washington. Huberdeau scored the deciding shootout goal that gave the Panthers a 6-5 win. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead in the second period and beat the Washington Capitals 6-5 for their first victory of the season

NBA roundup

Brooklyn's Caris LeVert goes to the basket against New York's Lance Thomas during the second half of Friday's game at Barclays Center. Brooklyn won, 107-105. (Mary Altaffer/AP Photo)

Caris LeVert's driving layup with a second left gave him a career-high 28 points and the Brooklyn Nets their first victory of the season, 107-105 over the New York Knicks on Friday night

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

10:30 a.m., CNBC — NASCAR Monster Cup Hollywood Casino 400 practice from Kansas City, Kan.

11:30 am., CNBC — NASCAR Xfinity Kansas Lottery 300 qualifying from Kansas City, Kan.

1 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Hollywood Casino 400 final practice from Kansas City, Kan.

1:55 p.m., ESPNews — Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Xfinity Kansas Lottery 300 from Kansas City, Kan.

4:55 p.m., ESPNews — Formula One United States Grand Prix qualifying from Austin, Texas.

Baseball

8 p.m., FS1 — NLCS: Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7. (if necessary)

Basketball

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Indiana Pacers.

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards.

7:30 p.m., MSG, NBCSB — NBA: Boston Celtics at New York Knicks.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers.

Figure Skating

6 p.m., NBCSN — ISA Skate America men's free skate from Everett, Wash.

Football

Noon, Ch. 8 — NCAA: Oklahoma at Texas Christian.

Noon, Ch. 61 — NCAA: Michigan at Michigan State.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Miami (Ohio) at Army.

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Auburn at Mississippi.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Maryland at Iowa.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA: Cincinnati at Temple.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA: Illinois at Wisconsin.

Noon, WCCT — NCAA: North Carolina at Syracuse.

12:30 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA: Virginia at Duke.

1:30 p.m., SNY — NCAA: Dartmouth at Columbia.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA: Alabama at Tennessee.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: Penn State at Indiana.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Colorado at Washington.

3:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Houston at Navy.

3:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: North Carolina State at Clemson.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Wake Forest at Florida State.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Southern Methodist at Tulane.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Kansas at Texas Tech.

3:30 p.m., NESN — NCAA: Coastal Carolina at UMass.

3:30 p.m., NBCSB — NCAA: Delaware at New Hampshire.

7 p.m., CBSSN, WXLM (980-AM) — NCAA: UConn at South Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Mississippi State at Louisiana State.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Central Florida at East Carolina.

7:30 p.m., Ch. 8, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA: Ohio State at Purdue.

7:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Oregon at Washington State.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Fresno State at New Mexico.

10:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: San Jose State at San Diego State.

10:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Arizona at UCLA.

10:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Grambling at Alcorn State. (taped today)

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Valderrama Masters from Sotogrande, Spain.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA Shanghai from China. (taped today)

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dominion Energy Charity Classic from Richmond, Va.

10 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: CJ Cup at Nine Bridges from Jeju Island, South Korea.

Hockey

10 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Vancouver Canucks.

Mixed Martial Arts

9 p.m., NBCSN — Professional Fighters League from Washington.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Chelsea.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayern Munich at Wolfsburg.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at West Ham.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Liverpool at Huddersfield Town.    

Tennis

7 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Stockholm Open from Sweden.