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Local roundup: Montville boys beat St. Bernard/Wheeler for first lacrosse win

Ayden Frechette scored six goals as Montville outlasted St. Bernard/Wheeler 16-10 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' lacrosse game on Wednesday.

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Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and former local athletes who have continued their careers at schools outside the region.

Reports: Ex-New London great Jordan Reed retiring from NFL

Washington tight end Jordan Reed warms up before a 2018 game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. Reed, the former New London High School star, is retiring after seven NFL seasons, according to multiple reports. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Jordan Reed, the ex-New London High School great who went on to become one of the NFL's best tight ends, is retiring, according to multiple reports.

Local roundup: Griswold's Waldron throws second straight perfect game

Kaelin Waldron pitched her second perfect game in as many days as the Griswold High School softball team blanked Wheeler 13-0 Tuesday in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II matchup.


Local roundup: Zavala leads Fitch past New London

Ramiro Zavala picked to the victory, had two hits and drove in two runs as Fitch beat New London 13-2 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I baseball game on Sunday.

Local roundup: Old Lyme girls' tennis remains flawless in win over Westbrook

Abigail Sicuranza, Callie Bass, Sam Tan and Livie Bass each won in straight sets as the Old Lyme High School girls' tennis team swept Westbrook 7-0 in a Shoreline Conference match Saturday.

Local roundup: Fitch boys' win lacrosse opener on new field

Fitch´s Devyn Jordan (45) takes a shot at the goal against Waterford´s Cody Brown (21) and Liam Pickett (31) during Thursday's 16-6 win over the Lancers. The game was held on the new turf field at Groton Middle School located next door to Fitch High School. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Devyn Jordan had five goals and an assist as Fitch began a new season on its new turf field with a 16-6 victory over Waterford in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I boys' lacrosse game on Thursday.


Morgan Valley returning to UConn women's program as assistant coach

In this 2016 Day File Photo, University of Washington women´s basketball assistant coach Morgan Valley listens to head coach Mike Neighbors, not pictured, huddles the team during a timeout against Syracuse in NCAA Final Four semi-final action Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Valley, who has been head women's basketball coach at the University of Hartford for the last two years, will join Geno Auriemma's staff at UConn as an assistant.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Morgan Valley, head coach at the University of Hartford, is leaving that job to become an assistant coach with the UConn women's basketball program.

Kevin Freeman leaves UConn coaching staff

In this Feb. 16, 2013, file photo, UConn assistant coaches Kevin Freeman, right, and Ricky Moore look on with Ryan Boatright during a game against Villanova in Hartford. (Fred Beckham/AP Photo)

Kevin Freeman is leaving the UConn basketball program after spending one season as an assistant coach at his alma mater but will remain at the university in another role.


On College Football: Who would make 15-team super league?

Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) is hit by Oregon safety Verone McKinley III during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 2 in Glendale, Ariz. Who would make a college football Super League? Think big-brand schools with large fanbases and a history of success — such as Oregon. (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

What if college football’s most powerful teams, the biggest of the big boys, tried to do what is happening now in European soccer, where a dozen of the wealthiest and most successful clubs are in the process of forming a 15-team Super League

Family affair: Jimmy Boeheim to play for his dad at Syracuse

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, left, congratulates his son, Cornell's Jimmy Boeheim, at the end of a 2017 game in Syracuse, N.Y. Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell. Coach Jim Boeheim's oldest son made the announcement Friday on Instagram. (Nick Lisi/AP File Photo)

Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell


Mohegan Sun names Jennifer Rizzotti president of Connecticut Sun

In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Former UConn great, and George Washington University coach, Jennifer Rizzotti, center, talks with Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault, left, before the Mystics play the Connecticut Sun in a WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Rizzotti will be responsible for the overall business operations and marketing strategies of the Mohegan Tribe owned WNBA franchise that plays its home games in Mohegan Sun Arena.

Sun draft three guards in WNBA Draft, including Baylor's Carrington

Baylor's DiJonai Carrington blocks a shot by UConn's Christyn Williams during the an NCAA Elite Eight game on March 29 in San Antonio. Carrington was selected by the Connecticut Sun with the No. 20 overall pick in Thursday's WNBA Draft.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Connecticut Sun drafted Baylor's DiJonai Carrington, Central Michigan's Micaela Kelly and Aleah Goodman of Oregon State in Thursday night's WNBA Draft.


Reed pulls plug on NFL career marked by tantalizing talent and endless injuries

Washington tight end Jordan Reed lost lost helmet and suffered a concussion on this hit by Atlanta strong safety Keanu Neal in the third exhibition game of the 2019 preseason. The ex-New London High great missed the entire 2019 regular season, but after spending the 2020 season with the San Francisco 49ers, Reed announced his retirement on Tuesday. (Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton)

In walking away from the sport at age 30, Jordan Reed cited the "lingering effects" of his brain injuries.

Knicks beat Hawks 122-119, win streak at NBA-best eight games

Knicks forward Julius Randle drives against Atlanta forward John Collins during the third quarter of Wednesday's game at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks won in overtime, 137-127. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Julius Randle had 40 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a 137-127 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks

Raptors ride strong third quarter to 114-103 win over Nets

Toronto's Kyle Lowry passes around Brooklyn's Jeff Green during the second half of Wednesday's game in Tampa, Fla. Toronto won, 114-103. (Mike Carlson/AP Photo)

Pascal Siakam had 27 points and nine rebounds, OG Anunoby scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors ran away from the Brooklyn Nets in the third quarter, winning their fourth straight game 114-103

NBA roundup

Phoenix's Devin Booker goes up for a shot between the 76ers' Mike Scott, left, and Tyrese Maxey during the first half of Wednesday's game in Philadelphia. The Suns won, 116-113. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Chris Paul scored 28 points, Devin Booker had 19 and Mikal Bridges 18 to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 116-113 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night



12:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds.

6 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians.

7 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox.

7:30 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Louisiana State at Mississippi.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers.


7 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Boston Celtics.

7 p.m., TNT — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks.


9 p.m., NBCSN — Jelena Mrdjenovich vs. Erika Cruz in a featherweight bout from West Point, N.Y.


9 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Lopesan Open from Gran Canaria, Spain.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: LA Open from Los Angeles.


7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers.

7 p.m., NESN Plus — NHL: Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres.

7 p.m., MSG Plus — NHL: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders.

Horse Racing

1 p.m., FS2 — Live racing from New York.


6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Boston College at Syracuse.


5:30 a.m., FS2 — NRL: Newcastle Knights at Penrith Panthers.


3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: West Bromwich Albion at Leicester City.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Barcelona Open from Spain; WTA Porsche Grand Prix from Stuttgart, Germany; ATP Serbia Open from Belgrade; WTA BNP Paribas Championship from Istanbul, Turkey.


7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Washington vs. Kentucky in Division I tournament semifinal from Omaha, Neb.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Texas vs. Wisconsin in Division I tournament semifinal from Omaha, Neb.