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Capsule look at Vito Montelli's career
Highlights of the career of St. Joseph boys basketball coach Vito Montelli, who is expected to announce his retirement at a press conference at the school on Wednesday: Coached at St.
Is Montelli calling it a career?
Is veteran St. Joseph High School basketball coach Vito Montelli about to call it a career? Montelli, 80, the winningest high school basketball coach in New England, has scheduled an announcement for Wednesday at the Trumbull school to reveal his intentions. Besides the 11 state titles, his teams have finished runner-up six times.
The ConnCast: New homes for ex-Huskies - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
The ConnCast was on a one-week hiatus. Clearly, we got a little rusty. I was on vacation last week (if you must know, I did accomplish my goals of watching Breaking Bad and getting tan) and in the meantime, Ray Allen went to the Heat and Hasheem Thabeet signed with the Thunder.
Fairfield's Needham devoted to going out a winner
The condition of his left foot might be a bigger concern among Fairfield Stags' fans, but the first thing you notice when you see Derek Needham inside Alumni Hall is the size of his arms. Standing there with his backpack slung over his shoulders, Needham's veins bulge from his arms, starting at the deltoid muscles and running on down to his wrists.
NBA Draft Lottery: How it affects Andre Drummond - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
The winner of the Anthony Davis Sweepstakes will be announced Wednesday prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Translation: The NBA Draft lottery is tomorrow, and Anthony Davis might as well throw on the cap and shake David Stern's hand then. On average, I'd say such a situation occurs every other year.
Diamond Vision: Remembering Coach McDougall - #CTBASE - Connecticut News
Before the Friday night's game against St. Joseph, the Trumbull baseball team honored longtime and legendary coach Jerry McDougall, who died in October, with a ceremony that included a jersey presentation to his family members as well as a memorial banner with his No.
Newtown man dies in Stamford accident
The accident was reported at 7:02 p.m. when a 1999 Lexus RX300 driven by Alexandra Orteig, 18, of New Canaan lost control while traveling south on the parkway near Exit 36 and spun around, striking the center median guardrail and crossing over the highway into the northbound lanes.
The Day - Embrace heard round the world | News from southeastern Connecticut
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walked into this one. This was Saturday afternoon at the Pepsi Center, site of a moment nobody saw coming that suddenly necessitated someone hit the cosmic pause button. So we could stop and appreciate, stop and think.
UConn falls to ND in overtime
The fight exhibited by the UConn women's basketball team was admirable. [...] in the national semifinals Sunday against Big East rival Notre Dame, UConn's valiant season came to an end with an 83-75 loss in overtime at the Pepsi Center. The Huskies overcame a six-point deficit in the final 2:50 of regulation.
Former NFA guard Evans visits UConn - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
R.J. Evans paid a visit to the XL Center this past season as a member of the Holy Cross basketball team. According to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Evans - a graduate of nearby Norwich Free Academy - visited UConn again on Monday.
Fairfield men's basketball season in review: 'Not bad overall'
The 10-minute NCAA-mandate cooling-off period had just ended along with the Fairfield Stags season, but the players walked into the media room at Alumni Hall content. Halfway through their 2011-12 campaign, Fairfield appeared ticketed to one of the most disappointing seasons in school history as it fought to stay slightly above .500.
UConn routs Penn State, rolls into Elite 8
Bentley said that the top-seeded Huskies, who are the nation's top scoring team, had not faced a team as high-powered as the Lady Lions this season. The Huskies (32-4) have advanced to the regional final for the seventh straight season and the 12th time in the last 13 years.
Pride of ECAC: Union advances to Frozen Four
Union controlled the first two periods and handled Lowell's third-period pressure. The River Hawks kept coming, and after a long shift in the Union zone midway through the period, coach Rick Bennett called timeout. The Dutchmen controlled play through most of the second period and scored twice, both times taking a two-goal lead.
NBADraft.Net's Aran Smith breaks down UConn's pro prospects - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
I spoke with NBA Draft expert Aran Smith this afternoon to get some insight on the draft stock of Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond. Neither has officially declared for the draft yet, but both project as lottery picks.
Top-seeded Syracuse beats Wisconsin 64-63
C.J. Fair put up some like he hadn't in a while, and the Orange finished with offensive statistics that Wisconsin just doesn't allow in a 64-63 victory in the East Regional semifinals Thursday night that wasn't secure until the final buzzer.
Burlington Free Press goes after blog | JIMROMENESKO.COM
A Romenesko reader who asks not to be named sends this email: Here's a strange thing you might be interested in... The Gannett paper up here in Vermont, the Burlington Free Press, just went after a local blog for embedding one of their videos. They say other sites can't post copyrighted material, only link to it.