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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.