New London, CT Basketball

Eastern community remembers Alyssiah Wiley

Students participate in the event's basketball tournement. Keynote speaker Shanay Fulton, Middletown's planning and zoning commissioner. A performance by the United Voices of Praise. Lucky Larry's food truck offered event participants a unique dining experience in one of the country's only dine-in food trucks. Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its...
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Mohegan Sun suspends betting on WNBA at new sportsbook

MONTVILLE, Conn — The Mohegan Sun casino has suspended wagering on the WNBA after questions were raised over a potential conflict in taking bets on the Connecticut Sun, a team also owned by the Mohegan Tribe. The issue came up last week after Gov. Ned Lamont opened the sportsbook by...
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Tribe accepting bets on games involving WNBA team it owns

MONTVILLE, Conn. — On the first legal sports wager in Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont showed a potential area of concern for the state. Lamont placed the first bet at the Mohegan Sun, putting $50 on the Connecticut Sun to win its playoff game with the Chicago Sky. The wager captured...
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New London to consider new management of youth basketball leagues

New London — The Parks & Recreation Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday for discussion about the another group or individual running the youth basketball leagues in the city. The leagues are now run by the city’s Recreation Department. The public is invited to attend the meeting that...
Middletown Press

Kaczor steps down after two decades as Old Lyme boys basketball coach

It was a decision a few years in the making, so to speak, but Kirk Kaczor still took his time deciding whether to stop coaching the Old Lyme boys basketball team. So, six months after this past boys basketball season ended, Kaczor decided it was time to instead spend his winters watching his kids play basketball and more time at home with his family.
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Your Turn: NFA alum Leon Howard honored with street sign

Leon Howard, Class of 1959, excelled in sports at NFA. He participated in basketball, football and baseball and was named Class Athlete. He was inducted into the Norwich Sports Hall of Fame in 1993 and the NFA Sports Hall of Fame in 2004. Leon attended Johnson C. Smith University, where...
Westerly Sun

YMCA basketball: Anderson Law Firm wins 18-plus league title

WESTERLY — Anderson Law Firm pulled away late in the second half and defeated Malted Barley, 78-65, on Sunday in the championship game of the Ocean Community YMCA Men's 18-Plus Basketball League. Malcolm Carey led the winners with 17 points. Zak Miazga finished with 15, and Tyree Bundy had 12....

Kaczor steps down as Old Lyme boys' basketball coach

Kirk Kaczor decided it was time to spend more time at home with his family this winter than at Old Lyme High School with his boys’ basketball team. Kaczor has stepped down after 20 seasons as the Wildcats’ head coach. “It’s been kind of coming for years,” said Kaczor, who...

Connecticut Sun take No. 1 spot in WNBA playoffs

MONTVILLE, Conn. — With the regular season over, the Connecticut Sun are hoping to keep their unbeaten streak alive as they sit in the No. 1 position in the WNBA playoffs. The team defeated the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, bringing their string of wins to a record-breaking 14 game winning streak.