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Premium Content Strong in spirit, Coast Guard's Kelsey Hickle rises to defeat adversity

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

New London — On one of her worst days, Kelsey Hickle didn't recognize her father, Bill, when he flew from Texas to see her at Yale-New Haven Hospital.


Premium Content Brown has turned into quite a catch

 August 11, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New London - There were times last year when freshman quarterback Derek Victory, who was just learning the Coast Guard Academy's multi-faceted spread offense, wouldn't have the wherewithal to make the proper read.He would make it...


Premium Content Coast Guard to induct four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New London - Coast Guard Academy will add four new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Hall of Fame Banquet at the Officers' Club as part of Homecoming Weekend.The four members of the Class of 2014...


UConn’s Stewart honored at ESPYs

 July 18, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

UConn was well-represented at the ESPYs on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Women's basketball standout Breanna Stewart won Best Female College Athlete, while former UConn forward Maya Moore was tabbed as the Best WNBA Player. UConn has...


Premium Content Ex-UConn soccer great Pedro DeBrito dies following accident in Miami

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

Pedro DeBrito, an All-American and key member of UConn's 1981 NCAA championship men's soccer team, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a car accident on July 3 in Miami, Florida. He was 55.


Premium Content Coast Guard men's basketball to take part in Armed Forces Classic

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The Coast Guard Academy men's basketball team will open its season against Hampden-Sydney College on Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Armed Forces Classic on the United States Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico. The game will be...


Premium Content Ness named CGA women’s lacrosse coach

 June 21, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Coast Guard Academy, which will offer women's lacrosse as a varsity sport for the first time in the spring of 2015, named Ruth Ness the program's first head coach Friday.The Bears will play in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic...


Premium Content Bratland tabbed as Coast Guard wrestling coach

 June 19, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Kevin Bratland was hired as Coast Guard Academy's wrestling coach and professor of health and physical education on Wednesday.Bratland takes over for Steve Eldridge, who retired in January. Eldridge had coached the Bears for 47...


Premium Content Needham named Conn field hockey coach

 June 14, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Chrissy Needham, a 2000 UConn graduate and former head coach at Kenyon College and American International College, was named head field hockey coach at Connecticut College on Friday.Needham, a native of Killingworth, played in two Division...


Premium Content Mitchell's Simmons named NECC Male Student Athlete of the Year

 June 12, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Zachary Simmons of Mitchell College was selected as the New England Collegiate Conference Male Student Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday.The award is given annually to the top male senior from among the nine NECC...


Premium Content CGA ninth, Conn 16th at sailing nationals

 June 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Coast Guard Academy is ninth and Connecticut College is tied for 16th after the opening day of the 79th annual Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Dinghy Championship in St. Mary's City, Md.Yale has 87 points and will take a...


Premium Content Conn, Coast Guard to compete in national sailing regatta

 June 3, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

The Connecticut College and Coast Guard Academy coed sailing teams will compete in the 79th Annual Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Gill National Dinghy Championships this week in St. Mary's, Md.The teams will begin competition today,...



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