What you need to know: UConn women host Vanderbilt

 UConn vs. Vanderbilt When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Where: Mohegan Sun Arena. Record, ranking: No. 2 UConn, 1-0; Vanderbilt, 1-4. Series: UConn leads, 4-2. Last meeting: UConn won, 91-52, on Nov. 29, 2014. TV, radio: SNY, 97-9 ESPN radio. Geno worried about Huskies’ defense UConn’s probable starters (2017-18 stats) 6-3 Sr. F Katie Lou Samuelson (17.4 …

What to watch for today as UConn hosts SMU at Rentschler Field

SMU (4-5) at UConn (1-8) TV, Radio: No TV, but it will be available online via streaming on ESPN3; WATR-AM (1320), ESPN-FM (97.9) More on today’s game Series: SMU has won all four meetings. Worth noting: Former UConn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee returns to Rentschler Field after holding the same job with the Huskies last …

Zupkus cruises to win fourth term in 89th House District race

110418BAA01.jpg — 89th House District candidate Republican incumbent Lezlye Zupkus greets voters at Doolittle School in Cheshire early election morning. Ajhani Ayres Republican-American PROSPECT – Republican state Rep. Lezlye Zupkus secured her fourth consecutive term representing the 89th House District in Tuesday’s election. Zupkus, 51, defeated Democrat Anne Harrigan by an unofficial count of 7,391 …

Republican Sampson declares victory over Democratic challenger Nardello in

PROSPECT — Vickie Orsini Nardello, a democratic candidate for the 16th Senate District.Contributed photo. SOUTHINGTON – Republican Rob Sampson claimed victory Tuesday night in the 16th senatorial district race, which according to unofficial results he won over Democratic opponent Vicky Nardello. Sampson said he is excited to “succeed my dear friend Joe Markley.” He and …

Voters face long lines, machine snafus, 'mosh pit' crowds

ATLANTA (AP) — Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the early hours of voting in some precincts across the country Tuesday. Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election, where some voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote. At a polling place in Snellville, Georgia, …