Sports listings for the Nov. 10 edition

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SOUTHINGTON KNIGHTS CHEERLEADING CLINIC—Friday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Southington High School. Sponsored by the Southington Knights cheerleading booster club. Registration is open for children in grades 1-8. No experience necessary. Learn motions, dance, jumps, stunts, safety tips, and a cheer. Lunch and snack is provided. Cost is $45 per child. Contact: Gina at (860) 518-2750 or email


PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and patio at the entrance to the turf field complex. Bricks can be purchased at the Southington Chamber of Commerce, the Parks & Recreation Department, or at the Southington High School Athletic Department.



Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Community YMCA Membership Services Desk at (860) 628-5597 or on-line at


OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA FITNESS CLASSES—Southington Community YMCA is offering classes for people with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. Classes are for all fitness levels to help improve balance, build strength, and lengthen the spine. Classes follow the Meeks Method, a safe and effective method which emphasizes the reversal of postural change. YMCA trainers work in conjunction with Community Physical Therapy. Early afternoon, evening, and weekend classes are available. Contact: Jolene Miceli, (860) 426-9589 or


FALL FLING 400 AND 5K—Sunday, Nov. 12, 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. check in, 7:45 a.m. pre-race beefing, at YMCA Camp Sloper, East St. Two events. The Fall Fling 400 (begins at 8 a.m.) will challenge runners to as many 2-mile loops as possible over 400 minutes (ends at 2:40 p.m.). The Fall Fling 5K (begins at 8:05 a.m.) will cover a different course. Cost is $50 for ultra and $30 for 5K race. More info and early registration at



CAS-CIAC HALL OF HONOR (JAY FONTANA)—Friday, Nov. 10 at the Aqua Turf. Former SHS football coach and athletic director, the late Joseph “Jay” Fontana will be among six distinguished honorees in the third class of the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor. More info at


QI GONG CLASSES—Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m., at SoCCA, Main St. and Berlin Ave. Free demonstrations. Come as you are, wear comfy clothes, flat shoes or no shoes. All ages and abilities welcome.


YOGA CLASSES—Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Nov. 6-Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m. (beginners) or 7 p.m., in the lower level of the Southington Historical Society building, 239 Main St. Sponsored by the Southington Arts Council, Inc. Cost is $30 ($35 for non-members). Proceeds benefit arts council programs and an annual scholarship. Contact: 860-621-ARTS (2787).


SHS TURF CONTESTS—Athletic events on the Southington High School Turf Field will be subject to ticket sales. All contests starting at 5 p.m. costs $5 (adults) or $3 (students and seniors). Football contests cost $7 (adults) or $5 (students and seniors). Contact: SHS Athletic Office, (860) 628-3229, ext. 425 daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. or by email at


SHS INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY & SENIOR GOLD CARD PASSES—Available at the SHS Athletic office, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Family passes for regular season contests cost $110 and includes immediate family members for boys/girls volleyball, football with the exception of the Thanksgiving game, boys/girls basketball, wrestling, and night baseball. Individual passes cost $45 ($30 for students). Senior gold cards are free for Southington residents ages 62 and over and are good for all regular season home games. Those who already have gold cards do not need new ones. Contact: SHS Athletic Office, (860) 628-3229 x 425 or at


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