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Conference tournaments begin on May 24

May 20, 2016
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Central Connecticut Conference (CCC)
www.centralconnecticutconference.org

Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) tournaments kick off this week as Southington High School teams prepare for their final push toward a state title. Fill out your brackets. Get ready to hoist the banner. The postseason begins this week for three Southington teams. Boys and girls track and field opens the tournament week on Monday, May…

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Magaro graduates from Naval Academy

May 26, 2016
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School - Colin Magaro US Naval Academy

Colin Magaro successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical, and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 27 with a bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and a commission as a U.S. Navy Ensign. At the academy, Magaro was Battalion Commander…

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Girls lacrosse is fighting to the bitter end

May 26, 2016
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Hallie Altwies leads a rush against Avon.

The Lady Knights lacrosse team suffered a pair of losses over the week to extend their losing streak to nine games, but still displayed fight along the way. Southington headed for West Hartford on Tuesday, May 19 where they fell short, 17-4. The Chieftains took…

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Hartford man arrested for forgery

May 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Frederick Savage, 32, of Hartford, was taken into custody at the Bristol Court on May 20 based on a warrant filed by Southington police. The warrant alleges that Savage altered and subsequently cashed checks in his name that had been written out to other companies…

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Scoreboard for the May 27 edition

May 26, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

Southington High School These are the scores for games played between May 16, 2016 and May 21, 2016. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Baseball Southington 9, Avon 0 Monday, May 16 At Southington AVON Player ab r h bi…

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Southington Police earn state accreditation

May 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Police Department (SPD) has earned a Tier I accreditation from the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC). This achievement is the first step in a three-tier review of police standards in the areas of liability, professionalism, and general…

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Golfers tee up 3 more victories

May 26, 2016
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Golf balls and tees

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER With three wins last week, the Blue Knights golf team stretched their win streak to five, staying in contention for the top foursome at the upcoming Division I tournament. The Knights did so while also earning experience on the road to…

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Volleyball is back on track after tough week

May 26, 2016
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Tim Cocozza returns an attack during Southington’s win over Maloney.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights volleyball team swept last week with three-straight wins, dropping just one game overall in a trio of best-of-seven series. But three victories don’t explain the current state the team was in after suffering a pair of losses the…

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Sports Listings for the May 27 edition

May 26, 2016
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EVENTS KNIGHTS CUP TRACK MEET—Saturday, June 11, 8 a.m. (check-in) and 9 a.m. (start), at the Southington High School track. (Rain date is Sunday, June 12, 4 p.m. check-in, 5 p.m. start). A community wide track and field series presented by the YMCA and SHS…

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Gimme an ‘E’ for ‘Effort’

May 25, 2016
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Mike Listro tracks down the ball during a doubles match with teammate Jason Soltys, back, against Newington.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER At the start of the conference schedule, Southington coach Tony Mauro said that his Blue Knights tennis team finally started showing the effort he expected. After going 3-1 last week, he said that his team showed their best efforts of the…

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