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Bees look to square series with Revolution

August 9, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to bounce back and even their series with the York Revolution! First pitch 6:30PM! Series: York rallied late to take the opening game of the four-game set vs. the Bees 10-8 last night. The remaining games of the series- including tonight’s- will all begin at 6:30PM. Bees…

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Tough women in a rough and tumble Chi-town

August 9, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly are the women front and center in the story of a rough-and-tumble Windy City in the 1920s. “Chicago,” the musical from Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse with music from John Kander and lyrics from Ebb, tells the tale of how Roxie finds celebrity status as…

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The Go Go’s aren’t gone, gone just yet

August 9, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR They’re saying “farewell.” But they’re not saying goodbye forever. The Go Go’s are out on the road this summer, and they’re coming to Connecticut next week, on what is dubbed their 2016 Farewell Tour. But the band’s original and only drummer Gina Schock said the group is not, repeat, breaking…

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Bees falter late

August 9, 2016
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Bees falter late

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not hold onto an early lead, falling late to the York Revolution 10-8 in the series opener. The Game Changed When…:…With Bees’ closer Shawn Gilblair on the mound and the Bees up by one in the bottom of the eighth, Revolution outfielder Jared Mitchell doubled…

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Bees rout Barnstormers

August 8, 2016
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Bees rout Barnstormers

Box score GARNER HOMERS IN FIRST TWO AT-BATS WITH BEES BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: It was the Cole Garner show as he hit two home runs and drove in five in the Bees’ 8-1 win over the Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…:…Cole Garner, in his first game as a Bee, hit his…

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Barnstormers edge Bees

August 7, 2016
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Barnstormers edge Bees

Box score MICHAEL CROUSE’S 11 PUTOUTS NEARLY MATCHES MLB RECORD (12) BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees lost a heartbreaker to the Barnstormers 7-6 on a ninth inning solo home run. The Game Changed When…:…Lancaster’s Sean Halton’s go-ahead solo home run in the top of the ninth gave the Barnstormers the lead…

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Bees fall to Barnstormers

August 5, 2016
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Bees fall to Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees gave up 13 hits and nine runs to the as Lancaster took the series opener 9-2 over New Britain. The Game Changed When…:…The Bees only trailed by two heading into the fifth inning, but a Caleb Gindl RBI and a Dean Wilson sac fly put the…

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Blues beat Titans, 7-2

July 30, 2016
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The Bristol Blues defeated the Torrington Titans by score of 7-2, bringing their record on the season to 22-25. 2016 Futures League All-Star Izzy Fuentes (Faulkner) set the tone on the mound for the Blues, delivering yet another brilliant performance. He finished with a final line of 6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER,…

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Blue Crabs pinch Bees

July 30, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: Gustavo Molina’s two home runs powered the Blue Crabs to the series-tying 8-2 win tonight over the Bees. The Game Changed When…: The Bees and Blue Crabs were scoreless heading into the 4th, but a 3-run home run by Southern Maryland’s Gustavo Molina gave the Blue Crabs the lead for…

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Southington woman wins national pageant title

July 30, 2016
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Southington's Kimberly Beaudoin is the new Mrs. USA Universal (submitted photo)

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin now has a national platform. Competing as Mrs. Connecticut USA Universal, Beaudoin received the top honor—Mrs. USA Universal—at a pageant in Las Vegas on Thursday night. On Friday morning, she woke up to a bevy of congratulatory messages on Facebook as the Connecticut pageant community celebrated her…

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