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Golfers shoot into the top 3

May 28, 2015
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Julian Cardozo sinks a birdie putt on the 7th green of Hawks Landing.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (9-4) finished even par on the week by taking two out of four matches in four days as they strive for first place of the CCC West Division. The Knights had their second closest match of the season with a 151-152 loss to Hall (7-5-1) at…

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Track launches 10 more into the postseason

May 28, 2015
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Sarah Palko leaps into first place in long jump with a distance of 15.07.05

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington boys and girls track and field teams celebrated senior day on Tuesday, May 19 in their last meet of the regular season against New Britain. Parents and families posed for pictures with the seniors at midfield during a portion of the meet. The boys team (5-3) qualified three more…

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Sports Listings for May 29

May 28, 2015
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Sports Calendar

FUNDRAISERS 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…

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SGSL announces 2015 scholarships

May 27, 2015
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SP Briefs - Southington Softball Scholarships

The Southington Girls Softball League announced their 2015 scholarship recipients. From left, Gwen Gorman, Kayla Beaupre, and Emily Pestillo.

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Blues kick off season with away game; open at home next Friday

May 26, 2015
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The Bristol Blues, the local entry in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League team, opens up its 2015 season next Thursday, June 4 with an away game against the Brockton (Mass.) Rox. Their first home game, at historic Muzzy Field, will be held next Friday, June 5 with a ceremony honoring Babe Ruth (who once played…

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Lightning strike early

May 26, 2015
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SP Briefs - Southington lightning

The 12u Southington Lightning ‘02’s started their season off right with a first place trophy at the 7th Annual Sunrise Cottage Tournament in Ridgefield on April 25 to April 26. The team went 6-0 over the weekend, outscoring their opponents 76-7. Front, from left, Kristen Rose, Kelsey Henderson, Brianna Pearson, Nikki Greco, and Alex Rogers.…

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Showing their spirit

May 25, 2015
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SP Briefs - CT Spirit AAU Basketball

Four local girls helped power the Connecticut Spirit AAU basketball team to a silver medal at the AAU state championship held at Hill House High School in New Haven in early May. Brianna Harris, Katie D’Agostino, Megan Mikosz, and Mikaela Spooner, above, are all students at DePaolo Middle School.

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Blue Knight track teams swarm past NW Catholic

May 22, 2015
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Track & Field

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Both of Southington’s track and field teams won big against the NW Catholic Indians at their home facilities on Tuesday, May 12, but it was the girls that qualified a relay team and two more athletes for the Class LL state meet. The boys track and field team (5-2) won their…

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Boys Lacrosse needs to go on a late run to keep tourney hopes alive

May 22, 2015
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Lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team sustained two more losses on the road this past week as the boys tumbled to 4-9 overall. With three games remaining, Southington needs three more wins. The Knights traveled to Glastonbury on Monday, May 11 where they tied their largest deficit of the season with a…

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Girls Lacrosse has no margin for error over next 5 games

May 22, 2015
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Girls Lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights lacrosse team (2-9) sustained two road losses over the past week, and one of them came down to the final ticks on the clock. Just like how they defeated Trumbull 11-10 earlier in the season back in April, the Knights were on the other end this time, ending…

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