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Southington Observer Sports Section

Gundersen signs with Florida Southern

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Matt Gundersen’s mother graduated from Florida Southern College, but that was only part of the reason why he inked a National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse for the Division II Moccasins next year. “The…

Boys basketball falls in overtime

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The hot streak came to an end for the Blue Knight basketball team after three wins last week. Southington dropped their fifth game of the season in a two-point overtime loss, 50-48, to South Windsor…

Bobcats outlast Lady Knights

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER “There are no silver linings in this one tonight,” said a deflated Southington coach Mike Forgione after Friday’s loss to South Windsor at home, “You have to close it out. Everyone tries to be nice…

Hockey struggles with small details

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A pair of one-goal losses left the Warrior-Knight hockey team reeling with five losses at the season’s mid-point, but the co-op’s coach said that his squad has been playing well. Penalty kills have been holding…

Gymnasts sweep home schedule

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight gymnastics team remained undefeated on the with back-to-back wins this past week in their final two home meets of the season. It might have been odd for the Knights to celebrate their…

Beating the flu

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Even the flu couldn’t stop Blue Knight wrestlers. Up and down the roster, Southington was battling the bug, but the team still posted one of its best weeks yet. With a lopsided dual meet victory,…

Sports listings for the Jan. 27 edition

FUNDRAISERS SUPER BOWL SUB SALE—Taking orders for Feb. 5 delivery. $7 for foot-long grinders (turkey, ham, Italian combo). Proceeds benefit the Southington High School marching band. Contact band members or call Liz at (860) 462-1105 or Susan at (203) 895-3097.…