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Southington Observer Sports Section

Knights keep fighting

Joseph Colaccino wins a 50/50 ball in front of Bloomfield’s net.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington Blue Knight soccer team earned its first win of the season after splitting this past week with a win and a loss. Following a hard-fought season opener against Conard that ended in a…

Field hockey drops 2 at home

Lauren Graef leads a fast break during a hard-fought loss to Glastonbury.

After beginning their season with a 2-0 victory on the road at Windsor, the Lady Knight field hockey team had a rough homecoming with a pair of tough losses. The Knights hosted top-five Glastonbury in their home opener on Tuesday,…

Third game’s the charm

Rylee Van Epps leads a rush past midfield during a loss to Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The third time was the charm for the Lady Knights as the girls soccer team earned its first win of the season in Bloomfield. Southington lost hard-fought games to Conard and Simsbury to open the…

Knights steamroll Simsbury

Vance Upham breaks through the backfield during a lopsided rout in Simsbury on Friday.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Vance Upham received the handoff as the offensive line collapsed quickly around him. A tackler tried to wrap him up in the backfield, but Upham bounced off him like a super ball. The Blue Knight…

Scoreboard for the Sept. 23 edition


These are the scores for games played between Monday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 18. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Football Southington 56, Simsbury 7 Friday, Sept. 16 At Simsbury Southington                  42 07 00…

Sports listings for the Sept. 23 edition

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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…