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Bees shut out Somerset

June 23, 2016
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Bees shut out Somerset

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: It was the James Skelton and Kyle Simon show as Skelton hammered two home runs and Simon pitched a complete game shutout. The Game Changed When…: …The game got off to a fast start when James Skelton hit a home run on the Bees very first pitch of…

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Bees, Patriots to battle for series win

June 22, 2016
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Bees, Patriots to battle for series win

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Patriots battle for the series win in the finale of their three-game series! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: Somerset tied the series at a game each with last night’s 10-2 win. After tonight’s game, the Bees and Patriots next square off next week, with New Britain visiting Somerset…

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Bees fall to Somerset, 10-2

June 22, 2016
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Bees fall to Somerset, 10-2

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Shawn Haviland and James Skelton had milestone nights but it wasn’t enough to overcome Somerset as the Bees fell to the Patriots 10-2. The Game Changed When…: …With the ball game all tied up at two heading into the seventh, the Patriots erupted for seven runs, highlighted by…

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Bristol Blues Roundup for the week of June 24

June 21, 2016
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At Worcester Bravehearts (Tuesday, June 14) The Blues began the week on Tuesday, June 14 in Worcester, Mass. where they suffered their largest loss, 12-5, on the year thus far to the Bravehearts. The Bravehearts built a commanding 10-5 lead by the fifth inning, tacking on five runs in the fourth. Austin Chauvin went 3-for-4…

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Bees fall in 12

June 20, 2016
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Bees fall in 12

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees made yet another late inning rally to force extras for the second straight day, but ultimately fall to the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-6 in 12 innings. The Game Changed When…: …Patrick Palmiero, who had pinch hit in the 10th inning, delivered the eventual game-winning runs with…

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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

June 18, 2016
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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their second straight win tonight against the Sugar Land Skeeters! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: With a 9-5 win last night, the Bees took the series opener against the Skeeters. New Britain has now won three straight games overall vs. Sugar Land. Bees Tickets | Available at…

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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

June 18, 2016
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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

Box Score In 140 Characters or Less: Backed by three home runs, the Bees took the opener of their series with the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-5. The Game Changed When…: …Jon Jones’ grand slam in the third inning off Skeeters’ starter Parker Frazier was the highlight of a six-run inning, which opened up the ball…

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Bees return home tomorrow to start six-game homestan

June 17, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ bats struggled once again to cash in with runners in scoring position as the team dropped its third straight to the Long Island Ducks 3-1. The Game Changed When…: …With the game tied at one in the eighth inning, Dan Johnson, who the Ducks acquired from Bridgeport earlier…

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‘Putting’ it all in perspective: Ryan Burrill is the 2016 Observer Male Athlete of the Year

June 16, 2016
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Ryan Burrill, 
2016 Observer Male Athlete of the Year

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight soccer team got off to a pretty good start during the 2015 fall season in West Hartford where it’s always a tough road game on NW Catholic’s postage stamp field. The Knights already had a target on their back after tying Farmington and beating Simsbury. NWC took an…

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The ‘Angel’ of the Lady Knights: Erin Angelillo is the 2016 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

June 16, 2016
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Erin Angelillo,
2016 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Erin Angelillo never flinched when she saw the soccer ball floating toward midfield. Top-ranked Glastonbury sent shivers down most opponents’ backs, but Angelillo isn’t most opponents. She sprinted toward the ball, launched herself in the air, and the echo from the collision reverberated across the field. Angelillo was laying on the…

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