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Southington Observer Sports Section

Bees seek 4th straight win

  NEW BRITAIN BEES (59-62) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (66-55) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: Looking for their fourth consecutive win, the Bees take on the Skeeters in game two of four from Texas! 8:05PM first pitch! Series: The…

Bees shut out Skeeters

In 140 Characters or Less: Behind eight shutout innings from Mike Lee and timely hitting by the bottom of the order, the Bees shut out the Skeeters 3-0. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees, with the game scoreless in the of…

Bees stun Patriots

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Behind a five-run ninth inning, the Bees fought back to stun the Somerset Patriots 11-9 and walk away with the series win. The Game Changed When…:…Jake McGuiggan came up with a two out…

Bees win over Patriots

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Michael Crouse’s RBI triple in the top of the tenth delivered the Bees to a 4-3 win over the Somerset Patriots to knot the series. The Game Changed When…:…Michael Crouse tripled home pinch-runner…

Bees rally falls short

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A ninth inning rally by the Bees fell just a run short as the Patriots took the series opener over the Bees 7-6. The Game Changed When…:…Patriots closer Jon Hunton, after allowing a…

SHS grad sets high standards at Bentley

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington High School alumni, Steve Maffiolini recently received All-Academic honors with three other members of the Bentley University men’s track and field team. Maffiolini was recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross…

Cycling for the cause

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The alarm went off at 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. David Rustico stuffed down a large breakfast and gathered his essentials for the long ride ahead of him. At 4 a.m., he climbed on…

Southington boy tees it up at TPC

Thirteen-year-old Matthew Luponio hit the golf course for the thrill of a lifetime when he teed it up with some of golf’s elite players at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell. The youngster from Plantsville was one of 36 young golfers…