Category: Sports

Southington Observer Sports Section

Unified sports hosts hoops tourney

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The images of smiles, laughter, and one helping another in need filled the Southington High School gymnasium. The arms of players were stretched out across teammates’ backs while helping them down the court. The shorter…

Sports listings for the March 30 edition

REGISTRATION SOUTHINGTON TRAVEL KNIGHTS BASEBALL—Registration is underway for the 2018 spring season of the Southington Travel Knights Baseball program. Open to kids ages 9-18 and coaches. New organization combines long-running programs like the Hawks, Blue Storm and Southington travel baseball.…

New England champions

The Bristol Boys and Girls Club High Performance 16U girls CRUSH volleyball team captured the championship at the New England Region Volleyball tournament held in Lincoln, R.I. on Sunday, March 11. The team includes three players from Southington. Front, from…

Swimmers chase records at state open

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER On Saturday, March 17, Southington sent two relays to the State Open Swimming Championship, and both came away just shy of school records at Yale University’s Payne Whitney Gymnasium in New Haven. Southington coach Evan…

Diving: Saving the best for last

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It was no surprise that Chase Galayda broke the school’s 11-dive record for the third season in a row. It was no surprise that he qualified for the State Open diving championship for the first…