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Southington Observer Sports Section

Cliburn achieves 1,600th career victory

(New Britain, Conn., August 18, 2016) – New Britain Bees Manager Stan Cliburn achieved his 1,600th career managerial victory tonight as the Bees defeated the Long Island Ducks 7-0 at New Britain Stadium. The win gives Cliburn 54 wins this…

Bees win third straight

Box score   In 140 Characters or Less: Dominant pitching by the Bees lead to the 3-1 win over the Ducks, putting Stan Cliburn one win away from 1,600. The Game Changed When…:…Rob Bryson struck out back to back batters…

Kataria Classic crowns champions

Alejandra Gimenez returns a volley during the women's singles final of the Kataria Classic. More at www.SouthingtonObserver.com.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER One of the big surprises about this year’s tournament was the ample number of close matches across every division. The Kataria Classic strives to offer a family-oriented experience rather than a more competitive atmosphere, like…

Bees go for number 3 vs. Ducks

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their third consecutive win over the Ducks tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees have taken the first two games of the four-game series to close the Ducks’ season series lead…

Offense leads way for Bees

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game, the Bees rode a big second inning offensively to beat the Long Island Ducks 9-5 in game two of the series. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees broke out…

Sports listings for the Aug. 19 edition

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APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 1 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple.…

St. Paul 5K coming Aug. 26

St. Paul Catholic High School will host its 7th Annual Falcon 5K in memory of Michael Walsh ’07; on Friday, Aug. 26 with a start time of 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from this race will benefit the Father Edmund O’Brien Scholarship…