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Bees fall short

June 27, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:New Britain could not pick up the series win in the finale vs. Lancaster, settling for the split after their 6-4 loss. The Game Changed When…: ……With the game tied 1-1 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Lance Zawadzki hit his second grand slam in as many days…

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Bees’ streak ends

June 26, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees could not climb out of an early hole, falling to Lancaster 13-3 in game three of four of the series. The Game Changed When…: ……The Barnstormers, already up by four after the first inning, hit two home runs in the second to put the Barnstormers up by…

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Bees win 3rd straight

June 25, 2016
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Bees win 3rd straight

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Battling through the elements again, the Bees’ bullpen pitched six great innings, leading the Bees to a 4-1 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…: ……The Bees added two insurance runs in the top of the seventh inning thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI double and Steve…

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Bees look for third straight win

June 24, 2016
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Bees look for third straight win

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees shoot for their third straight win tonight as they take on the Lancaster Barnstormers! First pitch 7PM! Series: In last night’s series opener, the Bees won 5-4 thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI in the ninth inning. Following tonight’s game, the Bees and Barnstormers square off two more times…

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Scoreboard for the June 24 edition

June 24, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

These are the scores for games played between Monday, June 14 and Sunday, June 19. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Knights Cup Saturday, June 11 At Southington High School Elementary School team results—1, Derynoski, 106; 2, Kelley, 42; 3, Strong, 28; 4, Hatton, 22; 5 (tie), Thalberg and Flanders,…

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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

June 24, 2016
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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington’s outdoor track and field team sent nine athletes to compete in the 25th New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C. from Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19. New Balance Nationals Outdoor “For me as a coach, I look for how…

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Legion picking up ground

June 24, 2016
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Southington’s Tyler Cyr against Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington legion baseball team finished the week at .500 with three wins and three losses, but is starting to pick up ground on the rest of the league after a rough start. Although the team has been inconsistent through the first half of the season, Southington manager Marc Verderame…

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Bees outlast Barnstormers

June 24, 2016
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Bees outlast Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster. The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who reached on a one-out walk in the ninth inning, stole second and third base to…

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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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