Category: Sports

Southington Observer Sports Section

Swimmers reach state open

Olivia Fournier battles the top swimmers in the state, above, in the 100 freestyle event at the state open on Saturday.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight swimming and diving team capped off their season by tying Brookfield for 32nd out of 51 teams in the state open at Yale University in New Haven on Saturday, Nov. 19. Southington…

Tennis tourney supports pediatrics


Joey Conrod of Sandy Hook, left, and Matt Balaoing of Southington, right, presented a check for $7,147 to Dr. John Pelegano, chief of pediatrics for the Hospital for Special Care. The money was raised at the 38th annual Children’s Charities…

Lady Knights eliminated

Melissa Drexler battles for the ball during a first round loss to Shelton.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2013—the first time in Southington head coach Mike Linehan’s tenure as head coach of the varsity program—the 16th-seeded Lady Knight soccer team was upset and…