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Bees win third straight

August 18, 2016
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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 to end the eighth inning after the Ducks got a run off Kevin Vance to…

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Kataria Classic crowns champions

August 17, 2016
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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 the Wayton Open Tennis Tournament. The Kataria Classic managed to attract better competition than in…

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SHS fall practice schedule is announced: Athletic forms, yellow cards must be presented to participate at first practices

August 17, 2016
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The Southington High School athletic department has announced the first practices for the fall sports teams along with suggestions for incoming freshmen and returning student-athletes. In order for a student to compete in sports at Southington High School, athletes must submit a Sports Participation Permission form or parent permission form, the Concussion Education Plan &…

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Bees go for number 3 vs. Ducks

August 17, 2016
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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 to 8-7. After tonight, the series wraps up tomorrow night with another 6:35PM start time.…

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Offense leads way for Bees

August 17, 2016
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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 for six runs in the second inning, which forced the Ducks to play from way…

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Sports listings for the Aug. 19 edition

August 17, 2016
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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. Register by Sept. 19 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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St. Paul 5K coming Aug. 26

August 16, 2016
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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 Fund and the Michael Walsh ‘07 Scholarship Fund, which supports students furthering their education. Falcon…

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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to get Stan Cliburn one step closer to 1,600 career wins as they look for their second straight win over the Ducks! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees narrowed the Ducks’ lead in the season series to 8-6 with last night’s series opening 4-2 win. The teams…

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Bees top Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A three-run homer and a RBI double combined with great pitching sealed a 4-2 New Britain win over Long Island. The Game Changed When…:The Bees did all their scoring in the second inning when Michael Crouse hit a three-run home run and James Skelton added a RBI double…

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Skeeters blank Bees

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Roy Merritt silenced the Bees’ bats for seven innings as the Skeeters took the series finale over the Bees 4-0. The Game Changed When…:Rene Tosoni hit a two-run single in the sixth which gave the Skeeters extra cushion to help them salvage the finale of the series. Pitchers…

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