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Southington Observer Sports Section

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…

Swimmers advance to Class LL finals

Jessica Piotrowski, above, swimming the butterfly at an earlier meet. Piotrowski was one of 10 Lady Knight swimmers to advance to the Class LL finals in eight different events.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight swimming and diving team traveled to East Hartford High School on Saturday, Nov. 12 to fight for better seeding in the Class LL swimming trials. Southington swimmers competed in every event with…

Knights clinch; It’s a cinch

Vance Upham fights through a tackle in the red zone during a lopsided win on Veterans Day.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight football team stayed undefeated with their third shutout of the season in a 42-0 victory over winless Bulkeley-HMTCA-Weaver at home on Friday, Nov. 11. Since the game was played on Veterans Day,…

Sports listings for the Nov. 18 edition

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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of…