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Saturday’s semifinal football game will be broadcast on-line

December 5, 2014
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Saturday’s semifinal football game will be broadcast on-line

CHESHIRE—The CIAC has announced that the Class LL-Large semifinal football game between No. 1 Southington and No. 4 Glastonbury on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2 p.m., will have a live internet broadcast at the NFHS network on Saturday at 2 p.m. The game will be among four live broadcasts on the web service. The network will…

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Southington Elites snatch fall ball title

December 4, 2014
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Southington Elites snatch fall ball title

On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Southington Elites baseball team rallied to a Red Division 12-U title in the Central Connecticut Fall Baseball League. The championship game was played at the Southington Western Little League facility. Front, from left, Landon Carmody, Noah Crafts, Michael Martin, Eric Carrier, John O’Connor, and Devin McKnerney. Middle, Cameron Desteph, Dante…

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Local All Stars compete on state stage

December 4, 2014
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Local All Stars compete on state stage

On Saturday, Dec. 6, Southington football players Dylan Rodriguez and Tommy Nardi will be playing the FBU 6th grade CT Allstars in Fairfield for a chance to advance to the national championship in Naples, Fla. on the weekend of Dec. 21.

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Town-wide registration announced for Little League and girls softball

December 4, 2014
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Town-wide registration has been announced for players interested in the Southington Girls Softball League (SGSL) and any of the three local Little Leagues. Registration will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Southington High School cafeteria. The leagues are only open to Southington residents over…

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Lady Knights sweep Powder Puff series

December 3, 2014
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Lady Knights sweep Powder Puff series

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Opposing fans were left with their mouths wide open in surprise as the Lady Knight offense picked them apart with a record-setting 419 passing yards in two games. New Britain’s high-scoring offense was left scratching their heads as Southington’s rush held them to just 110 yards of total offense. Southington beat…

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The Perfect Finish: Knights elminate Rams in Apple Valley Classic

December 3, 2014
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The Perfect Finish: Knights elminate Rams in Apple Valley Classic

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR The Blue Knight offense used a pair of runs to space out three passes on the opening drive as the Knights steamrolled 74 yards across the field in the opening two minutes. On the fifth play of the game, Jasen Rose connected a 51-yard pass to Alex Jamele, and Southington took…

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Tickets are available for Class LL football semifinals

December 1, 2014
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Tickets are available for the Class LL-Large school semifinal between top-seeded Southington High School (10-0) and No. 4 Glastonbury (8-3). The game is scheduled to kick-off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 on Fontana Field in Southington. Tickets are $10 for adults ($5 for students and seniors). Advance tickets are available for purchase at http://ciacsports.ticketleap.com.

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Thanksgiving Football Will Play on Saturday

November 25, 2014
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School officials have announced that the Apple Valley Classic Football Game has been moved from Thanksgiving Day because of the threat of winter weather. The game has been rescheduled to Saturday, Nov. 29 at noon on Fontana Field. “They are predicting that it will be 40 degrees and sunny,” said Southington Athletic Director Eric Swallow.…

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Back to the Open: Matthews advances to state open; Lady Knights finish 10th at Class LL

November 21, 2014
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Back to the Open: Matthews advances to state open; Lady Knights finish 10th at Class LL

By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER A small group of Southington swimmers burst out in giggles between races at the CT state open, and Marisa Matthews joined in the lighthearted laughter. At times, the Southington girls dragged Matthews into the halls of the Yale facility. At other times, they cheered the championship heats, but they never…

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The brink of perfection: Knights blast South Windsor; Cheshire is next

November 21, 2014
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The brink of perfection: Knights blast South Windsor; Cheshire is next

By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER Kyle Borawski ripped the ball from the air and surveyed the field in front of him as his teammates shifted into position like an army of chessmen preparing to strike. Austin Morin stumbled out of the backfield to throw the first block. Matt Maxwell swept another defenseman out of the…

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