Category: Sports

Southington Observer Sports Section

Football routs Simsbury in home opener

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Coming into the season, the Knights looked to Brandon Kohl and Ryan Montalvo to lead Southington’s ground attack, but a season-ending injury to Kohl at Glastonbury in week one forced new running backs to step…

Swim team wins easily at Rocky Hill

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although you have a good amalgam of talented, returning veterans, a large, promising freshmen class, and a rich tradition of successful seasons over the years, there’s still that uncertainty as to how your team is…

Volleyball keeps rolling

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER They are flawless on the year with three matches under their belts, but the Lady Knight volleyball team still has the hefty part of the schedule still ahead. Doing a better job of playing to…

Field hockey splits week 1

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight field hockey team struggled to take shots on goal last season, averaging one goal a game. One of their main objectives coming into this season was to take more shots on goal,…

Girls soccer splits week

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight soccer team is right where Southington coach Mike Linehan thought they would be after they split the second week. Even though their first loss was on a questionable call, the Knights are…

Bees weekend round-up for Sept. 18

SIMON TOSSES 5.2 STRONG INNINGS, BIERFELDT RECORDS 3 RBI AS BEES DEFAT BLUE CRABS IN SEASON FINALE BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bees complete sweep of Southern Maryland with 5-1 victory in 2017 season finale #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game…

Scoreboard: Sports results on Saturday, Sept. 16

These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Saturday, Sept. 16. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer. Cross Country—In its first invitational of the season, Southington traveled to Stratton Brook State Park in Simsbury…