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Southington Observer Sports Section

SHS grad sets high standards at Bentley

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington High School alumni, Steve Maffiolini recently received All-Academic honors with three other members of the Bentley University men’s track and field team. Maffiolini was recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross…

Cycling for the cause

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The alarm went off at 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. David Rustico stuffed down a large breakfast and gathered his essentials for the long ride ahead of him. At 4 a.m., he climbed on…

Southington boy tees it up at TPC

Thirteen-year-old Matthew Luponio hit the golf course for the thrill of a lifetime when he teed it up with some of golf’s elite players at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell. The youngster from Plantsville was one of 36 young golfers…

Bees drop rain-drenched finale

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ hopes of salvaging the series finale vs. the Blue Crabs were swept away by rain as the Blue Crabs won 6-3 in seven innings. The Game Changed When…:…the Blue Crabs scored…

Cliburn achieves 1,600th career victory

(New Britain, Conn., August 18, 2016) – New Britain Bees Manager Stan Cliburn achieved his 1,600th career managerial victory tonight as the Bees defeated the Long Island Ducks 7-0 at New Britain Stadium. The win gives Cliburn 54 wins this…