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Southington Observer Sports Section

Sports listings for the Sept. 6 edition

NOW thru OCT. 6 SOUTHINGTON APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES. All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Early bird registration through Aug. 31. September registration Sept. 1 to Oct. 5. Race day registration on Oct. 6. Register at sccymca.org.…

Former Blue Knight wins pro banner

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The San Rafael Pacifics wrapped up their second straight Pacific Association of Professional Baseball championship, and a Southington native was a part of it. Joe Rivera was acquired from the Tucson Saguaros of the Pecos…

Romano named to 40-man roster

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER For the third time this season, Sal Romano has been recalled by the Cincinnati Reds. The Southington native was recalled from the Triple-A Louisville Bats this past Saturday, one day before MLB rosters expanded to…

Local trio make impact at Marist

Marist College football announced its five captains, and one of them is Southington native Matt Thomson. Thomson, a junior linebacker, will serve as the special teams’ captain. It’s his season as a captain with the Red Foxes. Thomson is a…

Six Blues players earn league honors

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England announced its first and second teams, and there were six Bristol Blues among the 30 players chosen. Four Blues made the first team. Zeke Diamond, Buddy Dewaine,…