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Locals compete at NE regional rugby tourney

August 15, 2015
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Two members of the boys Southington High School rugby club were selected to represent Rugby CT at the Northeast Regional all-star tournament, sponsored by USA Rugby, from June 20-21 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. From left, Richie Zayas, a junior at Southington High School and Ryan L. Pelligrinelli, who will be attending…

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‘The Hustlers’ gather at Shooter’s: Southington pool hall hosts the cast of truTV’s trick shot sensation

August 14, 2015
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Shooter's owner Sal Conti, left, welcomed the cast from truTV's "The Hustlers" at a meet-and-greet event at Shooter's Billiards on Spring Street. The event recognized the four Shooter's teams that will be among 13 Connecticut teams at the upcoming National Team Championships in Las Vegas.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Cast members of TruTV’s “The Hustlers” made an appearance at Shooters Billiards and Arcade in Southington on Saturday, Aug. 8. Shooters hosted a meet and greet with the members of the show during a sendoff party for numerous teams of the Connecticut American Poolplayers Association (APA) that will be heading to…

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Scafariello turns up the heat for the Blues: Southington slugger sits down with The Observer

August 13, 2015
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Liam Scafariello had a rough start to his collegiate career, coming right from Southington High School to playing summer collegiate baseball with the Bristol Blues. However, since the all-star break, he has been breaking out and is becoming one of the leaders on the team. Liam Scafariello sat down with the Observer to talk about…

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Blues let Lyons go: Managerial change comes in the wake of winning the FCBL West Division title

August 12, 2015
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The Bristol Blues fired Coach Barry Lyons, center, after he missed two games last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues (33-23) played their last regular season game at home on Sunday, Aug. 9. They enter the postseason as the winners of the West Division and the No.2-seed in the league, but the celebration was tempered. The Blues will also enter the postseason with a new captain navigating the…

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SHS fall practice schedule is announced: Athletic forms, yellow cards must be presented to participate at first practices

August 12, 2015
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The Southington High School athletic department has announced the first practices for the fall sports teams along with suggestions for incoming freshmen and returning student-athletes. In order for a student to compete in sports at Southington High School, athletes must submit a Sports Participation Permission form or parent permission form, the Concussion Education Plan &…

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Bristol Blues scoreboard for the week of Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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Bristol Blues scoreboard for the week of Aug. 14

Bristol Blues 9, Seacoast Mavericks 5 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Muzzy Field, Bristol MAVERICKS               ab             r               h              bi McCoomb, 2B             4              1              1              0 Oren, C                     2              0              0              1 Purcell, 1B                 4              0              0              1 Gendron, LF               4              1              2              1 Brown, CF                  4              1              1              0 Grainger, 3B               1              0              0              1 Mayo,…

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Sports Listings for the Aug. 14 edition

August 12, 2015
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Sports Listings for the Aug. 14 edition

APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 3 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple. Register by Sept. 23 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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The young Lady Knights take their cleats to the turf field of SHS

August 11, 2015
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Southington coach Mike Linehan held his Lady Knights Girls’ Soccer Clinic from July 6-10 at the high school. The clinic was broken down into four segments: technical, tactical, physical, and psychological. The technical aspects were the little things that they could do with the ball. The tactical things are the movements off of the ball.…

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The young Lady Knights take their tennis racquets to the high school courts

August 11, 2015
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Southington coach Robin Thompson held her Girls’ Tennis Skills Camp from July 6-9 at the high school for a group of about 11 girls entering grades four through nine. Thompson started the camp last year. “The purpose of this whole camp really is to introduce kids to the sport that either have zero experience or have…

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The next generation of Blue Knights sweep through the soccer fields of SHS

August 11, 2015
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Southington coach Dave Yanosy held his Blue Knights Boys’ Soccer Clinic at Southington High School from nine to eleven in the morning from June 29-July 2. “I thought it was a great outcome,” said Yanosy. “We were really pleased with how attentive the kids were in the last session. They seemed liked they were ready…

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