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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

August 11, 2016
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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could muster little offensively against the Revolution’s pitchers, dropping their third straight by a 2-0 margin. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees, trailing by one, left the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning after filling them with just one out, squandering what would be…

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Membrino point leader at Stafford, Waterford

August 10, 2016
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Tony Membrino Jr.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Caution flags were waving like banners at the Olympics, and Tony Membrino Jr. was never able to get into a rhythm at Stafford Motor Speedway. On Friday, Aug. 5, Membrino clawed his way up to third place in the SK Light feature race when yet another caution was thrown. On the…

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Kataria Classic welcomes new court appearances

August 10, 2016
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Arian Goknale returns a volley during an early round of the Kataria Classic Tennis Tournament. This year’s event has drawn a host of up-and-coming players.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Tournament director Kunal Kataria plopped himself in his chair at the end of the second day of his tournament, and let out a tired sigh like a retiring businessman after a hard day’s work. His younger brother looked just as fatigued beside him, along with the host of varsity high school…

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Blues falls short of FCBL post-season

August 10, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER With postseason implications on the line, the Bristol Blues finished out the final week of the 2016 campaign with most of its games coming on the road. And with the American Legion Northeast Regional Baseball Tournament in town, Bristol finished its season with six games away from home. But, ending the…

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Sports listings for the Aug. 12 edition

August 10, 2016
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APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 1 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. 19 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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Bees look to square series with Revolution

August 9, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to bounce back and even their series with the York Revolution! First pitch 6:30PM! Series: York rallied late to take the opening game of the four-game set vs. the Bees 10-8 last night. The remaining games of the series- including tonight’s- will all begin at 6:30PM. Bees…

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Bees falter late

August 9, 2016
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Bees falter late

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not hold onto an early lead, falling late to the York Revolution 10-8 in the series opener. The Game Changed When…:…With Bees’ closer Shawn Gilblair on the mound and the Bees up by one in the bottom of the eighth, Revolution outfielder Jared Mitchell doubled…

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Bees rout Barnstormers

August 8, 2016
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Bees rout Barnstormers

Box score GARNER HOMERS IN FIRST TWO AT-BATS WITH BEES BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: It was the Cole Garner show as he hit two home runs and drove in five in the Bees’ 8-1 win over the Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…:…Cole Garner, in his first game as a Bee, hit his…

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Barnstormers edge Bees

August 7, 2016
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Barnstormers edge Bees

Box score MICHAEL CROUSE’S 11 PUTOUTS NEARLY MATCHES MLB RECORD (12) BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees lost a heartbreaker to the Barnstormers 7-6 on a ninth inning solo home run. The Game Changed When…:…Lancaster’s Sean Halton’s go-ahead solo home run in the top of the ninth gave the Barnstormers the lead…

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Bees fall to Barnstormers

August 5, 2016
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Bees fall to Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees gave up 13 hits and nine runs to the as Lancaster took the series opener 9-2 over New Britain. The Game Changed When…:…The Bees only trailed by two heading into the fifth inning, but a Caleb Gindl RBI and a Dean Wilson sac fly put the…

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