Category: Sports

Southington Observer Sports Section

Swimmers cruise past EO Smith

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight swimming and diving team remained undefeated on the season by earning their second-straight win with an 88-74 victory over EO Smith in their home opener and lone meet of the week on…

Football: Knights blank Manchester

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER As the old saying goes in football: defense wins championships. Could defense win a Class LL state title for Southington this season? Quite possibly. Southington pitched their first shutout of the season by blanking Manchester,…

Boys Soccer: Survival mode

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The injuries continue to pile up, and the Blue Knight soccer team has shifted into survival mode after a few more key starters dropped during this past week’s action, including the team’s leading goal scorer.…

Sports listings for the Sept. 29 edition

APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Sept. 30 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple.…

Scoreboard: Sports results on Saturday, Sept. 23

These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Saturday, Sept. 23. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer. Girls Volleyball—For the first time in the program’s history, the Lady Knights won the John Jay Invitational,…

Scoreboard: Sports results on Friday, Sept. 22

These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Friday, Sept. 22. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer. Cross Country—Southington hosted the seventh annual Sloper Relays at Camp Sloper in town where about 1,020 high…

Apple Harvest Road Race notice

Attention all runners. Officials from the Apple Harvest Road race have announced that the road project on Berlin Street will not affect the race map for this year’s 5-mile or 5K road races. Even though the road construction may not…

Scoreboard: Sports results on Wednesday, Sept. 20

These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Wednesday, Sept. 20. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer. Girls Swimming & Diving—The Lady Knights remained undefeated on the season by earning their second-straight win with…