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Bees look for series split

July 21, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Barnstormers wrap up their four-game series tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The two teams split yesterday’s doubleheader, with the Bees winning game one in 7-6 in extra innings and the Barnstormers taking game two 10-5. Bees Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box…

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Bees split doubleheader

July 21, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: In Game 1, Anthony Hewitt hit a two-run double to tie the game, leading to the eventual game winner. In Game 2, the Barnstormers had 3 runs in the 6th inning, highlighted by Mike McDade’s 2-run single. The Game Changed When…: …In Game 1, Anthony Hewitt hit a two-run double…

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Southington scoreboard for the June 22 edition

July 21, 2016
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These are the scores for games played between July 11 and July 17. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. 2016 Wayton Open Tennis Tournament July 8-July 17 At Southington High School, Memorial Park, Panthorn Park, and Recreation Park tennis courts Men’s A Singles First Round—Grant Ogrin def. Christian Perez, 6-2,…

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Bristol Blues are slumping to start the second half of the season

July 20, 2016
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Dylan Morris watches the baseball carry deep into the outfield at Muzzy Field.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues baseball team fell to their lowest point of the season after going 1-4 this past week, including a pair of losses to the Worcester Bravehearts and split games with the Torrington Titans. However, as Blues manager Pat Riley explains, the curving point is that the team has a…

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Early exit for Legion

July 20, 2016
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American Legion baseball

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER High hopes of making a deep run into the 19U state tournament came to an abrupt end on Saturday, July 16 at Zipadelli Field (Sage Park) after the Southington American Legion baseball team came up short, 1-0, to Berlin in extra innings of a first round matchup. Post 72 was in…

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Wayton Open crowns champs

July 20, 2016
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Joe Albiach leaps to save a rally during the Men’s A Singles championship of the Wayton Open tennis tournament.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The 10th annual Wayton Open tennis tournament wrapped up with championship matches at Southington High School on Sunday, July 17. A player’s breakfast kicked off the morning before matches began at 9 a.m. and lasted until the late afternoon. Tournament director Matt Wayton, said that he felt the tournament ran well,…

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ESPN announces Little League coverage

July 20, 2016
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ESPN to Showcase 137 Little League Baseball and Softball World Series Games, the Most Games ESPN Has Ever Covered for the Tournament The 137 LLWS games includes 91 U.S. Regional Games, 14 Ancillary Games and 32 Williamsport Games ESPN MLB Analyst Jessica Mendoza Makes Her Little League World Series Debut in the TV Booth Karl…

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Bees take to the field at 12:05

July 20, 2016
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Bees take to the field at 12:05

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to end losing streak as they take on Barnstormers in doubleheader today! First game starts at 12:05PM! Series: Lancaster took the opener game of the four-game series last night 12-2. After today’s doubleheader (with game one starting at 12:05 and the second game beginning at 6:35), the…

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Southington sports listings for the June 22 edition

July 20, 2016
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Bees rally late but still fall

July 18, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: Despite a furious ninth inning rally to tie the game, the Bees dropped their third straight to York 5-4 in 13 innings. The Game Changed When…: Eric Fornataro, who had retired the first two batters of the 13th inning, allowed back-to-back baserunners before serving up the game-winning single to Jared…

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