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Wayton Open spills onto local tennis courts

July 13, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Wayton Open tennis tournament kicked off on Friday, July 8 with matches taking place all over town, from the Southington High School and Memorial Park tennis courts to the ones at Panthorn Park and Recreation Park. Now in its 10th year, the annual tournament drew an increase of about 20…

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Sports listings for the July 15 edition

July 13, 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 drop Bluefish finale

July 11, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could muster very little against David Kubiak and the Bluefish, falling 5-1 in the series finale. The Game Changed When…: The Bees were only down by one entering the ninth, but the Bluefish put together a three run inning to give them some breathing room entering…

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Bees go for number 3 against Bluefish

July 10, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to take three of four from the Bluefish in the final game before the All-Star break! First pitch 1:35PM! Series:It took 11 innings and 11 runs for the Bluefish to win their first game of the series- and first game at New Britain Stadium- in last night’s…

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Bees fall to Bluefish in extra innings

July 10, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A home run by Craig Maddox in the 11th inning wasn’t enough for the Bees to spark another comeback as they fell to the Bluefish 11-8. The Game Changed When…: The Bees were closing in on a win in the 8th but a single to centerfield by Bridgeport’s…

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Help send Frankie Gregoire to FCBL All-Star Game

July 9, 2016
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The Bristol Blues have sent out this message to fans to help get one of their players on the FCBL All-Star team. “Local kid (Simsbury High School Grad), Marist All-American and Bristol Blues Outfielder Frankie Gregoire needs your help! There was a last second change in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game Rosters and…

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Bees beat Bluefish

July 9, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees scored four runs in the fourth inning to give them their second straight win over the Bridgeport Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: With the bases loaded, Jovan Rosa hit a single to left field allowing Michael Crouse and Jon Griffin to score which broke the tie,…

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Bees top Bluefish

July 8, 2016
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Box score   BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Behind strong nights for Bees’ pitchers and Jon Griffin, the Bees took the series opener from the Bluefish 5-2. The Game Changed When…: Clinging to a one-run lead in the bottom of the seventh, the Bees mounted a two-run rally (highlighted by Steve Carrillo’s RBI…

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The Mercy rule: Southington’s Ava Coleman left her mark with the Tigers

July 7, 2016
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Over the past four years, Southington’s Ava Coleman set the standard for the Mercy High School track & field program. Her efforts earned her a chance to compete for Villanova University’s division one track program.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Recent graduate Ava Coleman had been tearing up the high school competition as a track and field superstar for the Tigers of Mercy High School in Middletown. During her junior and senior years, the Southington athlete catapulted towards new heights and honed her skills to be a Division I, Tier I…

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Blues still on a skid

July 7, 2016
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The Bristol Blues were unable to snap out of their recent skid, dropping their third consecutive game to the North Shore Navigators by a score of 10-2, bringing their record to 13-16 on the season. This one was a tale of pitching defense (or a lack thereof), as the Blues tallied only two official errors…

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