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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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Bees swarm the Revolution: New Britain wins, 7-3

August 4, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: New Britain exploded for four home runs including two by Jovan Rosa in the Bees 7-3 win. The Game Changed When…:…York had tied the game at 2 in the third inning but a 2-run home run by Jake McGuiggan gave the Bees the lead and they never looked back. Pitchers…

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Camp Sloper is ready for Race4Chase event

August 4, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER About 450 competitors will attempt to complete their first triathlon with over 2,000 spectators watching at Camp Sloper on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Southington YMCA and the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation are partnering together to hold the fourth annual Race4Chase Kids’ Triathlon Program Finale. Camp Sloper…

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Wild pitch stings Bees in the seventh inning

August 4, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees were unable to bring home runners and regain the lead as York tied and eventually scored the game winning run in the seventh inning. The Game Changed When…During the seventh, York came through with two runs with the final tally coming via a wild pitch that scored Michael…

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Hall of Fame: The balancing act–Andy Liseo was hard to take down on the field and on the mat

August 4, 2016
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Liseo wrestling

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Andy Liseo spun around the first Bloomfield defender like a ninja warrior, bouncing off two fingers to keep his balance, and slipping through a pair of linebackers at the line of scrimmage. Liseo ricocheted off the next defender to find some open space on the sidelines…and it was off to the…

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