Quinnipiac River environmental group receives $2,000

May 12, 2016
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Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
P.O. Box 2825, Meriden, CT 06450 
Tel: (203) 237-2237
www.QRWA.org

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER For two days last week the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association (QRWA) participated in the “Great Give,” a 36-hour, community-wide donation event. The Meriden-based organization raised over $2,000 for conservation of the Quinnipiac River. The Great Give is a fundraiser inspired by Give Local America’s Day of Giving. The online event is hosted…

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Schools present Profiles in Professionalism awards

May 12, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington Public Schools recognized 14 recipients for the Profiles in Professionalism award. Announced on May 2, the honorees for the 2015-2016 school year were recognized by the Board of Education (BOE) during a meeting on May 12. Earlier this year, each school building and department within Southington Public Schools was asked to…

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Softball blanks Glastonbury

May 12, 2016
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Kara Zazzaro unleashes a pitch on a Glastonbury batter during an 8-0 win.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (11-1) extended their winning streak to four games with a 9-0 shutout against Glastonbury in their lone game of the week. The Knights have yet to give up a run in their last four games. On Thursday, May 5, the Knights posted four runs in the fourth and…

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Knights looking for 1 more win

May 12, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (6-6) extended their losing streak to three games with a pair of loses this past week, but they are not out of contention from making the Class L tournament. Floundering against the Falcons Southington made a trip out to Middletown on Tuesday, May 3, where they fell to…

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Knights fall to Hall

May 12, 2016
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Erik Kryzanski powers a serve during his victory over Hall at top doubles.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (7-3) fell short in their only game played last week with a 6-1 loss to Hall (8-1) at home on Thursday, May 5. The tandem of Ian Lawrence and Erik Kryzanski came away with Southington’s only individual win, defeating Hall’s James Leung and Noah Del Coro in a…

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Scoreboard for the May 13 edition

May 12, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, May 2 and Sunday, May 8. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Boys Golf Southington 151, Windsor 221 Monday, May 2 Par 35 At Hawks Landing CC Medalist: Ryan Burrill, SHS, 36. SOUTHINGTON (151)—1, Ryan Burrill, 36; 2,…

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Baseball drama saves the best for last

May 11, 2016
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Justin Makles drives in the tying run on May 5. The Southington win over Hall was the third walk-off victory in a row for the Knights.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Down 3-2 with two outs and runners on second and third in the bottom of the seventh, Garrett Gugliotti came up to the plate and took the first strike. On the next pitch, he hit a bloop pop fly that just made it out of the infield towards right field. When…

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Town furthers farming plans

May 11, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Farm Heritage Committee (FHC) is taking steps to utilize open space properties in town that were once used for farming, and those lands could potentially operate as self-sustaining farms once again. At a May 9 meeting of the Town Council, plans were finalized to use town-owned farmland off of Belleview Avenue…

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Golfers are swinging away: Another record-breaking week for the Blue Knights

May 11, 2016
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Andrew Rogalski putts off the fringe during a win over Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Coach Jim DiNello said that part of the reason why his Blue Knight golfers had a record-breaking week is that they are genuinely rooting for each other and having fun on the course. It’s also the reason why they are currently undefeated at 8-0. The weather got colder last week, but…

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