Knights finish 4th at Timberlane

January 27, 2016
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Logan LaRosa wrestles his opponent to the mat during a win at Hall High School. LaRosa went on to become one of six Southington wrestlers to medal at the Timberlane Invitational.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (8-1) spent some time away from home, but still managed to find success while out in the road, finishing in the top five at the Timberlane Invitational over the weekend, as well as cruising to a comfortable win over a divisional opponent during the week. Southington scored 121…

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Gymnasts close in on 140

January 27, 2016
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Rachel Williams leaps across the beam during a victory over RHAM on Friday, Jan. 22.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The weekend snowstorm may have pushed the weekend gymnastics meet to Friday, Jan. 22, but having one less day to practice did not impose any adverse effects on the Lady Knights (5-0). If anything, it made them stronger. The Knights reached their highest mark of the season in a 137.8-130.4 win…

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Local organizations benefit from Women and Girls’ Fund

January 27, 2016
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Main Street Community Foundation (WEB)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Women and girls in Southington and several surrounding communities will benefit from more than $35,000 in grants awarded by the Main Street Community Foundation earlier this month. The foundation’s Women and Girls’ Fund chose 11 regional organizations, campuses, and programs to invest in this year, including several local groups. Each of the…

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Warrior-Knights shut out by D-II foe

January 27, 2016
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Jack Rivers leads an offensive surge during a 4-0 loss to the Generals on Friday, Jan. 22.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Hall-Southington ice hockey team (7-2-0) fell in their only game of the week at home to Farmington-Avon-Windsor-Lewis Mills (7-3-0) on Friday, 4-0. The Generals are sixth in the CIAC’s Division II standings. The game was originally scheduled to be played on Saturday, but was moved to Friday, Jan. 22 due…

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Boys basketball suffers 10th loss

January 27, 2016
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After coming off of their first win of the season in a four-point win, 44-40, at Plainville (2-10) last week, the Blue Knights basketball team (1-10) remained out on the road this past week and suffered their 10th loss of the season at South Windsor (4-6) on Friday, Jan. 22. Southington fell short to the…

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BOE reviews Superintendent’s proposed budget

January 27, 2016
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Timothy F. Connellan, Superintendent of Schools
200 North Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
Phone (860) 628-3202 Fax (860) 628-3205

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Before voting on their budget for the 2016-2017 academic year, the Board of Education (BOE) held two public workshops to review the Superintendent’s proposals. On Dec. 29, Superintendent of Schools Timothy Connellan submitted his suggested budget to the BOE, proposing an increase of 3.47 percent, for a total budget of $92,782,522. The…

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7 games and counting: Girls basketball team is on top of the Class LL rankings

January 27, 2016
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Maggie Meehan leads a fast break during an early-season home game. The Lady Knights currently sit atop the Class LL rankings.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights basketball team (11-1) pushed their current winning streak to seven games with a 16-point win at Manchester (5-8) on Friday, Jan. 22. The Knights led the Indians by as much as 14 points, 21-7, by the end of the first quarter and sailed to a 35-19 lead heading…

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Sports listings for the Jan. 29 edition

January 27, 2016
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Sports Listings - Winter

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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Woman arrested during domestic dispute

January 27, 2016
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Cheryl Ann St. Amant

Southington police arrested Cheryl Ann St. Amant, 36, of Southington after an investigation of a domestic dispute on Saturday, Jan. 23 at approximately 3:23 p.m. The initial report indicated that St. Amant and a 64 year old female victim got into an argument while the victim was on the phone. As St. Amant tried to…

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