Girls soccer is on the brink of clinching the postseason

October 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights soccer team remained out on the road over the week, finishing two contests with a tie, bringing their record to 4-7-2 on the season. Southington traveled to West Hartford on Friday, Oct. 16 where they settled with a 1-1 draw against Hall (5-4-3). Hall scored the first goal…

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Knights settle for a tie

October 22, 2015
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Nick Falco splits a pair of Hall defenders during a loss on Friday, Oct. 16. With a tie earlier in the week against Simsbury, the boys keep pace in their quest for a tournament home game.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The first shot hit off of the right post about three minutes into the second half. The second came off of a corner kick that bounced off of the left post with just over four minutes left in the game. The Blue Knights soccer team had their opportunities in Friday, Oct.…

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Cross country shuts out New Britain, Hartford Public in dual meet finale

October 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The boys teamed defeated the Golden Hurricanes 15-50 and they also defeated the Owls by the same score. For the Knights, the regular season dual meet finale served more as a workout than any sort of challenge. Twenty-two Southing-ton runners finished the race before New Britain’s frontrunner, and 25 Knights finished…

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Here they come: Field hockey starts their signature late-season rally

October 21, 2015
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Kaylee Graef races toward the goal during a game-winning score against Hall on Friday, Oct. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Jen Briscoe poised herself with the ball at the corner and waited for the whistle. She saw Kaylee Graef cross the middle of the field and flung the ball in her direction. Graef received the feed on the inside, and before she could establish possession, met up with a defender. Both…

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‘Crazy Brew Bash’ REACHes Mt. Southington

October 21, 2015
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Brew Fest- Jessica Rubin (of Bristols Firefly Hollow) serves Jim Ferro and Mike Smith (of Bristol)

Jessica Rubin of Firefly Hollow in Bristol serves Jim Ferro and Mike Smith at the Crazy Brew Bash at Mount Southington on Saturday, Oct. 17. Visitors were able to enjoy an open beer tasting, accompanied by live music, lawn game tournaments, and a variety of food truck vendors. Proceeds for the event will benefit the…

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Marathon week for the Knights: Spikers follow tourney with win over Simsbury

October 21, 2015
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Southington libero Nicole Groll receives a serve during a 3-0 win over Simsbury on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The volleyball careened toward the home stands after a dig, and Sam Lohneiss leapt toward the bleachers. Her dig kept the Southington volley alive, as she knocked it back in play and hit the deck. Her set came off flawlessly. Kelsea Allen for a slam over the net for a point.…

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Meet the 2015 Board of Education candidates

October 21, 2015
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Southington Politics

We asked Southington Board of Education candidates the following questions: 1) What was the most important challenge or issue faced by the Board of Education over the last term? How did you handle it or how would you have handled it? 2) What is the most important issue ahead of us, and how will you…

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Health listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Pops! series presents ‘The Music of the Eagles’ Saturday.

MONDAY, OCT. 26 PLAINVILLE ‘HOSPICE-WHAT A FAMILY CAN EXPECT AND WHAT HOSPICE CAN DO FOR YOU.’ Presented by the Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Discussion will include choices and decisions that can help you live the best life you can can. Learn about access to the many hospice resources available. Presneters will…

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Dining listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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Helen L. (Simone) DellaVecchia, 98, of Southington, died on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

SATURDAY, OCT. 24 2ND ANNUAL PINTS FOR PAWS. Benefit for Animal Rescue Foundation. 4 p.m. to close. Patrons will receive an ARF pint glass and one beer for a $20 donation. Refills will cost $5. Food, drink specials, including a special cask by Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. Raffles. Barley Vine, 182 Main St., Bristol. ARFCt.org…

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