Arrest made for standoff on Atwater Street

September 24, 2015
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On Sept. 23, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Southington Police officers responded to a residence at 108 Atwater Street on a report of a welfare check. During the course of the investigation, the subject of the welfare check barricaded himself inside the residence. While officers on the scene attempted to make contact with the person inside…

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Scoring at will: Knights unload against Public

September 24, 2015
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Football

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It didn’t take long for the Blue Knights (2-0) to make a statement on Friday, Sept. 18. On the very first play from the line of scrimmage, the Knights’ defense swarmed the winless Hartford Public (0-2) quarterback, Shamar Richards, and stripped him of the ball. Logan LaRosa snatched up the ball…

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Field Hockey struggles continue

September 24, 2015
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The girl’s field hockey team (0-4, 0-2 in division) dropped two more games this week with a 10-0 loss to Glastonbury (4-0) on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and a 4-0 loss to Newington (1-2) on Friday, Sept. 18, both on the road. On Tuesday, Glaston-bury scored four goals in the first half and the other six…

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Sprinting from the gates: Blue Knight soccer is off to its best start in years

September 24, 2015
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Blue Knight goaltender Evan Daddona makes a stop during a recent contest. Daddona has already collected a trio of shutouts in the early season.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Erik Schneider brought the ball up just outside of the penalty box, swung his foot around, and booted it into the net with 22:15 to go in the first half. The goal gave the Blue Knights (2-0-1, 2-0-1 in division) the lead, but Southington was far from finished. Senior captain, Ryan…

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Soccer is halfway there: Defense allows just 1 goal

September 24, 2015
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Chelsea Cocozza takes a shot during during a 1-0 loss to Farmington on Sept. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After opening the 2015 season up with a 1-0 win at Windsor (0-2-1), the girl’s soccer team (1-1-1, 1-1-1 in division) fell short to Farmington (3-0) at home Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1-0. Even though they didn’t win the game, Southington coach Mike Linehan said that he thought the Lady Knights won…

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Volleyball sweeps two foes

September 24, 2015
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Sylwia Lewkowicz delivers a kill during a 3-0 victory over Weaver on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Sylwia Lewkowicz waited at the net like a six-foot-one python, coiled and ready to strike. The volleyball hung over the net, and Lewkowicz pounced. She leapt into the air and swatted the ball over the net for an easy kill. The girls volleyball team (3-0, 3-0 in division) picked up right…

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City of Brotherly Love: Knights score well at Philadelphia meet

September 24, 2015
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The Lady Knights pose with their trophies and medals after a second place performance at the Briarwood Invitational Meet in Philadelphia.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight cross country teams competed at the Briarwood Invitational at the historical Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia, Penn. on Saturday, Sept. 19. “We got a chance to run the course the night prior,” said Southington coach Dan Dachelet. “It was a good thing we did. When we turned the corner…

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Elks adopt a shelf at SCS pantry

September 23, 2015
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Southington Community Services announced their appreciation for the Southington Elks BPOE 1669. The Elks recently adopted a shelf in the food pantry, donating peanut butter and jelly and making a $2,000 donation to the SCS food pantry. Mark Fazzolari, above, accepts the donation for SCS from Cindy Voorhees from the Southington Elks. The SCS pantry…

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Knights dive into the season: Swimmers edge EO Smith, Manchester in week one

September 23, 2015
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Swimming

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The girls swimming and diving team (2-0) just edged out E.O. Smith (1-1), 91-87, in their opening meet of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Mansfield Community Center. The Lady Knights picked up right where they left off and had outstanding performances across the board. The 200 freestyle relay…

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