Blue Knight track teams swarm past NW Catholic

May 22, 2015
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Track & Field

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Both of Southington’s track and field teams won big against the NW Catholic Indians at their home facilities on Tuesday, May 12, but it was the girls that qualified a relay team and two more athletes for the Class LL state meet. The boys track and field team (5-2) won their…

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Boys Lacrosse needs to go on a late run to keep tourney hopes alive

May 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team sustained two more losses on the road this past week as the boys tumbled to 4-9 overall. With three games remaining, Southington needs three more wins. The Knights traveled to Glastonbury on Monday, May 11 where they tied their largest deficit of the season with a…

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Girls Lacrosse has no margin for error over next 5 games

May 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights lacrosse team (2-9) sustained two road losses over the past week, and one of them came down to the final ticks on the clock. Just like how they defeated Trumbull 11-10 earlier in the season back in April, the Knights were on the other end this time, ending…

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Golfers heating up

May 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (7-2) shot their two lowest scores on the year over the week, en route to two solid wins through the halfway point of the season. The Knights handed the Newington Indians (8-1) their first loss of the season, 144-154, while shooting their lowest score on the…

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Memorial Day parade and services schedule

May 22, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 has announced the schedule for Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25, including the annual Memorial Day parade and services at local cemeteries. The veteran organizations from Southington will hold a joint flag raising ceremony at the Southington Care Center at 8:45 a.m. The Memorial Day parade is scheduled for…

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Spikers shuffle in new faces

May 22, 2015
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Dan Normandin scores a kill during a loss to Newington on May 13.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A pair of losses and a win may have set the Blue Knights boys volleyball team (10-5) back in seeding for the Class L state tournament, but having a few new faces on the court is the bigger concern right now. The Knights lost their libero, Tom Del Buono, for the…

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Madancy named as Assistant Superintendent

May 22, 2015
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The Board of Education appointed Steven G. Madancy, John F. Kennedy Middle School Prinicpal, as the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Education welcomed a new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction on May 14, appointing John F. Kennedy Middle School principal Steven G. Madancy. Madancy has been the principal at JFK Middle School since July of 2012, following seven years as a principal in Milford, serving two years at Pumpkin…

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Letter: Festival Chorale thanks financial supporters

May 22, 2015
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Letter: Festival Chorale thanks financial supporters

To the editor: The Southington Festival Chorale would like to thank the Elizabeth Norton Trust Grant Committee for their generous grant so we could purchase music. We also want to thank the Southington Lions Club, Hoyt Manufacturing, Supreme Lake Manufacturing, Southington Engine Company No. 1, the Southington American Legion, and all of our benefactors, patrons,…

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Baseball stumbles in the CCC West race

May 22, 2015
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John Mikosz zeroes in on a pitch during a 4-1 win over Farmington on May 13.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Losses to Farmington and Hall followed a lopsided win over NW Catholic. Two wins and a loss might have set the Blue Knights baseball team (11-4, 8-3 in the CCC West) back a smidge, but it still didn’t knock them out of contention for the CCC West division title. The Knights…

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