Golfers finish strong; top 10 at Chappa

June 2, 2016
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Golf balls and tees

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington golfers traveled to Rockledge Golf Club in West Hartford on Monday, May 23 where they settled with a 156-156 draw with Conard, but still managed to clinch the CCC Central title. Andrew Szandrocha medaled by a stroke with a 37 (1-over-par). Ryan Burrill backed Szandrocha with a 39, and Andrew…

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Southington’s top 3 reminisce about their tenure at SHS

June 1, 2016
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From left, Southington’s top three graduates, salutatorian Emily Maciejewski, valedictorian Timothy Cocozza, and essayist Natalia Gimenez.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School’s (SHS) top three students agreed on three things when reminiscing on their soon-to-be-over high school days: They couldn’t have done it without each other. They will remember their time at SHS fondly, and even though they are leaving Southington for college this fall, they’ll be back. As they prepare…

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Knight spikers rally to CCC finals

June 1, 2016
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Jack Dietz takes on two East Hartford defenders at the CCC tournament finals.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER For the second time this season, the Blue Knights fell to top-ranked East Hartford, but Lou Gianacopolos still feels like the third time will be the charm. Southington fell to the Hornets in the CCC tournament championship last week, but Gianacopolos said that there were major differences from that regular season…

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Girls tennis falls in state tourney opener

June 1, 2016
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Abby Roy chases down a rally during Southington’s qualifying round loss to Wilton. Roy was one of two Lady Knights to win her match.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although the 17th-seeded Lady Knights tennis team fell short, 5-2, in the qualifying round of the Class L tournament at No. 16 Wilton on Saturday, May 28, Southington coach Robin Thompson said that she was still very happy with the team’s level of play and ability to handle themselves in unbearable…

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Chasse bros still fighting

June 1, 2016
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Tennis 2

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights tennis team advanced just one doubles team in the Class LL tournament at Yale University in New Haven on Saturday, May 28 after entering a total of four singles and three doubles. Ben and Jake Chasse teamed up together for the first time since falling in the first…

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Boys Lacrosse battles 2 postseason brackets

June 1, 2016
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Lance Johnston sprints past a Fairfield Warde defender in the Class L qualifying round.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team might have suffered an early exit in the CCC Central tournament, but they kept their season alive with a win in the qualifying round of the Class L tournament over the weekend. The 15th-seeded Knights hosted No. 18 Fairfield Warde on Saturday, May 28, for the…

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Motorcycle thieves caught by police

June 1, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police have recovered two stolen motorcycles, and the thieves have been arrested, when the owner saw thieves riding around town. On Saturday, May 28, around 9 p.m., the owner of two stolen motorcycles was walking in Southington, when he was passed by one of his stolen motorcycles with a rider and a passenger. As…

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Girls Lacrosse plays the spoiler

June 1, 2016
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Lacrosse - SHS

The Lady Knights finished their regular season on a high note by playing spoiler, knocking Newington out of the Class L tournament after defeating the Indians by three goals, 17-14, on the road on Tuesday, May 24. Although the Indians outscored the Knights by a goal, 8-7, in the second half, a halftime lead of…

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Music listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 BRISTOL BENNETT FAMILY. 7 p.m. Family of 11 plays a wide variety of music on several instruments including handbells, strings, brass, accordions, and vocals. They also have a gospel chalk art presentation. Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church, 43 School St., Bristol. Free but free will offering will be accepted. Reception after. TUESDAY, JUNE…

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