Tag: American Legion

Legion advances to regional tourney

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Sixth-seeded Southington managed just four hits in their first test of the state tournament against No. 11 Bristol on Sunday. However, the team’s ace, Nick Borkowski (6-0), bailed the team out again, as he had…

Legion streak continues

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington American Legion baseball team kept rolling on their recent tear and remained hot with two more wins last week. Post 72 has now won 11 of its last 12 contests. Pitching had been…

Oh, how we love a parade…

Even though rain forced many towns in the region to cancel Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 29, the show went on in downtown Southington. Above, members of the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 color guard lead a procession through…

Post 72 announces Legion tryouts

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Southington’s American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 senior league baseball team has announced their annual, one-day tryouts, but the day is still unclear. Tryouts for the summer league cannot occur until after the Southington High School season…

Local veterans are honored for their service

On Friday, Nov. 11, locals celebrated veterans during Veterans Day events throughout the community. From a ceremony at the town green to pre-game activities at the Blue Knight football game, Southington’s veterans were honored throughout the day. Above, a student…

Town prepares for 9/11 anniversary

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight…