Posts Tagged ‘ Apple Valley Classic ’

The great escape: Knights survive Rams on Thanksgiving, improve to 10-0

December 2, 2015
Jasen Rose leapfrogs a defender during a first half touchdown drive. The Knights trailed late in the game but capped a 10-0 regular season with a 36-29 win over Cheshire in the annual Apple Valley Classic.

By┬áBRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER With just under two minutes left in the game, the two-time state champion Knights were trailing a sub-.500 team. Southington was mired in penalties throughout much of the first half. The top-ranked Knights coughed up the ball an unprecedented five times, but Southington still managed to dominate the first three quarters…

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Home sweet home; Knights win 2 in a row at Thanksgiving, secure first round home game

December 4, 2013
By John Goralski
Stephen Barmore scrambles for a first down during a 38-6 win over Cheshire on Thanksgiving Day.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Cheshire runners attacked the Southington defense like a con man in a back alley shell game. They plunged up the middle clutching phantom footballs to their bellies. They swept to the outside while the real play went the other way. They disbursed from the snap in a flurry of angles…

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