Posts Tagged ‘ Blue Knights ’

Knights blank Tomahawks

September 28, 2016
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Ryan Montalvo blasts through a hole in the Glastonbury line during a 35-0 victory in Southington’s home opener. (Photo by John Goralski)

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Another Friday night, another defensive stronghold, another shutout. Last year’s contest at Glastonbury resulted in a 61-41 win in the pouring rain, as Southington was able to pull away in second half after being down at halftime. But this year’s hyped-up game wasn’t even close. Although their first offensive points…

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Four horsemen capture the title at Sloper Relays

September 28, 2016
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Some runners dress in costume, above, as the Knights take a break from the dual meet season to compete for cookies at the Sloper Relays.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Conner and Shane Leone and Mark and Tom Murdy led all runners by finishing first overall and first in the Four Boys Division with a time of 31:49 as the four horsemen galloped to victory at the Sloper Relays on Friday. Southington’s cross country teams welcomed about 1,047 middle and…

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Scoreboard for the Sept. 30 edition

September 28, 2016
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These are the scores for games played between Monday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 25. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Football Southington 35, Glastonbury 0 Friday, Sept. 23 At Southington Glastonbury                 00 00 00 00 — 00 Southington                 00 07 14 14 — 35 First Quarter No scoring. Second…

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Knights keep fighting

September 22, 2016
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Joseph Colaccino wins a 50/50 ball in front of Bloomfield’s net.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington Blue Knight soccer team earned its first win of the season after splitting this past week with a win and a loss. Following a hard-fought season opener against Conard that ended in a 1-1 draw, the Knights suffered an overtime loss on the road, but displayed resiliency when…

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Cross country teams split with Warriors at home opener

September 22, 2016
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Mark Murdy puts some distance between himself and the pack during a duel meet against Hall at YMCA Camp Sloper.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER There were no personal bests recorded through the humid, 80 degree dual meet, but Southington runners graced the top of the podium in both races when the Knights split with Hall at YMCA Camp Sloper on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Isabella Scalise (22:53) paced the Lady Knights to a comfortable 22-38…

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Knights steamroll Simsbury

September 22, 2016
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Vance Upham breaks through the backfield during a lopsided rout in Simsbury on Friday.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Vance Upham received the handoff as the offensive line collapsed quickly around him. A tackler tried to wrap him up in the backfield, but Upham bounced off him like a super ball. The Blue Knight running back hit the open gap and charged down the sidelines for a 75-yard score,…

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Scoreboard for the Sept. 23 edition

September 21, 2016
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These are the scores for games played between Monday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 18. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Football Southington 56, Simsbury 7 Friday, Sept. 16 At Simsbury Southington                  42 07 00 07 — 56 Simsbury                       07 00 00 00 — 07 First Quarter SoHS—Will Barmore 1…

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Harriers score a pair of top 10 runners at Martha’s Vineyard

September 15, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington experienced the first round of out-of-state competition over the weekend as the cross country program traveled to the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest in Edgartown, Mass. for the 10th annual Martha’s Vineyard High School Cross Country Invitational. Southington coach Dan Dachelet said that Saturday, Sept. 10 made for a…

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Housewarming gift: Football delivers shutout for Enfield’s first home game

September 15, 2016
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Zack Smith sacks Enfield quarterback Mason Dumas during a first half blitz. The Knights held the Eagles to negative yardage at the half and just 7 total yards for the game.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER When the Blue Knight football team prepared for their season opener against the Eagles at Enfield, there was no game film to review from the new co-op team. Southington didn’t know what they were going to get when they traveled north to the state’s border. All they knew was that…

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Boys soccer just misses 2 game-winners

September 15, 2016
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Southington goalie Evan Daddona makes one of his six saves to secure a tie against Conard in the season opener.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The score was tied, 1-1, late in the second half when Joseph Colaccino received a pass just outside of the box and fired a high arching shot in desperation. The ball clanged downward after hitting the bottom of the crossbar and deflected off of a diving goalkeeper’s hand. It was…

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