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Golfers are swinging away: Another record-breaking week for the Blue Knights

May 11, 2016
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Andrew Rogalski putts off the fringe during a win over Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Coach Jim DiNello said that part of the reason why his Blue Knight golfers had a record-breaking week is that they are genuinely rooting for each other and having fun on the course. It’s also the reason why they are currently undefeated at 8-0. The weather got colder last week, but…

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Volleyball wins 7th in a row

May 11, 2016
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Jack Dietz attacks the net during a 3-0 win over  Glastonbury on May 4.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (11-1) extended their winning streak to seven games this past week, dropping just one game in their last three series. Southington coach Lou Gianacopolos said his team is still heading in the right direction. “We’re trying to stay healthy,” he said. “We’re not super deep, but we have…

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Boys lacrosse is on the brink

May 5, 2016
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The Blue Knights (6-4) split the week with a win and a loss, but more importantly, they set their sights on the postseason. With a win over South Windsor and a loss at Conard, the Knights came within one game of qualifying for the state tournament. Southington wasted no time in South Windsor on Tuesday,…

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Spikers qualify for state tourney

May 5, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Since losing to East Hartford, 3-1, last month, the Blue Knights (8-1) have won four-straight matches, taking three on the road this past week, and reserving a seat for the Class L tournament. Southington trekked to Trumbull (7-5) on Monday, April 25 for their first road game of the season, and…

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Knights qualify individuals at dual meet, invite

May 4, 2016
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Laini Pizzitola hands off the baton to Lauren Perkowski during the 4x800m relay at the O'Grady Relays in Danbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington qualified nine more athletes for the Class LL meet, including a relay, after competing in a dual meet and invitational this past week. Southington competed at Wethersfield on Wednesday, April 27 in their third dual meet of the season. The boys team (1-2) fell, 118-32, and the girls team (1-2)…

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Baseball knocks NWC from unbeaten ranks

May 4, 2016
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Shortstop John Mikosz makes the throw to first during a 3-2 win over Bristol Central.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (8-2) played the roles of both spoilers and comeback kids this past week as three hard-fought wins helped them accomplish one of their first goals: make the postseason as fast as you can. And two of those three wins came in dramatic fashion on back-to-back, walk-off hits. Leaping…

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Golfers are starting to mature

May 4, 2016
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Ryan Burrill chips onto the green during a win over Farmington.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Maturity is what Southington coach Jim DiNello said he is starting to see out of his guys after the Blue Knights (5-0) remained undefeated on the season with two wins this past week, posting their best score of the season at home. “There’s really no substitute for experience,” the coach said.…

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Tennis bounces back from Farmington loss with 2 lopsided wins

May 4, 2016
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The Blue Knight tennis team bounced back from their second loss of the season with two home victories. Falling at Farmington Southington’s five-game winning streak came to an end at Farmington (6-2) on Monday when the Knights suffered a 6-1 loss to the Indians. Ben Chasse came away with Southington’s only individual win after prevailing…

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Track sweeps Conard, 18 qualify for postseason

April 28, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It’s been a few weeks since the boys and girls outdoor track and field teams fell short at Glastonbury in the season opener, but the Knights regrouped for a successful second try. Southington swept the boys and girls competitions at Conard on Wednesday, April 20, and both teams made large strides…

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Baseball rebounds from loss

April 28, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A wild pitch may have cost the Blue Knights (5-2) a run and their only loss last week at Glastonbury, but Southington recovered with two road wins, one coming by a run against a team they suffered a defeat to last year. Wild pitch decides it Southington traveled to Glastonbury (2-3)…

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