Posts Tagged ‘ Blue Knights ’

City of Brotherly Love: Knights score well at Philadelphia meet

September 24, 2015
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The Lady Knights pose with their trophies and medals after a second place performance at the Briarwood Invitational Meet in Philadelphia.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight cross country teams competed at the Briarwood Invitational at the historical Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia, Penn. on Saturday, Sept. 19. “We got a chance to run the course the night prior,” said Southington coach Dan Dachelet. “It was a good thing we did. When we turned the corner…

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Soccer scores win in the opener

September 17, 2015
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Eric Schneider kicks the ball downfield during a 2-0 win over Windsor in the season opener on Friday, Sept. 11.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Ryan Burrill placed the ball just outside the box as he lined up his shot. The Windsor players stood in front of him like statues, but that didn’t affect him. After taking a few steps back, Burrill charged the ball and booted a screaming shot that curled right over the Windsor…

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Charge continues: Defending champions surge past Manchester in the season opener

September 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER With 5:06 to go in the fourth quarter, Jasen Rose hiked the ball from under center. He handed the ball off to Alessio Diana and sat back and just watched the show. Diana sidestepped two defenders and shook another loose as he streaked down the sideline for an 87-yard dash to…

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Setting their sights on the tourney: Boys Soccer preview

September 10, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER   The boy’s soccer team is still in search of a Class LL championship game appearance. Coach Dave Yanosy is entering his 10th year at the helm of the Blue Knights (15th year with the program) and has had success early on in his tenure, making an appearance in the state…

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Three in a row?: Football looks to defend the championship crown…again

September 9, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER   The Southington Blue Knights football team is entering the 2015 season as kings of the throne for a second straight year after shutting out NFA, 49-0, in the 2014 Class LL Large state championship game, giving the program its third win in a championship game and their 10th undefeated season…

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They’re young but deep: Southington harriers coming into their own

September 9, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The boy’s cross country team may be young coming into the 2015 season, but they are deep. Depth is the word that came to the second year coach’s mind when he stepped back with his arms folded for a moment, observing his boys pacing in packs around Hubbard Park in Meriden,…

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Football kicks off with Veteran’s Appreciation Night on 9-11

September 8, 2015
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  On Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 the Southington High School football program will be hosting a Veteran’s Appreciation Night on Fontana Field. This is an opportunity to acknowledge all those veterans, whether active duty, National Guard, or Reserve who have served on behalf of the United States of America. Veterans should arrive by 6:45 p.m.…

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SHS fall practice schedule is announced: Athletic forms, yellow cards must be presented to participate at first practices

August 12, 2015
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The Southington High School athletic department has announced the first practices for the fall sports teams along with suggestions for incoming freshmen and returning student-athletes. In order for a student to compete in sports at Southington High School, athletes must submit a Sports Participation Permission form or parent permission form, the Concussion Education Plan &…

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Knights compete at Super 100

July 2, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Team Nutmeg defeated Team Constitution, 44-22, in the third annual Super 100 Senior All-Star Classic Game at Rentschler Field on Saturday, June 27. A 29-yard scoring reception from Windsor’s John Nolan to Glastonbury’s Chika Chukwu put the game out of reach for Team Constitution in the fourth quarter, even though the…

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Knight trio named all-conference in the CCC

June 30, 2015
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A trio of Blue Knight players made the cut when the Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) named the 2015 all-conference boys volleyball team. From left, Adam Brush, Mark Horanzy, and Tom DelBuono were recognized for their efforts in 2015.

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