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Field hockey drops 2 at home

September 22, 2016
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Lauren Graef leads a fast break during a hard-fought loss to Glastonbury.

After beginning their season with a 2-0 victory on the road at Windsor, the Lady Knight field hockey team had a rough homecoming with a pair of tough losses. The Knights hosted top-five Glastonbury in their home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 13, but were blanked, 3-0. The Tomahawks scored a pair of goals in the…

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Field hockey opens season with shutout on the road

September 15, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It took the Lady Knight field hockey team seven tries to achieve their first win last season, but temperatures ranging in the 90s wouldn’t stop them from winning this year’s season opener. Southington prevailed in a 2-0 shutout at Windsor on Friday, Sept. 9. “We got off to a rocky…

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Field hockey hopes to return to tournament play

September 7, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Laughter and smiles filled the turf field as the Lady Knight field hockey team went through their conditioning before practice. It wasn’t a sign of goofing off. Instead, it was simply a team coming together and having fun doing it too. “They’ve been working out on their own as a…

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Field hockey finishes on a strong note

November 4, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Despite a late run, the Lady Knights field hockey team came up just short of a state tournament bid, missing the postseason by one victory. Southington rebounded from a 0-6 start to the season to finish.500 down the stretch. The Knights finished the season just short of the six wins needed…

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Field hockey is eliminated from tourney

October 29, 2015
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Angie Zollo leads the attack during a 4-0 loss to Farmington on Oct. 20.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights field hockey team suffered two losses over the week, eliminated from postseason contention. Southington suffered a 4-0 loss at home to Farmington (9-2-0) on Tuesday, Oct. 20. All of Farmington’s goals came in the second half. The Knights took six shots on goal and nine penalty corners. Amanda…

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Here they come: Field hockey starts their signature late-season rally

October 21, 2015
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Kaylee Graef races toward the goal during a game-winning score against Hall on Friday, Oct. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Jen Briscoe poised herself with the ball at the corner and waited for the whistle. She saw Kaylee Graef cross the middle of the field and flung the ball in her direction. Graef received the feed on the inside, and before she could establish possession, met up with a defender. Both…

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Field hockey scores second victory

October 14, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The girls field hockey team (2-7-0, 1-4-0 in division) continues to improve as the postseason draws nearer, going 1-1 on the week. The Lady Knights earned their second win, 3-0, of the season when they hosted Wethersfield (2-5-0, 1-3-0 in division) on Tuesday. Jen Briscoe found the cage with 4:07 in…

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Field hockey gets first win

October 8, 2015
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Players from Southington and Lyman Hall converge on a loose ball during Southington's 4-1 victory on Oct. 1.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The field hockey team (1-7) achieved their first win of the season when they defeated Lyman Hall (1-5-1), 4-1, at home on Thursday, Oct. 1. Kayla Carrera scored the Lady Knights’ first goal midway through the first half. Kaylee Graef scored the next goal before the end of the first period…

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Hockey looking for first win

October 2, 2015
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The Lady Knights field hockey team (0-5) has yet to find a win on the season, but they never despair when they are staring into the eyes of defeat. Simply put, the Knights show another side, where there is more to winning and losing. The Knights have shown nothing, but pride and dignity through their…

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Field Hockey struggles continue

September 24, 2015
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The girl’s field hockey team (0-4, 0-2 in division) dropped two more games this week with a 10-0 loss to Glastonbury (4-0) on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and a 4-0 loss to Newington (1-2) on Friday, Sept. 18, both on the road. On Tuesday, Glaston-bury scored four goals in the first half and the other six…

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