Posts Tagged ‘ football ’

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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Letters of Intent: Football stars commit to college

May 8, 2015
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Dan Williams (Endicott College), Matt Koczera (Springfield College), and Peter Majchrzak (Mount Ida College) committed to play college football during a ceremony at the high school on April 30. Matt Thomson (not pictured) will be playing at Choate Rosemary Hall for a post graduate season. The event was followed by a ring ceremony where members of the Class LL champion team received their championship rings.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington had four football players sign their names to play at the collegiate level on Thursday, April 30. Matt Koczera, Dan Williams, Peter Majchrzak and Matt Thomson will be signing their intent to play football at the next level. Matt Koczera served as team captain and was a two-year starter for…

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SVMFL competes for the food pantry

December 21, 2014
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The Buccaneers collected over 200 pounds of food during their game-day food drive.

The Southington Valley Midget Football League’s recent food drive raised hundreds of pounds of non-perishable food for Southington Community Services during a week-long contest on the sidelines of league games. The Redskins won the contest, collecting over 489 pounds of food for the local food bank. The Buccaneers finished second with 207 pounds of food.…

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The best team ever? Commentary on the Blue Knight football title

December 19, 2014
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By JOHN GORALSKI, EDITOR Even the big Hollywood studios know that sequels are rarely better than the original. That’s one reason why they are hyped so much before the premiere. As a business venture, there’s little risk. Audiences will flock to the second one because they loved the first one so much, but are the stories…

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Blue Knights play bigger by tackling, battling, loving harder

December 18, 2014
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BY KYLE BRENNAN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Norwich Free Academy had a distinct size advantage over Southington on both sides of the lines in Saturday’s nightcap for the Class LL-Large title. That mattered absolutely none. The Blue Knights held one of the state’s most potent running games to just 90 yards in their 49-0 victory. NFA quarterback Jawuan…

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Knights beat NFA in lopsided game for 2nd straight title

December 17, 2014
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Southington was pushed back to their own 20 yard line on the second possession of the game. A penalty had driven them back 10 yards on first down. Quarterback Jasen Rose scampered out of bounds for a 10-yard loss on the second down. Sure, the Blue Knight football team was enjoying…

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Jamele hauls in success

December 17, 2014
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Alex Jamele fights for extra yardage after a catch in Week 2.

BY ROGER CLEAVELAND REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN NEW BRITAIN—As adeptly as he eluded opposing tacklers Saturday night, Southington High senior co-captain Alex Jamele downplayed becoming the first player in state history to finish his career with 50 touchdown receptions. He modestly explained that the Blue Knights’ second consecutive state championship meant much more to him than his own…

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Football returns to the championship game

December 6, 2014
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Glastonbury recovered the game’s first fumble and quickly took a 7-0 lead, but that was as close as they would get to a win in the Class LL-Large semifinal match-up this afternoon. Heavy rain limited the passing attacks for both teams, but Southington’s running game was the difference. Vance Upham powered the Blue Knights with three…

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Saturday’s semifinal football game will be broadcast on-line

December 5, 2014
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CHESHIRE—The CIAC has announced that the Class LL-Large semifinal football game between No. 1 Southington and No. 4 Glastonbury on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2 p.m., will have a live internet broadcast at the NFHS network on Saturday at 2 p.m. The game will be among four live broadcasts on the web service. The network will…

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Local All Stars compete on state stage

December 4, 2014
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On Saturday, Dec. 6, Southington football players Dylan Rodriguez and Tommy Nardi will be playing the FBU 6th grade CT Allstars in Fairfield for a chance to advance to the national championship in Naples, Fla. on the weekend of Dec. 21.

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