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Girls Basketball rebounds from loss; Knights dominate Suffield at year’s end

January 5, 2013
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By John Goralski
Sarah Mongillo scores a layup during a 51-24 win over Suffield on Friday, Dec. 28.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Last season, a lopsided loss to Suffield gave the Lady Knights a lot to think about at the turn of the calendar. It spiraled the team below .500 for the first time that season. It capped a three game losing streak at the end of the year that set the…

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Playing together as a team; Forgione lays down the gauntlet for the Lady Knights

December 28, 2012
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By John Goralski
Danielle Charamut makes a lay-up over a Newington player during Southington’s 43-34 win on Tuesday, Dec. 18.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Maeghan Chapman dove at a loose ball, her elbow immediately started to swell, but she waved off her coach’s substitution. Freshman forward Natalie Wadolowski took an elbow to her face, came away with a bloody lip, but continued to battle for rebounds in the paint. On Friday, Dec. 21, the…

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Taking care of business; Knights hold Plainville scoreless for 11 minutes

December 19, 2012
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By John Goralski
Meaghan Chapman drives toward the basket during a 43-23 win over Plainville.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Plainville scored twice to take a 4-0 lead in the opening minutes, and that was enough to kick the Lady Knights into another gear. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the girls shifted into a full court press, and Plainville guards never knew what hit them. “Plainville’s very young, so we wanted…

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Learning their lessons; Lady Knights use first week as an early measure

December 13, 2012
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By John Goralski
Senior guard Stephanie O’Keefe drives past a Bloomfield defender during a 58-33 win in the season opener.

By John Goralski Sports Writer You’re never as good as your wins or as bad as your losses. That’s the lesson that Coach Mike Forgione wants his Lady Knight basketball team to take out of the first week of the winter season. Southington manhandled Bloomfield for a lopsided win on opening day, but they squandered…

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