Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

Reclaiming their throne; Gymnasts floor Glastonbury to claim Class L title

March 1, 2013
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By John Goralski
Erin Malone flips across the vault during her first routine at the Class L championships on Saturday, Feb. 23. Malone scored more points than any other gymnast and led the scoring in three out of four events.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Southington gymnasts launched themselves across the vault in perfect precision to set the tone for the Class L championships and carried that momentum onto the bars. On Saturday, Feb. 23 the Lady Knights held a comfortable lead after two events, but it all came crashing down as one-by-one the Lady…

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Band practices for Surround Sound

February 22, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington High School Marching Band is bringing back its indoor “Surround Sound” concert for three performances beginning on March 8. “It’s the Marching Band experience, but indoors and on stage,” said Joanne Kelleher, publicity chair for the Southington Band Backers. “Depending on the song, we’ll have drums, bass and…

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Girls clinch postseason; Win over Farmington secures tournament bid

January 18, 2013
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By John Goralski Sports Writer Farmington players never knew what hit them. From the opening whistle, Southington defenders clamped down on their conference rival. They stepped into passing lanes. They trapped at mid-court. When the horn blew at the end of the first quarter, Farmington still hadn’t scored a single point. On Monday, Jan. 7,…

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Southington High School announces first quarter honor roll

December 23, 2012
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Southington High School recently released its honor roll for the first marking period. Grade 9, First Honors: Leandro Antonio Alejandro, Griffin Alix, Ciara Backus, Alicia Badorek, Angela Balaoing, Mikayla Bedell, Alexandra Bieniek, Samantha Butlien, Lauren Cafasso, Rebecca Caisse, Anthony Cammuso, Grace Cardozo, Victoria Castillo, Katelin Chamberland, Benjamin Chasse, Fizza Chaudhry, Payton Chiaro, Nicole Christensen, Timothy…

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Picking up steam; Knights bounce back from slow start

December 19, 2012
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By John Goralski
Tyler Hyde establishes control over Bristol Eastern wrestler Steve Goodrich during a 170-pound bout on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

By John Goralski Sports Writer On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Travis Daly was tossing around his opponent like a cat with a ball of string, but that wasn’t enough. The defending state champion had to score a pin late in the meet if his team had a chance to win. Bristol Eastern was consistently out-wrestling the…

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Camp Sloper Celebrates with Santa

December 17, 2012
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Rex and Rocket of Fox Glove Farm lead the wagon

Santa and Mrs Claus visited YMCA Camp Sloper on Saturday December 8th.  Families visited the camp for  family oriented activities.  Toys were collected by the Mill Foundation For Kids.  Fox Glove Farm provided horse and carriage rides.  Southington Brass entertained the crowd with holiday favorites.  Crafts projects were provided.  Hot chocolate and cookies were served…

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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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Letter of intent; Moquin signs with Mercy College

December 10, 2012
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By John Goralski
Lady Knight ace Jordyn Moquin signs a letter of intent to play at Mercy College next year.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Jordyn Moquin smiled as she gripped the pen and began scrawling her signature across the pages of the contract. Her family and friends lined the wall of the conference room, and a look of relief washed across her parents’ faces. With a flick of her pen, Moquin secured her dreams…

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Southington Welcomes in the Holiday Season.

December 8, 2012
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Hospitality Night (1)

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Downtown Merchants Association held its annual Christmas celebration, Hospitality Night.  Townspeople gathered for the lighting of the green, a choral sing, horse and carriage rides, and to visit with Santa.  For photos of this event, click the  tab to see our gallery.

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Civil rights activist speaks at SHS

December 7, 2012
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By Tammi Naudus
Author and civil rights activist Arthur Miller spoke about bullying and responsibility at Southington High School last week.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Author and civil rights activist Arthur Miller spoke about bullying and taking responsibility to Southington High School students. After a few years of visiting regularly, he has become a familiar face to the school community. “I try to talk about the greater good,” he said. “If you tell stories, you…

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