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Welcome to the Dungeon: All for one; one for all

November 20, 2018
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Welcome to the Dungeon: All for one; one for all

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Leadership comes from all parts of a football team. Some players lead with their words, and others lead with their actions. Southington has a mix of both on this year’s team, which was undefeated (9-0) entering the Apple Valley Classic against Cheshire on Thanksgiving morning. “I try to be as…

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Battle of the Bell is postponed to Friday

November 20, 2018
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Battle of the Bell is postponed to Friday

The Battle for the Bell will now be played at 2 p.m. on Friday, according to a tweet from Bristol Eastern faculty manager John Stavens. The game will still be played at Muzzy Field. The game is the latest in a string of rescheduled Thanksgiving Day games due to the impending record cold that’s been…

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Southington will be well-represented at Legion baseball awards

November 20, 2018
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Southington will be well-represented at Legion baseball awards

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER When the Connecticut American Legion Baseball Committee holds its 18th Annual Hot Stove Dinner on Jan. 4, 2019, Southington will be well-represented. Southington Post 72 American Legion head coach Marc Verderame will be honored as the 19U Coach of the Year. Former Southington High, Southington Post 72 Legion, and UConn…

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Southington will be well-represented at Legion baseball awards

November 20, 2018
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Southington will be well-represented at Legion baseball awards

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER When the Connecticut American Legion Baseball Committee holds its 18th Annual Hot Stove Dinner on Jan. 4, 2019, Southington will be well-represented. Southington Post 72 American Legion head coach Marc Verderame will be honored as the 19U Coach of the Year. Former Southington High, Southington Post 72 Legion, and UConn…

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In the trenches at Hamden Hall

November 20, 2018
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In the trenches at Hamden Hall

Two Southington linemen were recognized during senior night activities at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden. Jared Morrissey, above, and Jake Miceli, below, are senior linemen. Under their protection, the Hornets offense (4-3) rallied for 23 touchdowns and averaged 101 passing yards per game and 241.5 rushing yards per game. On defense, Morrissey managed…

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In the trenches at Hamden Hall

November 20, 2018
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In the trenches at Hamden Hall

Two Southington linemen were recognized during senior night activities at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden. Jared Morrissey, above, and Jake Miceli, below, are senior linemen. Under their protection, the Hornets offense (4-3) rallied for 23 touchdowns and averaged 101 passing yards per game and 241.5 rushing yards per game. On defense, Morrissey managed…

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Knights place second at national competition

November 20, 2018
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Knights place second at national competition

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights marching band wrapped up their fall season with a second place title at their nationals competition at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 10. The band scored 95.113, and earned the caption award for best overall effect. The band also won the prestigious Cadets Award…

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Gagliardi concedes; Aresimowicz wins 30th house district

November 20, 2018
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Gagliardi concedes; Aresimowicz wins 30th house district

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The election results for the 30th House of Representatives district, representing portions of Berlin and Southington, can finally be put to rest. Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-30) will keep his seat for the next two years. In the hours following the tallying of the unofficial results, the Secretary…

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Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

November 20, 2018
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Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

Officials announced that the Thanksgiving Day football contest between Plainville High School and Farmington High School has been rescheduled to Wednesday night due to the impending record cold that’s been forecast for Thursday morning. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow at Farmington High School. Plainville-Farmington isn’t the only game to move to Wednesday. Southington…

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Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

November 20, 2018
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Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

Officials announced that the Thanksgiving Day football contest between Plainville High School and Farmington High School has been rescheduled to Wednesday night due to the impending record cold that’s been forecast for Thursday morning. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow at Farmington High School. Plainville-Farmington isn’t the only game to move to Wednesday. Southington…

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