Everybody loves Raymond: Morgan Raymond is the 2017 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

June 22, 2017
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Everybody loves Raymond: Morgan Raymond is the 2017 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights volleyball team trailed, 11-7, and Southington coach Rich Heitz called a timeout. Both teams came back out on the court, and Ridgefield served the ball into the net. That brought Morgan Raymond to the line. “Here’s Morgan looking so calm because she always looked very calm,” said…

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Everybody loves Raymond: Morgan Raymond is the 2017 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

June 22, 2017
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Everybody loves Raymond: Morgan Raymond is the 2017 Observer Female Athlete of the Year

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights volleyball team trailed, 11-7, and Southington coach Rich Heitz called a timeout. Both teams came back out on the court, and Ridgefield served the ball into the net. That brought Morgan Raymond to the line. “Here’s Morgan looking so calm because she always looked very calm,” said…

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Commentary: Selecting the Observer Athletes of the Year

June 22, 2017
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Commentary: Selecting the Observer Athletes of the Year

When it comes to the selection process for deciding the athletes of the year, I’m usually prepared for a fight as I argue my choice with my editor in the newsroom. We can never agree on anything, but this year’s selection process was different. I ducked into open doors whenever I saw him coming. I…

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Commentary: Selecting the Observer Athletes of the Year

June 22, 2017
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Commentary: Selecting the Observer Athletes of the Year

When it comes to the selection process for deciding the athletes of the year, I’m usually prepared for a fight as I argue my choice with my editor in the newsroom. We can never agree on anything, but this year’s selection process was different. I ducked into open doors whenever I saw him coming. I…

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Southington schools recognize 22 retirees in 2017

June 22, 2017
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Southington schools recognize 22 retirees in 2017

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER In addition to the 490 graduates that crossed the stage during commencement exercises, Southington Public Schools will also say goodbye to a number of faculty and staff members. During the 2016-2017 school year, a total of 22 employees announced their retirement. Their length of school service spans from 5 years…

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Southington schools recognize 22 retirees in 2017

June 22, 2017
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Southington schools recognize 22 retirees in 2017

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER In addition to the 490 graduates that crossed the stage during commencement exercises, Southington Public Schools will also say goodbye to a number of faculty and staff members. During the 2016-2017 school year, a total of 22 employees announced their retirement. Their length of school service spans from 5 years…

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