Boys basketball: Central, Eastern prepare to face-off

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – The first contest between the Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern boys basketball teams takes place on Friday, Jan. 24 and the epic challenge in this historic rivalry should be a real dandy. Central has a highly skilled 7-footer, Eastern has grit and determination and the contest could … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Central, Eastern prepare to face-off”

Boys basketball: Central, Eastern prepare to face-off

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – The first contest between the Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern boys basketball teams takes place on Friday, Jan. 24 and the epic challenge in this historic rivalry should be a real dandy. Central has a highly skilled 7-footer, Eastern has grit and determination and the contest could … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Central, Eastern prepare to face-off”

Boys basketball: Central clinches tourney berth

  By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – State tournament qualification for the Bristol Central boys basketball team came just 10 games into the season this year as the Rams belted Simsbury by a 58-46 final in a Central Connecticut Conference interdivisional tilt from the Charles C. Marsh Gymnasium in Bristol on Friday, Jan. … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Central clinches tourney berth”

Boys basketball: Central clinches tourney berth

  By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – State tournament qualification for the Bristol Central boys basketball team came just 10 games into the season this year as the Rams belted Simsbury by a 58-46 final in a Central Connecticut Conference interdivisional tilt from the Charles C. Marsh Gymnasium in Bristol on Friday, Jan. … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Central clinches tourney berth”

Boys basketball: Buzz builds for Eastern’s Elijah Parent

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – Basketball standout Elijah Parent is building quite a reputation for himself on the boys team at Bristol Eastern. And on Thursday, Jan. 16, he added a little more buzz to his name. Parent drained the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer against Avon as the Lancers scored a … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Buzz builds for Eastern’s Elijah Parent”

Boys basketball: Buzz builds for Eastern’s Elijah Parent

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – Basketball standout Elijah Parent is building quite a reputation for himself on the boys team at Bristol Eastern. And on Thursday, Jan. 16, he added a little more buzz to his name. Parent drained the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer against Avon as the Lancers scored a … Continue reading “Boys basketball: Buzz builds for Eastern’s Elijah Parent”

Wrestling: Blue Devils are matching up well on the mat

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There is an atmosphere of excitement along the Plainville sidelines this wrestling season as new head coach Todd Krolikowski has instilled a team first mentality among his grapplers. “Wrestling can be viewed as an individual sport but we don’t see it that way,” said Krolikowski. “There is a sense of excitement as … Continue reading “Wrestling: Blue Devils are matching up well on the mat”

Wrestling: Blue Devils are matching up well on the mat

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There is an atmosphere of excitement along the Plainville sidelines this wrestling season as new head coach Todd Krolikowski has instilled a team first mentality among his grapplers. “Wrestling can be viewed as an individual sport but we don’t see it that way,” said Krolikowski. “There is a sense of excitement as … Continue reading “Wrestling: Blue Devils are matching up well on the mat”

Girls Basketball crushes Platt; win streak at 8

SPENCER DREHER STAFF WRITER After another lopsided victory last week, the Southington girls basketball team has been a freight train that keeps on rolling. The Blue Knights (10-1) are now winners of eight straight and found themselves at the top of the Class LL rankings entering this week. They are one of five CCC teams … Continue reading “Girls Basketball crushes Platt; win streak at 8”

Girls Basketball crushes Platt; win streak at 8

SPENCER DREHER STAFF WRITER After another lopsided victory last week, the Southington girls basketball team has been a freight train that keeps on rolling. The Blue Knights (10-1) are now winners of eight straight and found themselves at the top of the Class LL rankings entering this week. They are one of five CCC teams … Continue reading “Girls Basketball crushes Platt; win streak at 8”