Category: Sports

Hall of Fame: Go to the head of the class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER In the mid-1970s, RoseMarie Havelevitch-Dugas set the standard for Plainville students on and off the court, and she excelled at everything she did, athletically and academically. The 1975 class valedictorian, she played four years of…

Boys soccer preview: Looking for an encore

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT You could see it coming like a rainstorm chasing away a crisp fall day. Ever since Tim Brown took over the reigns as head coach of the boys soccer program at Plainville High School in 2007,…

Girls Volleyball preview: Devils are on a mission this fall

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville volleyball team comes in with some high expectations after learning to compete last season, armed with 10 seniors who are on a mission. It’s safe to say that when head coach Bob Moffo took…

Football preview: Devils get ready to raise the bar

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team has raised the bar in each of the last two seasons under head coach Tim Shea. The Blue Devils went from 0-10 in 2016 to 5-5 to 6-4 last season. That has…

Girls Soccer preview: Rebuilding? It’s business as usual

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT When a team graduates 11 seniors, it’s time to head back to the drawing board. For Leszek Wrona it comes with the territory as he enters his 20th season as the Plainville girls head coach after…

Hall of Fame: Harold Bartley to be inducted into Plainville Sports Hall of Fame

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 21st annual induction banquet on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. This event recognizes the accomplishments and successes of athletes of Plainville…

Six Blues players earn league honors

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England announced its first and second teams, and there were six Bristol Blues among the 30 players chosen. Four Blues made the first team. Zeke Diamond, Buddy Dewaine,…

Baseball: Blues swept in FCBL championship series

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues returned to the FCBL championship series for the first time since 2015, but it wasn’t a pleasant trip. The Worcester Bravehearts won the first game of the best-of-three series, 2-1, at Hanover…