Category: Sports

PHS baseball has bumpy ride

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Baseball can be such an unforgiving game. No one ever said the journey through a season would be an easy trek. It’s often filled with bumps in the road that will test a teams character to…

Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced

Byron Treado, chairman of The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame committee announced The Class of 2018 inductees into the Plainville Sports Hall of Fame. The class of 2018 Sports Hall of Fame inductees include: John Andros, class of 1995; Erin…

Softball learning to be competitive

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville softball team is learning to compete. The Blue Devils battled Innovation last Tuesday and fell in extra innings by a 7-6 final. The following day, Plainville played its first game of the season without…

PHS baseball picking up momentum

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team used the Florida trip to pick up some momentum and turned it into back-to-back wins last week improving to 4-3 on the season. Last Tuesday, Nate Michalek threw five innings of no-hit…

PHS softball team finding its groove

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville girls softball team is growing by leaps and bounds. The Blue Devils put together back-to-back victories for the first time in three seasons earning a 15-5 win over Hall on Thursday, April 5 and…

Focus, communication key for Blue Devil golfers

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER 2017 REGULAR SEASON Overall Record—0-15 (0-6 home, 0-9 away). CCC Record—0-14. CCC South Division Record/Ranking—0-7, 5th/5. CCC South Champion—Newington (15-4, 8-0). CCC South Runner-Up—Berlin (8-7, 6-2). 2017 POSTSEASON CCC Championship (at Tunxis Country Club, Farmington)—15th/16…

PHS baseball builds a bond

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team is all about the bond between brothers. It begins with a coaching staff that bleeds blue and white and that brotherhood is alive on the baseball diamond and off the field of…

Planning to be competitive

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER 2017 REGULAR SEASON Overall Record—2-4 (0-0 home, 2-4 away). CCC South Region Record—2-4. CCC South White Division Record—2-3. 2017 POSTSEASON CCC South Championship (at Willow Brook Park, New Britain)—10th/11 overall (5 medalists); T4th/6 in White…

Youth, inexperience hurt PHS vs. WCA

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville softball team did some of the things that competitors do in the season opener against Waterbury Career on Saturday. But youth and inexperience is not always a smooth road to navigate. Led by senior…

What to expect from PHS girls tennis

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER 2017 REGULAR SEASON Overall Record—10-6 (5-3 home, 5-3 away). CCC South Region Record—5-5. CCC South White Division Record/Ranking—2-3, 3rd/6. CCC South White Champion—Rocky Hill (12-7, 8-2). CCC South White Runner-Up—Berlin (10-6, 7-3). 2017 POSTSEASON Class…