Category: Sports

Six Bristol Blues selected for FCBL all-star roster

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues will be sending five players to the FCBL All-Star Game in Nashau on Tuesday July 17. UConn freshman catcher Patrick Winkel, Quinnipiac sophomore second baseman Ian Ostberg, Emory junior infielder/pitcher Richard Brereton, Boston…

A rest gives the Blues a boost

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Did a little rest bit do the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League any good in the middle of July? The Blues had a majority of the week off as the squad was…

CIAC fans invited to select top championship moment

CHESHIRE—The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced a poll to select the top championship moment from the 2017-18 school year. The official CIAC championship broadcast partner the NFHS Network streamed 51 championship finals this past year and 20 top plays…

Things get epic as Bristol Blues keep busy

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – It’s been a busy stretch for the Bristol Blues and as the squad crept into the July portion of the schedule, there were a couple epic games that were played along the way.…

Two comebacks send Blues over the top

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Comebacks are hard to come by when the offense is struggling, the pitching is not as strong as it once was and you are riding the bumps of a three-game skid. The Bristol Blues treated the…

Former Dem state rep. taking on GOP incumbent in 31st

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Former state representative Chris Wright is stepping back into Connecticut politics by running for state senator in the 31st district on the Democratic ticket. Wright will run against Henri Martin, a Republican, in the district…

Post 33 battles it out to win column

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There were signs in the early part of the American Legion baseball season indicating that Post 33 of Plainville had the competitiveness to go head-to-head with the teams in Zone 1. The overall record 0-4 didn’t…

Bristol Blues ready for next sizzling stretch

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues were a bit drenched on Wednesday June 27 as they battled the Worcester Bravehearts and Mother Nature. A persistent rain fell on Muzzy Field in the first game of a short home stand…

Tough beginning to Bristol Blues week

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues started last week on the road against the Martha Vineyard Sharks from Vineyard Baseball Park on Monday, June 25. And it was a tough beginning for the Blues as the team fell…

Plainville victorious in Torrington slugfest

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Post 33 American Legion baseball team has been looking for that timely hit to get them started this season. That came on Father’s Day at Fuessenich Park in Torrington when Jon Olson belted a…