Category: Sports

Blue Devils place 19th in Class M

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After competing in at the Class S championship last year, the Blue Devil wrestling team switched gears and moved up to Class M. Plainville traveled to Guilford High School and competed against some of the…

Try-outs for New Britain Bees set for April 11

  New Britain Bees team officials today announced that the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Club will hold open tryouts on April 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.. Tryouts will be held at New Britain Stadium (230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain,…

Blue Devils get prepped at invite

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although scores were not kept and records were not affected at the round-robin CCC Invitational at Berlin High School on Saturday, Feb. 11, Plainville coach Rusty Spence said that the event was good preparation for…

A season to remember for 1st year coach

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER     As she nears the end of her first year with the Lady Devil basketball team, Plainville coach Jessica Hanchette experienced nothing like she thought she would experience after she lost most of her…

Internet safety program for student athletes offered

The Bristol Sports Hall of Fame is sponsoring an internet safety program for student athletes on Wednesday, March 8 in the Bristol Central High School Auditorium. The program is “Take This Play Off, Social Media Education for Student-Athletes. It will…

K of C free throw champs announced

The local level of the 2017 Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship was held on Jan. 15 at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Center. The Knights of Columbus sponsors the contest each year to promote family activities in its…

Giblin wins free throw contest

On Jan. 29, the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held their district competition at Our Lady of Mercy in Plainville with Riley Giblin winning the championship once again. She now moves on to the State competition to be held…

Eagles improve to 8 victories

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After experiencing seasons of 4-14-2 and 2-18 records, the Eagle ice hockey team split the week with a win and a loss and improved to eight wins on the season, qualifying for the Division III…

Senior bowling results announced

Plainville Senior Bowling results for Jan. 30 were as follows:   Top Female Bowler for the Week–Tina Wishart-174 Top Male Bowler for the Week– Frank Robinson-189   Turkey Club Frank Robinson   Split Club Mary Ann Fredrickson Gil Theriault-2 Bert…

Tramps announce honorees

The Bristol Tramps organization will hold its 47th annual Bristol Tramps Sport Reunion dinner at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington on Friday, April 7. Each April, the Bristol Tramps Sports Reunion honors nine persons, along with one team, that…