Category: Sports

Plainville Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame has announced its induction class for 2019, along with details for the 21st annual induction banquet to be held in October. Individual inductees into the Class of 2019 are…

Baseball: Devils are hitting on all cylinders

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The 1-4 start to the baseball season has become a distant memory. The Plainville Blue Devils have assembled a successful stretch, winning eight of their last nine contests to qualify for the Class M state tournament.…

Blue Devils round-up: Golf, tennis, track

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville softball ended a tough week with a positive note in a 17-0 mercy-rule victory over Bulkeley on May 10 at Plainville High School. The Lady Devils had lost their first two games of the…

Blue Devils student-athletes honored

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Connecticut high school scholar athletes were honored on Sunday at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Two student-athletes were selected by each of the 173 state schools, and Plainville’s representatives were Cole McNamara and Rachel…

Softball: Devils are the comeback kids

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville softball team has learned quite a few lessons from head coach Scott Marcucio over the past few seasons in their pursuit to get back to the state tournament. One key lesson is to not…

Blue Devils sports round-up: Track, tennis, golf

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville teams had a busy week last week. Here are the results: Baseball Plainville bounced back from a rough 10-2 road loss at EO Smith on April 29 with a 5-1 home win over Maloney…

Baseball: Plainville continues to step up their game

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team is stepping up their game having won five of the last six, including four in a row. The Blue Devils erased a slow start to improve to 5-4. The team is doing…

Blue Devils round-up: Track, golf, softball, tennis

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Sydni Spencer won two events to lead the Plainville girls track and field team at this past Saturday’s Greater Bristol Invitational, held at Bristol Central High School. The invitational was contested in unseasonably cold temperatures…

Blue Devils softball shows resilience

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Blue Devils showed some resilience shaking off a pair of lopsided losses to Bristol Eastern and Bristol Central. Plainville strung together the longest win streak in five years and now stands halfway toward their state…

Blue Devils roundup: Baseball, Tennis

Plainville track and field recorded a pair of dual meet wins over Bristol Eastern on April 16 in Bristol. The boys defeated the Lancers 91-59 while the girls claimed an 81-67 victory. The Blue Devils were scheduled to host Maloney…