Category: Sports

Plainville roundup: Blue Devils’ week in review

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT This week, my Big Blue award for the outstanding performance of the week goes to swimmer Natalie Basile. In her very first varsity swim meet, the Plainville freshman went out and—not only won her first two…

Hall of Fame: Mat class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER A two-sport athlete who competed in soccer and wrestling, Jesse Cavallaro is considered one of the best wrestlers in the history of the Blue Devil program. He compiled a record of 173-22 (.887 win percentage)…

Football: Plainville clobbers East Catholic in opener

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Blue Devils stepped onto the gridiron at Tiny Stadium in the season opener against East Catholic with a lot of questions to be answered, following the graduation of 12 seniors, namely four year starting…

Girls Swimming preview: Churning the waters

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The opposing teams at last fall’s Class S swim championship barely gave notice to the girls from Plainville, until the Blue Devils finished 9th among the 26 team field. The Devils put up 180 points in…

Cross Country preview: Going the extra mile

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys and girls cross country team is working hard and looking to go the extra mile as they prepare for the rigors of another CCC race to the finish line. The boys team graduated…

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…