Category: Sports

Plainville Legion made progress

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville American Legion senior baseball program ended the year at 4-14 but made significant progress along the way this season in a brand new zone. Post 33 made the switch from Zone…

Bravehearts end Blues’ season

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues saw their season come to an end on Aug. 8 with an 11-5 loss to the Worcester Bravehearts in Game 2 of a Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinal series at Muzzy Field.…

Bristol Blues finish third in FCBL standings

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues finished third in the standings in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England, which earned them a No. 3 seed in the playoffs. Bristol didn’t get a bye, but it did…

Blues bats erupt in final home game

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues bats erupted in front of a packed house at Muzzy Field last Thursday in the final home game of the regular season resulting in an 11-5 thrashing of the Pittsfield Sun. It marked…

Blues suddenly find themselves in a hot streak

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – After a tough stretch of games, the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League started the week of Sunday, July 29 on a bit of a hot streak. The locals won four…

Bristol Blues hit the road with playoffs within their reach

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues began the second half of the season the way they had hoped for, battling back twice to defeat the North Shore Navigators 6-4 on July 19. Since then the boys in Blue have…

Bristol Blues hit the road with playoffs within their reach

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues began the second half of the season the way they had hoped for, battling back twice to defeat the North Shore Navigators 6-4 on July 19. Since then the boys in Blue have…

Bristol Blues endure tough stretch

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Monday, July 23 was a tough game for the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League as the squad fell on the road to Martha’s Vineyard Sharks by a 10-6 push from Vineyard Baseball…

St. Paul 5K set for Aug. 17

St. Paul Catholic High School will host its 9th Annual Falcon 5K in memory of Michael Walsh, class of 2007; on Friday, Aug. 17 with a start time of 6 p.m. Proceeds from this race will benefit the Father Edmund…

A bevy of Blues players having good year

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League have several players enjoying a standout year as the squad came into last weekend with a 23-17 ledger and a third place overall standing.…