Category: Sports

Fully staffed, Blue Devils take care of business

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT For the first time this season, the Plainville Blue Devils had their two senior captains lined up in the backfield and that was a clear indication that the football team is back in business. It has…

Sport week in review for Oct. 19

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville girls volleyball picked up its second win of the season on Oct. 12 when it defeated Middletown 3-2 (27-25, 22-25, 25-16, 20-25, 19-17) on the road. The Lady Devils improved to 2-13 with the…

Blue Devils get battle-tested

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There is an old adage that states, if you want to be the best you need to beat the best. The Plainville boys soccer team lives by that motto and in the process have become a…

Blue Devils break unfortunate streak

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT When the final point hit the floor, the Plainville girls leaped for joy as the streak was finally over. The Lady Blue Devils volleyball team had endured the agony of defeat and had not experienced the…

Sport Week in Review for Oct. 5

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER CROSS COUNTRY The Plainville boys and girls each lost to Bristol Eastern and Berlin at Page Park on Sept. 27 in a rescheduled meet. Still, coach Shaun Berard was pleased with the efforts that he…

Quick start for Lady Blue Devils

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville girls soccer team got off to its best start since 2011 a Blue Devils team that began 5-1 and finished with a 9-6-1 mark before dropping a first round game in the Class M…

Plainville finds a reason to believe

  By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The ominous start of the football season had the Plainville Blue Devils in search of a reason to believe. They got that reason last Friday in game three when senior captain and starting quarterback Frankie…

Resilient Blue Devils overcoming adversity

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team couldn’t have started the season in any worse shape than they have. In a span of two weeks, the Blue Devils lost both of their senior captains. Starting quarterback Frankie Griffin is…

PHS soccer starts season with promise

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The final minutes were ticking off the clock in the boys soccer season opener last Friday at Tinty Stadium and Brennan Staubley bravely faced a Bristol Central team that was swarming around the net. The Blue…

Blue Devils in next man up mode

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT When training camp began two weeks ago expectations were high for the Plainville Blue Devils. Armed with 13 seniors on the roster and a couple of go to guys on offense Plainville was looking to pick…