Category: Sports

The newest members of Plainville’s sports Hall of Fame

The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate its Athletic Induction Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 14. The banquet will be held at Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St. in Forestville. The ceremony will begin with a social at 5:30 p.m. and…

Defense key for Blue Devils vs. Redcoats

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys soccer team has been riding the strength of a stingy defense led by the fearless junior keeper Sergio Zaldivar. Look for the point of contact where the foot meets the ball and that’s…

Blue Devils get kick out of youth

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville girls soccer team rang up consecutive shutout victories last week knocking off Bulkeley 6-0 on Tuesday Sept. 19 and followed up with a hard fought 2-0 win over Maloney three days later improving to…

PHS spikers are a work in progress

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville volleyball team is young, inexperienced and a work in progress. The team heads into the third week of the season still looking to break into the win column but first year head coach Bob…

Bees weekend round-up for Sept. 18

SIMON TOSSES 5.2 STRONG INNINGS, BIERFELDT RECORDS 3 RBI AS BEES DEFAT BLUE CRABS IN SEASON FINALE BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bees complete sweep of Southern Maryland with 5-1 victory in 2017 season finale #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game…

Blue Devils nearly overtake Warhawks

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT There wasn’t whole lot of celebration going on last season for the Plainville football team but that all changed last Friday in the season opener against Bloomfield. The Warhawks came in sporting a winning streak of…

Skelton nears walk record

BIERFELDT HOMERS, SKELTON INCHES CLOSER TO WALK RECORD AS BEES FALL TO PATS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt hits 21st home run of season, Skelton inches closer to Atlantic League walk record in 7-5 loss to Patriots…

Bees wrap-up for Sept. 11

ROSA, KAJIMOTO, BIERFELDT, BACA EACH GET 2 HITS IN LOSS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Greenwood goes 6 1/3, four different players get 2 hits each as Bees end 2017 home schedule with 7-3 loss to Skeeters #ItsBetterWithTheBees…

Swimming, diving: Getting better all the time

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Head Coach—Chris Zagorski. Seasons Completed as Head Coach—4. Assistant Coaches—Jenna Donaghy (2nd year). 2016 Regular Season Record—2-9 overall (1-6 home, 1-3 away). CCC South Region Record—1-6. CCC South Blue Division Record—1-3. 2016 CCC South Blue…

Bees Labor Day weekend round-up for Sept. 5

CROUSE, BIERFELDT, WALTON HOMER, NAPPO FANS 8 IN VICTORY BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Walton gets 1,000th hit with a 3 run blast, Nappo fans 8, Bierfeldt, Crouse also homer as Bees win finale vs. Ducks #NewBritainVsEverybody The…