Category: Sports

Girls Basketball: Blue Devils win Rybczyk tourney

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The motto coming into the Plainville girls basketball season this year was “Not done yet.” That is in reference to what the Lady Blue Devils started last year, reaching four goals that were not obtainable over…

Wrestling: Plainville coach satisfied with team’s performance

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville wrestling still has much of the season to compete in following last Saturday’s Bristol Central Invitational, and coach Rusty Spence said he’s happy with where his team is. “Right now, we’re 8-5, but still,…

Boys Basketball: Blue Devils chasing history

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys basketball team is chasing history beginning with a win at the Rybczyk Holiday Tournament. The Blue Devils had only won a game in the holiday tournament just three times in the last seven…

Plainville players key for WMRP 3-1 start

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The WMRP boys ice hockey co-op is off to a 3-1 start this season, and several Plainville natives are contributing to the winning effort. Those Plainville players are Devin Norton, Connor McNamara, Cole McNamara, Branden…

PHS rebounds with win over Central

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT If the first 12 minutes of the season opener against Hall was any indication of what Plainville can bring to the court each night then the Blue Devils are in for a fun ride this season.…

Eight seniors lead way for PHS boys

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville boys basketball head coach Jim DiNello had the Blue Devils within one game of securing a spot in the state tournament three years ago and then the bottom fell out. The last two seasons have…

Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Not all endings have the outcome one could hope for. The Plainville football team had the opportunity it sought with time running out in its annual Thanksgiving matchup with Farmington. Trailing 18-17 with 5:57 to play,…

Soccer: Blue Devils take the crown

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys soccer team has been causing quite a ruckus in the Class M state tournament over the years reaching the semifinals in 2011 and 2013 and three straight quarterfinal trips 2014-2016. Most of the…

Football is a Griffin family affair

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville assistant coach Shawn Griffin has a love of the game of football and he shares that passion with his son Frank, the Blue Devilss record setting quarterback and senior tri-captain. Shawn, a 1987 graduate from…