Category: Sports

Plainville victorious in Torrington slugfest

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Post 33 American Legion baseball team has been looking for that timely hit to get them started this season. That came on Father’s Day at Fuessenich Park in Torrington when Jon Olson belted a…

Post 33 shows its mettle in Zone 1

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The essentials needed to be a competitive ball club begins with stellar pitching and a solid defense. Over the first weekend of the American Legion baseball season, Plainville Post 33— the new entry into Zone 1—…

Blues step right up to the pay window

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER After splitting a doubleheader on Sunday, June 3, the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League got right back to the pay window just a couple nights later. And once again, another Blues’ win…

Plainville’s Legion team up for challenge

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Post 33 American Legion baseball team will move from Zone 7 to Zone 1 this season and head coach Brian McCarthy feels his team will be up for the challenge. “We faced some pretty…

Blues launch season with 3-1 victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The final week of May meant the Bristol Blues were back in action, opening up the 2018 Futures Collegiate Baseball League campaign on the road on Thursday, May 31. The Blues took its first game…

Bristol Blues open this weekend at Muzzy Field

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It was an exciting year for the Bristol Blues baseball team in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) last summer. They won the West Division title for the first time in the franchise’s three-year history…

Perseverance paid off as PHS heads to states

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team finished the regular season on a tough stretch for the second year in a row dropping the last eight decisions ending at 7-13. Hard work and showing perseverance by not giving up…

PHS baseball has bumpy ride

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Baseball can be such an unforgiving game. No one ever said the journey through a season would be an easy trek. It’s often filled with bumps in the road that will test a teams character to…

Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced

Byron Treado, chairman of The Plainville Sports Hall of Fame committee announced The Class of 2018 inductees into the Plainville Sports Hall of Fame. The class of 2018 Sports Hall of Fame inductees include: John Andros, class of 1995; Erin…

Softball learning to be competitive

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville softball team is learning to compete. The Blue Devils battled Innovation last Tuesday and fell in extra innings by a 7-6 final. The following day, Plainville played its first game of the season without…