Category: Sports

Poker Run fundraiser on May 4

The 2019 Poker Run, a fundraiser for PARC, will be held Saturday, May 4. The annual event is held in memory of Ed Mercure, a former Plainville resident, who died in a motorcycle accident in 2010. Mercure was a retired…

Baseball’s persistence pays off with first win

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team endured through 26 innings looking for that breakthrough. It finally came in the bottom of the sixth against Rocky Hill last Wednesday. The Blue Devils erupted for six runs in a come-from-behind,…

Girls basketball finishes second

On March 10, The Plainville girls travel basketball team, featuring locals in grades 4-6, rallied for a second place finish at the Class A division championship game for the Northwest Basketball League held at The Hotchkiss School in Salisbury. The…

Football: Tim Shea gets the nod for all-star game

Blue Devil coach Tim Shea, above, was named as the coach of Team Constitution at the Connecticut senior all-star high school football game. Plainville’s Dylan Fusco will be in charge of quality control for Team Constitution. The all-star game will…

Softball’s comeback boosts confidence

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT It’s often said that it’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. For the Plainville softball team, it had everything to do with how they started the season during a come-from-behind, 13-8 victory on Monday,…

Girls Tennis: Devils fall in opener

Maggie Cronkhite drives a serve across the net during her No. 2 singles match on April 4. Plainville lost to Southington, 7-0, in the season opener. Photo by KEVIN ROBERTS

Blue Devils make an impact in college sports

Here’s a look at some former Plainville athletes who are making an impact in college: Taylor Rogers Taylor Rogers, a former Blue Devil who is in the junior year of college is Rogers, is attacking the links for the Fairfield…

Baseball preview: Plainville is in it for the long haul

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Blue Devils were at 5-4 in 2017 but finished up at 2-9 marked by a lack of offense that saw four shutout losses and three games where they only put up one run. Last season…

Plainville athletes shine at hoops tourney

Plainville’s Matthew Schnaufer scores a basket during the Unified Sports basketball tournament at Southington High School last Tuesday. Middle school and high school teams from Plainville, Meriden, Southington, and Wolcott showcased the wide range of basketball talent from their special…

Softball preview: Expectations are running high

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Expectations are running high for the Plainville softball team as they enter the season with 10 veteran players. The Blue Devils appear ready to take the next step in their rebuilding process under third year head…