Category: Sports

Blue Devils look to build legacy

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT For the second year in a row, Frankie Griffin and company have pulled off the near impossible as they head into the Thanksgiving Day game at Farmington. Can they complete the mission and be able to…

Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

Officials announced that the Thanksgiving Day football contest between Plainville High School and Farmington High School has been rescheduled to Wednesday night due to the impending record cold that’s been forecast for Thursday morning. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.…

Plainville’s sports week

Plainville boys soccer secured a spot in Wednesday’s Class M semifinals with a dramatic upset of second-seeded Granby Memorial on Nov. 10. The Blue Devils, seeded 23rd, faced third-seeded Stonington on Wednesday in the semifinal game at Middletown High School’s…

Rain doesn’t dampen Blue Devils 37-0 win

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Blue Devils were not about to let Avon rain on their parade last Friday as Plainville celebrated senior night at Tinty Stadium. Sometimes when it rains it pours and that’s exactly what it did as…

Blue Devils taking care of business

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The 1974 number one hit song “Taking Care of Business” Bachman-Turner Overdrive may be a bit outdated for this young group of football players, but that is exactly what the Plainville football team has been doing…

Blue Devils trending upward

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT What do they say about not judging a book by its cover? On paper, the Plainville volleyball team struggled through a 2-18 season. However, they don’t play volleyball games on paper. The battle takes place out…

Sport Week in Review for Oct. 26

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville girls soccer picked up a win, a loss and a tie this past week to run its record to 5-5-4 on the season. All of the games were contested at Tinty Field. The Lady…

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…