Category: Sports

Tennis tourney coming to area in June; participants sought

The largest community tennis tournament in New England is here in Connecticut. The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 7 to 15 at the Copper Valley Swim & Tennis Club, Cheshire. This is a non-profit event.…

Austin Butler amazing tool for Blue Devils

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Maybe you can’t build a basketball team around one player. But if you’re the boys squad from Plainville and junior Austin Butler is on your sidelines, you’re already in amazing shape. He’s a…

Blue Devils now tourney bound

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BERLIN – For many years now, the Berlin girls basketball team has been a handful to deal with for any team and more times than not, games against the Redcoats resulted in tough contests and,…

Blue Devils give Lancers a fright

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – For one half, the Plainville boys basketball team put a real scare into division leading Bristol Central on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Blue Devils’ offense was outshining the Rams’ typically outstanding defense and…

Blue Devils expect to give foes some heat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Class S wrestling championships take place this Friday and Saturday from Windham High School in what could be a banner day for the squad from Plainville. It’s an event Plainville wrestling coach…

Blue Devils have all they can handle at duels

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTH WINDSOR – The Plainville wrestling team had its hands full at the Groundhog Duels from South Windsor on Saturday, Feb. 1. The Blue Devils lost to host South Windsor. However, against Canton, Plainville gave…

Blue Devils pick up win no. 2

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville boys basketball gym has turned the Ivan Wood Gymnasium into a venue opposing teams are more than wary of nowadays. The Blue Devils fight, scratch and claw for the full 32…

Crowning achievement in Rhode Island for CVP cheer squad

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Coach Chris Gilbert of Plainville threw her hands up in the air shouting for joy when her All-Star Junior Level 2 (J2) Team won first place during the Athletic Championship in Rhode Island. As the…

Blue Devils go to battle against Bulldogs

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER HARTFORD – You never know what you’re going to get when you battle the Bulkeley girls basketball team on Monday, Jan. 27. But what the squad from Plainville got was a bit of a war…

Blue Devils short-handed when they battled Rams

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – If all the members of the Plainville wrestling team were ready and able to go on Wednesday, Jan. 28, the Blue Devils might have really given the squad from Bristol Central more than…