Category: Sports

Goodbye, seniors

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – It’s hard to lose a group of seniors in the world of scholastic sports. When you figure in four years of practices, scrimmages, bus rides to games and everything else that comes with…

Omar Abdelsame wraps up stellar x-country season

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – Plainville cross country standout Omar Abdelsame had one heck of a season in 2013. And to top it all off, Abdelsame took 69th place in a big finish of 17:26 at the CIAC…

Blue Devils swept away by SMSA

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER HARTFORD – Maybe it wasn’t the way the Plainville volleyball wanted to end its campaign – with a 3-0 sweep in a loss to Sport Medical Science Academy – but the Blue Devils went down…

Solid season for PHS boys soccer

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   PLAINVILLE – There was little doubt this season that the Plainville boys soccer team was going to have another special campaign. It didn’t take long for the Blue Devils to go 5-0 on the…

PHS zaps Bulkeley, 6-0

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Senior night for the Plainville boys soccer team was a special evening for a group of 10 outstanding young men on Monday, Oct. 21. And with Bulkeley of Hartford in town for the…

Blue Devils pester Rams

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The first time the Bristol Central and Plainville volleyball teams faced off in 2013, the Blue Devils only showed up for the first set. But the next time around – in a showdown…

Abdelsame leads way for P’ville

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – A certain Plainville standout got a chance to strut his stuff at the CCC Cross Country Championships from Wickham Park in Manchester on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and if people didn’t know who Omar…

Blue Devils make Lancers sweat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville girls volleyball team always has to sweat an extra little bit when the Bristol squads come to town. With big numbers and always well-coached, the Blue Devils always seem to have…

Blue Devils, Blue Dragons tie the knot at 2-all

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Middletown boys soccer team has the uncanny ability to get under another squad’s skin and in a CCC South challenge against Plainville on Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Blue Dragons were ever so…

Sacred Heart sinks Plainville, 92-80

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville swimming team dropped a tough 92-80 decision to Naugatuck Valley League foe Sacred Heart 92-80 on Thursday, Oct. 3 from the high school pool in Plainville. The Blue Devils managed to…