Category: Sports

Blue Devils shut out by Blue Knights

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville baseball team could have taken the easy way out this season when choosing its non-conference games this year. But credit belongs to the program as it loaded its slate with tough…

PHS comes up short vs. St. Paul

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville boys baseball team was one strike away from keeping its non-conference encounter on Saturday, April 6 against St. Paul a 1-0 affair in what would have been a major setback for…

Returning talent boosts Plainville fortunes

PLAINVILLE Head Coach: Jen Micowski (7th year) Last season’s Ledger: 6-14 overall, 2-12 CCC South (seventh place) All Conference Performers from 2012:Cheyenne Dalke, Megan Johnson Key Losses: Tabi Arnold, Lindsey Allario, Megan Johnson, Erika Kozak. Strength: Returning numbers Weakness: Offensive…

How did state tourneys play out?

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER UNCASVILLE – On the weekend of March 15 to 16, eight CIAC basketball championships were decided as four very competitive boys and girls games were played in front of over a combined 10,000 fans during…

Catching up with Blue Devils

Former Plainville High School baseball standout Mike Thomas is once again at it for Roger Williams University and as of March 20, the junior has played in 11 of 12 games, starting 10 of those for the 6-6 squad. For…

PHS swimmers take 15th place in Class S

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MIDDLETOWN – The Plainville boys swimming team finished 15th in the Class S championship on March 13 from Wesleyan University in Middletown. Weston took the championship with 698 points while Sacred Heart placed second with…

ESPN will continue to cover Big East sports

ESPN and the current Big East Conference, soon to be renamed, will continue their relationship of more than three decades with a multiyear, multimedia rights agreement. The agreement grants ESPN exclusive worldwide distribution rights across all media and will continue…