Tag: baseball

Baseball: Blues swept in FCBL championship series

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues returned to the FCBL championship series for the first time since 2015, but it wasn’t a pleasant trip. The Worcester Bravehearts won the first game of the best-of-three series, 2-1, at Hanover…

Baseball: Bristol Blues enter playoffs as No. 2 seed

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues went 5-2 last week to finish the regular season with a record of 31-23. It was the same record as the Brockton Rox, who finished as the FCBL’s top team by virtue…

Baseball: Bristol Blues pare lineup after all-star break

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER In college baseball summer leagues, roster attrition is just part of the job that coaches must deal with. The Bristol Blues of the FCBL are no exception, but they were lucky to get six innings…

Baseball: Blue Devils baseball camp a hit with youngsters

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville High School athletic fields were a flurry of activity last week when the 26th annual Blue Devils baseball camp ushered in over 50 eager players looking to improve their game on the diamond. Plainville…

Baseball: Blues start hot, end week with 3-game skid

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues won three of their first four games last week and were a season-high four games above .500 (16-12) entering the weekend. The good start was highlighted by back-to-back games where Bristol won…

Bristol Blues heat up: Win 5 out of 6 games

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues won five of their six games last week and improved to 13-11 entering this week’s games. The Blues find themselves in third place in the FCBL, one game behind the second place…

Baseball: St. Onge to play at Inspiration Academy

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville’s all-conference and all-state outfielder Tyler St. Onge will take his game to the next level, playing at Inspiration Baseball Academy in Bradenton, Fla. this fall. St. Onge led the Blue Devils to a 12-8 record this…

Bristol Blues off to a slow start this summer

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER It was a lean week for the Bristol Blues, who won one game and dropped four in a five-game stretch. Here’s what happened last week for the Blues, who were 3-6 going into Monday’s action:…

Baseball: Early exit doesn’t lessen seniors’ legacy

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team struggled out of the gate standing at 1-4 two weeks into the season. The Blue Devils used the experience and camaraderie from a group of eight seniors to build a team chemistry…

Brady Callahan: A man for all seasons

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville senior Brady Callahan will be heading to Western Connecticut State University in the fall to join the Colonials football program. “I chose Western because I wanted to be close to home so family and friends…