Tag: basketball

Boys Basketball: Blue Devils still on track for tournament

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys basketball team came into the season with a lofty goal of qualifying for the state tournament for the first time in eight seasons. Through the first 10 games, the 5-5 Blue Devils are…

Girls Basketball: Blue Devils win Rybczyk tourney

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The motto coming into the Plainville girls basketball season this year was “Not done yet.” That is in reference to what the Lady Blue Devils started last year, reaching four goals that were not obtainable over…

Boys Basketball: Blue Devils chasing history

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville boys basketball team is chasing history beginning with a win at the Rybczyk Holiday Tournament. The Blue Devils had only won a game in the holiday tournament just three times in the last seven…

PHS rebounds with win over Central

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT If the first 12 minutes of the season opener against Hall was any indication of what Plainville can bring to the court each night then the Blue Devils are in for a fun ride this season.…

Eight seniors lead way for PHS boys

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville boys basketball head coach Jim DiNello had the Blue Devils within one game of securing a spot in the state tournament three years ago and then the bottom fell out. The last two seasons have…

Locals loom large in tourney

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – This week begins state tournament action in girls scholastic hoops and the locals will be right in the thick of things. It’s never easy navigating in the unpredictable CCC South during regular season…

Tournament proves successful

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   PLAINVILLE – Once again, the Plainville holiday basketball tournament was a complete success and for the 50th consecutive year, it was dedicated to the memory of David T. Rybczyk. Rybczyk was a teacher and…

In game to reverse fortunes, Plainville loses out

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTH WINDSOR – When the Plainville and South Windsor boys basketball teams clashed on Wednesday, Dec. 18, the battle had some significant meaning. Both squads did not tally a victory last season and the CCC…

Rybczyk tournament doesn’t scrimp on talent

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – This year’s Rybczyk Memorial Basketball Tournament, taking place on Dec. 27 to 28 from Plainville High School, should once again highlight some of the best local scholastic squads. This year’s boys slate includes…