Tag: Blue Devils

Hall of Fame: Go to the head of the class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER In the mid-1970s, RoseMarie Havelevitch-Dugas set the standard for Plainville students on and off the court, and she excelled at everything she did, athletically and academically. The 1975 class valedictorian, she played four years of…

Boys soccer preview: Looking for an encore

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT You could see it coming like a rainstorm chasing away a crisp fall day. Ever since Tim Brown took over the reigns as head coach of the boys soccer program at Plainville High School in 2007,…

Girls Volleyball preview: Devils are on a mission this fall

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville volleyball team comes in with some high expectations after learning to compete last season, armed with 10 seniors who are on a mission. It’s safe to say that when head coach Bob Moffo took…

Football preview: Devils get ready to raise the bar

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team has raised the bar in each of the last two seasons under head coach Tim Shea. The Blue Devils went from 0-10 in 2016 to 5-5 to 6-4 last season. That has…

Girls Soccer preview: Rebuilding? It’s business as usual

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT When a team graduates 11 seniors, it’s time to head back to the drawing board. For Leszek Wrona it comes with the territory as he enters his 20th season as the Plainville girls head coach after…

Local wrestler reaches national championship bout in Fargo, N.D.

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville native Dakota-Marie Dinielli showed what she can do at the national level in wrestling this past weekend in Fargo, N.D. Dinielli wrestled in the 2019 United States Marine Corps/USA Wrestling 16U Nationals at 152…

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…

Blue Devils to compete after graduation

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The day before they walked across the stage to pick up their diplomas signifying the end of their time as Blue Devils, 12 athletes were honored at an assembly in the auditorium at Plainville High School…

Blue Devil coach, player shine at all-star game

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER There was plenty of Plainville around when it came to Team Constitution in this past Saturday’s Super 100 high school football senior all-star game in New Britain. Blue Devil head coach Tim Shea served in…