Tag: boys basketball

Boys Basketball: Blue Devils celebrate the postseason journey

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The longest part of any journey is often punctuated by the phrase, ‘are we there yet?’ For the Plainville boys basketball team that journey has rounded the bend as they are headed to the state tournament…

Blue Devil round-up: Wrestlers, cheerleaders surge into the postseason

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville wrestling finished ninth as a team with 98 points at the Class S state championship meet this past weekend at Windham High School. Gilbert won the team championship with 193.5 points, followed by Montville…

Boys basketball team qualifies for the state tournament

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The chase is over. The Plainville boys basketball ran down a goal that has eluded them for the past eight seasons qualifying for the Class V state tournament. The Blue Devils reached the magic mark of…

For coach, hoops is all about life

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Building a new scholastic program from the ground-up is never an easy challenge. And it is a challenge no-matter how you slice it, especially in a town like Plainville when it comes to…

Plainville bedevils Central before folding

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – For 31:59 minutes of their game against Bristol Central in first round action of the 16th Annual Rybczyk Memorial Tournament, the Plainville boys basketball team looked to be on the verge of sending…

Harnessing talent to be key for PHS

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – What will new Plainville high school boys basketball coach Jim DiNello bring to the program in 2014-15? There’s a boatload of talent on the squad this season and if DiNello can harness some…

Boys hoop coach steps down

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – Next season, the Plainville High School boys basketball team will have a new coach at the helm. After six seasons in charge of the Blue Devils program, Marc Wesoly made a tough decision…

Austin Butler amazing tool for Blue Devils

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Maybe you can’t build a basketball team around one player. But if you’re the boys squad from Plainville and junior Austin Butler is on your sidelines, you’re already in amazing shape. He’s a…

Blue Devils give Lancers a fright

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – For one half, the Plainville boys basketball team put a real scare into division leading Bristol Central on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Blue Devils’ offense was outshining the Rams’ typically outstanding defense and…