Tag: football

Football: Storybook season comes to and end for Devils

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville football team saw its most successful run on the gridiron in recent memory come to an end last Monday in Bloomfield at the CIAC Class S semifinals. The defending state champion Warhawks moved on to…

Football: Blue Devils win first playoff game

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT It was just four plays into the Blue Devils Class S football quarterfinal matchup with Bullard Havens last Wednesday, and the game was already turning sideways. Devils star Christian Collin fumbled on the second play of the…

Football: Devils take next step with Turkey Day win

KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The journey continues for the Blue Devils (8-2) as they took the next step in turning around the program, making the state playoffs for the first time since 2010 with a 27-21 win over Farmington on Thanksgiving…

Football: Playing for everything on Thanksgiving

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT It has been quite some time since the Blue Devils have played a game on Thanksgiving Day that meant so much. The bottom line is this: If Plainville (7-2) knocks off Farmington (5-4) they will secure…

Football: Defense paves the way in win over Spartans

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Lewis Mills began the game with a 60-yard kickoff return from Josh Martinotti to set up the Spartans with a first-and-goal at the 9-yard line, but the Plainville defense slammed the door shut. Lewis Mills clawed…

Football victory: ‘Collin’ it a day against Avon

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT If the Plainville football team wants to reach the postseason, every game counts. So when the Blue Devils struggle, the recipe is simple: put the ball in the hands of quarterback Christian Collin and call it…

Plainville roundup: The Blue Devils’ week in review

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT This week, my Big Blue award for the most outstanding performance of the week goes to Patrick Gryczewski. The junior forward on the boys soccer team scored a hat trick (3 goals) including the game winner…

Football: Time runs out on Devils, Berlin escapes with ‘W’

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Last Friday at Tinty Stadium a capacity crowd was on hand for homecoming week, and the Blue Devils (4-1) were fired up to take on the Berlin Redcoats (4-1). Plainville made another sterling comeback, but time…

Plainville round-up: Blue Devils’ week in review

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT This week, my Big Blue award for the outstanding performance of the week goes to Blue Devils quarterback Christian Collin who rallied his team from a 16-8 fourth quarter deficit to a 22-16 victory. Collin threw…

Football: Blue Devils aired out by Bloomfield

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville Blue Devils took the field at Tiny Stadium last Friday looking to become the first team in 15 years to start the season at 4-0. The road couldn’t get any steeper, as their opponent…