Tag: football

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…

Celebrating a Plainville hero

Close to 50 volunteers, including representatives from House of Heroes Connecticut, the Plainville Rotary Club, the Plainville VFW, and the Blue Devils football team gathered at the home of Mike Hall last Saturday. The volunteers helped paint and make renovations…

Football: Tim Shea gets the nod for all-star game

Blue Devil coach Tim Shea, above, was named as the coach of Team Constitution at the Connecticut senior all-star high school football game. Plainville’s Dylan Fusco will be in charge of quality control for Team Constitution. The all-star game will…

Blue Devils make an impact in college sports

Here’s a look at some former Plainville athletes who are making an impact in college: Taylor Rogers Taylor Rogers, a former Blue Devil who is in the junior year of college is Rogers, is attacking the links for the Fairfield…

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…

Former Blue Devil QB commits to Union College

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Former Plainville Blue Devils quarterback Frank Griffin signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for Union College. The letter signing took place during National Signing Day on Feb 6. The Union College Bulldogs, a…

Plainville sports wrap up; football to face new foe

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville boys swimming and diving hosted next-door neighbor Southington on Jan. 25 at Plainville High School. The teams share a diving coach—Jan Zagorski, mother of Blue Devil coach Chris Zagorski—and they share the Plainville facility…

Football: Plainville’s ride reaches its end

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Not all endings have the outcome one could hope for. The Plainville football team had the opportunity it sought with time running out in its annual Thanksgiving matchup with Farmington. Trailing 18-17 with 5:57 to play,…

Thanksgiving football game has been rescheduled for Wednesday night

Officials announced that the Thanksgiving Day football contest between Plainville High School and Farmington High School has been rescheduled to Wednesday night due to the impending record cold that’s been forecast for Thursday morning. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.…

Rain doesn’t dampen Blue Devils 37-0 win

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Blue Devils were not about to let Avon rain on their parade last Friday as Plainville celebrated senior night at Tinty Stadium. Sometimes when it rains it pours and that’s exactly what it did as…