Tag: softball

Softball’s comeback boosts confidence

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT It’s often said that it’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. For the Plainville softball team, it had everything to do with how they started the season during a come-from-behind, 13-8 victory on Monday,…

Softball preview: Expectations are running high

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Expectations are running high for the Plainville softball team as they enter the season with 10 veteran players. The Blue Devils appear ready to take the next step in their rebuilding process under third year head…

Blue Devils: A final look back at Spring 2018

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER It was an up-and-down spring in 2018 for Plainville High School sports. Baseball and outdoor track and field made the most noise out of the Blue Devil contingent. Here’s what happened in each sport: Baseball…

Lady Devils win pair

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Devils (2-8) achieved their first two wins of the season after going 2-1 this past week. One of those wins came down to the last inning. Seventh-inning stretch Plainville hosted Wethersfield (1-9) on…

Blue Devils hold their own before bowing to Lancers

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL  – When your squad has the ability to win those close games, then the team is poised for a successful campaign. And for the Bristol Eastern softball squad, getting those tough wins has led…

Hungry for tourney play

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville High School softball team made a state tournament appearance in 2013 and one season later, the Blue Devils are hungry for more. Those losing just two players, there’s an impressive array…

Blue Devils best BE

PLAINVILLE – All the Plainville High School softball team wanted to do was hang a loss on one of the Bristol schools this year. And on Monday, May 15, that desire was fulfilled as the Blue Devils sunk Bristol Eastern…

Missed opportunity for PHS

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville softball team had an opportunity to secure a state tournament berth on Thursday, May 9 against a scrappy squad from Middletown. But missed opportunities by the Blue Devils foiled the evening…