Tag: wrestling

The Baileys are at it again

The wrestling Bailey brothers did well again at the regional and state levels this month. Eight-year-old Jaxsen Bailey became a two-time state champion after an 8-3 decision in the 56-pound final at the Connecticut State Intermediate Wrestling Championship on Sunday.…

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…

The Blue Devils’ week in review

Wethersfield-Middletown-Rocky Hill-Plainville ice hockey has won three straight games and improved its record to 8-2. Two of those wins came last week, with several Blue Devils shining in one of the victories. The Wethersfield co-op took down Hall-Southington 3-1 on…

Wrestling: Plainville coach satisfied with team’s performance

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Plainville wrestling still has much of the season to compete in following last Saturday’s Bristol Central Invitational, and coach Rusty Spence said he’s happy with where his team is. “Right now, we’re 8-5, but still,…

Blue Devils dispatch Rams

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER  BRISTOL – Anytime a small scholastic wrestling program can knock off one of the powers in Bristol, then it’s a major event. And when Plainville knocked off Bristol Central by a 34-31 push from the…

Joy turns to sorrow as PHS falls to Eastern

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday night’s wrestling match in the Kegel Gymnasium at Plainville High School started out well for Plainville’s coach Rusty Spence, but then turned sour. “I was happy at first and then all of a…

Blue Devils expect to give foes some heat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Class S wrestling championships take place this Friday and Saturday from Windham High School in what could be a banner day for the squad from Plainville. It’s an event Plainville wrestling coach…

Blue Devils have all they can handle at duels

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTH WINDSOR – The Plainville wrestling team had its hands full at the Groundhog Duels from South Windsor on Saturday, Feb. 1. The Blue Devils lost to host South Windsor. However, against Canton, Plainville gave…

Blue Devils short-handed when they battled Rams

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – If all the members of the Plainville wrestling team were ready and able to go on Wednesday, Jan. 28, the Blue Devils might have really given the squad from Bristol Central more than…