CHESHIRE >> For one half, anyway, it looked like Southington’s trip to the Class LL playoffs could be in jeopardy. But the Blue Knights overcame their own subpar play — and some strong defense by Cheshire — in the first half and rallied in the second to a 38-6 win over the Rams in the […]
UPDATE (Monday, 9 p.m.): Woah. We were a tad off in figuring out Class LL. Here’s what you need to know: Staples and Prep are in line to clinch with victories. If one loses, the door opens for Trumbull or Ridgefield if either win. If both win, they’ll be in a bonus fight with Ridgefield holding […]
Tickets for the Apple Valley Classic on Thanksgiving Day between Cheshire and Southington are on sale in the athletic offices at both high schools. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. All tickets at the gate will be $8.
By Gerry deSimas Jr. CollinsvillePress.com SOUTHINGTON, >> No. 5 Southington scored 21 points in the third quarter to break open the ballgame and defeat Simsbury, 38-0 Friday night at Fontana Field. Yale-bound QB Stephen Barmore completed 24-of-37 passes for 317 yards and four TDs to lead undefeated Southington (3-0, 1-0 CCC Div. I West). Receiver […]
A look at some of the top performances from last week and what to look for this week in high school football: PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Offense Derby Jr. QB Michael Kreiger: Completed 11 of 19 passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 11 times for 160 yards and two scores in a […]
GLASTONBURY >> Stephen Barmore took the blame for the play that put his Southington teammates in a bind late in Friday afternoon’s clash with arch-rival Glastonbury. But he knew, he just knew, the Blue Knights would dig themselves out of it. Thanks to Tyler Hyde and his offensive line, they did. The Blue Knights split […]
How the Top 10 teams in the state’s high school football poll fared in Week 1: 1. Xavier (1-0) def. Staples 30-22. Up next: Friday at North Haven, 7 p.m. 2. Ansonia (1-0) def. Torrington, 52-7 Up next: Friday at Sacred Heart, 7 p.m. 3. New Canaan (1-0) def. Hand 50-21 Up next: Thurs. at Bassick, 6 p.m. […]
BURLINGTON >> Lewis Mills High School’s girls volleyball team polished off its second big non-conference opponent in a row with a gutsy 3-2 win over Southington Wednesday night in Burlington. The Spartans went to the second round of the Class M State Tournament last year after handing three-time defending Berkshire League champion Terryville its only […]