Author: mletendre

After tough loss to Watertown, Bristol Eastern boys basketball rebounds against Platt

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   BRISTOL – After a tough five-point loss to Watertown the previous evening, what would the response from the Bristol Eastern boys team be against Platt just twenty-four hours later? How about a slick 57-50…

Bristol Eastern boys basketball falls to Watertown in final minutes of game

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER BRISTOL – For nearly twenty-eight minutes, the Bristol Eastern boys basketball squad was cruising against Naugatuck Valley League challenger Watertown on Friday, December 29 in a non-conference affair. But the Lancers defense struggled to make…

Bristol Central vs. Bristol Eastern baseball: The Rematch

By MICHAEL LETENDRE SPORTS WRITER   City Series Baseball Who: Bristol Eastern at Bristol Central Where: Muzzy Field, Bristol When/Time: Monday, 7 p.m. (Weather permitting) 2017 Records: Bristol Eastern 9-9 overall; Bristol Central 9-9 Current Streak: Since beating Central, Eastern…

BC/BE Baseball teams to take center stage at Muzzy Field on Monday night

By MICHAEL LETENDRE   City Series Baseball Who: Bristol Central at Bristol Eastern Where: Muzzy Field, Bristol Time: 7 p.m. 2017 Records: Bristol Central 4-4 overall; Bristol Eastern 6-3 The Game: This marks the 113th game between the two squads.…

Bristol Eastern boys hoop vs. Bristol Central: The rematch is on tonight

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   BRISTOL – In the land of ‘first horn’ (that’s a shoutout to our favorite Bristol Central icon, Jason ‘Coachie’ DeCarolis), the Bristol Central boys basketball squad is looking for a season ending victory over…

Maghini Establishes New 3-Point Record for Bristol Eastern Girls Basketball Program

By MICHAEL LETENDRE Records are meant to be broken. And that’s exactly what Bristol Eastern basketball standout Hannah Maghini did against New Britain on Monday night, January 23 from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium. The junior sharpshooter absolutely shredded the…

St. Paul Catholic wins Class S baseball championship, adding to its growing baseball history

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MIDDLETOWN – When St. Paul Catholic baseball standout Mike Dombrowski dropped in a sacrifice fly during the Falcons’ Class S championship game against Morgan on Sunday, June 12, that go ahead run – plus another…

Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern poised to get all-weather fields? It could be a reality…

By MICHAEL LETENDRE For a long while now, the conversation of an all-weather field in Bristol stopped at places like Rockwell Park, the Boulevard and Page Park. Seemingly, every location came to a dead end, turned into a no-go and…