Category: Sports

Lancers met all expectations

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER NEW BRITAIN – Only one volleyball team in the state posted victories against both Farmington and RHAM this year. That team was the outstanding group from Bristol Eastern. And while the Lancers dropped its final…

BE ambushes unbeaten Barlow

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER REDDING –  When it came to focus in its Class L semifinal volleyball game against third ranked Joel Barlow, Bristol Eastern’s was off the page against the undefeated squad from Redding. With an up-and-down showing…

BC sinks BE rivals, 2-1

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Any time you get two city rivals together for a crosstown showdown, the stars always seem to come out and shine their brightest. And for the Bristol Central boys soccer squad, there certainly…

St. Paul runners take on NVL

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WATERTOWN – Both the boys and girls cross country teams from St. Paul took part in the Naugatuck Valley League Championships on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from Veterans Memorial Park in Watertown and performed well in…

BE finally dispatches pesky PHS

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – When the Bristol Eastern volleyball team gets its collective engines running at the same time, the Lancers have the firepower to out-race any opponents in its path. However, when the squad doesn’t come…

Lancers shut down Rams

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The glass was half-empty and half-full for the two Bristol public school volleyball squads entangled in its first city series showdown in volleyball from Bristol Central on Monday, Sept. 30. On one hand,…

St. Paul’s defense prevails

BRISTOL – When the St. Paul football program can show a little defensive punch during its Naugatuck Valley League challenges, the squad certainly brings a little more balance to the field. But with so many two-way players, making all those…

Rams have the tools

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The 2013 edition of the Bristol Central football has some offensive weapons at its disposal but none may be as potent as senior running back Tyler Burrow. Just ask Edwin O. Smith because…