Category: Sports

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…

Dream is over for Greeners

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER TORRINGTON – When it came to the third and final game of the Connecticut Tri-State Baseball North Divisional Championship, it wasn’t the pitching that failed the Bristol Greeners’ squad that led to the loss. In…

Mum-A-Thon coming Sept. 28

The Bristol Sports Hall of Fame is the sponsor, and beneficiary, of the 2013 Mum-A-Thon 5K on Sept. 28. Participants may register at www.ctmumathon.com. This year, there will be a new Flat Fast 5K Course through downtown Bristol. The race…

Edgewood wins state title

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Edgewood Senior League, the 2013 District 5 Champs, defeated Orange Little League 14-0 to capture the Connecticut State Senior League Championship in the title showdown from Barnes Field on Mix Street in Bristol…

Little League action on ESPN

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and Longhorn Network will combine to televise 75 regional games of the 2013 Little League World Series, an increase of 41 games over last year’s total. The regional games will lead into ESPN’s multiplatform coverage of the…