Category: Sports

Banulski commits to Malloy College

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER When you have an outstanding scholastic career in softball, what’s the next logical step? Move on to the next level to strut your stuff on the collegiate level. That’s exactly what Bristol Central standout Olivia…

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…

Despite stumbles, Lancers prevail

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – If you don’t show consistency during state tournament play, it could be a stumbling block that leads to eventual doom and demise. And in a crowded 2013 Class L volleyball field, anything can…

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…

Bristol’s harriers hit up states

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – On Saturday, Oct. 26, all the Bristol cross country teams were in action as the CIAC held its annual championship races from Wickham Park in Manchester. Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, and St. Paul…

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…

BC harriers dominates CCC south

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – When it came to the CCC cross country championship in 2013, the CCC South title was on the line for both the boys and girls squads. With the Bristol Central boys undefeated going…

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…

Lancers stun Redcoats, 21-14

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Anytime you can a hang a loss on the Berlin football program, it’s a big deal. And for the Bristol Eastern football squad – at home for its fourth annual campus game from…

Rams look to ride vets to success

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The Bristol Central football team had a busy offseason after the 2012 campaign. After a tough slate of spring practices, the Rams have entered the fray with a new quarterback at the helm as three-year…

Break on through to the .500 side

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Off a 5-5 campaign in 2012, the Bristol Eastern football team will look to crack the .500 barrier in what should be a more than competitive season. Hopefully, the Lancers won’t have to…

Get ready for Tuesday night lights

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER When the fall scholastic sport’s season gets underway, the programs at Bristol Eastern will open the campaign with one heck of a bang. The athletic program is continuing to raise money for its field lighting…