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BE athletes tackle world of podcasts

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Podcasts are where its at nowadays and some students from Bristol Eastern even have their own show. The ever popular “Lancers with Answers” podcast is a growing program at Eastern as student athletes…

Chamber readies for Home Show

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Jenks Productions, are preparing for the 34th annual Home and Business Expo, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m., to 5 p.m., and…

City’s NAACP to honor Dr. King

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hosting its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at Bristol Eastern High School on Monday, Jan. 21. The event will begin…

Eastern snags 6 finalists Saturday

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER DANBURY – The Ryan Sabbagh Holiday Tournament was the final wrestling meet of the year for the squad from Bristol Eastern and on Saturday, Dec. 29, the Lancers were tested against the top squad in…

Looking back at fall season

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Well, the fall scholastic sports season has come and gone with the squads from Bristol making a little noise in the postseason. And it came from nearly every sport. For the first time…

Central bounces back to win Bell

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Trailing by one point with just the fourth quarter to play, the Bristol Central football team turned to its defense to wrestle the ball away from surging Bristol Eastern. And with the Lancers…

BC boys continue to dominate series

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – For the past 15 years, the boys cross country program from Bristol Central has dominated all the competition at the city series meet. It’s been a decade-and-a-half of excellence and why would the…

Lancers pick up another victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Eastern boys hoops squad ended the 2016 portion of its campaign on a high note as the outfit defeated Rockville 57-48 in a Central Connecticut Conference Interdivisional battle from the Thomas…

Eastern overwhelms Watertown, 55-33

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WOODBURY – What was the Bristol Eastern boys basketball team’s response after a heartbreaking, two-point loss at the buzzer in the first game of the Nonnewaug Holiday Tournament? It was to run the next team…

A hop, a skip, and a jump: Officials add some fun twists to the 2015 Sloper Relays

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER They dashed through the woods, sprinted around the lake, leapt over bails of hay, and trudged their way through the mud. Instead of running a standard race, high school and middle school cross country teams gathered…

JV Rams come out ahead vs. BE

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The junior varsity boys hoop program at Bristol Central has been a pretty solid unit this season and losing has not been part of the lesson plan. And against Bristol Eastern on Monday,…

Eastern overwhelms Central, 62-29

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – When the Bristol Eastern girls basketball squad gets into their transition offense, it’s a tough component to contend with. But Bristol Central – engaged with the Lancers in a city series showdown on…

Eastern takes care of biz

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – By the halfway mark of the campaign for the girls basketball squad at Bristol Eastern, the team was truly on a roll. Winners of nine out of its first 10 games, the Lancers…

Lancers sharpen their skills in Southbury

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTHBURY – All those weekend scholastic wrestling tournaments that the Bristol Eastern wrestling squad participates in on a yearly basis always pay huge dividends throughout the season. And to start the weekend slates in 2014-15,…

Picking up the pace

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – Up-tempo basketball is back en vogue for the boys squad from Bristol Eastern. And when the Lancers sprinted up and down the court against Manchester in a CCC Interdivisional tilt on Wednesday, Dec.…