Tag: girls basketball

Girls Basketball: Bristol Eastern’s new 1,000 point club members saluted

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER On Monday, Feb. 13, the Bristol Eastern girls basketball program honored all its 1,000-point scores over the years during the Lancers’ 63-28 victory over Bristol Central on Monday, Feb. 11. Tami Chapman (1,045 points, 1973-1976),…

Girls Basketball: Eastern flips defense to offense for victory over Naugy

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER NAUGATUCK – When a scholastic basketball squad has its transition game working in all phases, the result is some excellent on-court execution. On Thursday, Feb. 28, the team from Bristol Eastern turned defense into offense…

Girls Basketball: Every victory counts

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MIDDLETOWN – Every victory for the Bristol Eastern girls basketball is critical in improving its Class L playoff standings – attempting to avoid trips to places like New London, where the Lancers lost in the…

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…

Composure counts in Eastern victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Eastern and Northwest Catholic girls basketball teams opened the 2014-15 scholastic campaign with a barnburner from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium in Bristol on Wednesday, Dec. 10. And in the end,…

Central’s defense closes in on Maloney

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Over the years, the Bristol Central girls basketball hasn’t been known as a pressing, trapping, defensive juggernaut. But if the Rams continue to defensively smother their opponents early and often in games, Central…

BE team effort leads to victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – When the Bristol Eastern girls basketball can get contributions from all hands all deck, success usually follows. And in state tournament play, that can go a long way. Against Watertown on Friday, March…

Falcons fly past Eagles, 57-28

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER WOLCOTT – With the two top teams of the Naugatuck Valley League Brass division squaring off in Wolcott on Monday, Feb. 10, the St. Paul girls basketball team made a loud and clear statement. And…

Title is Lancers’ to lose

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – With the Plainville girls basketball team dropping a tough 53-47 decision to Middletown on Tuesday, Feb. 4, the race for the CCC South championship is a two-team challenge. The title will either be…

Central burned by Eastern heat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – When the Bristol Eastern girls basketball team turns up the heat defensively in its games, it usually leads to numerous offensive chances for the squad. However, it’s up to Eastern to cash those…

Eastern opens states with victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Eastern girls basketball team opened its Class L first round game in style on Monday, Feb. 25. Displaying a little defensive flare and intensity over the second half of the showdown,…

Eastern finally wears Central down

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – When the Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern girls basketball teams have clashed over recent years, the games have been lopsided affairs in the Lancers’ favor. But on Saturday, Feb. 15, the Rams looked…