Tag: football

Bogdanski, Falcons go for broke and win

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER OXFORD – With time ticking down on the clock in the fourth period of St. Paul Catholic football’s Naugatuck Valley League Interdivisional clash against Oxford on Wednesday, Nov. 21, the Falcons’ Connor Bogdanski and his…

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…

Bristol Eastern nearly crashes homecoming

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER FARMINGTON – The Bristol Eastern football team almost ruined Farmington’s homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 29 as the Lancers plastered 32 first half points on the scoreboard. But, after the Lancers boosted more than 250 yards…

Gridiron preview for Oct. 2

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Nothing ever comes easy for the pigskin squads of the Mum City and Week 4 will not be any exception. And frankly, all three games will be a challenge this Friday. First, Bristol…

Gridiron preview for Nov. 14

BRISTOL – This is the week scholastic football fans. This is the week that the Bristol Observer guarantees all three football squads in town will come out victorious. Oh sure, the competition will attempt to ramp up victories but any…

Gridiron Preview for Oct. 31

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Well, on the local football front from last week, the Bristol schools took two out of the three match-ups from Week 7. St. Paul smacked Crosby with a huge 30-point blitzing to win…

Gridiron preview for Oct. 24

BRISTOL – All three scholastic football teams are back at it again this weekend and that means St. Paul – after a deserved week off – will be in action as well. Again, three diverse opponents await our favorites from…

Gridiron preview for Oct. 17

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Another slate of games for Bristol’s scholastic football teams once again commences this Friday night. But only two of the three squads in town will have their collective hands full while the other…

Victorious Rams

Bristol Central played at home at Muzzy Field last Friday against the Bulkeley/HMTCA co-op team. The Rams tackled the visitors 52-28. PHOTOS by TAMMI NAUDUS [portfolio_slideshow id=10173]

Gridiron preview for Oct. 10

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – In Week 5 scholastic football action, two teams are looking at probable wins while the other has to deal with one of the toughest teams in all the state. First, Bristol Central takes…

Gridiron preview for Sept. 26

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Last week, two out of three local squads zipped up victories as Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern were big winners while St. Paul fell once again to fall to 0-2 overall. But this…

Gridiron preview for Sept. 19

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Week 1 of the scholastic football season didn’t exactly go according to plan for the locals. But both Bristol Eastern and St. Paul showed some real gumption in their two losses by a…

Gridiron preview for Sept. 12

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The scholastic football season is once again upon us and, just like in 2013, both the squads at Bristol Eastern and St. Paul are in action to open up the scholastic campaign. Bristol Central is…