Tag: St. Paul

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…

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…

St. Paul Falcons overcome challenge

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The St. Paul Catholic girls basketball team was in the middle of several tough challenges, all during a short brutal stretch of days, when double-tough Torrington showed up to the Maltby Street Gymnasium…

Falcons keep eye on tourney run

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   BRISTOL – The St. Paul Catholic girls basketball motto is a simple statement which goes along the lines of wanting to play its best basketball during the month of March. You know, tournament time.…

St. Paul boys storm over Woodland

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BEACON FALLS – The St. Paul Catholic High School boys basketball team started the 2016-17 campaign off on a high note and belted Woodland by a 52-32 final from Beacon Falls. The Naugatuck Valley League…

A solo act and an ensemble

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER So, when choosing the 2015-16 Bristol Observer Male Athlete of the Year, would it be fair to choose an entire team for the award? Or should it be awarded as an individual honor? Again, with…

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. 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…

Falcons start up with 2 wins

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Off an 11-7 campaign one year ago, the St. Paul tennis team was back in action this past week and started off 2014 with a Naugatuck Valley League challenge against Torrington from Peck…

St. Paul’s Swanke UConn bound

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – St. Paul track and field star Theresa Swanke could have followed many avenues when she attends college in the fall. The supreme athlete is one of the best track and field warriors –…