Harris twirls one-hitter as Avon Legion remains alive with 6-1 win over Waterford

BRISTOL, July 23 – The Avon American Legion baseball team isn’t done yet. Pitcher Connor Harris came within one strike of throwing a no-hitter and Post 201 had eight hits as Avon remained alive in the Connecticut state tournament with a 6-1 decision over Waterford in a Northern Division regional contest at Muzzy Field SundayContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Wallingford beats Canton Little League for Section II title

PLYMOUTH, July 22 – The summer journey of the Canton Little League baseball team is now complete. Hard-hitting Wallingford rapped out 11 hits including three home runs to win the Section II championship and a spot among the last four teams left in the state tournament with a 13-2 win in five innings Saturday night.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

West Hartford gets 10 hits to beat Avon Legion in state tournament, 7-2

BRISTOL, July 22 – West Hartford scored four times in the fourth inning and added an insurance run in the seventh inning to beat the Avon American Legion baseball team in a Northern Division state tournament game Saturday at Muzzy Field. West Hartford, which finished second in Zone 7 to RCP, advances to face SouthContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite shutout loss, Canton faces Wallingford in Section II title game

PLYMOUTH, July 21 – Win or lose, the Canton Little League baseball team is going to play in Saturday’s Section II title game. So, Canton rested their normal pitchers in Friday night’s Section II state tournament game in Terryville against District 5 champion Wallingford. Wallingford (7-1, 2-0 Section II) rapped out nine hits and DerekContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton Little League gets the bats going to earn first-ever state tournament win

PLYMOUTH, July 20 – It about an inning or so for the Canton Little League baseball team to begin to feel comfortable in Thursday night’s state tournament game against District 4 champion Prospect. All Canton needed was a few sharp hits. Canton had three extra-base hits in the second inning to take their first leadContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Matterhorn to host professional golf tournament in Canton in September

CANTON – Professional golf is coming to Canton in September. Matterhorn Miniature Golf on Route 44 in Canton will be hosting the International Pro-Am miniature golf tournament on Saturday, September 23 for professional and amateur golfers. The professional golfers will play five rounds at the 18-hole course with the amateurs playing three rounds. “We’re thrilled,”Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Serruta finishes strong to win state women’s amateur golf championship

MANCHESTER, July 19 – Autumn Serruta of the Golf Club of Avon had a three-stroke lead coming into Wednesday’s third and final round of the 52nd annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championships at the Manchester Country Club. Serruta started off the day well with a birdie and four pars on the first eight holes before runningContinue ReadingContinue Reading

After losing by forfeit, Avon Legion holds off Southington in game three, 4-3

AVON, July 19 – Baseball players make mistakes all the time. It’s the nature of the game. It could be a dropped fly ball or a ground ball that scoots under your glove. Sometimes, your mistake costs your team the game. The real test is how one reacts after making a mistake – especially oneContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Home run in eighth inning lifts Litchfield to Tri-State win over Crushers

CANTON, July 18 – Mike Odenwaelder’s two-run home run in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie and lifted the Litchfield Cowboys baseball team to a 3-0 win over the Canton Crushers in eight innings Tuesday night in Tri-State League play at Bowdoin Field. Canton hurler Jake Bryant was excellent through seven innings. He allowedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Autumn Serruta has lead after two rounds of women’s state amateur

MANCHESTER, July 18 –  Autumn Serruta of the Golf Club of Avon has a three-stroke lead going into the third and final round of the 52nd annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championship on Wednesday. Serruta shot a two-over-par 74 in the second round for a two-round total of 150 at the Manchester Country Club, three strokesContinue ReadingContinue Reading