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Avon’s Zybowski third in handcycle division at Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 17 – Avon’s Krys Zybowski had a personal-best time of 1:05.23 and finished third at the 121st Boston Marathon Monday in the men’s handcycle division – the first year that it is being officially run in Boston. Handcycles are powered by riders’ arms, allowing racers with certain disabilities to pilot the three-wheeled vehicles effectively.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

For the record, Avon boys finish with six wins; Farmington left out of tournament

Thanks to a successful appeal by Bulkeley High School to the Connecticut Association of School’s Board of Directors, the Avon High boys basketball team finished the season with six wins while neighboring Farmington finished with seven wins and didn’t qualify for the CIAC’s Class LL tournament. Earlier this winter, Bulkeley boys basketball team had beenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Last-second shot lifts Farmington past Avon, keeps Falcons out of tournament

AVON, February 21 – It doesn’t take too much to amp up the emotion when Farmington and Avon meet on the basketball court. Many of the players know each other. They’ve played together and against each other throughout the year. Some were posing for photos together after the game. The two teams have struggled toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Generals explode in third period for seven goals to hand East Haven first loss

EAST HAVEN, January 28 – The Farmington Valley Generals ice hockey team scored five goals in a span of three minutes and 36 seconds to break open a tight game with No. 9 East Haven and handed the Yellowjackets their first loss of the season with an 8-4 victory at DiLungo Rink. Junior Tim ArenaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington’s Steve Waters to receive a Gold Key from CT Sports Writers Alliance

Farmington High boys soccer coach Steve Waters will be one of four prominent state athletic figures to receive a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and their 76th annual Gold Key dinner in April.   Dwight Freeney, the Super Bowl champion defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, five-time U.S. Olympic archer Butch Johnson ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top-ranked Farmington takes care of business in sweep of Avon

AVON, Oct. 26 – For the second straight night, the top ranked team in the state was in Avon to face the Falcons as part of Spirit Week activities. On Tuesday night, No. 1 Glastonbury dominated the Falcons in girls soccer with a 7-1 decision although Avon scored a goal for the first time inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington rallies to beat Canton despite three goals from Giancola

CANTON, Oct. 13 – The Farmington High field hockey team has struggled to score goals in the past two weeks. They scored just two goals in the four games coming into Thursday night’s game under the lights with Canton. It didn’t look much better at halftime with Canton holding a two-goal lead. But the IndiansContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Shanley, Penney help Simsbury top New Britain for first win; Farmington ’11’ fall

NEW BRITAIN, Oct. 7 – The Simsbury High football team forced five New Britain turnovers to help lead the Trojans to their first victory of the season on Friday night with a 31-13 decision at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Defensive back Ralph Gilliard intercepted three passes, including one pass on the one-yard line to end aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With third straight shutout, Tolland beats Avon; Hall rallies to beat Simsbury

TOLLAND, Sept. 23 – The Tolland High football team still hasn’t given up a point this season. The Eagles pitched a shutout for the third consecutive game Friday night with a 16-0 win over Avon in a CCC Division III East contest. Tolland (3-0, 2-0 CCC Div. III East) has scored 90 points on the season.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Buono, Indians pick up steam in big 49-13 victory over Bristol Eastern

FARMINGTON, Sept. 16 – A week ago, the Farmington High football had the lead against Wethersfield in the waning minutes of the game. The Eagles scored just six points in the first half but the Indians couldn’t convert on third down and couldn’t get their defense off the field. Wethersfield scored a touchdown and tookContinue ReadingContinue Reading