Tag Archives: Southington

Avon/Southington falls to Conard/Hall in long-awaited girls hockey debut

WEST HARTFORD, Dec. 6 – Southington’s Mike Carrera has been waiting for years for this moment. Yet, Wednesday night’s contest against Conard/Hall it wasn’t much different than other games he has coached over the last five years with the Avon/Southington Nighthawks girls hockey team. Carrera has been trying to form a high school girls hockeyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon/Southington girls hockey team makes debut on Wednesday night

AVON, Dec. 5 – A new sport debuts at Avon High on Wednesday night at Veteran’s Memorial Rink in West Hartford. The Avon/Southington co-op girls hockey team makes their debut against the West Hartford co-op team from Conard and Hall at 7:30 p.m. The club team has 15 players including eight from Southington, five fromContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Carpino wins four events as Avon track teams finally get chance to compete

SOUTHINGTON, April 26 – After plenty of rainy afternoons and cold weather earlier this month, the Avon High track and field team finally got to compete. The Falcons faced Southington and Wethersfield on Wednesday. Junior Carly Carpino won four individual events as the Avon girls split their season opener with a 74-67 win over WethersfieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

No. 1 Southington is too quick for Simsbury

SIMSBURY – It happens every year. Teams face an outstanding opponent and you see how you measure up. Simsbury High coach Jeff Osborne calls it a measuring stick game. “You play your best and you see what happens,” he said.  Simsbury found out they have some work to do before they measure up to defendingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

No. 5 Simsbury looks sharp in dominating win over Southington

SIMSBURY – The Simsbury High wrestling team has beaten Southington a few times over the last two decades – but it was nothing like what happened on Wednesday night. The Trojans had pins in the first five weight classes and won seven of the first nine bouts to earn a 57-15 CCC West decision overContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Southington sweeps pair, moves into first place tie with Avon in Zone 1

SOUTHINGTON, July 12 – Winning a Zone 1 championship isn’t supposed to be easy. And if the Avon American Legion baseball team wins its first-ever zone championship, it won’t be easy. Post 201 dropped a doubleheader to Southington on Thursday night lifting Southington into a first place tie with Avon at 18-6 in the zone.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Southington prevails in muddy battle with Simsbury

SOUTHINGTON, Nov. 16 – It’s been a year of challenges for the Simsbury High football team. Why should that change in the second-to-last game of the season? Playing a steady rain and a foot-grabbing mud, the Trojans fought valiantly but fell to Southington, 14-8 on Wednesday night at muddy Fontana Field. Southington took a 6-0Continue Reading

Getting better but Southington still tops Simsbury

SIMSBURY, Oct. 29 – The babes are growing up. The Simsbury High football team continues to grow and mature as the season progresses. The Trojans (2-5, 2-3 CCC Division I) didn’t come out with a win on Friday night against Southington but they played much better than they did in recent losses to Berlin andContinue Reading

Another curse retired by Trojans; Beat Southington for first time since 1971

SOUTHINGTON, Oct. 30 – It was appropriate that the Simsbury High football team pulled another skeleton from their closet the day before Halloween. Two years ago, Simsbury ended an 11-year winless streak against Bloomfield. A year ago, the Trojans earned their first win over New Britain in 12 years. On Friday night, Simsbury overcame twoContinue Reading