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NBHS Football Eyes State Playoff Berth

By Bob Mayer New Britain City Journal The New Britain Hurricanes football team rolled through its first four games, outscoring their opponents 164-33. But then came a game that definitely gained them more respect throughout the state. New Britain led…

Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-6-1 in Week 1 and here we are in Week 3. I learned a lot about the teams in 2018. Looks to be an interesting year. NY Jets 23. Cleveland Browns 24 – Browns are not half bad…

Pigskin Predictions

The NFL is ready to begin and my picks for the week are ready. But, I want to start off with my Superbowl prediction. I believe it will be Houston against Minnesota in the Superbowl. I will take Minnesota to…

Children’s Charity Classic Held Last Saturday

The 40th Children’s Charities Tennis Classic finished up play on Saturday at The Newington Tennis Center in 6 different divisions. Morning play hosted the parent/child doubles division with Sean Hussey and Tyler Hussey of Rocky Hill defeating Ed Chyra and…

Pinstripe Press

I believe between now and the all-star break is vital for the Yankees. This is the time of the season, last year that the Yankees began to fall apart. After a sweep last week by one of the worst teams…

Pinstripe Press

As this team progresses talk about a new core four to replace Derek Jeter, Andy Pettite, Jorge Posada and Mariana Rivera seems to always be a question. Time will tell but there could be a cour five. Of course it…

New Britain Bees Signings and Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

FORMER MAJOR LEAGUER TUIASOSOPO SIGNS WITH BEES The New Britain Bees today announced the signing of outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo. “We’re excited to bring Matt on board,” says Bees General Manager Brad Smith. “He adds another power bat to our lineup…

Pinstripe Press

It has been a few weeks since I have written about the Yankees, but it seems so much has changed. The Bombers are in first place by a half game. They won 19 of 22 games. Is there anything bad…

Pinstripe Press

It is way too early in the season for many negative naysayers. As I scanned the Yankees groups on Facebook, I saw a lot of negative comments. People were saying the Yankees will not make the playoffs and they can…

CFGNB, Bees Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and New Britain Bees professional baseball club will join forces on Saturday, May 19, to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria and to treat hundreds of New Britain school students and…