AROUND THE HORN: Meriden Youth Wrestling slates signups; Cats claim soccer opener; CIAC to stage another ‘Block Party’

AROUND THE HORN: Meriden Youth Wrestling slates signups; Cats claim soccer opener; CIAC to stage another ‘Block Party’


MERIDEN — Getting an early jump on the 2019-20 season, Meriden Youth Wrestling will take registrations on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 17 at Thomas Edison Middle School.

Both signup sessions run from 6-8 p.m. in the hallway of the school’s main entrance.

Entry fees are $75 for the first wrestler in the family, $70 for each subsequent wrestler.

Practice opens Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Thomas Edison. Practices run weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays (and possibly additional nights) from 6-8 p.m.

Competition is based on age, weight and experience. Meriden Youth Wrestling goes up against other local wrestling clubs and participates in optional weekend tournaments throughout Connecticut against wrestlers from across New England.

For additional information, contact head coach Nick Murillo at 203-317-9559.

Cats own the field vs. Greens Farms

CHESHIRE — After jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first half, the Cheshire Academy boys soccer team held on for a 3-2 NEPSAC win over Greens Farms Academy on Tuesday.

Abraham Attah, Hazar Demirkol and Russell Tevie had the goals for the Cats. Demirkol added an assist and goalie Owen Kempton made eight saves.

The game was the season opener for both teams.

Champs crowned at Indian Springs

MIDDLEFIELD — Stephanie Seymour shot a 178 over 36 holes to win the Indian Springs Women’s Golf League championship.

The league also crowned four flight winners in 18-hole competitions.

Kelly Devanny shot a 89 to win Flight A. Seymour took Flight B with a 91 and Linda Corvo’s 92 captured Flight C. Karen Connell posted a 105 to win Flight D.

CIAC ‘block party’ is on for Saturday

CHESHIRE — The CIAC will stage its second annual “Early Season Block Party Tournament” this Saturday at the CT Sports Center in Woodbridge from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.

The club-style tournament will feature simulatenous action on five courts. Pool play starts the day. A double-elimination round robin follows.

Twenty of the top high school teams will be in action, including three of the defending state champions. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Knights’ passes, gold cards on sale

SOUTHINGTON — Southington High School’s 2019-20 sports season passes and senior gold cards are now on sale in the Athletic Office during the week between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

Family passes are $110 and cover admission for immediate family members to volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling and any night games on the turf field starting at 5 p.m. or later. Individual season passes for adults ($45) and students ($30) are also available.

Senior gold cards are issued free of charge to Southington residents ages 62 and over. Those who already have gold cards do not need new ones.

Passes and gold cards are good for regular-season events only. They can’t be used for tournament events of Thanksgiving home football games.

For further information, call 860-628-322, extension 11425 or email