Clemente Series scoreboard, schedule

2017 Roberto Clemente World Series schedule Pool A: Wolcott Clemente; Water-Oak; Puerto Rico Pool B: Brooklyn Bonnies; Rockland (N.Y.) Elite; Brooklyn Blue Storm Pool C: Rockford (Ill.) Travelers; B.C. Cyclones (N.J.); Clarlstown Stars (N.Y. Metro) at Municipal Stadium Thursday Pool A Joan Joyce Field Wolcott 8, Water-Oak 3 Puerto Rico 14, Wolcott 0 Puerto Rico 5, Water-Oak 3 Pool B North Field Rockland 5, Bonnies 4 Blue Storm 18, Bonnies 0 Blue Storm 10, Rockland 9 Pool C Cyclones 19, Rockford 0 Clarkstown 9, Rockford 0 Cyclones 2, Clarkstown 0 Read More …

Palladino: World Series a rare treat for kids

Water-Oak coach Tim Angiolini talks to his team before the start of the Roberto Clemente World Series Thursday. (Joe Palladino/RA) By JOE PALLADINO Republican-American WATERBURY — Have you ever played in a World Series, of any kind? It is rare. It may happen once. It most likely will never happen. That’s why the Roberto Clemente World Series, on the turf at Municipal Stadium right now, is a dream come true for 8-year-old baseball stars. This is Waterbury’s third consecutive year as host of the Clemente Series. Tournament director Ray Brown, Read More …

Home run balls returned to sender

Wolcott’s players look on as Puerto Rico players are introduced prior to their Roberto Clemente World Series game Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American By MARK JAFFEE Republican-American WATERBURY — Bergen County (N.J.) Cyclones first baseman J.C. Pacheo, 8, belted a home run to right field in the first inning of his team’s Roberto Clemente World Series game at the Joan Joyce Field against Rockford (Ill.) on Thursday. The ball was retrieved and later given to Pacheo for safekeeping. It’s standard procedure at state, North Atlantic Regional and Read More …

Lonesome glove returned to its owner

Wolcott’s Chris Bova (16) delivers a pitch during their Roberto Clemente World Series game against Puerto Rico Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American BY MARK JAFFEE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — The Roberto Clemente World Series hadn’t played its first game when a good deed was performed by an opposing coach. After the players’ parade and skills competition was held Wednesday, they had a picnic and went on rides at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury. Rockford (Ill.) coach Mark Anderson noticed a baseball glove had been left behind and grabbed Read More …

Clemente Series opener: Wolcott tops Water-Oak

Nick Goddard pitches for Wolcott in the Roberto Clemente World Series. (Joe Palladino/RA) The games have begun for the 2017 Roberto Clemente World Series. There were nine games of pool play at Municipal Stadium on Thursday, and the first game featured the local entries, Wolcott Clemente, the Waterbury Clemente league champs, and Water-Oak, the state Clemente champs.  It was Wolcott with the fast start, scoring four runs in the first inning to win 8-3.  Mike Landrigan was 3-for-3 for Wolcott, Devon Williams had two singles and an RBI, and Nick Read More …

Clemente Series opener: Wolcott tops Water-Oak (VIDEO)

Nick Goddard pitches for Wolcott in the Roberto Clemente World Series. (Joe Palladino/RA) The games have begun for the 2017 Roberto Clemente World Series. There were nine games of pool play at Municipal Stadium on Thursday, and the first game featured the local entries, Wolcott Clemente, the Waterbury Clemente league champs, and Water-Oak, the state Clemente champs.  It was Wolcott with the fast start, scoring four runs in the first inning to win 8-3.  Mike Landrigan was 3-for-3 for Wolcott, Devon Williams had two singles and an RBI, and Nick Read More …

Clemente World Series opens play today

The 2017 Clemente World Series, Water-Oak is the state champion. (Joe Palladino/RA) 2017 Roberto Clemente World Series schedule Pool A: Wolcott Clemente; Water-Oak; Puerto Rico VIDEO: Some fun before games Pool B: Brooklyn Bonnies; Rockland (N.Y.) Elite; Brooklyn Blue Storm Pool C: Rockford (Ill.) Travelers; B.C. Cyclones (N.J.); Clarlstown Stars (N.Y. Metro) at Municipal Stadium Thursday Pool A Joan Joyce Field Water-Oak vs. Wolcott, 8:30 a.m. Wolcott vs. Puerto Rico, 1:30 p.m. Water-Oak vs. Puerto Rico, 4 p.m. Pool B North Field Bonnies vs. Rockland, 9 a.m. Blue Storm vs. Read More …

Rocks being thrown at drivers in Greater Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in the Greater Waterbury area are investigating a series of incidents where rocks are being thrown at cars while drivers are behind the wheel. Devin Aurio knows it’s happening because a frightening incident happened to him while he was driving on East Main Street on Thursday night. (Photo: LaSalle Blanks/WTNH) “It was like bang!” He said. “And it just smashed and there was glass everywhere.” Devin says two rocks smashed through his windshield. He also says he’s lucky the rocks broke through the passenger side Read More …

Police identity body of Torrington man who suffered untimely death

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man who authorities say suffered an untimely death on Friday. The man has been identified as 47-year-old Thomas Mead. Torrington Police discovered the man’s body after responding to a call at a home on Wolcott Avenue. Related Content: Torrington Police: untimely death was not suspicious Officials found some military-style booby traps in the residence. The bomb squad was called in to safely remove them. Neighbors nearby the home were evacuated as a precautionary measure. Read more of  Police identity body of Torrington man who suffered Read More …

New Haven man sentenced to 5 years for dramatic daylight shoot-out in 2014

Read more of  New Haven man sentenced to 5 years for dramatic daylight shoot-out in 2014 NEW HAVEN >> A participant in a daytime shoot-out on Sargent Drive three years ago was sentenced Monday to serve five years in prison for weapons violations related to the violent encounter. Luis A. Rodriguez, 28, of Wolcott Street, in May entered into a plea agreement with the state in order to avoid a trial and risk receiving a longer sentence. Read more of  New Haven man sentenced to 5 years for dramatic daylight shoot-out in 2014