2013 Potvin Tournament starts on Saturday

(By Marc Allard - Norwich Bulletin) For 25 years, Wayne Potvin did nearly all of the planning for the annual summer baseball tournament held in memory of his late son, Christopher. But Potvin admitted it was getting increasingly difficult to do by himself. “Up until last year, I was just going to

Montville’s Wayne Potvin Wins John Wentworth Good Sport Awards

(By Carrie Jacobson – originally published in the March 5, 2012 edition of the Montville Patch) Potvin is among five recipients in the region who will be honored at the group's 71st annual Gold Key Dinner on April 29. Five people who have contributed their time to sports in their communities will

2011 13U Tournament

The Between the Lines Tides 13-U travel baseball team capped off a successful 2011 season by being crowned co-champions of the prestigious Christopher Potvin 25th Anniversary Memorial Tournament played at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. The team compiled an overall season record of 36-20-2 during league play in the East Shore

Potvin Tournament is More Than Baseball

courtesy of Brett Poirier/Norwich Bulletin (August 9, 2010) It was fitting that Billy Buscetto, Jr. crossed the plate for the game-winning run to end the Christopher Potvin Memorial Tournament at Dodd Stadium on Sunday. The CT Rebels defeated Groton by one run in the 15-U title game, 4-3.  For Coach Bill

2011 Potvin Scholarship Recipients

(By Brett Poirier –  Norwich Bulletin) Before the Connecticut Tigers took on the Batavia Muckdogs on Sunday, Christopher Potvin Day was celebrated at Dodd Stadium.  Wayne Potvin, father of the late Christopher Potvin, awarded 25 scholarships in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Christopher Potvin Baseball Tournament. Wayne Potvin handed out

Local Roundup – 2010 Potvin Tournament Results

(from the New London Day) Potvin tournament (U17) • Reid Roberge and Mike Babcock combined to pitch a no-hitter, leading America's Game National past Northeast Corner, 5-3, Tuesday in a Potvin Tournament 17-under division winners' bracket baseball game.  Roberge and Babcock struck out six and walked nine.  Steve Lockman was 2-for-2 with