Dan Wesson

18 Jun 19
WWLP
STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (WWLP)- Todd Owen took down his first win of 2019 in the 40 lap SK Modified race at Stafford Motor Speedway this past Friday night.  Owen talked about the win to 22News.“Finally put the pieces all together and were able to bring it home,” Said Owen.Owen felt he had a great car from the start. He made his way into the top 5 on lap 9 as he got by Matt Galko.  Five laps later he would pass Troy Talman for fourth. Tom Bolles and Tyler Hines brought out the first caution for a crash on lap 21.  Owen took the lead from Mike Christopher, Jr on lap 25. The final caution of the 40 lap race came out on lap 29 as Glen Reen made contact with Stephen Kopcik. Both cars went spinning.  Owen would lead on the restart and never look back and would go on to win the 40 lap race. Mike Christopher, Jr finished second and Keith Rocco finished in third, Glen Reen out of Wilbraham finished in 12th. Dan Wesson out of Monson finished in 21st. Tyler Leary out of Hatfield finished in 23rd and John Catania out of Agawam finished in 24th. Stafford Motor Speedway will be back in action this upcoming Friday night. Tyler Leary (1X) gets sideways heading into the turns (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Glen Reen racing side by side with Troy Talman (03) (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Tom Bolles (76) and Tyler Hines (25) wreck in turn 1 (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Tom Bolles (76) and Tyler Hines (25) wreck in turn 1 (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Todd Owen (81) and Mike Christopher, Jr (82) racing into turn 2 (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Todd Owen (81) and Mike Christopher, Jr (82) racing into turn 1 (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Glen Reen (17) makes contact with Stephen Kopcik (21) (Matthew Wiernasz Photo)  Todd Owen celebrates the win (Matthew Wiernasz Photo) Todd Owen in victory lane (Matthew Wiernasz Photo)  
16 Jun 19
The Truth About Guns

A while ago, there was a list of some great pocket pistols options if you’re inclined toward a small .380 ACP pistol for concealed carry and/or self-defense. Here are a few more. Before we get started, a few things must be mentioned. First, make sure you get a gun you can (and will) actually train […]

14 Jun 19
News Directory

1 Coach: Tom Izzo Record 2018-19: 32-7 Significant players gone: Nick Ward, Matt McQuaid, Kenny Goins Significant returning players: Cassius Winston, Joshua Langford, Xavier Tillman, Aaron Henry, Kyle Ahrens, Gabe Brown, Loyer Foster, Thomas Kithier, Marcus Bingham Expected additions: Malik Hall, Rocket Watts, Julius Marble 2 Coach: Mike Krzyzewski Record 2018-19: 32-6 Significant players gone: […]

13 Jun 19
The Truth About Guns

Ultimately, the best handguns for home defense are the ones that you can run best. That’s the primary consideration. Can you shoot it worth a darn? That’s what matters most. So, what are the best handguns for home protection? That’s more than a little debatable. There are many different attributes that can make a pistol […]

11 Jun 19
News Directory

1 Coach: Tom Izzo Record 2018-19: 32-7 Significant players gone: Nick Ward, Matt McQuaid, Kenny Goins Significant returning players: Cassius Winston, Joshua Langford, Xavier Tillman, Aaron Henry, Kyle Ahrens, Gabe Brown, Loyer Foster, Thomas Kithier, Marcus Bingham Expected additions: Malik Hall, Rocket Watts, Julius Marble 2 Coach: Mike Krzyzewski Record 2018-19: 32-6 Significant players gone: […]

10 Jun 19
ACC BASKETBALL REPORT

The schedule of games for the annual challenge has been released, let’s rank em Duke at Michigan State: Yes, you read that correctly. I won’t call this a rematch because they won’t be the same teams, but this is a potential preview for a game that could be played in late March. Both the Spartans […]

08 Jun 19
X i ǎ o x ī n w ǒ d e x ī n

CHAPTER 23 The picnic was in full swing by the time Richard and Maya arrived. He could hear the band playing as he took Maya’s hand and walked across the dirt road toward the crowd gathered around the bandstand and the picnic tables. The hill beyond the flat area was littered with colorful blankets, and […]

06 Jun 19
Productivity Hub

Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence finally close the case? By On the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime minister Olof Palme and his wife, Lisbet, were strolling home through downtown Stockholm. They had taken an […]

06 Jun 19
Big Sports Bulletin

Last season the Ohio State Basketball program finished on a high note. After sneaking into the NCAA Tournament as a No. 11 seed the Buckeyes upset No. 6 seed Iowa State in a thrilling game. The Buckeyes would proceed to lose to No. 3 seed Houston in the Round of 32, but it was clear […]

03 Jun 19
ForbiddenRomantic

  CHAPTER 1 I travel light I wheeled my bike down Decatur Street and eased deeper into the French Quarter, the bike’s engine purring. My shotgun, a Benelli M4 Super 90, was slung over my back and loaded for vamp with hand-packed silver fléchette rounds. I carried a selection of silver crosses in my belt, […]

27 May 19
WWLP
Noah Korner made a last lap pass on Teddy Hodgdon in the final turn in the 40 lap Dunleavy Extra Modifiedz SK Lights race on Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway.   On the start of the event, Norm Sears spun near turn 4 to bring out the first caution. Wesley Prucker took the lead on the restart with a three-wide pass on Todd Douilard and Bob Charland. Douilard took lead from Prucker on lap 2.  The next caution came out on lap 8 for debris in turn 1 as it came from Mikey Flynn’s car. Prucker led the field on the restart. Jonathan Puleo took the lead on lap 13.  The caution would return for a multi-car wreck after the start-finish line near turn 1.  On the restart, Puleo took the lead. Hodgdon moved into the lead on lap 19.  The caution would come out with two laps remaining as Alina Bryden spun in turn 3. Mark Bakaj almost took the lead on the restart from Hodgdon as Robert Bloxsom, III spun setting up for a green white checkered finish. Korner made his move in turn 3 as him and Hodgdon was racing down to the start-finish line in a photo finish. Korner would take down the win in the event.  Teddy Hodgdon would finish in second. Jonathan Puleo finished in third. Alina Bryden out of West Springfield finished in 16th. Todd Douilard out of Palmer finished in 19th and Mikey Flynn out of Hampden finished in 23rd.  Ronnie Williams took down the win in the 40 lap SK Modified race. Williams took the lead on lap 8 and never looked back.  The race had one caution for a spin by Eddy Spiers.  It was William’s first win of the 2019 season at Stafford. Joey Cipriano finished in second and Nick Salva finished in third. Glen Reen out of Wilbraham finished in seventh. Dan Wesson out of Monson finished in 14th. Tyler Leary out of Hatfield finished in 22nd and John Catania out of Agawam finished in 26th.  Ryan Fearn out of East Longmeadow led the first 23 laps in the 30 lap Late Model race.  Kevin Gambacorta out of Ellington, CT took the lead with seven laps to go and took down his first win of 2019.  Ryan Fearn finished in second. Paul Varricchio, Jr out of Berlin, CT finished in third. Tom Fearn out of East Longmeadow finished in fifth. Tyler Leary out of Hatfield finished in seventh. Adam Gray out of Granby finished in ninth and Greg DeMone out of Ludlow finished in 13th.   George Bessette, Jr took down the win in the 20 lap Street Stock feature. Johnny Walker out of Agawam finished in fifth and Mike Hopkins out of Springfield finished in 16th.  Matt Clement took down his second win of the season in the 15 lap Limited Late Model race. Alexandra Fearn out of East Longmeadow finished in second and Duane Provost out of Indian Orchard finished in third.  Stafford Motor Speedway will be back in action this Friday night.    Find 22News on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to reportit@wwlp.com.
21 May 19
Top Blog New York City

May 19, 2019 – by CG Directory Editor You can never run out of things to do in New York City, and that includes things that are free of charge! Pinch some pennies with City Guide’s list of free things to do in NYC this week. You may just be surprised at how little it’ll cost […]

20 May 19
The Truth About Guns

Reader Jason Bayne writes: I don’t know about you, but my least favorite aspect of shooting is cleaning my guns. Anything little thing that can make cleaning them easier is always welcomed. Ammo being the main culprit, I’m always interested to hear about advances in clean-burning ammo. Federal’s new Syntech ammunition not only uses cleaner-burning powders to reduce fouling, but the entire bullet is encased in polymer. […]