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Colonials take Roy Conference championship

February 29th, 2008

Region – This puck, off the stick of Algonquin Regional's Ben Johnson (not shown), accounted for the Tomahawks' lone score in a 4-1 loss to Shrewsbury Feb. 20 at Westborough's North Star Youth Forum. Algonquin's Derek Shaw, who sent the puck out to Johnson, watches it float past Shrewsbury goalie Andrew Valliant. The Colonials' Mark […]

Helicopter soldiers in Iraq find each day a test

February 29th, 2008

Editor's note: Doug Grindle, our Marlborough community reporter, has returned to the Middle East and is currently embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq. While there, he plans to send us articles whenever he can to provide our readers with glimpses of what is going on in the region. As always, we are grateful to Doug […]

Area March of Dimes walk set for April

February 29th, 2008

Region – The March of Dimes has renamed its annual fund-raising walk from WalkAmerica to March for Babies to make the clear connection to what the organization is about – the health of babies. Last year, the event raised $117 million. This year, the March for Babies will take place in Worcester Sunday April 20 […]

Assabet Valley Regional hockey team finishes, 9-6-5

February 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Assabet Valley Regional forward Bill Morin's attempt to sneak the puck between the post and Fitchburg goalie Dan Finn is denied by Finn, while the Red Raiders' Zack L'Ecuyer pushes Morin away from the net. Looking on is Fitchburg's Zack Sultan (left), Bret Hagberg (center, front) and Tom Gammel (center, back). Morin scored […]

Hudson High beats Auburn, 4-2

February 29th, 2008

Hudson – Auburn High's Corey Lussier pushes the puck forward after his path to the goal is cut off by Hudson High's Ryan Barry (left) and Andrew Arbour. The Hawks' goalie C.J. Flannery and teammate Mitch Sawyer prepare to converge on the puck. Hudson won the game, 4-2, thanks to third-period goals by Kevin Christie, […]

Local sports roundup

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – The Westborough High girls ski team, using a fair amount of sister power, followed up a 20-0 regular season and Central Mass. Sectional Championship with a bid for the state title Feb. 26 at Wachusett Mountain. Sisters Claire and Madeleine Stout and Addie, Jacqueline and Becca Webb have been among the Rangers' top […]

Assabet girls basketball team enjoys successful season

February 29th, 2008

Marlborough – The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) girls basketball team's season to remember got derailed slightly Feb. 23 as the Aztecs lost to McCann Tech, 47-38, in the Small Schools Division Championship Game of the State Vocational School Tournament. At 18-4, the Aztecs have already won more games this season than anyone […]

Algonquin boys qualify for postseason tournament

February 29th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – In a roller-coaster season under first-year head coach Chris Foy, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) boys basketball team finally got a chance to enjoy the ride, winning its last three regular season games to finish 10-10 and qualify for the Central Mass. Division 1 Tournament. "I'm really happy for the guys; they […]

Give blood, referee hockey:

February 29th, 2008

Region – A takeoff on a popular bumper sticker took on added meaning recently, when a puck off the stick of Shrewsbury senior captain Mark Murray hit longtime area hockey official John Young in the mouth during the Colonials' 4-1 win over Algonquin Regional in a game played Feb. 20 at Westborough's North Star Youth […]

Area students named to Dean's List at Syracuse

February 29th, 2008

Region – The following area students enrolled at Syracuse University were named to the Dean's List for their respective school or college for the Fall 2007 semester. College of Arts and Sciences: Making the Dean's List were Brian Reil of Northborough, a junior majoring in political science; Ryan Corbett of Westborough, a senior majoring in […]

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