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Shrewsbury National wins Northborough Invitational Baseball Tournament

July 24th, 2014

The Shrewsbury National team poses with their trophies after defeating West Boylston.

Northborough – Shrewsbury National defeated West Boylston in the finals of the Northborough Invitational Baseball Tournament for 12-year-olds July 20, under the lights at Casey Field in Northborough. The final score was 9-1. Shrewsbury National scored first with a solo home run by Cade Nelson in the second inning, and never trailed in the game. Logan Peterson pitched a complete game for Shrewsbury National. West Boylston’s lone run came on a home run by Adam Fuller in the fifth inning.

Local boys to compete in World Lacrosse Festival

July 15th, 2014

Nick Larsen, Matthew Gilliatt, and Noah Larsen pose before their upcoming trip to the World Lacrosse Festival. (Photo/Gregory Arnold)

Region – For three local boys, lacrosse is more than a sport to play, it’s a passion. Twins Noah and Nick Larsen of Northborough and Matthew Gilliatt of Grafton have been playing lacrosse for more than half their lives. When they enter seventh grade this fall they’ll be able to say they’ve played the game at the highest level in the world. The three boys will travel to Denver, Col. for the World Lacrosse Festival which will be held in conjunction with the World Lacrosse Championship (WLC) June 10-19.

Local Challenger League ends first successful season

July 9th, 2014

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Northborough/Shrewsbury – Players, buddies, coaches and families from Shrewsbury, Northborough and Millbury gathered to close the season of their Challenger Baseball League at Melican Middle School in Northborough June 21. The game opened with a group singing the National Anthem. Outs and keeping score are not part of this league, designed to simply allow players to enjoy the game of baseball. Every player has the opportunity to hit the ball, run the bases, and field the ball, with the support of their buddies and coaches. The game ended with trophies for all players and a cookout sponsored by the Mark Fidrych Foundation.

Shrewsbury baseball players visit NESN show at Fenway Park

July 7th, 2014

Shrewsbury Little Leaguers are part of the audience at the new NESN Clubhouse show at Fenway Park.
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Shrewsbury – A group of Shrewsbury Little Leaguers were on the set of the New England Sports Network (NESN) Clubhouse show at Fenway Park July 5.

Cellucci’s fight against ALS continues in his hometown of Hudson

July 5th, 2014

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Hudson – Argeo Paul Cellucci, former Massachusetts governor and ambassador to Canada, announced his final campaign after a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In 2011, he launched the UMass ALS Champion Fund at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) led by his primary care physician Dr. Robert Brown.

Special Olympian looks forward to a future ‘heavy’ with promise

July 1st, 2014

Sam Belinsky competes in the Special Olympics Summer Games 
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Shrewsbury – Sam Belinsky had just returned from his trip to New Jersey, where he participated in the powerlifting competition at the 2014 Special Olympics Summer Games. The 20-year-old Shrewsbury resident was tired but triumphant. He had come in second place in his weight class and had been awarded four silver medals, one for each lift: squat, bench, deadlift, and one for overall accumulated weight.

‘Gronk’ meets with fans at Wegmans event

June 22nd, 2014

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Northborough – New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski met with fans at Wegmans June 18.

The event, sponsored by Wegmans and BodyArmour SuperDrink, allowed fans to get their photos taken and chat with the man they call “Gronk.” The money raised from the event will go towards the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation.

Algonquin girls’ rugby team is state champ

June 20th, 2014

Algonquin junior Maggie Bourdon runs with the ball in a game against Newton South. (Photo/Jeff Slovin)

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School varsity girl’s rugby team won their fourth consecutive state championship with a 17-5 victory over rival Berkshire, at a match played at Fort Devens May 24, capping off an undefeated season. This achievement marks the first time an Algonquin sports team has won four consecutive state titles.

Northborough ballplayers compete at Fenway Park

June 18th, 2014

Jeff Lamothe with his first place Pitch, Hit and Run Award at Fenway Park. (Photos/submitted)

Northborough – Jeffrey Lamothe took first place in the 11- to 12-year-old age group at Major League Baseball’s “Pitch, Hit and Run” Team Championship held at Fenway Park May 31. He is now waiting to see if he scored high enough to qualify for the National Finals, which will be held in July as part of MLB’s All-Star Week activities. The finalists receive an all-expense paid trip to the All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Min., where they will participate in numerous activities, including shagging fly balls during the Home Run Derby.

Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club to participate in ‘The World’s Largest Swim Lesson’ June 20

June 18th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club (SHARC) will be participating in “The World’s Largest Swim Lesson” Friday, June 20, from 11 – 11:30 a.m. Join swim professionals across the nation as they teach this lesson as a way to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim confidently. This event is [...]

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