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St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

Westborough High School

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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Northborough’s Dorian McMenemy returns from Rio Olympics

August 27th, 2016

McMenemy dives into one of the Olympic pools at practice.

Northborough – While most people sat in front of their televisions in awe watching athletes from around the world compete at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 19-year-old Northborough resident Dorian McMenemy was actually there, competing in the 50-meter freestyle swim.

Shrewsbury grads will use lessons learned in gymnastics as they head to college

August 24th, 2016

Sydney Malko - Beam2 rs

Shrewsbury – Three recent Shrewsbury High School graduates, who are students of the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) in Shrewsbury are prime examples that devotion to a sport they love leads to rewards. Sydney Malko, Alexandra Smyrnios and Reilly Peloquin, have received awards on the state, regional, and national levels, but have gained rewards in life as well.

New curling club introduces sport to Marlborough area

August 22nd, 2016

Two curlers at the Aug. 7 open house sweep ahead of a stone. The first half of the open house was devoted to throwing stones. The second half taught attendees how to sweep to make stones go farther. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Marlborough – Ken Torris first saw curling in 1998 while watching the winter Olympics that year. Nearly 20 years later, he and a group of Metrowest-area curlers have partnered to create the Marlboro Curling Club.

2016 USRowing Masters National Championships held on Lake Quinsigamond

August 21st, 2016

The Saugutuck Rowing Club (Westport, Conn. ) Women’s Straight Four team competes in their heat at Lake Quinsigamond.

Region – The 2016 USRowing Masters National Championships were held on Lake Quinsigamond Aug. 18 – 21. Over 2,000 athletes from rowing clubs around the country participated.

United Way 5K running hunger, illiteracy and suicide, out of town

August 20th, 2016

Region – The United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) will hold its first 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 15. Funds raised will help support three essential community programs including the United Way’s Ready to Read early literacy program, Call2Talk, their mental health and suicide help line, three food pantries and two hot meal programs, located at the […]

Shrewsbury athlete nominated as national collegiate Woman of the Year

August 17th, 2016

Emily Doherty, Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury native Emily Doherty was one of seven women nominated by their institutions to represent the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as its National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year nominee. The award honors student-athletes based on academics, athletics, service and leadership. The NCAA Woman of the Year […]

Corridor Nine to host 5k and kids challenge as part of Applefest celebration

August 16th, 2016

Cindy Libbey, Corridor Nine; David Bagdon, Community Advocate; Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine;  Dawn Smith, Oasis Financial Services; and Keith Pellerin, PR Running
Photo/submitted

Region – For the 23rd year in a row, the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 5k in conjunction with Northborough’s Applefest celebration. The race will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, starting and ending at the Marion E. Zeh School, 33 Howard St. The event will welcome runners, joggers and walkers and, once again, feature a Team Challenge. New this year will be a special Kids Adventure Race for kids 11 and under which will be held immediately after the 5k that day.

Rotary Club of Westborough holds seventh annual triathlon

August 14th, 2016

Bikers mount up as they begin their 14 mile ride.

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough, in conjunction with Sun Multisport, sponsored the seventh annual Westborough Rotary Sprint Triathlon. Over 300 athletes participated in the race, which was held Aug. 14.

New curling club introduces sport to Marlborough area

August 11th, 2016

Two curlers at the Aug. 7 open house sweep ahead of a stone. The first half of the open house was devoted to throwing stones. The second half taught attendees how to sweep to make stones go farther.
Photo/Dakota Antelman

Marlborough – Ken Torris first saw curling in 1998 while watching the winter Olympics that year. Nearly 20 years later, he and a group of Metrowest-area curlers have partnered to create the Marlboro Curling Club.

Based at the New England Sports Center, the Marlboro Curling Club aims to further the sport of curling in a part of Massachusetts that currently lacks a local club. Torris hopes to build a community of curlers that will ultimately help expand the sport and bring high level competition to the area.

Former Shamrocks coach retains his passion for football

August 11th, 2016

Bob Brennan (front, wearing hat) celebrates a championship in 1998 with sponsor Bob Kays and the Marlboro Shamrocks football team. (Photo/Eric Baur)

Marlborough – The Marlboro Shamrocks football team played an important part in the sports scene in the city for many years. It all started in 1965 when the Shamrocks were part of the Eastern Football League. In 1990, Bob Brennan, a local athlete became head coach and the Shamrocks zoomed into high visibility and won many championships under his outstanding leadership.

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