December 8th, 2013
By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer Foxborough – For the first time, on Dec. 7, all seven of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association football state final games were held at Gillette Stadium. In the Division 2 final, the number two seed, St. John’s High School Pioneers, played the Mansfield High School Hornets, the number one seed [...]
December 4th, 2013
Northborough/Southborough – The Algonquin Regional High School boys’ hockey team held its fourth annual Dodgeball Tournament at the school Nov. 23. The tournament was open to all students first grade through eighth grade. For more photos, visit communityadvocate.com; click “Home,” then “Photo Galleries.” Photos/Jerry Callaghan
December 4th, 2013
Marlborough — Two eighth graders from Marlborough will get a shot at national prestige with their Grade 8 American Youth Football team, the Nashoba Chiefs, which are competing for the AYF title starting Dec. 7.
Billy Soto, 13, is a student at Marlborough Middle School, a linebacker and fullback, who started playing football when he was 5-years-old. Charlie Michaelides, 13, a defensive lineman and student at Immaculate Conception, has been playing since fourth grade. The two have played together for years. They say they have a tight bond and that they watch each other’s back on the field.
December 1st, 2013
Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks hosted the Westborough High School Rangers for the two teams’ traditional Thanksgiving Day football game Nov. 28.
November 30th, 2013
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) soccer players recently visited Why Me & Sherry’s House to deliver a $1,000 donation on behalf of SHS Varsity Soccer. Team members and their parents held a basket raffle and sold pink bracelets to raise funds on their annual “Pink Night” in October. Why Me & Sherry’s House, located [...]
November 29th, 2013
Shrewsbury – It has been a very successful season for the young members of the Shrewsbury American Youth Football and Cheer Organization (SAYFCO). Recently two football teams and three cheer teams qualified for the regional competition held in Hartford, Conn. Two of the cheer teams – Division 10 and Division 13, each placed third in their respective categories. By doing so, the teams each qualified to move on to compete in the national competition which will be held in Orlando, Fla. Thursday, Dec. 12 to Saturday, Dec. 14. (The Division 8 girls also placed third; however teams in the age group do not go onto nationals.)
November 24th, 2013
Hudson – In New England, ice hockey is a popular sport for many girls and boys. But in Hudson there is another type of hockey that has also seen a boon in recent years – Dek hockey. And on most days in the fall or spring after 4:30 p.m., the town rink on Municipal Drive is filled with kids ages 4 to 16 playing this popular game.
November 19th, 2013
Shrewsbury – The Massachusetts section of the National Association of Women’s Gymnastic Judge’s Cup was held Nov. 9 and 10 at Shrewsbury High School. Here are some photos from the event. Photos/Jerry Callaghan
November 17th, 2013
Northborough – The girls’ volleyball Division 2 State final was held Nov. 17 at Algonquin Regional High School featuring the Westborough High School Rangers against the Notre Dame Academy (Hingham) Cougars.
November 16th, 2013
St. John’s High School quarterback Drew Smiley (#12) breaks for a long run as Leominster High School’s Jarell Addo (#5) scrambles in hot pursuit.
Leominster – The St. John’s High School Pioneers traveled to Leominster’s Doyle Field to face the Leominster High School Blue Devils Nov. 15 for the Central Mass. Division 2 football title game. In their most recent meeting in September Leominster prevailed 33-12, which continued a Leominster winning streak stretching back four prior games, including two Super Bowls.