May 22nd, 2016
Hudson — Just like in Presidential politics, momentum both out of the gate and down the stretch can mean everything for high school sports teams.
Take the Hudson High varsity softball team as one of the area’s most high-octane, high- momentum teams. Coming off an under-.500 season in 2015, the Hawks proceeded to run off eight wins out of the first nine contests before a slight mid-season slide. Confidence never wavered at any point even after a difficult May 14 evening matchup, falling to Auburn, 2-0.
May 19th, 2016
Marlborough – Marlborough High School senior Liam Shanahan recently received the Scholar-Athlete Award presented by the Joseph R. Mewhiney Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Shanahan also was nominated for the National Football Foundation Award as the Central Massachusetts chapter’s representative. He has committed to playing football for Harvard University […]
May 18th, 2016
Region – 2016 has been a season of streaks for the Marlborough High varsity softball team. There was a pair of three-game consecutive losses sandwiched between a two-game win streak that left the team searching for answers with playoff hopes in deep jeopardy. At 4-7 as recently as May 5, the team had its back against the wall needing good things to happen.
May 18th, 2016
Northborough – The visiting St. John’s High School Pioneers baseball team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 3-1 in a game played May 17.
May 17th, 2016
Marlborough—All Star Sports Academy offers individual and small-group coaching in baseball and softball as well as a chance to play on travelling teams for students who are passionate about the sports.
Clint Chalk opened the indoor facility last September, focusing primarily on baseball, but this fall he expects to more than double the number of softball teams, particularly adding opportunities for girls.
May 16th, 2016
Shrewsbury – Good teams in sports find many different ways of winning; some conventional, others not so much.
For the Shrewsbury High varsity baseball team, the wins have just kept on coming to the tune of a 12-3 record in one of the region’s more grueling leagues (Midland A). All have been by sound baseball execution, but in some the outcomes have been by means that sometimes have defied the baseball norm.
May 12th, 2016
Grafton/Marlborough – The Marlborough High School girls’ varsity lacrosse team went head to head with the Grafton High School Indians May 9 in Marlborough. Grafton came out strong and ended the first half with a score of 8 – 1. The Panthers battled hard until the very end, but could not close the gap. The final score was 15 – 2.
May 12th, 2016
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May 10th, 2016
Region – Arctic temperatures and fiercely biting winds were waiting for the Shrewsbury High (SHS) girls’ varsity track team when they stepped onto the terrain of host Wachusett Regional High where the two teams met in a battle for Midland A supremacy on May 4.
May 9th, 2016
By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Region – For certain, countless athletes at the high school level would be beyond thrilled to wrap their arms around a much-coveted District championship trophy, even just once in their four-year sports careers. But the chance to achieve such lofty heights three times? Such is the situation for Assabet Valley […]