April 14th, 2014
Marlborough/Shrewsbury – With the snow finally melting and the blistering winds of winter dying down, spring is finally here. And with that, comes also comes the start of spring sports. It’s a season that Marlborough resident Brittany McNally gleefully anticipates since the volleyball enthusiast knows she has a job to do.
Through the school year, McNally is a physical education teacher at Shrewsbury High School—it’s an opportunity, she said, to help students at different levels learn, grow, and succeed at a point that is appropriate for them as an individual.
April 13th, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Duxbury High School Dragons for a non-league game at Joseph R. Mewhiney Field April 12.
April 11th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Coming off of a strong fifth-place finish at the Central/South Sectional meet at Wellesley College, the Shrewsbury High School girls’ swim and dive team was the top central Mass team, placing 10th at the Division 1 state finals at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Feb. 15. The team finished the year strong [...]
April 9th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Mikey LaCroix, 15, who competes out of Ski Ward, placed third in the country for boardercross amongst 14 and 15 year olds at the recent United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championship held in Copper, Colo. Boardercross is a snowboard competition in which a group of snowboarders start as a [...]
April 8th, 2014
Region – Sarah Friedman, of Northborough and Maria Benway, of Marlborough will both be running in their first Boston Marathon this year. The two women are running to raise funds for Roseann Sdoia, who had to have part of her right leg amputated after being seriously injured by the bombs in last year’s marathon.
April 7th, 2014
Marlborough – For its season opener, the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Crusaders at 911 Memorial Field April 1.
Last year, the Tomahawks defeated the Crusaders in the Central Massachusetts Division 1 semi-final.
April 6th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Over 300 participants of all ages start the seventh annual Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run held April 6, beginning and ending at Oak Middle School. Finishing first overall in 18:29 was Tom Cairns, a junior at Shrewsbury High School (SHS). The first-place female finishing in 21.54 was Erin Hickey of [...]
April 6th, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosted the Nipmuc Regional High School Warriors for a boys’ lacrosse game April 5.
The Colonials raced out to an 8-0 lead after the first period, and added another goal in the second period for a 9-0 lead at the half.
Nipmuc scored with five minutes remaining in the third period, but Shrewsbury won handily 16-1.
April 3rd, 2014
Karyn Feinberg Clarke, 40, a financial advisor, lives in Southborough with her husband and two young daughters. How many marathons have you run? This is my first marathon. Has this winter’s weather affected your training routine? If so, what have you done to cope with it? Because this is my first marathon and I’ve never trained [...]
April 2nd, 2014
By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Region – Jim Kane of Northborough, 41, is running his second Boston marathon and 15th marathon overall. How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston? I’ve run 14 marathons – Hyannis, Providence, Keane (NH), New Orleans, Dallas, Baltimore, Burlington (VT), New York City, Boston, Chicago, [...]