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Friday’s impact helps Bravehearts get season off to great start

July 1st, 2016

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Worcester – The hot summer sun isn’t the only generator of intense heat found in this region as the calendar vaults from June into July.

The bat of Worcester Bravehearts infielder John Friday is packing plenty of sizzle these days while helping his team retain its first-place status in the West Division.

Shrewsbury’s Ford just misses cut at golf championship

July 1st, 2016

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Washington, N.J – Julia Ford, who just graduated from Shrewsbury High School, spent the first part of her summer vacation not only preparing for her freshman year at the University of Virginia, but also trying to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship.

Shrewsbury’s Legion baseball excels in summer action

June 30th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Don’t blame Shrewsbury Victor R. Quaranta Post 397 American Legion Baseball manager Frank Vaccaro if there’s an extra bounce in his step and inflection of enthusiasm in his voice when he talks about his 2016 squad.

Coggeshall leads by example for Bravehearts

June 30th, 2016

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Worcester – A player with all the tools and the makeup of Shrewsbury native and Assumption College senior Mike Coggeshall is a rare find, according to Worcester Bravehearts manager J.P. Pyne. The 6’3”, 200 lb. Coggeshall swings a hot bat, is more than solid defensively at third base, but also brings intangibles such as leadership and guidance to a clubhouse with many first-year players seeking to make the transition from college baseball.

Moore helps Massachusetts win XCel Regional Competition

June 28th, 2016

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Region – Christa Moore, 17, of Hubbardston, is a junior at Worcester Academy and an XCel Diamond gymnast at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury. After a strong meet at the Massachusetts XCel Gymnastics State Championship, she was named one of seven gymnasts from the entire state to represent Massachusetts in Regional Competition. Moore placed first on vault at the XCel Regional meet, helping Massachusetts win the competition, which is made up of all the New England states and New York.

Northborough’s American Legion baseball ready for summer season

June 27th, 2016

Northborough’s Jason Lu makes a sliding catch in the outfield

Region – Northborough Post 234, the Northborough / Westborough region’s entry into American Legion District 4 baseball is back for 2016 and may be just one of the area’s best summer treats for fans who love the game.

Athlete Spotlight: Brahim Yatim

June 23rd, 2016

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“I had always played tennis at summer camps, and taking lessons at the club I belonged to, but it wasn’t until I met Coach Eric Pease during middle school that I really started to take an interest in playing the game competitively.”

Shrewsbury High’s Twitchell leaves legacy of success on field and ice

June 20th, 2016

Adam Twitchell pitches in a recent game against Westborough High School. 
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Shrewsbury – He is far from flashy or flamboyant; that is clearly not his style. But what players, coaches and Shrewsbury High (SHS) team supporters see in graduating senior Adam Twitchell, all agree, is everything you can ask for in a high school sports-team leader, just without the hype.

Shrewsbury baseball comes up short in Central Mass. championship

June 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Mike Filiere dives back to first to avoid the pickoff throw to St. Peter Marian’s Jon Gonzalez.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High’s Lee Diamantopoulos is arguably one of the most successful and respected head coaches in area high school baseball and has the credentials to prove it. But even he has to be pondering the possibility that higher forces are playing a role in his team’s quest for a District 1 championship.

Grafton defeated in Central Mass. softball final

June 13th, 2016

Grafton's Lindsey Sawtelle (#12) slides into third base safely.

Grafton – The top-seeded Grafton Indians suffered a tough loss to end their season June 12 against the third-seeded Auburn Rockets in a Central Mass. Division 2 final at Rockwood Field at Worcester State University.

Grafton had defeated Auburn in their two regular-season matchups, but fell short in the final 2-1, in a close game that came down to the final inning.

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