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Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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Players use high school basketball league to work on skills

August 7th, 2016

Worcester – They spend their summer playing in relative obscurity far away from the big stage venues that include packed high school gyms, college gymnasiums and even big city arenas. Neighborhood courts suit the purpose just fine and relatively small crowds are okay. Scores matter some but are not what the program’s objective is all about and players are quick to accept that for the good of their respective teams.

Shrewsbury is home to one of the world’s best snowboarders

August 7th, 2016

Mike Ravelson (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury is home to one of the world’s best snowboarders. And although that may seem like an improbable statement, it’s true. Though the northeast has historically produced some outstanding ski and snowboard talent, it’s typically in places much further north than Shrewsbury. But that hasn’t hindered Mike Ravelson from becoming one of the most-recognizable up and coming names in snowboarding.

ARC to host seventh annual golf tournament

August 2nd, 2016

Region – The Addiction Referral Center (ARC) is sponsoring its seventh annual golf tournament Friday, Aug. 19 at Juniper Hill Golf Course, 202 Brigham St., Northborough.  Registration will take place at 8 a.m., with a tee time of 9 a.m. Several prizes will be awarded during lunch following the competition.  Sponsorships are being encouraged by […]

Rotary Club of Westborough to sponsor seventh annual triathlon

August 2nd, 2016

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough, in conjunction with Sun Multisport, is sponsoring the Seventh Annual Westborough Rotary Sprint Triathlon Sunday, Aug. 14. With three multi-sport divisions, this event is designed for all ages and abilities. The triathlon takes place at the former Westborough State Hospital off of Lyman Street in Westborough. The road […]

Shrewsbury Legion on to regionals after winning state title

August 2nd, 2016

Shrewsbury Quaranta Post 397 American Legion Baseball

Shrewsbury – Fourteen-year Shrewsbury Quaranta Post 397 American Legion Baseball manager Frank Vaccaro needed no crystal ball, clairvoyant powers or psychic intuition to know that on paper the 2016 team he was about to unleash on Zone 4 opponents was going places. Just how far depended on execution, commitment and perhaps more importantly, how much his players would believe in one another.

Shrewsbury Little League wins Jimmy Fund tournament

August 1st, 2016

(top, l, to r) – Coaches Steve Urbanik and Eric Cayton; Dylan Goral, Felix Pittorino, , Michael Urbanik, Josh Hamm, Cooper Ackerman, Ryan Walker and coaches David Walker and , Chris Marques. (bottom, l to r) - Ryan McTigue, Drew Perris, Carter Marques, Colby Coghlin, Luke Gallo and Jason Cayton  

Shrewsbury- Shrewsbury Little League won the District 5 10YO Jimmy Fund Tournament held in Oxford July 23. The team also raised $886 that will be donated to the Jimmy Fund.

Golf tournament raises nearly $40,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest

July 29th, 2016

Group from Panera Bread in Marlborough enjoy a round of golf at the 24th annual RF Wood Kids Classic Golf Tournament. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – On July 11, more than 160 golfers and volunteers joined together for the 24th year in memory of Bob “RF” Wood and raised funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. The 24th annual RF Wood Kids Classic Golf Tournament was held at Marlborough Country Club and raised nearly $40,000 to support […]

Hudson’s Legion team hopes for strong playoff run

July 24th, 2016

Hudson Legion Post 100 baseball team (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – 2015 and 2016 have been the brightest of seasons for the Hudson Legion Post 100 baseball teams who have managed to accomplish what had not been achieved in 14 prior years.

Shrewsbury Legion wins Zone 4 championship

July 21st, 2016

Tyler McKeon connects with a pitch in the first inning.

Shrewsbury – There’s just no place like home when a Zone 4 Samko American Legion Championship Series title is on the line, players and coaches of the Shrewsbury Quaranta Post 397 team unanimously agree.

Top-seed Shrewsbury found out that home cooking is what it’s all about as the team defeated visiting second-seed Northbridge, 7-3, on July 19 to capture the coveted championship, its first since 2011. Shrewsbury now advances to double-elimination State competition in Norwood on July 23 versus to-be-determined Section 8 champions.

Barry’s leadership integral to Bravehearts’ success

July 20th, 2016


Worcester – It is no secret that the life of a catcher in baseball at any level can be stressful and unheralded at best. A high pain tolerance is a must to fend off the constant nicks, cuts and repeated foul balls clanging off one’s mask. But try to be successful without a solid backstop leading your team. Odds are that it just won’t happen.

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