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Shrewsbury athlete scaling the heights to success

June 8th, 2016

Rino Tonelli jumps at a recent competiton.

Shrewsbury – The expression ‘scaling new heights’ has many connotations to many people but not all reflect on the three words in the most literal sense.

Shrewsbury’s Rino Tonelli is a major exception.

The six-foot sophomore and criminal justice major at UMass Lowell and Shrewsbury High School (SHS) graduate knows a thing or two about reaching heights. Tonelli is a champion high-jumper who has conquered heights that to mere mortals seemingly defy logic.

Athlete Spotlight: Sebastian Pascal

June 8th, 2016

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What made you first get involved in track?

“My freshman year I did not make the basketball team, so I decided to do track because my friends were doing it.”

Algonquin baseball loses a heartbreaker in quarterfinal game

June 7th, 2016

Algonquin starting pitcher Matt Geoffrion delivers a pitch in the first inning.

Northborough – For five-and-one-third innings of the second-seed Algonquin Regional High baseball team’s CMass Division 1 quarterfinal matchup versus visiting seventh-seed Wachusett Regional on Monday, it was as if Tomahawk standout pitcher Matt Geoffrion had cast a silent spell on his opponents’ bats. During that time, the University of Maine-bound Geoffrion and mates were cruising comfortably with a 2-0 lead that to many on hand seemed insurmountable.

Grafton girls’ lacrosse motivated for strong playoff run

June 7th, 2016

Grafton’s Lauren Lyver shoots and scores in the second half.

Grafton – Sometimes in life, it’s difficult to shake the past and reflect on the future that lies ahead.

Just don’t tell that to the Grafton High girls’ varsity lacrosse team.

Twice in as many years the team has fallen short of a much-coveted District title departing Worcester’s Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium dropping matchups in final round competition.

Westborough defeats Wachusett in boys’ lacrosse

June 6th, 2016

Wachusettt’s Dan Turgeon (#5) battles past the attack of Westborough’s Dan Boucher (#12).

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers boys’s lacrosse team defeated the Wachusett High School Mountaineer’s 12-8 in a game played at Westborough. The Rangers move to the 2016 MIAA Semifinals for the Central/West Division 2. Photos/Kelly Burneson

Algonquin lacrosse falls to St. John’s

June 6th, 2016

Algonquin’s Matt McEvoy and St. John’s Jake Ayisi chase after a loose ball.

Shrewsbury — They call it ‘putting pedal to the metal’, a clear-cut reference sports teams employ to mean polishing off one’s opponent as rapidly as possible with no letting up. Capitulation is not an option. Maintaining full-game intensity is mandatory.

Algonquin volleyball advances in playoffs

June 2nd, 2016

Algonquin’s Brooks Gingrich spikes the ball as Natick’s Mason Bailey attempts to block.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ volleyball team defeated the visiting Natick High School Red Hawks 3-2 in a Central Mass Division 1 quarter final playoff game match played May 31.

Spring Classic basketball tournament benefits Coaching4Change

June 2nd, 2016

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Northborough – Ninety-two basketball players competed in the fourth annual 135 Spring Classic tournament May 29 at the Ellsworth-McAfee Park.

Teams of three players each competed in this year’s tournament and raised more than $1,200 for Coaching4Change, an organization whose mission is to teach high school students to become leaders by providing them opportunities to coach afterschool youth sports programs and organizing school-wide athletics tournaments. Coaching4Change provides a network of college mentors, teachers and parents to the students, creating a support system enabling them to experience successes both in the classroom and through coaching.

Athlete spotlight: Paige Scott

June 1st, 2016

Paige Scott
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“My earliest basketball memories are from sixth grade when I first got into basketball with my elementary school friends. At first I didn’t think I would like it but as soon as the whistle blew for tip off, my love for the game grew with the need to get better. We were actually really good for just a Berlin youth team. The energy and excitement made my love for the game grow more and more.”

Fun runs for local runners

May 31st, 2016

Region – Mark your summer and fall calendar for five unique road races, each with its own special challenge and benefiting local charities.

The 5K Spirit of Hudson Road Race with free Mighty Mite Marathon for kids 2 – 6 will be held Saturday, June 11, at 8:30 a.m. The race will start at 5 Houghton St. (around the corner from Medusa Brewing Co.) in Hudson. The race is part of the Hudson Community Festival; 100 percent of the proceeds go to the Elks scholarship fund. USA Track & Field (USATF) certified/walkers welcome/medal awards.

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