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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

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St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

Westborough High School

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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HHS girls’ soccer happy with progress

November 11th, 2016

Nadia Doherty dribbles up the sideline as a Clinton player chases her.

Hudson – Last fall, the Hudson girls’ varsity soccer team won just one game. In 2016 they put that difficult 2015 campaign behind them, nearly tripling their scoring output and earning a playoff spot for the first time since 2011.

ARHS football victory sends team on to CMass Division 2 final

November 6th, 2016

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Northborough / Holden – Many of the pundits of area high school football said it couldn’t happen again. One victory over vaunted Wachusett Regional in the season was more than could be asked for, an aberration perhaps. Expect a vengeful payback against Algonquin Regional when the two teams collide on […]

Double OT victory sends Westborough field hockey on to district semifinals

November 6th, 2016

Northborough / Holden — High school field hockey contests consist of two thirty-minute halves, but when playoff time comes around and matched-up teams are deadlocked at the end of regulation time, it’s simply play on and sometimes play on some more until there is a once-and-for-all decisive outcome.

Westborough volleyball takes on tough competition for playoff readiness

November 6th, 2016

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By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Westborough – To play your best, you should play the best. While that may be a head-scratcher to most, it certainly is not for Westborough High (WHS) girls varsity volleyball team head coach Roger Anderson who is recognized area-wide as one of the best in the game. As Anderson prepares […]

Shrewsbury volleyball opens playoffs with win over Doherty

November 6th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Anna Zerwas  (#13) and Elizabeth May (#19) go up to block a Doherty spike.

Shrewsbury – The fourth-seed Shrewsbury High School Colonials girls volleyball team easily defeated the Doherty High School Highlanders 3-0 in the first round of the Central/West Division 1 playoffs. The match was played Nov. 3, at Shrewsbury High School.

St. John’s tops Algonquin in regular season finale

October 30th, 2016

St. John’s Dan Byers breaks free from a tackle and heads towards the end zone.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The visiting top-ranked St. John’s Pioneers football team stormed past the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 41-14, on a cold, damp evening, in the last game of the regular season Oct. 29. St. John’s built a 21-0 lead on touchdown runs by Steven Bucciaglia […]

Young Assabet soccer team fighting for playoff spot

October 27th, 2016

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With a roster of just four upperclassmen and a mix of 13 sophomores and freshmen, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School girls’ varsity soccer head coach Rich Manning knew fully that expectations and hopes for this 2016 squad would involve much learning, patience and a slight dose of over-achievement.

Pioneer soccer eager for return to post-season play

October 27th, 2016

St. John's High School boys' varsity soccer senior captains (l to r) Kyle Archambault, Tim Smith and Kevin Schwalm. Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – Senior forward John Fay lofted a perfectly placed corner kick into traffic in the opening minutes of St. John’s High School varsity soccer team’s Oct. 17 matchup with powerful Doherty High at Worcester’s Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium. Passes of that nature are often hit and miss, but this time it was a hit – a bang-bang, one-timer that fellow senior Sam Burns would not miss.

Algonquin Regional cross country teams host fundraising shoe drive

October 21st, 2016

Algonquin Regional Cross Country boys’ team at a recent meet. Photos/Jeff Slovin

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are hosting a shoe drive fundraiser through Thanksgiving. The teams have partnered with Funds2Orgs, which purchases the shoes collected from the teams, and then provides them to micro-enterprises in developing nations.

Pioneer soccer eager for return to post-season play

October 21st, 2016

St. John's High School boys' varsity soccer senior captains (l to r) Kyle Archambault, Tim Smith and Kevin Schwalm. Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – Senior forward John Fay lofted a perfectly placed corner kick into traffic in the opening minutes of St. John’s High School varsity soccer team’s Oct. 17 matchup with powerful Doherty High at Worcester’s Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium.

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