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Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough and Southborough)

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

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Marlborough High School

Shrewsbury High School

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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Saari commits to play soccer at Vassar College

November 27th, 2016

Megan Saari in action.

Marlborough – Since she was four years old, Megan Saari has been kicking around the soccer ball, and at age seven she began playing competitively. Fast forward to 2016:  she just signed a commitment to play soccer at Vassar College, ready to take her passion to new heights. Playing either center midfield or center back […]

Algonquin girls cross country finishes successful season

November 27th, 2016

(l to r) Coach Ellen Marieni, senior Madison Scott, sophomore Tess Reyes, junior Bridget Brady, sophomore Abby Hurley, freshman Karmyn Shreeve, senior Jen Fox, senior Katelyn Li and Coach Brian Kellett. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – After a strong performance at the district finals, where they placed third out of 17 teams, the Algonquin Regional High School girls cross country team qualified to compete in the recent state meet.

Softball registration opens for Northborough/Southborough teams

November 27th, 2016

Northborough/Southborough – Registration for Northborough-Southborough Girls Softball 2017 spring season is now open for girls in the 6U to 12U divisions. Registrations dates are Nov. 15 – Dec. 31 (early bird registration – $25); and Jan. 1 to March 14 (full-price registration). After March 15, players will be placed on a waiting list. The spring season begins […]

St. John’s cross country captures Central Mass. crown; fall short in state title bid

November 27th, 2016

St. John's Patrick Craemer 
Photo/courtesy Michele Craemer

Shrewsbury – St. John’s High School cross country head coach Mark Murray knows he has an assemblage of the region’s top runners who have dominated opponents all season and in some cases, on the very biggest of stages. That’s why Murray and team supporters had high hopes of carrying off a Division 1 state title when he and his runners took to the Gardner Municipal Golf Course in All-State competition Nov. 19.

WHS hosts second Special Olympics Bocce Tournament

November 27th, 2016

A student-athlete completes a throw while her teammate cheers her on during a bocce tournament at Westborough High School. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Westborough – Advocating inclusion and encouraging friendship, student council members from upwards of 20 Massachusetts high schools recently gathered with student Special Olympians in the Westborough High School (WHS) gym Sunday for the fifth annual Massachusetts Association of Student Councils (MASC) and Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) bocce tournament.

Super Bowl-bound Shrewsbury holds off late Wachusett rally

November 25th, 2016

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury / Holden –  Shrewsbury High football head coach John Aloisi  found himself in a bit of a coach’s conundrum, one that most coaches would love to agonize over, when his team matched up with host Wachusett Regional High in taking to the field as rivals on Thanksgiving Day. The […]

Algonquin tops Westborough in annual Thanksgiving game

November 25th, 2016

Westborough’s Samuel Lis goes up high to intercept a pass intended for Brett Sherman.

Westborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 35-14 in their annual Thanksgiving Day meet up.

Farley School supporters run the sixth annual Fox Trot

November 23rd, 2016

C.A. Farley Elementary School supporters of all ages begin a one-mile race. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – About 150 supporters of C.A. Farley Elementary School in Hudson warmed up on a cool Nov. 5 while running in the sixth annual Farley Fox Trot at Morgan Bowl. Participants got a T-shirt depicting the school’s fox mascot drawn by third-grader Lydia Azar, whose design won an art contest.

Westborough boys’ soccer falls just short of state title

November 22nd, 2016

Minutemen’s #20 Hagop Kouchakdjian attempts to score but Rangers goalie Matt Morin tips the ball up and over the net, as #23 Aidan Merritt and #28 Spencer Nagi look on.

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Westborough / Lynn — When post-season competition commenced earlier this month, few would utter out loud the word ‘longshot’ when assessing the Westborough High boys soccer team’s state title aspirations, but many might have thought it. This 2016 squad was seeded nearly as low as a team could be (ninth […]

Marlborough football falls to Falmouth in Division 2A state semi-finals

November 19th, 2016

Marlborough’s Jacob Dionne evades a tackle by Falmouth’s Trent Leachman.

Leominster – The Central Mass. Division 2A champion Marlborough High School Panthers fell to the undefeated Western Mass. champion Falmouth High School Clippers, by score of 27-20 in a state Division 2A semi-final playoff game.

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