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Grafton girls’ softball hopeful for strong playoff run

May 27th, 2016

Grafton's Lindsey Sawtelle (#12) is greeted by the entire bench after hitting a home run.

Grafton —When discussions center on successful sports teams at Grafton High – and there are many – it is no accident that the conversation and accompanying accolades point to the school’s varsity softball team. And why not?

Under the tutelage of veteran head coach John Gemme, the Indians have captured a pair of Division 2 state championships (2012, 2013), advanced to another (2014) and earned a spot in the Central Mass. finals (2015). During that period, Grafton has run off 89 victories while losing just six times.

Assabet tops AMSA in extra innings

May 26th, 2016

Assabet pitcher James Laclarie prepares to throw the ball in a game against AMSA

Marlborough – The visiting Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Aztecs baseball team defeated cross-town rival Advanced Math and Science Academy Eagles by a score of 5-3 in an 8 inning game played May 25, 2016 at Stevens Park.

Freshmen making an impact on St. John’s varsity tennis

May 26th, 2016

Brendan Gallagher, senior co-captain for St. John's varsity tennis

Shrewsbury — Veteran talent gets the job done in competitive tennis, but this season an infusion of youth combined with senior experience is having a huge impact on the St. John’s High varsity tennis team.

Hudson High softball hopeful for playoff run

May 22nd, 2016

Hudson’s Haley Gaffney swings at the ball.

Hudson — Just like in Presidential politics, momentum both out of the gate and down the stretch can mean everything for high school sports teams.

Take the Hudson High varsity softball team as one of the area’s most high-octane, high- momentum teams. Coming off an under-.500 season in 2015, the Hawks proceeded to run off eight wins out of the first nine contests before a slight mid-season slide. Confidence never wavered at any point even after a difficult May 14 evening matchup, falling to Auburn, 2-0.

Marlborough senior receives national football award

May 19th, 2016

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Marlborough – Marlborough High School senior Liam Shanahan recently received the Scholar-Athlete Award presented by the Joseph R. Mewhiney Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Shanahan also was nominated for the National Football Foundation Award as the Central Massachusetts chapter’s representative. He has committed to playing football for Harvard University […]

Marlborough High softball team hopes to score playoffs spot

May 18th, 2016

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Region – 2016 has been a season of streaks for the Marlborough High varsity softball team. There was a pair of three-game consecutive losses sandwiched between a two-game win streak that left the team searching for answers with playoff hopes in deep jeopardy. At 4-7 as recently as May 5, the team had its back against the wall needing good things to happen.

St. John’s baseball tops Algonquin

May 18th, 2016

St. John’s Matt Stansky delivers a pitch in a game against Algonquin.

Northborough – The visiting St. John’s High School Pioneers baseball team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 3-1 in a game played May 17.

Providing baseball and softball coaching, travelling teams

May 17th, 2016

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Marlborough—All Star Sports Academy offers individual and small-group coaching in baseball and softball as well as a chance to play on travelling teams for students who are passionate about the sports.

Clint Chalk opened the indoor facility last September, focusing primarily on baseball, but this fall he expects to more than double the number of softball teams, particularly adding opportunities for girls.

Shrewsbury High baseball finding ways to win this season

May 16th, 2016

Shrewsbury Colonial's #16 Adam Twitchell making an amazing diving catch in the outfield.

Shrewsbury – Good teams in sports find many different ways of winning; some conventional, others not so much.

For the Shrewsbury High varsity baseball team, the wins have just kept on coming to the tune of a 12-3 record in one of the region’s more grueling leagues (Midland A). All have been by sound baseball execution, but in some the outcomes have been by means that sometimes have defied the baseball norm.

Grafton girls’ lacrosse defeats Marlborough

May 12th, 2016

A Marlborough defender (#21) tries to stop Grafton's Allison Fasold (#8) from progressing down the field.

Grafton/Marlborough – The Marlborough High School girls’ varsity lacrosse team went head to head with the Grafton High School Indians May 9 in Marlborough. Grafton came out strong and ended the first half with a score of 8 – 1. The Panthers battled hard until the very end, but could not close the gap. The final score was 15 – 2.

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