April 29th, 2014
Westborough – When Katrina Joubert tore her ACL at the beginning of the year, the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) basketball player never thought she would be able to play, much less make school history. An excited crowd gathered in the AVRTHS gymnasium Feb. 10 to see how long it would take Joubert [...]
April 29th, 2014
“I first got into shot put in seventh grade, when I was on the [Sarah W.] Gibbons Middle School track team. I continued shot put when I got to high school and have stuck with the event ever since then.”
April 27th, 2014
Region – Despite the increased security put in place this year, the atmosphere along the course of the 118th Boston Marathon was festive April 21. The spectators cheered, rang cowbells, waved signs and shouted out encouragement to individual runners. The runners were interacting with the crowd and many were thanking the public safely officials along the route. Along the course, there was a live band playing at Weston Nurseries in Hopkinton and the outdoor speakers at TJ’s Food and Spirits in Ashland were blaring local favorites such as “Sweet Caroline.”
April 26th, 2014
By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Westborough High School Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Coach: Scott Kittredge Notable Achievement: Ranks in the top 5 for points per game in the Midland B conference, averaging 12.2 points per game this season. What are your earliest basketball memories? “My earliest basketball memories are playing in the Ashland tournaments [...]
April 21st, 2014
By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer Hudson – The Hudson High School Hawks hosted the Leominster High School Blue Devils April 19 at Riverside Park for a boys’ baseball non-league game. The Blue Devils jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, and added three more runs in the top of [...]
April 14th, 2014
Marlborough/Shrewsbury – With the snow finally melting and the blistering winds of winter dying down, spring is finally here. And with that, comes also comes the start of spring sports. It’s a season that Marlborough resident Brittany McNally gleefully anticipates since the volleyball enthusiast knows she has a job to do.
Through the school year, McNally is a physical education teacher at Shrewsbury High School—it’s an opportunity, she said, to help students at different levels learn, grow, and succeed at a point that is appropriate for them as an individual.
April 13th, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Duxbury High School Dragons for a non-league game at Joseph R. Mewhiney Field April 12.
April 11th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Coming off of a strong fifth-place finish at the Central/South Sectional meet at Wellesley College, the Shrewsbury High School girls’ swim and dive team was the top central Mass team, placing 10th at the Division 1 state finals at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Feb. 15. The team finished the year strong [...]
April 9th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Mikey LaCroix, 15, who competes out of Ski Ward, placed third in the country for boardercross amongst 14 and 15 year olds at the recent United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championship held in Copper, Colo. Boardercross is a snowboard competition in which a group of snowboarders start as a [...]
April 8th, 2014
Region – Sarah Friedman, of Northborough and Maria Benway, of Marlborough will both be running in their first Boston Marathon this year. The two women are running to raise funds for Roseann Sdoia, who had to have part of her right leg amputated after being seriously injured by the bombs in last year’s marathon.