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Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough and Southborough)

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

Hudson High School

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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Northborough’s American Legion baseball ready for summer season

June 27th, 2016

Northborough’s Jason Lu makes a sliding catch in the outfield

Region – Northborough Post 234, the Northborough / Westborough region’s entry into American Legion District 4 baseball is back for 2016 and may be just one of the area’s best summer treats for fans who love the game.

Athlete Spotlight: Brahim Yatim

June 23rd, 2016

Brahim Yatim (Photo/submitted)

“I had always played tennis at summer camps, and taking lessons at the club I belonged to, but it wasn’t until I met Coach Eric Pease during middle school that I really started to take an interest in playing the game competitively.”

Shrewsbury High’s Twitchell leaves legacy of success on field and ice

June 20th, 2016

Adam Twitchell pitches in a recent game against Westborough High School. 
Photo/Kelly Burneson

Shrewsbury – He is far from flashy or flamboyant; that is clearly not his style. But what players, coaches and Shrewsbury High (SHS) team supporters see in graduating senior Adam Twitchell, all agree, is everything you can ask for in a high school sports-team leader, just without the hype.

Shrewsbury baseball comes up short in Central Mass. championship

June 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Mike Filiere dives back to first to avoid the pickoff throw to St. Peter Marian’s Jon Gonzalez.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High’s Lee Diamantopoulos is arguably one of the most successful and respected head coaches in area high school baseball and has the credentials to prove it. But even he has to be pondering the possibility that higher forces are playing a role in his team’s quest for a District 1 championship.

Grafton defeated in Central Mass. softball final

June 13th, 2016

Grafton's Lindsey Sawtelle (#12) slides into third base safely.

Grafton – The top-seeded Grafton Indians suffered a tough loss to end their season June 12 against the third-seeded Auburn Rockets in a Central Mass. Division 2 final at Rockwood Field at Worcester State University.

Grafton had defeated Auburn in their two regular-season matchups, but fell short in the final 2-1, in a close game that came down to the final inning.

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

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