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Athlete Spotlight: Sarah Anderson

April 29th, 2014

Sarah Anderson (Photo/submitted)

“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.”

Local runners complete the Boston Marathon

April 27th, 2014

– Ryan Archer (left) and Darren Hulst, both of Washington state, are among the first wave of runners leaving Hopkinton.

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.”

Athlete Spotlight: Tori Flahive

April 26th, 2014

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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 [...]

Hudson High baseball falls to Leominster

April 21st, 2014

Hudson High School's Ben Palatino (#6, left) tries to tag Leominster High School's Neil O'Connor (#17, right).  O'Connor was safe on the play.

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 [...]

Marlborough resident shares love of volleyball with students

April 14th, 2014

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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.

Westborough girls’ lacrosse falls to Duxbury

April 13th, 2014

Westborough High School's Nicole Foster (#40, left) blasts her shot past Duxbury High School's Katie Smith (#6, right center) and goal keeper Charlotte Wahle.

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.

Shrewsbury girls top central Mass teams at Division 1 state finals

April 11th, 2014

(Top row, l to r) Shrewsbury swimmers Meghan Kean, Samantha Du, Sarah Arsenault and Erin Kean; (bottom row, l to r) boys’ state qualifier Michael Stroz, diver Hannah Murray and alternate Leah Murphy. (Photo/submitted)

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 [...]

LaCroix wins third place in boardercross championship

April 9th, 2014

Mikey LaCroix, 15, (far right) who competes out of Ski Ward in Shrewsbury, poses for a photo after winning third place in boardercross in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championship. (Photo/submitted)

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 [...]

Boston Marathon Profile – Sarah Friedman and Maria Benway

April 8th, 2014

Maria Benway (l) and Sarah Friedman
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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.

Algonquin holds off Groton-Dunstable in girls’ lacrosse

April 7th, 2014

Algonquin Regional High School's Julia Insani (#15, center) gets the first score against Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's Michelle Herlihy (#3, left), Fiona Henry (#13, right rear) and Maria Antonellis (goalie).

Marlborough – For its season opener, the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Crusaders at 911 Memorial Field April 1.

Last year, the Tomahawks defeated the Crusaders in the Central Massachusetts Division 1 semi-final.




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