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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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Shrewsbury gymnasts heading to Junior Olympic National Championships

May 5th, 2014

Lianne Josbacher (l) and Sydney Malko
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Shrewsbury – Sydney Malko and Lianne Josbacher, Level 10 gymnasts who train at Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury, will be heading to Jackson, Miss. this month for the Junior Olympic National Championships.

This competition, which will be held from May 9 – 11, is the culmination of a season of challenging meets, which took the girls as far as Chicago and San Diego. To earn a place on the Regional Team representing the six New England states and New York, a gymnast must place in the top seven at Regionals. Only 56 girls in each age group from across the country qualify to compete at the prestigious national competition.

Running club to bring spirited 6K race to Hudson Fest

May 4th, 2014

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Hudson – On Saturday, June 7, 8:30 a.m., the Highland City Striders (HCS) will begin its season with the Spirit of Hudson 6K Road Race and kick off the 28th annual Hudson Community Fest. Proceeds from the race will go to the Hudson-Concord Elks Scholarship Fund for graduates of Hudson, Marlborough and Assabet Valley Regional Technical high schools, and the Advanced Math & Science Academy.

Shrewsbury handily defeats Westborough in baseball

May 3rd, 2014

Westborough High School's Tyler Slicklen (#11, left) returns to the bag safely as Shrewsbury High School's Matty Jackson (#1, right) fields the throw.

Westborough The Westborough High School Rangers hosted the Shrewsbury High School Colonials for a boys’ baseball game May 2.

Shrewsbury Colonials reflect on championship year

May 2nd, 2014

The Shrewsbury High School hockey staff poses with Captain Dave Belbin. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – As the final horn sounded to end Shrewsbury’s District semi-final loss against Wachusett in 2013, the Colonials hockey team was already looking forward to 2014. Coach Steve Turnblom and his staff made that clear before the team was even able to take their equipment off. 2013 wasn’t the year for the Colonials, but 2014 would be. That was a sentiment shared by the entire team.

Shrewsbury resident competes in national triathlon championship

May 1st, 2014

UMass senior Brian Boisvert competes in a triathlon.
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Shrewsbury – Brian McCauley Boisvert from Shrewsbury competed in the Collegiate National Triathlon Championship at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., April 5. Representing the University of Massachusetts (UMass) at Amherst, Boisvert competed along with other college athletes representing 48 states. Competing in his sixth triathlon, and accomplishing a personal best, he ends his college career [...]

Former St. John’s coaches honored at rededication of Pioneer Field

May 1st, 2014

Honorees (l to r) Ron Darling Sr., John Case and William White, all former coaches of St. John’s baseball.

Shrewsbury – On April 27, St. John’s High School alumni, family and friends came out to attend the dedication of the newly renovated Pioneer Field and cheer on St. John’s baseball team as they faced the Leominster Blue Devils.

The new baseball and soccer fields, located down the hill from the school’s main campus on Main Street, was designed to improve poor drainage and field conditions, as well as enhance handicap access and player safety.

Joubert first female to score 1,000 points for Assabet Valley

April 29th, 2014

Katrina Joubert with Coach Frank Ferreer after scoring her 1,000th point at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. (Photo/submitted)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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