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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

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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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St. John’s to host New England high school powerlifting meet

March 5th, 2014

Shrewsbury – On Sunday, March 9, Saint John’s High School will be the host of the fourth annual Ryan Moore New England High School Powerlifting Championship meet. This meet will bring together over 60 high school athletes, from all over New England and representing over 10 schools, to showcase their best attempts at the squat, [...]

St. John’s moves onto basketball district championship

March 3rd, 2014

St. John's High School's Adham Floyd (#14, with ball) is double teamed by St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School's Jamal Smith (#2, left) and Sean Sweeney (#41, right).

Worcester – The boys’ basketball Massachusetts Central Division 1 semi-final game featuring the second-seeded St. John’s High School Pioneers playing the third-seeded St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School Guardians took place at the Harrison Auditorium on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute March 2.

The first period saw St. John’s with a small lead, 15-13. In the second period, St. Peter-Marian took a 32-26 lead into the half.

Assabet Valley wrestlers head to All-State tournament

March 2nd, 2014

Wrestlers Derek Yanchewski (left) of Maynard and John Cone (right) of Northborough with Coach Matt Schiller at the recent MIAA Division 3 tournament in Foxborough. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Wrestlers from the Advanced Math and Science Academy (AMSA) and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS), under the direction of new Head Coach Matt Schiller, traveled to Foxborough High School Feb. 21 for a two-day Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division 3 wrestling tournament. Three members of the team, all AVRTHS students, [...]

Westborough falls to Wachusett in boys’ hockey

March 2nd, 2014

Westborough High School goalkeeper Jared Ward sprawls to save this shot by Wachusett Regional High School's Jack Watkins (#13 front) as Ward's teammate John Kinsman (#15, right) assists.

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers faced the Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers for a Central Division 3 semi-final playoff game at the NorthStar Ice Sports facility on Mar. 1.

The Mountaineers’ Marc Happy scored the first of his three goals (assisted by Jack Watkins) for the sole tally of the first period.

Two of Hudson’s star female athletes commit to college

February 21st, 2014

Hudson High School athletes Nicole Sloan (left) and Nicole Mooar, with Coach Spencer Fortwengler, signed letters of intent to continue playing sports at Massachusetts colleges.
Photo/Eduardo Cuan

Hudson – Two Hudson High School (HHS) athletes – soccer standout Nicole Sloan and track star Nicole Mooar – have formally agreed to accept scholarships to continue playing their sports at Massachusetts colleges. On Feb. 12, the two young women participated in a National Letter of Intent (NLI) signing event at the school, surrounded by school officials, faculty, family and teammates. The event was held a week after the official National Letter of Intent Day Feb. 5 because of a snowstorm.

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Fernandes

February 20th, 2014

Kyle Fernandes

By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Assabet Valley Regional High School Sport: Basketball Coach: Ralph Grasso What are your earliest basketball memories? “My earliest memories are playing basketball at the Boys and Girls Club everyday with my friends.” What were your first Assabet practices like as a freshman four years ago? “I was nervous being [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Lauren Ineson

February 20th, 2014

Lauren Ineson

By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High Sport: Hockey Coach: Frank Panarelli By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer What are your earliest hockey memories? “I first started playing in kindergarten. Before that, I was a dancer, and a figure skater, so I was a little reluctant to put on the pads. I played house league [...]

St. John’s bests Algonquin in last regular season match-up

February 20th, 2014

Algonquin Regional High School's Matt Geoffrion (#25, right) goes up and over St. John's High School's Stefan Masciarelli (#20, left) to score.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ basketball team hosted the St. John’s High School Pioneers for their regular season finale Feb 19.

In the first quarter, the two teams played evenly, to a 14-14 tie. St. John’s held a slight lead at the half, 36-30, but began to open it up in the third, for a 55-38 lead at the end of three. The fourth quarter saw more of the same, with the Pioneers winning, 76-54.

Northborough’s Nick Krause – US Ski Team Member

February 17th, 2014

U.S. Ski Team’s Nick Krause races on Golden Peak in Vail, Colo. (Photo/Eric Schramm)

Northborough – Nick Krause strapped on his first pair of skis when he was 3 years old, and has been flying downhill ever since. The 20-year-old Northborough native now travels the world as a member of the U.S. Ski Team (USST).

Athlete Spotlight: Conor McCann

February 13th, 2014

Connor McCann

What are your earliest hockey memories?

“My earliest hockey memory is learning to skate at the Lake Ave. rink in Worcester, back when there was open ice time on Sunday mornings. My dad would tie my skates in the lobby, strap my helmet, and skate around with me, holding me up, with my feet barely touching the ice.”



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