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.
April 7th, 2014
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.
April 6th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Over 300 participants of all ages start the seventh annual Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run held April 6, beginning and ending at Oak Middle School. Finishing first overall in 18:29 was Tom Cairns, a junior at Shrewsbury High School (SHS). The first-place female finishing in 21.54 was Erin Hickey of [...]
April 6th, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosted the Nipmuc Regional High School Warriors for a boys’ lacrosse game April 5.
The Colonials raced out to an 8-0 lead after the first period, and added another goal in the second period for a 9-0 lead at the half.
Nipmuc scored with five minutes remaining in the third period, but Shrewsbury won handily 16-1.
April 3rd, 2014
Karyn Feinberg Clarke, 40, a financial advisor, lives in Southborough with her husband and two young daughters. How many marathons have you run? This is my first marathon. Has this winter’s weather affected your training routine? If so, what have you done to cope with it? Because this is my first marathon and I’ve never trained [...]
April 2nd, 2014
By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Region – Jim Kane of Northborough, 41, is running his second Boston marathon and 15th marathon overall. How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston? I’ve run 14 marathons – Hyannis, Providence, Keane (NH), New Orleans, Dallas, Baltimore, Burlington (VT), New York City, Boston, Chicago, [...]
April 2nd, 2014
Kristen McIsaac, 51, Northborough, running her eleventh marathon
How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston?
Running Boston this year will be my 11th Marathon. I ran Boston in 2002 as a bandit; 2013 as an official runner and will run again this April.
March 28th, 2014
Northborough – Starhawks Youth Hockey has been recognized as a 2014-2015 Mike Cheever Grow Hockey Development Program grant recipient by Mass Hockey. The program is designed to fund youth hockey programs to encourage the growth and retention of hockey players across the state. The award will assist the Starhawks program in lowering the costs for [...]
March 26th, 2014
Northborough – The Northborough girls’ eighth-grade travel team made it to the finals of the Metrowest Basketball Tournament. After winning in the semifinals against Mansfield 24-12, they were defeated by Waltham 38-27 in the final game March 16 at Mass Premier Courts in Foxborough. The team, with a 6-6 record, was the Group 5 runner-up. [...]
March 23rd, 2014
Region – Chris Benestad of Northborough, 36, coach of the Cradles to Crayons charity team, and running his 15th marathon and eighth Boston Marathon.