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Grafton girls’ lacrosse defeats Marlborough

May 12th, 2016

A Marlborough defender (#21) tries to stop Grafton's Allison Fasold (#8) from progressing down the field.

Grafton/Marlborough – The Marlborough High School girls’ varsity lacrosse team went head to head with the Grafton High School Indians May 9 in Marlborough. Grafton came out strong and ended the first half with a score of 8 – 1. The Panthers battled hard until the very end, but could not close the gap. The final score was 15 – 2.

Athlete Spotlight: Ryan Shufflebarger

May 12th, 2016

Ryan Shufflebarger (Photo/submitted)

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Shrewsbury girls’ track receives first loss of season

May 10th, 2016

HURDLES: Shrewsbury Caroline Calderwood (Junior)

Region – Arctic temperatures and fiercely biting winds were waiting for the Shrewsbury High (SHS) girls’ varsity track team when they stepped onto the terrain of host Wachusett Regional High where the two teams met in a battle for Midland A supremacy on May 4.

Aztecs softball team holds on for win over West Boylston

May 9th, 2016

Assabet senior co-captains Morgan Foster (left) and Josie Burlingame
Photo/John Orrell

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Region – For certain, countless athletes at the high school level would be beyond thrilled to wrap their arms around a much-coveted District championship trophy, even just once in their four-year sports careers. But the chance to achieve such lofty heights three times? Such is the situation for Assabet Valley […]

Algonquin baseball tops Shrewsbury in extra innings

May 7th, 2016

Algonquin’s Justin O’Connell (#22) is greeted by teammates at home plate after hitting a home run in the ninth inning.

Northborough – The visiting Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks defeated the Shrewsbury High School Colonials baseball team on May 8 by a score of 4-1 in a game that stretched to 9 innings. The game was a home game for Shrewsbury, and was played at the New England Baseball Complex.

Wanted: 250 runners for Northborough’s 250th 5K

May 6th, 2016

This logo was created by Joanne Miller Studios to commemorate Northborough’s 250th anniversary. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Northborough 250th Anniversary 5K Race Committee is looking for more runners for the Saturday, May 21, event to meet its goal of 250 runners in honor of the town’s anniversary. So grab those sneakers and be part of celebrating the 250th milestone of Northborough’s history.

Shrewsbury K of C Charity Golf Tournament to benefit scholarship fund

May 6th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Adelphi Council 4181 of the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus will host a charity golf tournament Sunday, June 5, at Pine Ridge Country Club in Oxford. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the College Scholarship Program which provides financial assistance to local college students. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. and follow a […]

Shrewsbury resident will compete at national collegiate rugby championships

May 6th, 2016

Alexander DiMauro (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Alexander DiMauro, a 2012 graduate of Saint John’s High school and a senior at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I., is headed to Cary, N.C. for the USA Rugby Collegiate National Championships May 27-29, which will be broadcast on ESPN. In 2015, two-year team member and two-year team captain of the […]

Teamwork is key to success for Shrewsbury girls’ lacrosse

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury girls varsity lacrosse captains (l to r) Jena Reichheld, Rachel St. Pierre, and Kiana Oteyza
Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – With just four returning seniors and a schedule as grueling as any in area high school sports, Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls varsity lacrosse head coach Erica McMahon knew early on that it would take a total team effort and then some to run with the top competitors in Mid-Wach A this season.

Westborough boys’ lacrosse wins tight match against Grafton

May 2nd, 2016

Sprts W vs G boys lax 1

Grafton – The Westborough High School Rangers boys’ lacrosse team defeated the Grafton High School Indians in a game played April 30 in Grafton. Grafton scored first with Cole Fontana scoring in the first quarter and then Hunter Fraser scoring in the second. Halfway through the second quarter Westborough’s Trevor McNamara was able to score […]

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