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Links to local high schools athletic department websites

Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough and Southborough)

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

Hudson High School

Marlborough High School

Shrewsbury High School

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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Westborough defeats Wachusett in boys’ lacrosse

June 6th, 2016

Wachusettt’s Dan Turgeon (#5) battles past the attack of Westborough’s Dan Boucher (#12).

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers boys’s lacrosse team defeated the Wachusett High School Mountaineer’s 12-8 in a game played at Westborough. The Rangers move to the 2016 MIAA Semifinals for the Central/West Division 2. Photos/Kelly Burneson

Algonquin lacrosse falls to St. John’s

June 6th, 2016

Algonquin’s Matt McEvoy and St. John’s Jake Ayisi chase after a loose ball.

Shrewsbury — They call it ‘putting pedal to the metal’, a clear-cut reference sports teams employ to mean polishing off one’s opponent as rapidly as possible with no letting up. Capitulation is not an option. Maintaining full-game intensity is mandatory.

Algonquin volleyball advances in playoffs

June 2nd, 2016

Algonquin’s Brooks Gingrich spikes the ball as Natick’s Mason Bailey attempts to block.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ volleyball team defeated the visiting Natick High School Red Hawks 3-2 in a Central Mass Division 1 quarter final playoff game match played May 31.

Spring Classic basketball tournament benefits Coaching4Change

June 2nd, 2016

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Northborough – Ninety-two basketball players competed in the fourth annual 135 Spring Classic tournament May 29 at the Ellsworth-McAfee Park.

Teams of three players each competed in this year’s tournament and raised more than $1,200 for Coaching4Change, an organization whose mission is to teach high school students to become leaders by providing them opportunities to coach afterschool youth sports programs and organizing school-wide athletics tournaments. Coaching4Change provides a network of college mentors, teachers and parents to the students, creating a support system enabling them to experience successes both in the classroom and through coaching.

Athlete spotlight: Paige Scott

June 1st, 2016

Paige Scott
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“My earliest basketball memories are from sixth grade when I first got into basketball with my elementary school friends. At first I didn’t think I would like it but as soon as the whistle blew for tip off, my love for the game grew with the need to get better. We were actually really good for just a Berlin youth team. The energy and excitement made my love for the game grow more and more.”

Fun runs for local runners

May 31st, 2016

Region – Mark your summer and fall calendar for five unique road races, each with its own special challenge and benefiting local charities.

The 5K Spirit of Hudson Road Race with free Mighty Mite Marathon for kids 2 – 6 will be held Saturday, June 11, at 8:30 a.m. The race will start at 5 Houghton St. (around the corner from Medusa Brewing Co.) in Hudson. The race is part of the Hudson Community Festival; 100 percent of the proceeds go to the Elks scholarship fund. USA Track & Field (USATF) certified/walkers welcome/medal awards.

Grafton girls’ softball hopeful for strong playoff run

May 27th, 2016

Grafton's Lindsey Sawtelle (#12) is greeted by the entire bench after hitting a home run.

Grafton —When discussions center on successful sports teams at Grafton High – and there are many – it is no accident that the conversation and accompanying accolades point to the school’s varsity softball team. And why not?

Under the tutelage of veteran head coach John Gemme, the Indians have captured a pair of Division 2 state championships (2012, 2013), advanced to another (2014) and earned a spot in the Central Mass. finals (2015). During that period, Grafton has run off 89 victories while losing just six times.

Assabet tops AMSA in extra innings

May 26th, 2016

Assabet pitcher James Laclarie prepares to throw the ball in a game against AMSA

Marlborough – The visiting Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Aztecs baseball team defeated cross-town rival Advanced Math and Science Academy Eagles by a score of 5-3 in an 8 inning game played May 25, 2016 at Stevens Park.

Freshmen making an impact on St. John’s varsity tennis

May 26th, 2016

Brendan Gallagher, senior co-captain for St. John's varsity tennis

Shrewsbury — Veteran talent gets the job done in competitive tennis, but this season an infusion of youth combined with senior experience is having a huge impact on the St. John’s High varsity tennis team.

Hudson High softball hopeful for playoff run

May 22nd, 2016

Hudson’s Haley Gaffney swings at the ball.

Hudson — Just like in Presidential politics, momentum both out of the gate and down the stretch can mean everything for high school sports teams.

Take the Hudson High varsity softball team as one of the area’s most high-octane, high- momentum teams. Coming off an under-.500 season in 2015, the Hawks proceeded to run off eight wins out of the first nine contests before a slight mid-season slide. Confidence never wavered at any point even after a difficult May 14 evening matchup, falling to Auburn, 2-0.

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