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Explore the realm of Massachusetts sports at Community Advocate. Delve into the latest sports events and stay abreast of local sports news. We offer concise coverage, ensuring you’re well-versed in sports news. Whether it’s thrilling games or team updates, discover it all here.

MIAA playoff tournament brackets released

It's that time of year! The MIAA has released playoff brackets for hockey and basketball. Find out which of your favorite teams qualified for the tournament below. 

Barnes helps Saint John’s basketball blow past intra-town rival Shrewsbury

“We’re feeling confident. We’re playing our best basketball right now,” Barnes said after the game against Shrewsbury.

A ‘banner night’ for Westborough athletics

Banners were unveiled and titles were won at Westborough High School during the girls basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

O’Connor leads Shrewsbury girls basketball as Colonials clinch state playoff spot

The Shrewsbury Colonials girls basketball team went 3-17 last season. This year, they’re set to compete in the state playoff tournament. 

Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship

Local gymnastics teams gathered at Shrewsbury High School on Saturday afternoon for the Midland-Wachusett League gymnastics championships.

Hudson hockey overcomes early deficit, grabs overtime win against Agawam

“Everyone’s into it. Everyone’s there for each other. We’re in a great spot right now going into these last few games,” said Stevens.

Algonquin fights, but it’s not enough to overcome Leominster girls basketball

The Leominster Blue Devils dominated from start to finish on Friday, defeating the playoff-hopeful Algonquin Titans to the tune of 49-35.

Rachel Carpenter eats, sleeps and breathes basketball

Carpenter models her game after AP Player of the Year Caitlin Clark, who has wowed the basketball world with her three-point prowess.

‘More than just a game’: Algonquin boys hockey honors fallen alum with win over...

“What the Arsenault family has done… it feels really good to play for them, and it feels really good to get a win for them.”

‘We fully expected this’: Westborough basketball outmuscles G-D to qualify for state tournament

The win clinched the team’s first state tournament appearance since the MIAA restructured the playoff format in 2021.

‘A well-earned win’: Grafton hockey tops Marlborough in low-scoring matchup

As the buzzer sounded, the Gators emerged victorious, leaving Navin Arena on Saturday night with the 2-0 win.

‘It starts with Roman’: Marlborough goaltender leads Panther hockey team

Inspired by his father, Belli started playing hockey in fifth grade, significantly later than some of his peers.

Grafton boys basketball survives last-second scare, defeats Shrewsbury

Two Central Massachusetts basketball heavyweights met on Thursday night – and it came down to the last play.

Shrewsbury boys hockey skates past Chelmsford

The Colonials got ahead early and never relinquished the lead, leaving NorthStar Ice Sports with an assertive 4-1 victory.

Inaugural Bishop Reilly Boys High School basketball tournament announced

Region – The Inaugural Bishop Reilly Boys High School Christmas Basketball Tournament will be held Friday, Dec. 21 through Sunday, Dec. 23 in the...

Algonquin Wrestling Hosts Catholic Memorial

Northborough - The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks wrestling team hosted the Catholic Memorial Knights in a meet Jan. 14. A very tough Knights team defeated the Tomahawks by a score of 47-27.

St. Peter-Marian to host memorial race in memory of beloved teacher

By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Region - On Saturday, Nov. 29, Saint Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School (SPM) will host the Kevin Kirk 5K Memorial...

Semeter’s career-best performance propels Westborough past undefeated Marlborough

All in all, Semeter scored roughly 50 percent of her team’s points, and the Rangers won 68-53.

Algonquin takes down Natick in defense-forward girls hockey matchup

The Algonquin Titans and Natick Redhawks met at New England Sports Center on Monday night, and while both sides struggled offensively, the Titans found their stride.

Algonquin boys hockey features five sets of brothers

The Algonquin boys hockey team is like family – literally. The team, which went 14-4-2 last season, features five sets of brothers.