Friday, February 28, 2020

Shrewsbury Youth Hockey plans return to sport’s roots with pond tournament

Shrewsbury - Harry Gaston grew up playing pond hockey in Shrewsbury. Since then, however, Gaston said kids have abandoned many of their small shoveled-off rinks, instead learning to play hockey on rigidly structured teams that play indoors.

Farley School supporters run the sixth annual Fox Trot

Hudson – About 150 supporters of C.A. Farley Elementary School in Hudson warmed up on a cool Nov. 5 while running in the sixth annual Farley Fox Trot at Morgan Bowl. Participants got a T-shirt depicting the school’s fox mascot drawn by third-grader Lydia Azar, whose design won an art contest.

Karate kids in Southborough

Southborough - Second-grader Christopher Carreras practices hand combination punching during the April 15 session of Martial Arts, an after-school program offered by...

Shrewsbury girls’ hockey defeats ARHS

Region – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls" hockey battled Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) at the DCU Center in Worcester Jan 26.? The first...

Westborough High to hold ‘Rangers Tackle Leukemia’ football fundraiser

Westborough - On Saturday, Oct. 31, the Westborough High School (WHS) Rangers for a Cure will be holding the third annual Rangers Tackle Leukemia football game to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The event will take place on the football turf at 1 p.m. when the WHS Rangers take on the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders.

BASEBALL: Westborough falls short

Westborough - Westborough High School's (WHS) third baseman Doug West waits to apply the tag to a sliding Keith Kelly of St. John's High...

Retired NHL star brings new life to St. Mark's hockey program

Southborough - Scott Young has experienced a lot of success in his life. He's a two-time Stanley Cup champion, a three-time Olympian and 2002 silver medalist, and 40-goal scorer over the course of an 18-year professional hockey career. He was also a star player in at St. Mark's High School in Southborough, alongside future NHL players Doug Jarvis and Greg Brown.

Assabet tops AMSA in extra innings

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.

Challenger League gives disabled kids a chance to play ball

Shrewsbury - Two years ago, Shrewsbury Little League Coach Chip Collins took onto his team Camden Chenevert, a child who has a severe form of autism. That choice has inspired Collins, and others, to form a league for local youths who share the same challenges and aspirations as Camden. The Challenger League is for players with intellectual or physical disabilities, and gives them a chance to play baseball, Collins explained.

Players use high school basketball league to work on skills

Worcester – They spend their summer playing in relative obscurity far away from the big stage venues that include packed high school gyms, college gymnasiums and even big city arenas. Neighborhood courts suit the purpose just fine and relatively small crowds are okay. Scores matter some but are not what the program’s objective is all about and players are quick to accept that for the good of their respective teams.