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Athlete Spotlight: Sophie Mortimer

“Some of my earliest memories of learning how to ski are from when I was about 2 years old. My parents put me in a harness with a ski leash and a pacifier pinned to a ribbon on my jacket. I always sang to myself the whole way down to keep my nerves at bay and then we'd eat Sour Patch Kids on the chairlift. Eventually my parents took me off the leash and my dad would plop me at the top of a black diamond and let me figure out my own way down.”

Westborough volleyball team heads to state championships

The Westborough volleyball team is heading to the state championships after they beat Dartmouth 3-0 in the semifinals.

Bowling for Boosters to support Shrewsbury athletics

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury High School Athletic Boosters 11th annual Bowling for Boosters will be held Sunday, March 24 from 5-7 p.m. (check in...

Shrewsbury High crew kicks off 12th annual Calendar Raffle

Shrewsbury – This spring, the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) crew team will, once again, be selling tickets for its annual fundraiser – the May...

Algonquin baseball loses a heartbreaker in quarterfinal game

Northborough - For five-and-one-third innings of the second-seed Algonquin Regional High baseball team’s CMass Division 1 quarterfinal matchup versus visiting seventh-seed Wachusett Regional on Monday, it was as if Tomahawk standout pitcher Matt Geoffrion had cast a silent spell on his opponents’ bats. During that time, the University of Maine-bound Geoffrion and mates were cruising comfortably with a 2-0 lead that to many on hand seemed insurmountable.

Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament June 28

Shrewsbury - On Friday, June 28, the Knights of Columbus Adelphi Council 4181 of Shrewsbury will sponsor the fifth annual Charity Golf Tournament to...

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Westborough football wins thrilling contest

By Chris Wilson, Contributing Writer REGION - Week four of the Fall II season saw interleague action between a handful of area schools. Unlike the...

Pioneer soccer eager for return to post-season play

Shrewsbury – Senior forward John Fay lofted a perfectly placed corner kick into traffic in the opening minutes of St. John’s High School varsity soccer team’s Oct. 17 matchup with powerful Doherty High at Worcester’s Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium.

Shrewsbury softball ready for upcoming season

Shrewsbury - A new look is unfolding and unfolding well so far with a new coach leading the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) varsity softball team into the 2017 campaign. Jamie Millett brings extensive coaching experience at the collegiate level and a fresh start to the program that went 15-7 a year ago with a season-ending loss to St. Peter-Marian High School in Division 1 semifinals. Despite a number of players lost to graduation, the team returns a collective mixture of veteran and young players that should lead the team into what will be sure to be tough Midland A competition again this year.
Greg Tresaloni (left) and colleagues at Panera Bread participate in last year’s golf tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. Photo/submitted

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Metrowest to honor Panera Bread at Kids Classic Golf...

Hudson - On Monday, July 16, the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest will honor Panera Bread and Greg Tresaloni, regional director of operations...

Algonquin boys’ hockey wins in overtime thriller

Fitchburg --- With its rich history of sports tradition, it had heretofore seemed incredulous that no ice hockey championship banner has ever hung from the rafters inside Algonquin Regional High. But now it’s time to make way for that symbol of excellence to unfurl in the near future as the Tomahawk skaters have captured their first-ever title as Division 3 CMass champions with a grueling 2-1 overtime shootout-victory over second-seed Groton-Dunstable on March 14 at the Wallace Civic Center. The win sends the team on to a state semifinal matchup with Western Mass. champion Westfield High (11-10-1) on Thursday, March 17, at Springfield’s MassMutual Center. Puck drops at 5:30 p.m.

The C.A. picture of the day

Playing dodgeball after school Southborough - Third-grader Phillip Eppen plays a game of breakout during the Oct. 12 session of Dodgeball, an after-school program...

Providence Bruins Notebook: Bruins captain has local roots, snaps scoreless streak

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Marlborough – As an atypical season spent playing at Marlborough’s New England Sports Center (NESC) has been full of fireworks...

Westborough boys tennis opens playoffs with win over King Philip

The WHS boys tennis team swept its way into the next round of the state championship tournament on Monday with a win over King Phillip.

Athlete Spotlight: Emily Davis

“My earliest field hockey memory was the summer before going into freshman year of high school. I actually didn't know how to play so I went to a camp to learn the basics to start me off before the season started.”
A scene from the 2016 Golf Classic Photo/submitted

Northborough Lions Club to hold annual Golf Tournament June 4

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough - The Northborough Lions Club will host their annual Golf Classic Monday, June 4, at the Juniper Hill...

Hudson Park/Recreation announces winter program registration

Hudson – The Hudson Park Commission/Division of Recreation has announced that registration is now taking place for the Youth Wrestling Clinic winter program. The...
Anshul Dadwal practices outdoor rock climbing.

Shrewsbury teenager competes in national rock climbing competition

By Morgan Hume, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY - As Olympic athletes were competing in rock climbing in the Olympics this past summer, a Shrewsbury teenager was...

Young Assabet soccer team fighting for playoff spot

With a roster of just four upperclassmen and a mix of 13 sophomores and freshmen, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School girls’ varsity soccer head coach Rich Manning knew fully that expectations and hopes for this 2016 squad would involve much learning, patience and a slight dose of over-achievement.

Shrewsbury native Scott Hawley tees off for success

Shrewsbury - Scott Hawley, raised in Shrewsbury, is now standing on the doorstep of the PGA Tour. After holding the Canadian Pro Tour card for eight years,