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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Captains step up to put Grafton High boys’ on ‘track’ to success

Grafton – Finding the right mix in high school sports can often present challenges, but one program that got it more than right this year was the Grafton High School boys’ track and field team.

Westborough fitness instructor tackles the road for Pan Mass Challenge

By Joan Goodchild Community Reporter Westborough - On many days, you can find fitness instructor Dawn Geoffroy teaching cardio, strength-training, yoga and spinning classes at the...

Grafton’s Murphy and Tyldesley sign Letters of Intent 

Grafton – Two Grafton High School soccer players, Maddie Murphy and Erin Tyldesley, will be playing the sport at the collegiate level this fall...

Local players participate in national football tournament

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Westborough - After a successful season at home, five local football players took their talents to Florida last month as...

Athlete of the Week: Chloe Herczeg

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) gymnastics coach Amelia Davis said it took a total team effort to keep its collective composure under intense pressure and win the state championship Feb. 26, capping an undefeated season.

Rugby comes to town

Northborough/Southborough – It is not often you see a scrum in the Boston area. A scrum is a commonly used move in the sport of rugby. One of the oldest sports in the world, rugby was first played in England. Today, men and women can enjoy this competitive sport considered to be one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. The Northborough Southborough Rugby Association is now recruiting players for its upcoming summer season. The league, which plays "Sevens" rugby, has several teams in the association, including a men's team, a U-15 team and a U-12 clinic.

Shrewsbury gymnasts heading to Junior Olympic National Championships

Shrewsbury - Sydney Malko and Lianne Josbacher, Level 10 gymnasts who train at Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury, will be heading to Jackson, Miss. this month for the Junior Olympic National Championships. This competition, which will be held from May 9 – 11, is the culmination of a season of challenging meets, which took the girls as far as Chicago and San Diego. To earn a place on the Regional Team representing the six New England states and New York, a gymnast must place in the top seven at Regionals. Only 56 girls in each age group from across the country qualify to compete at the prestigious national competition.

Shrewsbury’s Oak Middle School has stellar inaugural season of baseball and softball

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – On June 4, Oak Middle Schools’ baseball and softball teams played against counterparts from Northborough’s Robert E....

Local hockey star continues path to the pros

Former member of the USA U17 National Team, Joe Lavin, 25, has come a long way since playing pond hockey in his hometown of Shrewsbury. The defenseman has had a wild journey so far in his young career. Drafted in the fifth round of the 2007 National Hockey League draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, Lavin originally committed to, and played for Providence College.

Local fans meet gold medalist gymnast Aly Raisman

Northborough - A fundraiser featuring Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman was held Jan. 4 at Algonquin Regional High School as part of the Boston Strong Classic USA Gymnastics Region VI meet. Raisman, a Needham, Mass. resident, signed autographs and posed for pictures with fans.