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Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

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Westborough hosts Cornhole League competition

August 18th, 2015

Cornhole Champs cr2

Westborough – This summer, Westborough Recreation ran its first ever Cornhole League featuring four teams. Cornhole is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores three points, while one on the platform scores one [...]

‘All in to Swim’ aims to help fight cancer

August 18th, 2015

The team Evolution Aquatics. Photo/submitted

Westborough – A team of young swimmers, Evolution Aquatics, is inviting the public to join them in a special fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Westboro Swim & Tennis Club, 35 Chauncy St. The second annual “All in to Swim” is a relay swim event that will bring together swimmers of all ages and abilities together to help raise money for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Athlete Spotlight: Connor Henderson

August 12th, 2015

Connor Henderson (Photo/Jeff Slovin)

“My earliest baseball memories are from when I lived in California. Hitting balls over the fence in my backyard.”

Parsons excels on ice and on turf

August 12th, 2015

Bryan Parsons (far right) with his Becker College teammates celebrates the school’s first ever New England Collegiate Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship.

Shrewsbury – Whether it be on turf with lacrosse or on ice with hockey, Shrewsbury’s Bryan Parsons has been an integral component of his teams’ success both at the high school and college level.

As a blue-liner, he played a contributing role in Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) 2009 state ice hockey championship as a freshman. Just this season, also on defense, he played a vital role in Becker College’s first ever New England Collegiate Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship.

Hudson football standout honored at national showcase

August 8th, 2015

Hudson linebacker Michael DiPlacido with Eric Roberts, vice president of Football University. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Local linebacker Michael DiPlacido from Hudson Youth Football recently impressed NFL-level coaches at the Football University (FBU) Top Gun Showcase held in Dublin, Ohio. DiPlacido was invited to Top Gun based on his outstanding performance at the FBU Boston camp. He joined more than 700 of the nation’s top athletes at their position [...]

Local lacrosse stars finish strong in Bay State Games Summer Tournament

July 26th, 2015

The Central Region Boys’ Lacrosse team with coaches Bruno Nardone, Paul Nardone and Jack Henn. (Photo/submitted)

Region – There was a lot of anticipation leading up to the 2015 Bay State Games Boys Lacrosse Summer Tournament. Fourth-year Central Region Coach Bruno Nardone knew that a gold medal repeat would be tough with a team that featured younger, less seasoned players than the 2014 squad.  However, with a lot of great lacrosse [...]

Shrewsbury High junior named captain for fall cross country

July 25th, 2015

Jackson Southard (Photo/submitted)

By Douglas Maxwell Myer, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Jackson Southard is a budding student athlete who has accomplished much already at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) as a gifted cross country and track runner. Over the past year, he broke his school’s course record for cross country running with a time of 16:23 ratio surpassing the [...]

Summer basketball league helps players gear up for season

July 22nd, 2015

Crompton League players in action 
Photo/John Orrell

Region – There is always room for improvement in any sport, the experts say, and the game of basketball is no exception. Hence the creation of the Crompton Kingsway Basketball League, a 12-team summer league comprised of players from area high schools that play from early June through July at Worcester’s Crompton and Greenwood parks. The teams play hard with winning as a goal, but the underlying objective is to sharpen skills and build chemistry for the upcoming season.

Shrewsbury’s American Legion hopes to keep winning tradition

July 17th, 2015

Outfielder Sam Shaw (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – With a stellar track record of advancement to post-season play seven out of the past eight years, the 2015 Shrewsbury American Legion baseball team, comprised of players from Shrewsbury and St. John’s High School, looks to keep that tradition moving forward.

Northborough Little League advances to sectional championship

July 17th, 2015

Little League District 5 champions!
Photo/courtesy Leisha Fontecchio

Millbury – Two quality teams faced off at Millbury’s Thomas Moorey Field July 16 with the Little League District 5 All-Star title for age group 11-12 on the line.

Westborough had engineered electrifying come-from-behind wins in its path to the finals while Northborough had dispatched tough competitors Millbury, Auburn, Leicester and Grafton to earn its berth in the championship matchup.

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