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Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

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Algonquin over Quabbin 1-0 in field hockey

October 23rd, 2014

Quabbin’s Jillian Schlegel (left) and Algonquin’s Grace Grimaldi battle for the ball early in the first half.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks handed the Quabbin Regional High School Lady Panthers their first loss of the season in a 1-0 non-league field hockey game played Oct. 21. The number six-seeded Tomahawks are now 13-1-3 on the season (6-1-3 Midland A), while the number four-seeded Lady Panthers are now 12-1-3 (10-0-2 Midland B). Junior Juliet Chapin scored the goal for Algonquin in the first half.

Shrewsbury High cross country on pace for success

October 23rd, 2014

Senior captain Tyler O'Keefe crosses the finish line of the Kevin Maloney 5k in the Bay State Invitational on Oct. 4. O'Keefe's 5th place finish helped Shrewsbury finish 3rd in the race.

Photo/Tom Quinn

Shrewsbury – The boys’ cross country team at Shrewsbury High School has been consistently good for a long time. As the end of the season approaches, a stellar 2014 foreshadows good things for the school’s runners in the upcoming district and state meets.

Coach Jim Smith has been coaching the team since 1991. He said that this year’s squad, led by junior Jackson Southard and senior Captain Tyler O’Keefe, is as good as any Shrewsbury team he has seen. Southard, who has been ranked as high as third in the state by cross country rankings websites, recently broke the Shrewsbury home course record by running 3.1 miles in 16 minutes, 23 seconds Oct. 10 against Saint John’s High School.

Shrewsbury tops Westborough, 35-12

October 18th, 2014

Westborough’s Stephen Falvey attempts to dive over the goal line in the fourth quarter.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials defeated the Westborough High School Rangers 35-12 in a football game played Oct. 17. The Colonials improve to 5-1 on the season while the Rangers fall to 1-5.

Algonquin defeats Groton-Dunstable, 27-24

October 14th, 2014

Colin Robinson (#20) celebrates with Kyle Hill (#1) and Billy Polymeros (#3) after scoring a touchdown on a 52-yard pass play.

Northborough –The Algonquin Regional Tomahawks defeated the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 27-24 in a game played Oct. 10 at Dick Walsh Field in front of a crowd of 6,972. After dropping their first two games of the season, the Tomahawks have now won three straight to bring their record to 3-2. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Barry threw three touchdown passes and senior Eric Hart kicked two field goals and three extra points in the victory.

Algonquin girls’ soccer blanks Quabbin

October 9th, 2014

Julia Insani (left, #15), Meagan Stassi (#28) and Taylor Saladyga (#20) vie for the ball.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ soccer team defeated the Quabbin Regional High School Panthers in a non-league game played Oct. 7. Maddie Forde had two goals for the Tomahawks and Kayla Barletta, Maggie Bourdon and Annemarie Moy had one goal each.

Try Hockey for Free Day in Westborough

October 8th, 2014

Region – Starhawks Youth Hockey invites boys and girls ages 4 to 12 to Northstar Ice Sports Center in Westborough Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10:50 a.m. for a Try Hockey for Free clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe environment. Make sure [...]

Algonquin, Nashoba battle to 0-0 tie

October 4th, 2014

Algonquin’s Caty Lazo and Nashoba’s Emma Caviness vie for the ball.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks and the Nashoba Regional High School Chieftans field hockey teams battled to a 0-0 tie in a game played Oct. 3.

Cyclocross event held at Ski Ward

October 3rd, 2014

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Shrewsbury –The Night Weasels Cometh Cyclocross Race drew 364 men and women to the event held at Ski Ward Oct. 1.  The event, part of a race series in New England, required racers of varying levels to bicycle on an uphill terrain, a unique setting for a cyclocross race. Photos/Zenya Molnar

Westborough girls top Algonquin in volleyball

October 3rd, 2014

Westborough’s Gianna Scioletti (left) and Olivia Giacobbe leap to block a shot by Algonquin’s Dorian McMenemy.

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ volleyball team topped the Algonquin Regional Tomahawks in a match played Oct. 2. The Rangers swept the match, winning the first set 25-9 and the second set 25-22. Algonquin led for most of the third set, but could not hold on as the Rangers rallied to win 25-22.

Southborough’s new skate park hosts after-school program

October 2nd, 2014

Paul Ferguson coaches fifth-grader Logan Matthews as he skateboards around an obstacle course of cones.

Southborough – Students from Neary Elementary and Trottier Middle schools are learning a new skill while enjoying a fun workout by attending a five-week skateboarding class. Perhaps they’re most excited to be among the first in town to test their wheels on the new skate park, which opened in August on a tennis court behind Finn Elementary School.

Offered by Southborough Recreation, the after-school program began Sept. 23 and will run through Oct. 21. Equally thrilled is its skateboarding instructor, Paul Ferguson, a 2012 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate.

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