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Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough and Southborough)

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

Hudson High School

Marlborough High School

Shrewsbury High School

St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

Westborough High School

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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Shrewsbury High honors top athletes in Hall of Fame

September 24th, 2014

Athletic Director Jay Costa shows off the Shrewsbury High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s collection of trophies and awards won over the years. (Photo/Joyce DeWallace)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) started its Hall of Fame in 1991, inducting Joseph Russell Sr. from the Class of 1930. Since then over 100 student athletes, 16 coaches and three athletic directors have been elected to this top honor. Jay Costa, the current athletic director, explained that nominees are inducted every two years. The selection committee is comprised of former coaches, athletic directors, players and inductees.

Couple continues rowing tradition at Shrewsbury High

September 23rd, 2014

Russell and Pamela Krause in Shrewsbury High School’s bay at the Donahue Rowing Center in Shrewsbury. (Photo/Valerie Franchi)

Shrewsbury – Anyone who has rowed crew in the past 30 years in Shrewsbury knows Pamela and Russell Krause. The couple has been involved in coaching the high school boys’ and girls’ teams since the late 1970s.

Westborough senior battles illness to play football

September 23rd, 2014

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Westborough – Alec Rastad really does not want to get sick during football season. This year the Westborough High Rangers started wiping down the locker room and equipment with alcohol wipes, which helps. The trips to the hospital for plasma infusions help, too, but those aren’t new – he has been getting those twice a month for his whole life.

Proctor School celebrates basketball court renovations

September 23rd, 2014

The Proctor School basketball courts are officially re-opened. 
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Northborough – Over 500 children in grades 1 through 8 participate each year in the Northborough Youth Basketball Association (NYBA), which runs summer and winter programs as well as travel teams. Games are held on the courts at Ellsworth-McAfee Park as well as at the local elementary schools. But over the past few years, the harsh winter weather, as well as the natural decay of the 20-year-old courts, took its toll. The Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School was in particularly bad shape, according to Tom Spataro, the NYBA president.

Marlborough tops Algonquin 13-7

September 22nd, 2014

Marlborough’s running back Willy Cowdrey(#25) is tackled by the Algonquin’s Thomas Polutchko (#21) and John Clark IV (#44)

Marlborough – – The Marlborough High School Panthers defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks 13-7 in a football game played at Kelleher Field Sept. 19. The Panthers improved their record to 1-1 while the Tomahawks fell to 0-2 on the season.

Spotlight Athlete: Connor Troio

September 20th, 2014

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By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport: Baseball Coach: Lee Diamantopoulous Notable Stat: Finished third in batting in the Midland A Conference with a .426 average. What are your earliest baseball memories? “My earliest baseball memory was playing tee-ball with some of my best friends.” Which coach or parent really encouraged you [...]

Spotlight Athlete: Matt Bonollo

September 20th, 2014

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By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport: Football Coach: John Aloisi Notables: Voted Team Captain for the 2014 season What are your earliest football memories? “I started playing football in seventh grade. I remember trying to get down to the weight limit so I can play with other seventh graders, but I [...]

Mud, monsters and medals at Ski Ward

September 19th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Where can you find monsters, princesses and athletes scaling walls, crawling through mud and racing over a hillside? The answer is, of course, Ski Ward in Shrewsbury. Saturday, Oct. 11, the Wicked Mud Run III 5K obstacle race will descend upon the Shrewsbury ski area, creating a fun, muddy adventure for local runners.

Cameras all around

September 16th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Nolan Hughes of Shrewsbury runs past his mom Stacey Hughes during a 5k race held during the annual St. Mary Family Festival Sept. 13. Stacey is a professional photographer. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Westborough High School to host “Week of Lights”

September 15th, 2014

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Westborough – It has become a tradition at Westborough High School (WHS) that every two years the school hosts a “Week of Lights” events. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 16 through Friday, Sept. 19, the school's different sports teams will be playing under temporary lights on the WHS turf. The community is encouraged to come out and [...]

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