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Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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Local residents qualify for national synchronized swimming Junior Olympics

June 17th, 2015

(front, l to r): Kaitlyn Madden, Anjali Tanna, Rachel Hu, and Kristina Madden
(back, l to r): Tanvi Tanna, Ella Sharon, and Nicole Shen
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Region – Members of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts’ competitive synchronized swim team, the Synchro-Maids, have qualified to participate in the 2015 U.S. Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics. The event will be held Friday, June 26 through Saturday, July 4 in Greensboro N.C. Competing in the 16-19 age group is: Kaitlyn Madden, Kristina Madden, Anjali Tanna, [...]

SPM tops Shrewsbury in baseball division finals

June 14th, 2015

Shrewsbury’s Ryan Pumphret receives a pickoff throw as St. Peter-Marian’s PJ Barry dives back to first base.

Worcester – – The number 1 seed Shrewsbury High School Pioneers baseball team was defeated by the number 6 seed St. Peter-Marian High School Guardians by a score of 15-4 in the MIAA Central Division 1 finals. The game was played at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on June 13.

Algonquin boys’ lacrosse falls in Division Finals

June 14th, 2015

Algonquin senior Mike Martens (#10) races towards the goal while being pursued by Longmeadow defender Rocco Casaceli.

West Springfield – The number 3 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys lacrosse team fell to the number 1 seed Longmeadow High School Lancers by a score of 15-9 in the MIAA Central/West Division 2 finals. The game was played June 12 at West Springfield High School.

Algonquin Softball Falls to Wachusett in Playoffs

June 11th, 2015

Algonquin’s Allie Courtwright winds up to pitch against Wachusett

Shrewsbury – The number 4 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team was defeated by the number 1 seed Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers by a score of 5-0 in a MIAA Central Division 1 semi-final playoff game. The game was played on June 10 at Shrewsbury High School.

Westborough baseball advances to division semi-finals

June 9th, 2015

Westborough’s Dan Lis delivers a pitch in a playoff game against Algonquin

Northborough – The number 7 seed Westborough High School Rangers baseball team defeated the number 2 seed Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 7-1, in a MIAA Central Division 1 quarter-final playoff game played on June 8.

Athlete Spotlight: Charles Batchelder

June 7th, 2015

Charles Batchelder

“My earliest baseball memories are from when I was 5 or 6, when we would spend practice learning to field a ground ball using the ‘alligator technique.’”

Despite tough competition, Tomahawk tennis advances to playoffs

June 7th, 2015

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Northborough – With 12 wins and just pair of losses in the regular season following their 3-2 triumph over host Wachusett Regional May 18, one might wonder why the Algonquin Regional High School’s boys’ varsity tennis team is not on top in the standings of the ultra-tough Midland-A League.

Grafton girls’ softball and lacrosse teams advance

June 7th, 2015

Grafton’s Lauren Lyver is bumped by Wahconah’s Hannah Ronayne as she looks to pass.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Grafton – The Grafton High School softball and girls lacrosse teams both won home playoff games played June 6. The number 1 seed softball team defeated number 8 seed David Prouty High School by a score of 3-1 in the quarter-final round of the MIAA Central Division 2 playoffs.  Grafton [...]

Spotlight Athlete: Marcus Blanchard

June 7th, 2015

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School: Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Class: 2015 Sport: Volleyball Coach: Ralph Grasso Accomplishments: Led Assabet to a 13 – 2 record this season, winning the Colonial conference. By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer What made you first want to get into volleyball? “During my sophomore year, I played basketball for Coach Grasso, and he [...]

Athlete Spotlight: Nikki Carter

June 7th, 2015

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School: Marlborough High School Sport: Lacrosse Coach: Mary Kelleher Class: 2015 Notable Stats: 75 goals and 22 assists in 2015 By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer What are your earliest lacrosse-related memories? “The first time I picked up a lacrosse stick was in eighth grade. I wanted to try a new spring sport so I gave [...]

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