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Challenger basketball a big hit in Northborough

December 12th, 2014

(l to r, front, standing) Sean Durkin, Will Corwin, Steve Summers, Will Iverson and (front, sitting,) Ryan Summers pose for a photo at the TD Garden center court with former Boston Celtics star Cedric Maxwell. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Basketballs slam against the hardwood floor. Kids yell with approval and clap their hands as a ball swishes through the net. Coaches give instructions, guide, demonstrate and explain. Members of the Northborough Challenger Basketball program follow their directions. The gym at the Northborough Town Hall is buzzing with activity as parents watch from the bleachers.

Turkey Trot raises $5,500 for Northborough Food Pantry

December 10th, 2014

Several of the participants in the seventh annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Turkey Trot 
Photo/courtesy Maggie Kosovsky

Northborough – Over two hundred walkers and runners did not let snowy conditions stop them from participating in the seventh annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Turkey Trot held Nov. 27. The annual event, organized by Northborough residents Rita Matraia and Maggie Kosovsky, raised $5,500 this year for the Northborough Food Pantry.

Athlete Spotlight: Billy Polymeros

December 10th, 2014

Billy Polymeros

What are your earliest football memories?

“My first year of playing football was freshman year. One specific memory from that year is beating Westborough the week before Thanksgiving. It was my first game under the lights.”

Northborough gymnast ‘sparkles’ in competition

December 9th, 2014

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Northborough/Shrewsbury – Northborough gymnast Leanne Hart “is our little sunshine in the gym,” said her coach Joe Latuga. “She is easy and fun to work with.”

Hart, an eighth-grader at the Robert E. Melican Middle School, trains three days a week from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) in Shrewsbury.

Northborough gymnast shines at young age

December 9th, 2014

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Northborough – Twinkles Tots, Little Dippers, Shining Stars, Shooting Stars and Kinder Comets are some of the names given to young gymnasts’ classes at the Massachusetts Gymnastics Center (MGC) in Westborough. But 14-year-old Robert E. Melican Middle School eighth-grader Katelyn Reynolds has started to star on her own. Last year, in the 2013-2014 competitive season, Reynolds placed first in the All-Around in every meet except the state competition.

Ruffnecks continue to thrive in new Northborough home

December 9th, 2014

Matt Hosman and the Ruffnecks celebrate his winning run at the Premier World Series in Joplin, Miss.

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Northborough – For the first 10 years of their existence, the New England Ruffnecks played their home games at a variety of different fields. With their move into the recently constructed New England Baseball Complex this fall, they boast three new turf fields to call their own – and Northborough can boast about hosting one of the best college baseball development programs in New England.

Jingle Bell Run at Saint Luke’s

December 8th, 2014

About 35 church members get ready to participate in the fourth annual Jingle Bell Run at Saint Luke’s Church.

Westborough – Saint Luke’s Church in Westborough held their fourth annual Jingle Bell Run Dec. 6. The one-mile run is a favorite for church members of all ages. Many children, and even some adults, dressed up in Santa hats and wore jingle bells as they got into the Christmas spirit despite the rainy conditions. The “fun-raiser” is held in the spirit of the children of Haiti and proceeds of the event are donated to Our Little Brother & Sisters Orphanage in Haiti.

Athlete Spotlight: Joey Tirpak

December 3rd, 2014

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By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Marlborough High School Sport: Football Coach: Sean Mahoney Class: Junior Notable Stat: Recorded 50 tackles in 2014. What are your earliest football memories? “I’ve been playing football since I was 7. My most fond memory was winning the Super Bowl in fifth grade.” Which coach or parent has encouraged [...]

Get in Shape for Women helps sponsor Turkey Trot

December 2nd, 2014

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Westborough – (l to r) Stephanie McClung, Shannon Seile, Beverly Gedutis and Pam Corcoran from  Westborough’s Get In Shape for Women, pose for a photo at the Turkey Trot held Nov. 22 in Westborough. The franchise was one of the sponsors of the event, which was a major fundraiser for technology initiatives in the Westborough [...]

Shrewsbury Patriots Division 12 cheerleaders to compete in nationals

December 1st, 2014

The Shrewsbury Patriots Division 12 cheerleaders are headed for national championship competition in Orlando, Fla.

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, the Shrewsbury Patriots Division 12 cheerleaders are heading to national championship competition. The Division 12 team, coached by Erly Scott, is the first Shrewsbury team to attend Nationals for two consecutive years.

After placing first in the American Youth Cheerleading (AYC) local competition in Lowell, the D12 team was up against tough competitors from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut at the AYC Regional Competition held in Manchester, N.H. Nov. 22. The girls placed second, earning a spot at the 2014 AYC National Championship which will be held in Orlando, Fla. Thursday, Dec. 13 and Friday, Dec. 14.

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