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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 cable show gives women the chance to talk sports

September 12th, 2014

(l to r) Melissa Rebello, Papa's Hardware owner Fred Betti, "Sentimental Journey" host Henry Grampietro, Edie Bamberger and Kelly Jefferson. (Photo/Michael Gelbwasser)

Shrewsbury – Melissa Rebello, Kelly Jefferson and Edie Bamberger discussed the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case outside Papa's Hardware on Route 9.

Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named

September 12th, 2014

Suzy Green presents the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award to Jeffrey Secrist. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit – qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.

Central One donates to Shrewsbury High School Athletic Department

September 12th, 2014

Surrounded by members of the school's athletic teams, (middle, l to r) Zachary Daniels, Central One Marketing Manager and David L"Ecuyer, president and CEO, Central One, present a check for $20,000 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, superintendent, Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, Central One Federal Credit Union has made a $20,000 donation to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department. Surrounded by members of SHS's athletic teams, David L”Ecuyer, the bank's president and CEO, presented the check Sept. 8 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the superintendent of the Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal.

Corridor Nine Chamber to host Applefest 5k

September 10th, 2014

The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20.
File photo/David Bagdon

Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20. The race starts and finishes at the Marion E. Zeh Elementary School, 33 Howard St. The event traditionally attracts between 300 to 500 runners and walkers and is perfect for experienced runners as well as those just starting out.

Algonquin triumphs over North Middlesex in field hockey

September 10th, 2014

Algonquin players (white) surge in front of the North Middlesex goal.  Megan Holmes (left) scored on the play.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks field hockey team defeated the North Middlesex Regional Patriots 3-0 Sept. 8.? Juliet Chapin, Megan Holmes and Julianne Sacco scored the goals for the Tomahawks.

Northborough charitable 5K run requires red dress code

September 8th, 2014

Runners and walkers prepare for a past Red Dress Run.

Northborough – In 2010, Al Del Re took a serious interest in running and has since completed 11 marathons and numerous other races. That same year he added more fun to his runs by founding the Northborough Hash House Harriers (NH3), a local chapter of an international, non-competitive running club. NH3 hosts at least one monthly run year-round.

Marlborough senior “toughs it out” as Marines take over football practice

September 8th, 2014

U.S. Marines instruct MHS football players to drag their teammates across a field as part of an Aug. 21 practice and team-building exercise.
Photo/Tom Quinn

Marlborough – Marlborough High School (MHS) senior Willy Cowdrey said the team's Aug. 21 football practice started out rough, with the team messing up assignments and communication. It didn’t get any easier when a group of soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps showed up and took over practice.

“We didn’t think they were coming because it took a while, and then they came and we were just like, “damn,”" Cowdrey said.

Marlborough senior ‘toughs it out’ as Marines take over football practice

September 8th, 2014

U.S. Marines instruct MHS football players to drag their teammates across a field as part of an Aug. 21 practice and team-building exercise.
Photo/Tom Quinn

Marlborough – Marlborough High School (MHS) senior Willy Cowdrey said the team’s Aug. 21 football practice started out rough, with the team messing up assignments and communication. It didn’t get any easier when a group of soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps showed up and took over practice.

“We didn’t think they were coming because it took a while, and then they came and we were just like, ‘damn,’” Cowdrey said.

Local hockey star continues path to the pros

September 4th, 2014

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Former member of the USA U17 National Team, Joe Lavin, 25, has come a long way since playing pond hockey in his hometown of Shrewsbury. The defenseman has had a wild journey so far in his young career. Drafted in the fifth round of the 2007 National Hockey League draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, Lavin originally committed to, and played for Providence College.

Marlborough athlete has a ball pursuing his dreams

September 1st, 2014

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Marlborough – Playing baseball with a pro-style set up – six days a week for nine weeks – would certainly be tiring for some athletes. But not for Charlie Butler. Not when your dream is to play in the major leagues.

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