Sports

Do you know of a local team or athlete that we should profile? Please email news@communityadvocate.com

Links to local high schools athletic department websites

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

Home » Sports

Shrewsbury High homecoming win

October 1st, 2014

The Colonials led 14-0 at the half.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials celebrated homecoming Sept. 27 with a definitive 33-7 win against Worcester’s St. Peter-Marian Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School. Jack Campanale threw two first quarter touchdown passes and Mike Abasciano ran in the final three scores for the win. Photos/Heidi Hayes-Pandey              

Westborough coach to be inducted into Hall of Fame

October 1st, 2014

Sprts-W-Roger-Anderson-2-rs

Westborough – Roger Anderson will be inducted into Massachusetts Girls Volleyball Coaches Association (MGVCA) Hall of Fame Oct. 19 for his 15 years coaching the Westborough High School team. It’s hard to believe that his volleyball coaching career started when he was informed two days before the start of the 1999 season that he was the new coach – despite having no previous experience with six-on-six volleyball.

Algonquin tops North Middlesex 21-19

September 30th, 2014

Algonquin senior Kyle Hill carries the ball in the fourth quarter.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the North Middlesex Regional Patriots 21-19 at the Tomahawks’ first home game of the season Sept. 26, in front of a crowd of 7,211. This was the first win this season for the Tomahawks, whose record is now 1-2. The Patriots fell to 2-1, after suffering their first loss.

Running at midday break for Special Olympics

September 28th, 2014

M EDITED WEB running special olympics

Marlborough – Runners begin the fourth Friday 5K held midday Sept. 26, beginning and ending at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Palmer Bigelow of Boylston finished first overall in 18:10. The first-place female was Julie Guay of Northborough finishing in 25:00. This race has been held each June and September since June 2013 to benefit [...]

Director says new baseball complex will be a win for region

September 26th, 2014

(l to r): Bette O’Reilly, Commerce Bank and chair-elect of Corridor Nine Board of Directors; JoAnn Morency, Commerce Bank (presenting sponsor); John McKenna, Commerce Bank;  Karen Chapman, president of Corridor Nine; Steven August, founder and director of New England Ruffnecks; and Steve Anderson, UniBank and chair, Corridor Nine Board of Directors 
Photo/courtesy Ron Bouley, Ron Bouley Photography

Westborough – Every spring, thousands of young players take to the local baseball diamonds to play the game they love. Now, thanks to a new program based in Northborough, the New England Ruffnecks, those players who desire to pursue their passion to another level will have the chance to do so.

At the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Sept. 18 Steven August, the director of the Ruffnecks and the facility where the program is based, the New England Baseball Complex (NEBC), shared his story of how a dream that was in process for 12 years finally became a reality.

Algonquin boys’ soccer remains undefeated

September 26th, 2014

Algonquin senior Tyler Morin brings the ball up field in a game against Wachusett.

Northborough – The top-ranked Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ soccer team remains undefeated after beating the second ranked Wachusett High School Mountaineers 4-2 in a conference matchup played Sept. 23 at Algonquin.

Shrewsbury student earns WPI Student-Athlete of the Week honor

September 25th, 2014

Emily Doherty (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Emily Doherty of the women’s soccer team was selected as the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 21. Doherty netted a goal in each half of a recent match to help the Crimson and Gray defeat Framingham State 3-1 in a non-conference soccer matchup. [...]

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

???????????????????????????????

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.

Recently Commented

  • Mike Collette: We are pumped to offer such a great program to the kids of the Metro West area!
  • Doctors Express Marlborough: Thanks for the message. We are open 7 days a week: 8 to 8 Monday through Friday and 8 to...
  • STEPHEN: DO YOU HAVE PEDIATRICIANS ON STAFF?
  • STEPHEN: SO GLAD YOU ARE HERE. WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS OF OPERATION? THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME. SINCERELY, STEPHEN GERANEO
  • Gina Zecco: Linda, Fran and Family, Your Dad always made me smile, and your Mom and Dad together were just like a...