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Sports 08-11-2016

August 19, 2016
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Townies make comeback to defeat Somerville, 6-4 By Kevin Kelly Charlestown (9-6) rode the arms of starting pitcher Jared Burhoe (3-2, 3.50 ERA) and Jason Smith (5-1, 1.90 ERA, 2 saves) to keep the potent Somerville Reds (11-3) offense in check and advance to the Summer League Babe Ruth championship game against top-seeded Watertown...

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Townie Sports

July 29, 2016
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By Kevin Kelly SMITH NO-HITS ARLINGTON Pitcher Jason Smith used the lethal combo of a dancing knuckle-ball and lights-out fastball to notch a no-hitter as the “Townies” vaporized Arlington to the tune of 18-0 in Babe Ruth action on July 24. Offensive standouts for Charlestown (3-5) included Oscar Jahn (2 hits, run 3 RBIs),...

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Sports 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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TOWNIE SPORTS: By Kevin Kelly Townies fall in mayor’s cup championship Congratulations to the Charlestown 9-year-old All Stars for advancing to the championship game of the 2016 Mayor’s Cup baseball tournament held at Moakley Park in South Boston. The coaches and players could often be seen practicing at the “Neck” and it is no...

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Sports 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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McCarthy Brothers Little League team takes season championship The McCarthy Brothers and the Boys and Girls Club teams battled it out for the 2016 Charlestown Little League championship just before the All-Star break. The game was a lot closer than the score would indicate. With both teams running lean squads of nine players each,...

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Sports 07-07-2016

July 8, 2016
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Sports Roundup WAY TO GO HUGHIE!!! Hats off to Malden Catholic senior Hugh O’Donnell for his selection as the 2016 Lt. Michael Quinn USMC Scholarship winner. Hughie, who plans to attend Norwich University in the fall, was a member of the Super 8 champion Lancer hockey team as well as a soccer and lacrosse...

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Sports 05-05-2016

May 7, 2016
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Townie Sports Roundup By Kevin Kelly   Softball Call Teenagers between the ages of 13-15 (a player must not turn 16 until after August 1) interested in playing in a summer baseball program must be registered no later than MAY 20th. To register for the program, a completed Senior League registration form and fee payment...

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Charlestown Youth Hockey Alumni Keep the Ice Close to their Hearts

April 22, 2016
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For over two decades at the Charlestown Rink on any given Sunday at noon during the hockey season, there is a fraternity of former Charlestown youth hockey players huffing and puffing up and down the ice, reliving their youth for that one special hour each week. This fraternity of players known as the “Alumni”...

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Sports 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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TOWNIE SPORTS By Kevin Kelly PLAY BALL!!!  Efforts are underway to form “Townie” youth baseball teams (ages 13/14, 15/16 and 18-under) to compete in the Middlesex Summer League. The league includes teams from Lexington, Brighton, Winchester, Revere, Somerville, Medford, Arlington and Waltham. The schedule would include home and away games with each city/town. If...

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Townie Sports

March 4, 2016
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Matignon whirling dervish Rose Sullivan, daughter of Patrick and Janet “Twinkle” Sullivan, and St. Clement rugged winger Matt Dighton, son of George and Juliann Dighton, reached a significant milestone during the winter sports season by surpassing the 100 point mark for their high school career. What makes the achievement so special for the pair...

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Sports 02-25-2016

February 26, 2016
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Townie Sports MARCH MADNESS ALMOST HERE The MIAA high school tourney pairings for basketball come out on Friday, and on Saturday for hockey; 13 teams with “Townies” are already qualified. That doesn’t even include the sensational hockey talent at the collegiate level. Our “green square mile” is so special. In hockey, Despite two losses...

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