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March 24, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly A POINT FOR ST. PATRICK Freshman midfielder Hughie O’Donnell notched an assist in Nichols 16-7 setback to Berry. In his wearing of the Bison green, O’Donnell also recovered four ground balls and forced four turnovers.   SO CLOSE YET… Both Malden Catholic’s senior wing Cameron Delvalle and BC High’s sophomore wing...

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March 17, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly ICON PASSES AWAY Townie icon Martin O’Brien Sr. passed away Wednesday morning, March 15. I am blessed and so very thankful to have had him (my father-in-law) be such an important part of my family’s life. NICHOLS WINS AGAIN! Nichols freshman midfielder Hughie O’Donnell, who will be recognized next month as...

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Sports 03-09-2017

March 10, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly MIAA MONDAY “HOOP” ACTION In the Division 4 North semi-finals, defending State champion St. Mary’s (18-5) used a fourth-quarter surge to pull away from Pope John XXIII (16-10) at Winthrop High School and prevail by a score of 60-48. Tiger senior forward Patrick Kelly (6 points, 8 rebounds, 4...

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Sports 03-02-2017

March 3, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly MONDAY’S MIAA “HOOP” ACTION Pope John XXIII (15-9) and senior forward Patrick Kelly advanced to the Division 4 North quarterfinal round with a solid 77-64 triumph over Mystic Valley. The Tigers will play at #2 seed Hamilton-Wenham (17-3) this Friday at 7 p.m. Such was not the case for...

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February 28, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly The basketball and hockey high school State Tournament pairings come out later this week, and several Townies are primed for post-season action. Here is a list of “Townie” hoopsters who, incredibly, will all be participating in the MIAA tournament: Leo Boucher, St. Clement (head coach) Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII (SR/forward)...

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February 17, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly KILLORAN WARRIOR LEGACY LIVES ON Congrats to Brigid Rita Killoran for her selection as a Sisters of St. Joseph Scholar. Kiloton will be attending Matignon in the fall of 2017. A multiple sport standout, Brigid hopes to continue the Warrior legacy of her Hall-of-Fame dad (Mike) and uncle (Kevin).   GOOD...

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Sports 02-09-2017

February 10, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Worcester Academy high scoring wing Micaela Sindoris notched both of her team’s goals, including a controversial last-second score, as the Hilltoppers salvaged a 2-2 deadlock with Southfield. Matignon wings Charisse Flanagan (goal, assist) and Maeve Leahy (2 assists) continue to pile up the points as the...

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Sports 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly OLD SULLY’S NOT CLOSING, HILLBILLIES   STILL PLAYING On Saturday, February 11, appearance at “Old Sully’s” by the Bunker Hillbillies is still on. It has all the makings of a special evening. It is also an excellent opportunity to “roast” the rumor-mongering Kevin “Alfalfa” Kelly, who reported last week that...

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Sports 01-19-2017

January 20, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY In the latest MIAA hockey power rankings (RPI), the boys teams included #3 Malden Catholic, #5 B.C. High and #13 Arlington Catholic. The girls teams included #9 Boston Latin and #30 Matignon…Matignon wing Charisse Flanagan tallied an assist in a hard fought 4-3 loss to perennial...

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Sports 11-17-2016

November 18, 2016
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Townie Sports Roundup By Kevin Kelly Congratulations to my friend and fellow Townie George “Jecka” McCabe for being inducted into the Xaverian High School Hall of Fame this month. George coached the Hawks for 24 seasons, 17 as the head coach. Coach McCabe won two Super Bowls, nine conference titles and coached pro legends...

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