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June 23, 2017
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TOWNIES IN BABE RUTH TOURNEY Charlestown hosts Somerville at Ryan Playground (the “Neck”) in the opening round of the District 3 Babe Ruth Tournament on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. The game features some of Charlestown’s best 13-15 year-old baseball players in what is their inaugural season in Babe Ruth. The double-elimination tourney...

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June 9, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly A HIDDEN TREASURE While attending the jam-packed 3rd annual Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship banquet, in which $12,000 was awarded to deserving “Townie” high school and college students, I came across this gem courtesy of Jack Morrissey. It is a poem written in 1956 by Joe Morrissey (class of ’42) as a...

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June 3, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly SPRING HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS The MIAA softball and baseball tourney pairings were announced Tuesday and a plethora of “Townies” will be going for the glory. Good luck to Jake Scanlan (East Boston), Mike Ward (Latin Academy), Chris Tucker (Latin Academy), Gavin Kelsey (Wilmington), Carleigh Schievink (Latin Academy), Jessica Rynne (Latin Academy),...

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Sports 05-25-2017

May 26, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly A NEW LACROSSE LEGEND Revere senior attacker Ed Sullivan scored five goals to go along with four assists to help the Patriots defeat Winthrop by a score of 16-11 and clinch the NEC championship. Ed also surpassed the 100 point mark (65 goals, 39 assists) for the second straight...

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Sports 05-18-2017

May 19, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly BISONS BACK TO WINNING WAYS Nichols (10-8) wrapped up their 2017 lacrosse season with a heart-breaking 13-10 loss to the University of New England in the CCC League quarterfinals. Freshman standout midfielder Hugh O’Donnell finished the campaign with a goal and an assist and led the Bisons with 22...

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May 13, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly BISONS BACK TO WINNING WAYS Nichols (10-8) wrapped up their 2017 lacrosse season with a heart-breaking 13-10 loss to the University of New England in the CCC League quarterfinals. Freshman standout midfielder Hugh O’Donnell finished the campaign with a goal and an assist and led the Bisons with 22 caused turnovers....

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April 29, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly SPRING HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BASEBALL LEADERS BATTING AVG. Mike Ward, Latin Academy .667 Chris Tucker, Latin Academy .545 Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII .286 Conor Kelly, Pope John XXIII .286 RBIs Mike Ward, Latin Academy 6 Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII 3 Chris Tucker, Latin Academy 3 Conor Kelly, Pope John...

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April 22, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly SOFTBALL Sophomore catcher Gabrielle Comeau and Bishop Feehan are ranked #1 in the most recent Boston Herald Top 25 poll…The Latin Academy “Townie” contingent of Carleigh Schievink, Jessica Rynne, Mackenzie Nee and Jessica Pistorino have helped the Lady Dragons post a #6 ranking in Division III North…Sophomore twins Jordan and Taylor...

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April 14, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly ONCE A TOWNIE, ALWAYS A TOWNIE Recently, I was asked about some of the athletes that are mentioned in TOWNIE SPORTS who do not live in Charlestown. It is a fair question. Let’s take, for example, senior standout Yale hockey player Michael Doherty. I remember Michael as a talented Charlestown Little...

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April 7, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly MOTHER NATURE, LET US PLAY BALL!!! With the weather already reeking havoc on the 2017 high school baseball season, coaches are making a mad scramble to find some semblance of playable turf to get outside for practice. I suspect this may be the season of “double-headers.” Having said that, here’s a...

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