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August 10, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly TOWNIES DROP PLAYOFF TILT The Charlestown Babe Ruth team saw their season come to a halt Monday, after dropping an elimination playoff game to Arlington by a score of 8-4. Give credit to the Arlington pitcher who tossed a complete game with an astonishing 20 strikeouts. That does not mean, however,...

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Sports 08-03-2017

August 5, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly TOWNIES TAKE PLAYOFF OPENER In the opening round of the Middlesex Summer League Babe Ruth playoffs on Aug. 1, #2 seed Charlestown overcame an 8-4 deficit with a 12-run explosion in the 5th and 6th innings to run away from Lexington by a score of 16-8. Leading the way...

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July 20, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly   TOWNIES TAKE OPENER The Charlestown Babe Ruth 16-18 year-olds kick-started their summer campaign in fine fashion with an impressive 7-1 triumph over Brighton. Southpaw Chris Tucker set the tone with a complete game allowing no earned runs and striking out 10 batters. Offensively, the Townies were led by Patrick Kelly...

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July 7, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL ALL STARS (SPRING) Congratulations to all of the athletes. GO TOWNIES!!! TOWNIES Patrick Kelly, Pope John XXIII (baseball – senior shortstop) Maeve Fitzz, O’Bryant (softball – senior third baseman) Claire Lakus, Boston Latin (lacrosse – junior attacker) Caesar Martinez, Charlestown (baseball – sophomore pitcher) Quinlan O’Brien, Boston Latin...

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Sports 06-29-2017

June 30, 2017
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Townie Sports By Kevin Kelly WHAT A GAME!!! In the 23rd annual Harry Agganis Baseball Game, the North All stars defeated the South All Stars by a score of 6-5 in an exciting back-and-forth affair. South third baseman Patrick Kelly turned in some sensational defensive plays. GIRLS 14U SOFTBALL CLAIM CHAMPIONSHIP The Charlestown 14U...

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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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