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September 22, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly TOWNIES MAUL TIGERS In a highly entertaining game of ebbs and flows, Charlestown outlasted Pope John XXIII 29-20 in a Friday night (Sept. 15) gridiron matchup at Firefighters Field in Charlestown. The Townies (1-0) jumped out to a 15-0 halftime lead before the Tigers (0-2) stormed back with 20 unanswered points...

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September 15, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS In soccer action, Boston Latin (1-0-1) senior goalkeeper Jack Evans has backboned the Wolfpack to a solid start with clutch saves and nifty breakout passes…Pope John XXIII junior captain Conor Kelly notched several sensational defensive plays as the Tigers opened their season with a 4-2 conquest...

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September 8, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly “QUINN” GOLFERS PAR FOR THE COURSE The Lt. Michael P. Quinn Scholarship Committee would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the 128 golfers who participated in their 22nd annual tournament. The Quinn scholarship was established in September of 1969 in honor of U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Michael P. Quinn who...

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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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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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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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