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November 16, 2017
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ANOTHER DEFENDING CHAMP… The Charlestown U-19 girls’ hockey team (ably coached by Joe Sullivan, Alyssa Sullivan and Mark Wall) look to defend their State Championship on home ice this weekend at the Emmons/Horrigan/O’Neil Rink. The Lady Townies begin action this Friday night, Nov. 17, at 9:30 p.m. against Barnstable. They also play on Saturday,...

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November 11, 2017
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TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER Making their first appearance in the state tourney since 2003, the Pope John XXIII boys’ soccer team were unable to continue their “Cinderella story,” suffering a gut-wrenching 3-2 overtime loss to perennial power Lowell Catholic (12-3-5). The Tigers (10-8-1) held a 2-0 lead with five minutes left but the Crusaders stormed...

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November 3, 2017
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Congrats to Pope John XXIII football head coach Craig Connors and assistant coaches Paul Blaikie, Nick Codair and Joe Codair on the Tigers 36-22 triumph over Madison Park. With the team returning all but two seniors next season, hope springs eternal for continued improvement…Kudos to Charlestown head coach Dave Cahill and local players Steve...

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October 21, 2017
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HISTORY IN THE MAKING!!! Boston Latin senior Devin Gallagher and the Wolfpack golf team clinched their second straight Dual County League championship, the first time in school history this has been accomplished. Monday’s 110-102 triumph over Weston was also the team’s 7th straight victory. With another MIAA tourney appearance on the horizon, Devin looks...

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October 13, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly and staff TOWNIES ON ICE In the Eastern Hockey League, Walpole Express wing Will Ahearn continues to make strides in his second year. Mike Doherty, a first-year wing for the Manchester Monarchs in the East Coast Hockey League, made a spectacular debut with a “Gordie Howe hat trick” — two goals,...

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October 6, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS FOOTBAL FRIDAY’S GAMES BC High at Malden Catholic– 7 PM Br. Gilbert Stadium )Charlestown at New Mission – 6 PM (Almont Park) Everett at Lowell – 7 PM (Cawley Field) Melrose at Cochrane-Fountain City – 7 PM (Wisconsin) Cambridge at Malden Catholic – 7 PM SATURDAY’S...

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September 29, 2017
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By Kevin Kelly 2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS On the gridiron, Everett (3-0) and assistant coach Joe McLaughlin and senior linebacker Jonte Joseph are ranked #1 in the latest Boston Herald Top 25 poll. BC High (3-0) and sophomore defensive end Henry Alitz are ranked #3 while Melrose (3-0) and assistant coach Jim Kent...

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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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