Sports

Play Ball!!!

April 21, 2011
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With the advent of the 53rd Charlestown Little League season, I can’t help but reminisce about my years as a Little Leaguer.  My dad spent an inordinate amount of time with me and my older brother Denny (and as many kids that could fit into his red Dodge Dart) helping us improve our hitting...

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Little League Pitching Clinics Underway

April 21, 2011
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Former Bucknell University pitcher and Patriot League All Star Scott Perry will conduct pitching clinics for players 10-12 years-old every Wednesday at the Major League diamond from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The purpose of the clinics is to develop technique, improve game-situation strategy, and establish training/conditioning fundamentals. Last year, Perry’s pitching instruction played an...

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“Nana’s Angels” Fundraiser

April 14, 2011
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On Saturday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on West School Street, Team “Nana’s Angels” will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  In the four years that Team “Nana’s Angels” has participated in the Avon Walk, they have raised – with the help of the Charlestown community...

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“Townie” Sports Update

April 14, 2011
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Congratulations to Matignon swimmer Meaghan Doherty for her selection as an All Star in the Catholic Central League…I got a chance to see the Community Center Youth Basketball League playoffs.  Wow!  Karen Sullivan, Ginny Mansfield and the coaches and volunteers did a sensational job.  The gym was packed with lots of parents and spectators...

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Bobby D. Anniversary Mass

April 14, 2011
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There will be a first Anniversary Mass for Bobby DeCristoforo on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m. at St. Stephen Church on Hanover Street in the North End.  

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Help Keep Me in the “Loop”

April 14, 2011
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If you know of a “Townie” who is participating in a sports or recreational activity (elementary school, high school, college, or otherwise), please E-Mail me at bunkerhillbillie@aol.com with the information and/or photographs and I will be sure to include them in a column.  I’d also love to hear about any honor roll students or...

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Peter Looney Dedication Ceremony

April 14, 2011
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On Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m., there will be a dedication ceremony at the playground on Union Street (adjacent to the hockey rink) to officially name the park in honor of Peter Looney. Peter has spent most of his adult life working tirelessly to improve the quality of life in our community, most...

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Spring Sports “Townies”

April 14, 2011
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BASEBALL (Varsity):  Aaron Titcomb, Brewster Academy; Reardan Sweeney, Everett High School; John Posada, O’Bryant School; (Junior Varsity) Ozzie Guerrero, Latin Academy. SOFTBALL:  (Varsity) Bevin Donovan, Latin Academy; Brigid Roy, St. Clements; Kacie Kelly, Mt. St. Joseph; Kayla DeRosa, Latin Academy; Jennifer Hayes, Matignon; Kiersten Kelly, Mt. St. Joseph; Brittany McLaughlin, Latin Academy; (Junior Varsity)...

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Little League Pitching Clinics Underway

April 14, 2011
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Former Bucknell University pitcher and Patriot League All Star Scott Perry will conduct pitching clinics for players 10-12 years-old every Wednesday at the Major League diamond from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  The purpose of the clinics is to develop technique, improve game-situation strategy, and establish training/conditioning fundamentals. Last year, Perry’s pitching instruction played an important role...

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Jimmy Powers

April 14, 2011
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Jimmy gave me odd jobs to do around his house; there was a bathroom that needed renovating, a cellar that needed to be reframed, and chores on a things-to-do list that homeowners never seem to get around to completing.  I was recently unemployed and he was glad to keep me busy until I was...

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