Sports

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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Sports 04-07-2011

April 7, 2011
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“Nana’s Angels” fundraiser On Saturday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Team “Nana’s Angels” will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  This is the fourth consecutive year Team “Nana’s Angels” will participate in the Avon Walk and, with the help of the Charlestown community, have provided over...

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Sports 03-31-2011

March 31, 2011
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Bobby D. anniversary Mass Debbie DeCristoforo, Bobby’s sister, would like to pass the word in Charlestown that the first Anniversary Mass for Bobby D. will be held on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m. at St. Stephen Church on Hanover Street in the North End. Peter Looney Playground On Saturday, April 30 at 10...

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Collier Corrals “super 8” Title for Lancers

March 24, 2011
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Capping off a storybook campaign, junior superstar Brendan Collier drove to the net with a Herculean move through two defensemen to score the game-winning goal in overtime, clinching the prestigious “Super 8” hockey title for Malden Catholic (22-1-2).  Despite trailing a determined St. John’s Prep team by a 3-1 score in the second period,...

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Help Keep Me in the Loop

March 24, 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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Don’t Be “left Out” of the Little League Draft

March 24, 2011
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With “opening day” only a month away, it is urged that players register for the 2011 Little League season as soon as possible.  The draft will be held in the first week of April and coaches will select only registered players for their teams.  Don’t get left out!  The cost is $50 per player...

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Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club Swim Team

March 24, 2011
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A “Texas Hold-Em” style fundraiser will be held at the Knights of Columbus Lower Hall, 75 West School Street, on Saturday, April 2 from 6 to 11 p.m.  The event will feature professional poker tables and trained volunteer dealers, with a $100 buy-in.  Contact Steve at 617-686-5939 to register, or for any questions. The...

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“Townies” Sports Update

March 24, 2011
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Charlestown shocked heavily-favored Hyde Park by a score of 5-4 to capture the Boys Under-10 Squirt championship in a rollicking, back-and-forth hockey “classic.”  Hyde Park had crushed the “Townies” earlier in the season to the tune of 11-0, cheering each score as though it were a New Year’s Eve celebration.  The excessive reveling only...

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St. Mary’s Grammar School

March 24, 2011
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I started attending the second grade at St. Mary’s grammar school after our family moved from Bunker Hill Street to Monument Avenue.  The next year we moved again, this time to Winthrop Street, directly across from the firehouse and just 20-yards from the school’s front entrance.  Nevertheless, I was late for school; a lot. ...

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Sports 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
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Honor Roll Call Latin Academy freshman Peter O’Donnell placed second at the City of Boston High School Science Fair.  He was also the recipient of the Optical Society of America achievement award…Jeffrey Wang and Patrick Kelly achieved High Honors and Ronan Carrier made Honors at St. Joseph of Medford Parochial School. Fundraiser for Boys...

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