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May 4, 2018
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CHARLESTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL Charlestown Girls’ Softball is still looking for players for their spring league, ages 4-12. The league practices at the Charlestown High School turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Alternatively, those interested can contact Jack Schievink at (617) 201-4507 or email at Charlestowngirlssoftball@gmail.com.   SETTIPANI COOKS UP A FINE SEASON...

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April 28, 2018
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Turn It Around basketball tournament hits the hardwood this Saturday By Seth Daniel The Charlestown Coalition’s Turn It Around program will host the fourth annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday in the Community Center. The exciting annual event will be prefaced on Friday, April 27, with a pasta dinner at the Charlestown YMCA for...

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April 20, 2018
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Townie Sports DOHERTY DELIVERS FOR MONARCHS In what is turning into a fantastic best-of-seven ECHL playoffs matchup, Manchester outlasted the Reading Royals in the first two games posting a pair of 3-2 double-overtime victories to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. Monarchs rugged rookie wing Mike Doherty has already made his presence felt notching...

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April 13, 2018
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PLAY BALL!!! BABE RUTH REGISTRATION UNDERWAY Registration for the 2018 Charlestown Babe Ruth summer program is underway. Player registration fee is $75 and can be done on-line at http://charlestownbaberuth.website.siplay.com/. The program fields a 13-15-year-old team and a 16-18 year-old team and practices and home games are held at Ryan Playground (adjacent to the Schraffts Building)....

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April 6, 2018
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EAGLES LATE SURGE IS “SUPER” BC High and junior wing Matt Lakus stayed the course when their backs were against the wall and secured their first Super 8 title since 2012 with a memorable late surge to topple a gritty Pope Francis in overtime by a score of 2-1. The Eagles (19-4-1) tallied the...

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Tigers Take Title:Charlestown’s Coach Boucher Leads Pope John to First-Ever Title

March 23, 2018
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For the first time in Pope John XXIII High School history, the boys’ basketball team has been crowned as MIAA state champs. The Tigers (24-1) toppled Maynard (22-4) in the Division 4 title game on Saturday, March 17, by a score of 89-57 with a lethal, inside-out attack spearheaded by tourney MVP Angel Price-Espada...

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March 16, 2018
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POPE JOHN WINS IN THE GARDEN It was a back and forth all afternoon at the TD Garden on Monday, March 12, when the Pope John Tigers met Mashpee for the Division 4 Semi-Finals, with Pope John narrowly defeating Mashpee. Head Coach Leo Boucher was a presence on the sideline, saying his kids used...

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March 10, 2018
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TIGERS CLAW WAY INTO FINALS It wasn’t easy, but talent and effort allowed Pope John XXIII to outlast a scrappy City of Boston Fenway team and notch a 78-71 Division 4 North semifinal triumph. The hard-earned victory over the Panthers (13-6) moved the Tigers (21-1) into the championship game on Friday, March 9 (at...

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March 1, 2018
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LADY ROCKETS ARE IN!!! In her first season as the Reading HS girls hockey coach, Alexa Hingston helped lead the Lady Rockets (8-8-3) into the MIAA Division 1 tourney. In what has been a roller coaster campaign, Alexa, Assistant Coach Catherine Taglilatela, and fleet-footed wing Abbie Collins give the team a notable “Townie” flair....

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February 22, 2018
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JUST THINKING OUT LOUD Imagine what could have been!!! Putting three friends on the same line who have been playing hockey together since childhood (particularly if your team has been struggling for wins the last few seasons) seems like a good idea. The Salem St. “Townie” trio of rugged senior wing Danielle Kelley, junior...

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