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January 6, 2018
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ECHL UPDATE In a two-game sweep of the Reading Royals, Manchester wing Mike Doherty contributed a goal and an assist. Also, in a two-game sweep of the Worcester Railers, Doherty added two goals and an assist.   2017 COLLEGE WINTER SPORTS HOCKEY Merrimack defenseman Aaron Titcomb blasted a shot on net in the Warriors...
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Sports 12-28-2017

December 28, 2017
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2017 HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS GIRLS HOCKEY Reading wing Abbie Collins notched an assist in the Lady Rockets 5-1 pummeling of Wakefield. BASKETBALL In an early season showdown for Catholic Central League supremacy, Pope John XXIII (ranked #1 in Division 4 North) destroyed defending champion Matignon 70-39 to keep Coach Leo Boucher and the...
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December 22, 2017
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2017 HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ALL STARS FOOTBALL Steven Williams, Charlestown (Boston Globe Div. 8 First Team) Malik Fields, Charlestown Dionix Villilo, Charlestown SOCCER Jacqueline Gentis, Latin Academy Haley McLaughlin, Latin Academy Carly Heffernan, Boston Latin Samuel Chavez, Charlestown Khorey James, Charlestown Marlon Maldonado, Charlestown Zedeizka Berlinge, Charlestown Mercy Lopez, Charlestown Chantelle Okornoe, Charlestown...
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December 14, 2017
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2017 COLLEGE WINTER SPORTS Hockey Assumption wing Tommy Mahoney scored a goal and blasted seven shots on net as the Greyhounds fricasseed Post to the tune of 5-2. Mahoney added a goal and an assist in a 2-2 draw with Westfield St…Maine wing Nolan Vesey laser-beamed two shots on net in the Black Bears...
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Sports 12-07-2017

December 11, 2017
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PERFECTION!!! Congratulations to Melrose assistant coach Jim Kent as the Red Raiders (13-0) captured their first-ever Division 4 Super Bowl with a 21-0 dismantling of Nashoba (9-2) at Gillette Stadium. WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS (again) !!! Congrats to Everett assistant coach Joe McLaughlin and senior center/linebacker Jonte Joseph (an alum of the Charlestown Youth...
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December 1, 2017
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COUPLA CHARLESTOWN FIRSTS Congrats to Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk for notching his first NHL goal on Friday in front of the home crowd at the TD Garden – also with his dad, John, watching. He also scored his first point (an assist) in a 3-2 shootout triumph against the New Jersey Devils last...
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November 25, 2017
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TOWNIE GIRLS ROCK THE RINK Not to be outdone, the Charlestown girls hockey team captured the U-19 Tier III State Championship with an impressive 4-1 smackdown of Duxbury at the Emmons-Horrigan-O’Neil Rink last weekend. It marked the third year in a row the Townie girls have captured the state title. TOWNIES MAKE IT 4...
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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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