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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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A BIG SPLASH Mystic Valley senior Samantha Dagle will put the finishing touches on what has been a phenomenal high school swimming career when she competes in the Division 2 State Championships (to be held at BU on February 17).…

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ECHL STANDINGS Manchester wing Mike Doherty delivered an assist in the Monarchs 8-3 walloping of the Adirondack Thunder. Walpole wing Will Ahearn scored a goal in the Express 5-0 wipeout of the Philadelphia Junior Flyers. MIAA WINTER TOURNAMENT PREVIEW Boys’…

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TIGERS CLAWING WAY TO TITLE Pope John XXIII Coach Leo Boucher has his “hoop” squad atop the Division 4 polls as they head into a Friday night matchup with bitter rival Matignon (11-2 overall, 8-2 league). In what promises to…

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THE BEAT GOES ON… Some things never change…such is the case with Pope John XXIII “hoop” coach Leo Boucher. After the sudden closing of St. Clement HS (where Leo coached his teams to 14 consecutive state tourney appearances – including…