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Strong performances fuel Hillers boys swimming

Strong performances fuel Hillers boys swimming

Despite having a roster with only 10 athletes, the Hopkinton High School boys swimming team put together some memorable moments this winter, with four swimmers earning spots at the sectional and state meets. “Having such a small team does make it hard to fill the...

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HHS girls swimming shows improvement

HHS girls swimming shows improvement

The Hopkinton High School girls swimming and diving team has been able to improve throughout the winter despite facing a number of challenges. The Hillers have a relatively small roster, with only 13 swimmers. And their lone diver, Eve Weatherhead, had to scramble to...

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Captains lead deep HHS wrestling team

Captains lead deep HHS wrestling team

In most seasons, Hopkinton High School wrestling coach Tim Nelson has about 25 athletes to work with in filling out his lineup. This year, around 50 individuals tried out for the team, and of that group, more than 40 stuck with the program. The larger roster produced...

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New talent infuses HHS girls track

New talent infuses HHS girls track

The Hopkinton High School girls indoor track and field team received some surprise additions this year, and the influx of new talent has made an immediate impact for the Tri-Valley-leading squad. “We have some new younger athletes as well as two seniors and a junior...

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New talent infuses HHS girls track

Top-tier talent leads HHS boys track

Hopkinton High School boys indoor track and field head coach Mike Donahue did not have to worry about getting his team in shape at the start of the season. In fact, many of his athletes needed a little time to recover after lengthy and successful seasons with their...

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Golembiewski tracks future at Penn

Golembiewski tracks future at Penn

A number of factors steered Hopkinton High School senior Sean Golembiewski to the University of Pennsylvania, including a top-notch education, a beautiful urban campus and a strong track and field program. Ultimately, he said, the Quakers provided “the best all-around...

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Hillers boys hockey eyes return to tourney

Hillers boys hockey eyes return to tourney

The Hopkinton High School boys ice hockey team earned a spot in the state tournament last season with a .500 record, but having most of his roster back this winter has coach Scott Hayes aiming to eclipse last year’s success. “We want to be a tournament team, but we...

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Young Hillers girls basketball forges own identity

Young Hillers girls basketball forges own identity

Hopkinton High School girls basketball fans will notice quite a few new faces on the floor this season. The team graduated six seniors who played the lion’s share of the minutes last winter. What this year’s team lacks in experience, so far it has made up in effort....

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HHS boys hoops has need for speed

HHS boys hoops has need for speed

Hopkinton High School boys basketball coach Tom Keane has a deep team this season — and that’s an especially good thing, because he wants the Hillers to hustle. “We have got quite a few guys we are hoping to play this year, and we want to play with a good pace and get...

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Breslin set to continue softball career at UConn

Breslin set to continue softball career at UConn

The first time Kaitlyn Breslin stepped on the campus at the University of Connecticut, she knew it was a place where she would want to continue her athletic career. It was the summer before her junior season, and the Hopkinton resident attended a softball camp at the...

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Grabmeier helps Bentley volleyball to strong season

Grabmeier helps Bentley volleyball to strong season

A position change earned Angie Grabmeier more court time for Bentley University’s volleyball team this fall, and the Hopkinton native helped the Falcons capture 23 victories during a successful regular season and secure a berth in the Division 2 NCAA tournament. “We...

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HHS lacrosse players finalize college commitments

HHS lacrosse players finalize college commitments

Hopkinton High School recently held a signing day in which athletes inked their letters of intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level, and a trio of Hillers lacrosse players will be playing at the next level after years of being teammates. Emma Dacey...

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HHS standout Clarke earns spot with BC soccer

HHS standout Clarke earns spot with BC soccer

Georgie Clarke has proven herself as an elite finisher and a top high school soccer player over the past three years, a skill set that has landed the Hopkinton High School junior a future spot with the Boston College women’s program. Clarke said there were a number of...

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Fall to remember for HHS sports

Fall to remember for HHS sports

Hopkinton High School athletic director Kiely Murray thought this was going to be a relatively quiet part of her schedule with the fall regular season having wrapped up and winter sports still a few weeks away. But the HHS fall sports lineup produced one of the best...

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After 2021 title, HHS volleyball forges new path

After 2021 title, HHS volleyball forges new path

The Hopkinton High School girls volleyball team and its new coach came into the 2022 season with the burden of following up a championship campaign and a legendary longtime steward of the program. Despite the unenviable circumstances, this year’s team has been able to...

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Recupero to play soccer at Duke

Recupero to play soccer at Duke

Strong academics, big-time athletics and a top-notch soccer conference was enough to draw Sophia Recupero to Duke University for the fall of 2024. It's a school she said felt like the perfect fit. “I am super grateful for this opportunity,” the Hopkinton resident...

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Captains set tone for HHS boys cross country

Captains set tone for HHS boys cross country

Hopkinton High School’s boys cross country team is in the midst of a strong season, and coach Laura McKenzie says it’s because her captains know that success in this sport starts well before the first starting gun sounds. “The work is done over the summer; they do all...

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