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Hillers volleyball back among state’s elite

Hillers volleyball back among state’s elite

The season Hopkinton High School girls volleyball put together in 2022 included a winning record and a trip to the state tournament. While it would have been a banner campaign for many programs around the state, the Hillers were not used to a first-round exit after...

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McCann heads to World Ironman Championships

McCann heads to World Ironman Championships

Kayla McCann has tackled numerous endurance events, including her first-ever Ironman triathlon in Lake Placid, New York. This month, she again will compete in one of the ultimate distance challenges at the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii. The Hopkinton resident...

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Hillers girls XC ready to live up to nickname

Hillers girls XC ready to live up to nickname

Hopkinton High School girls cross country coach Jean Cann has tried to reassure her team that, should it qualify for the Meet of Champions at the tough Gardner course at the end of the season, it will be just fine. The course is difficult and anything but flat, but...

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Hillers boys soccer eyes return to postseason

Hillers boys soccer eyes return to postseason

The Hopkinton High School boys soccer team has a new crop of seniors leading the way after the team advanced all the way to the state title game a season ago. Coach Garrett Sawyer said his team has good senior leadership this fall as well as a strong culture, so...

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Defense anchors talented HHS girls soccer

Defense anchors talented HHS girls soccer

The Hopkinton High School girls soccer team graduated just four starters from a team that advanced to the final eight in the state tournament, and coach Tom Skiba is optimistic that this year’s team has a stout defense that could lead to another long tournament run....

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HHS unveils Athletic Hall Of Fame class

HHS unveils Athletic Hall Of Fame class

The Hopkinton High School Athletic Hall of Fame is set to induct its sixth class on Oct. 21. A total of 20 inductees will be enshrined, with their careers ranging from the 1940s through 2009. In the contributor category, Ken Burt will be inducted after serving as a...

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HHS football moves in right direction

HHS football moves in right direction

When Mark Sanborn took over as coach of the Hopkinton High School football team two years ago, he said he would be lucky to see maybe 10 or 12 players show up during the offseason for strength training. This past offseason, after an 8-3 campaign that included a win...

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Andrade steps in as new HHS athletic director

Andrade steps in as new HHS athletic director

Hopkinton High School tapped former Needham High School assistant athletic director Ricardo “Ricky” Andrade as the program’s new athletic director, and he said he heads to his new role with big plans to expand student participation in all aspects of athletics. “I am...

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Golembiewski caps record-setting HHS career

Golembiewski caps record-setting HHS career

Hopkinton High School track and field standout Sean Golembiewski was thrilled to be participating in the New Balance Nationals earlier this month, but the showcase became even more special when he had the chance to compete in the venue that will be his home for the...

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Banner season for Golembiewski, HHS boys track

Banner season for Golembiewski, HHS boys track

Hopkinton High School boys track and field coach Brian Prescott got a sense of just how good his team was this spring when he talked to the coach at North Andover following the state relay meet. The seniors at North Andover had never lost a meet in four years,...

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HHS girls tennis focuses on mental toughness

HHS girls tennis focuses on mental toughness

The Hopkinton High School girls tennis team is tournament bound this spring even with a relatively young lineup leading the way, and coach Lyn Calkins said her squad’s mental fortitude has been crucial to its success. “We have another young team, and my entire singles...

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HHS fields first girls golf team

HHS fields first girls golf team

Hopkinton High School has long had one of the top high school boys golf programs in the state. Now this spring, for the first time, the Hillers are fielding a girls golf team. Coach Bill Phaneuf wasn’t sure what kind of turnout to expect, and the 19-player roster he...

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Experienced senior group leads HHS girls lax

Experienced senior group leads HHS girls lax

The Hopkinton High School girls lacrosse team missed out on the postseason a year ago, but coach Katelyn Wedemeyer is hopeful that a group of seniors who have played together for most of their lives can help the Hillers pull off some significant victories this spring....

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Hillers boys lacrosse defined by ‘grit’

Hillers boys lacrosse defined by ‘grit’

Hopkinton High School boys lacrosse coach Dan Norton has a single word that has come to define his 2023 squad: grit. “That has been our key word this year,” Norton said. “We have already had a bunch of times where we were down in games and battled back. We have shown...

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