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New race in town to honor memory of Dick Hoyt

New race in town to honor memory of Dick Hoyt

When Dick Hoyt passed away in March 2021, it seemed fitting to honor his legacy with a road race. Hoyt competed in more than 1,000 endurance events and 32 Boston Marathons while pushing his son, Rick, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. When it came time...

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Hillers softball seeks spot in tourney

Hillers softball seeks spot in tourney

Hopkinton High School has a young and talented softball team this spring, and coach Shannon Allberry-Yerardi is hoping the Hillers can find a spot in the state tournament again after going to the playoffs a season ago. “We have a really good core of sophomores coming...

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HHS girls track begins defense of league title

HHS girls track begins defense of league title

The Hopkinton High School girls track and field team has 94 athletes this spring and a few goals in mind, including capturing another Tri-Valley League title. “We always like to win the league title, which generally means you have to be undefeated in the regular...

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Local runners complete World Marathon Challenge

Local runners complete World Marathon Challenge

Hopkinton resident Mark Valutkevich and his former longtime neighbor, Jim Coffey, are not exactly sure what inspired them to run six of the world’s premier marathons. But both can agree that the credit, or the blame, for the idea should go to Valutkevich. “I am going...

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Karner blazes her own coaching path

Karner blazes her own coaching path

Jessie Karner has established herself as a multisport coach in Hopkinton, and much of her success has been in sports that are traditionally male-dominated. Karner is coaching football and wrestling at the middle school level and recently began coaching softball as...

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Hillers skiers eye state meet

Hillers skiers eye state meet

As the ski season winds to a close, several Hopkinton skiers are expected to land a spot in the state meet. The boys and girls teams showed constant improvement throughout the year as they have sharpened their racing skills. “We have newer kids on the team and they...

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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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HHS girls track begins defense of league title

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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HHS girls track begins defense of league title

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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