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HHS boys soccer looks to maximize its talent

HHS boys soccer looks to maximize its talent

Hopkinton High School’s boys soccer team has a deep roster returning in 2022, and coach Garrett Sawyer is hoping the combination of skill and experience will help the team build on a strong campaign last fall. “I did lose some key starters and strong players from last...

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Hopkinton athletes earn spots at Ninja nationals

Hopkinton athletes earn spots at Ninja nationals

Three young athletes from Hopkinton were among the competitors at last month’s Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association World Series Championship in Las Vegas. The group traveled to the Orleans Arena for the three-day competition, with Hopkinton residents Samantha Sweeney...

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Murray looks to long stint as HHS AD

Murray looks to long stint as HHS AD

Longtime Hopkinton High School guidance counselor and coach Kiely Murray has taken the reins of the athletic department as the new interim athletic director with the hope of making the position permanent next year. Murray, 39, replaces Rich Cormier, who announced in...

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Tian competes in national gymnastics meet

Tian competes in national gymnastics meet

When Emma Tian was just 4 years old, her mother tried to find an activity for her. Tian, now 11, tried rhythmic gymnastics, and she has risen up the ranks to earn a spot at her first national meet this month. The competition, which took place from June 1-5, took Tian...

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Hillers boys tennis eyes deep tourney run

Hillers boys tennis eyes deep tourney run

The Hopkinton High School boys tennis team captured a Tri-Valley League Large School Division championship this season, but the Hillers have their sights set on making their presence felt during June’s state tournament. “We are certainly hoping to make a run,” coach...

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HHS girls tennis dominates regular season

HHS girls tennis dominates regular season

Hopkinton High School girls tennis coach Lyn Calkins thought she might be looking at a rebuilding year this spring. Instead, the Hillers will go into June’s state tournament as one of the most dominant teams in the area. “My expectations were that we were in a...

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Hillers boys lax gets program back on track

Hillers boys lax gets program back on track

The Hopkinton High School boys lacrosse team has gone through some ups and downs this season, but coach Dan Norton said the spring has marked the program getting back to normal after a pair of pandemic-affected campaigns. “We have a lot of guys getting valuable...

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HHS girls lax lays strong program foundation

HHS girls lax lays strong program foundation

This season might not be remembered for the number of victories the Hopkinton High School girls lacrosse team earned, but coach Katelyn Barry said the Hillers are having fun while battling a tough schedule and setting the stage for success to come. “This is the first...

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Huge Hillers boys track team back on top of TVL

Huge Hillers boys track team back on top of TVL

After a canceled spring track and field season and another one significantly impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Hopkinton High School boys coach Brian Prescott is enjoying being back in the midst of the chaos that comes with leading a 130-athlete team. “It’s...

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Young HHS softball looks to contend in TVL

Young HHS softball looks to contend in TVL

With six freshmen on the varsity roster and a new head coach, the Hopkinton High School softball team is bringing fresh energy to the spring season and plans to compete in the challenging Tri-Valley League. Will Collins is in his fourth year with the Hillers program,...

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Mastroianni set to live Boston Marathon dream

Mastroianni set to live Boston Marathon dream

Like most Hopkinton residents, Chris Mastroianni grew up watching the start of the Boston Marathon. He remembers having some of the elite Kenyan runners visit his school and the pomp and circumstance of being at the beginning of the world’s most famous road race. “The...

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Gilbreath makes marathon return

Gilbreath makes marathon return

Rachel Gilbreath thought she had hung up her marathon shoes for good, but she’s putting them back on thanks to a challenge issued by her husband, Keith. Hopkinton Youth Boys Lacrosse president Ed O’Donnell ran into the couple last fall and asked whether Keith, an...

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