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HHS boys XC embraces team-first mantra

HHS boys XC embraces team-first mantra

Cross country often is perceived as an individual sport, but the Hopkinton High School boys team has taken on a team-first attitude this fall. The result has been a perfect record in Tri-Valley League competition. “It’s contagious, everyone wants to train hard and do...

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Hillers girls XC competes with TVL’s best

Hillers girls XC competes with TVL’s best

Hopkinton High School girls cross country coach Jean Cann welcomed a number of new faces to this year’s team, and the mix of veteran runners and talented newcomers has helped the Hillers place among the top teams in the Tri-Valley League. Hopkinton handled nearly...

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HHS volleyball aims for banner season

HHS volleyball aims for banner season

Talent and team chemistry is a combination every high school coach hopes to have. This season, the Hopkinton High School girls volleyball team has shown it has a plethora of both, and the result has been rolling through half the regular season without a single loss....

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HHS fields balanced, deep golf roster

HHS fields balanced, deep golf roster

Hopkinton High School golf coach Bill Phaneuf has a problem filling out his lineup, but it’s one that most coaches would happily take. Eight players compete in a match, and whichever three players shoot the lowest score are rotated out for the next match to give other...

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Hillers field hockey builds with young team

Hillers field hockey builds with young team

The Hopkinton High School field hockey team came into the new season with a relative dearth of returning players, but coach Becky Abate is using the season to develop crucial skills that should lay a strong foundation for the program going forward. Even though the...

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Marathon pioneer Gibb immortalized in bronze

Marathon pioneer Gibb immortalized in bronze

When children are young, they tend to gravitate toward joyful activities like art and running, Bobbi Gibb has observed. Now 78, Gibb says, “I just never stopped doing those things.” “I have always loved to run,” she said. “And I kept on running, even when other people...

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Marathon volunteers excited for race’s return

Marathon volunteers excited for race’s return

The return of the Boston Marathon this October means the return of volunteers who have helped staff the annual event. After missing the past two spring events, they are eager to get back to work. “It’s awesome, it’s something I look forward to every year,” said Craig...

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Hopkinton’s Pete ready for 21st straight Boston

Hopkinton’s Pete ready for 21st straight Boston

What started as a dare more than two decades ago has turned into a passion for David Pete. The Hopkinton resident was at a friend’s house in late 1999 when the idea of running the Boston Marathon was first discussed. “Our wives were there and they kind of chuckled to...

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HHS boys soccer enjoys fast start

HHS boys soccer enjoys fast start

The Hopkinton High School boys soccer team wasted no time getting out of the gate with three wins and a tie against one loss, with a positive goal differential that coach Garrett Sawyer said is indicative of a team that is well balanced and talented on both ends of...

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Young Hillers football ready for fall season

Young Hillers football ready for fall season

It’s been a quick turnaround for the Hopkinton High School football team, which played in a modified early spring season last school year due to the ongoing pandemic. The Hillers bring a young squad to the field this year, but first-year head coach Mark Sanborn is...

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